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Soon, money transfers by Wal-Mart

Subscriber onlyWal-Mart Stores Inc. announced Thursday that it’s getting into the domestic money-transfer business, using lower fees and a simplified process to undercut competitors Western Union Inc. and MoneyGram International Inc., which already offers money-transfer services in Wal-Mart’s 4,000 U.S. stores. Continue reading...

Wal-Mart CEO gives $1 million to UA business college

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. President and CEO Doug McMillon and his wife, Shelley, will give $1 million to the University of Arkansas' business college that will eventually help it house a school for retail innovation, the university said Thursday. Continue reading...

Wal-Mart joins Ria for money-transfer service

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is introducing a new money-transfer service that it says will cut fees for customers by up to 50 percent compared with similar services. Continue reading...

Retailer talks of efficient building

Wal-Mart store is first of its kind

Subscriber onlyWal-Mart’s sustainability expert, Don Moseley, talks a lot about the retailer’s first LEED-certified store in South Euclid, Ohio. Continue reading...

NEWS IN BRIEF

Subscriber onlyUA team’s business plan wins top honor BioBotic Solutions, an undergraduate business plan competition team from the University of Arkansas, took the $25,000 grand prize over the weekend at the Richards Barrentine Values and Ventures Business Plan Competition at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth. Continue reading...

Retailer opens up job shifts online

Subscriber onlyWal-Mart Stores Inc. has completed the rollout of a program that allows employees to go on the company’s employee website and sign up for open shifts as they become available. Continue reading...

Wal-Mart opens up to Wild Oats, seeks organic-food edge

Subscriber onlyWild Oats, considered a pioneer in the organic-food industry, is making a comeback in Wal-Mart. Continue reading...