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2015/07/26 05:44
2015/07/26 05:44
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The Walton Family Foundation plans to support the development of a private school in Bentonville that will serve students at the middle and high school levels. Posted Jul. 26, 2015 at 12:01 AM The...
2015/07/26 05:44
2015/07/26 05:44
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2015/07/25 21:42
2015/07/25 21:42
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This week an important event happened on Wall Street. The value of Amazon (~$248B) exceeded the value of Walmart (~$233B.) Given that Walmart is world’s largest retailer, it is pretty amazing that a...
2015/07/25 03:54
2015/07/25 03:54
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Call it a changing of the retail guard. Amazon is worth more than Walmart. A lot more. Amazon's stock surged more than 15% Friday morning following its blockbuster earnings report. It actually posted...
2015/07/24 18:17
2015/07/24 18:17
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Most people George Zweig’s age are long retired. But for the 78-year-old -- who has enjoyed a wildly successful and varied career as a physicist, military strategist, CalTech professor, inventor,...
2015/07/24 01:42
2015/07/24 01:42
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Amazon.com founder and CEO Jeff Bezos (Photo: SAJJAD HUSSAIN/AFP/Getty Images) And in a stark sign of how e-commerce has upended the retail business, Amazon is now worth more than Wal-Mart Stores. No...
2015/07/23 19:01
2015/07/23 19:01
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MILLSAP, Texas (AP) - Billionaire Alice Walton plans to sell all of the cutting horses from her North Texas ranch as she gets out of the breeding business. Western Bloodstock Ltd. will conduct the...
2015/07/23 13:12
2015/07/23 13:12
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Last year Altadena residents engaged in a bitter battle over whether to allow Walmart to open a store on Lincoln Avenue. The nation’s largest private employer was the topic of much controversy, in...
2015/07/23 06:57
2015/07/23 06:57
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ROGERS -- Future generations will continue to make memories at Lake Atalanta, officials said, as they celebrated the groundbreaking for a $17.5 million renovation of the park Wednesday. "There were a...
2015/07/22 22:09
2015/07/22 22:09
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The shares have risen 25pc so far this year and more than 160pc from their flotation price in 2012. Facebook now has a market capitalisation of $275bn. Ikea founder Ingvar Kamprad Meanwhile,...
2015/07/21 07:57
2015/07/21 07:57
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Cargill's pork feed mill in London, near Russellville, has gone 35 years without a lost-time accident, the first facility of any kind to reach the milestone since the Arkansas Department of Labor...
2015/07/19 11:00
2015/07/19 11:00
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Sam Walton, of Kingfisher, and Chester Cadieux, of Tulsa, both started incredible retail chain stores that are featured in this instructive book about opposite examples of places to work. Cadieux, a...
2015/07/19 02:19
2015/07/19 02:19
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BENTONVILLE, Ark. — The group cheer at Wal-Mart's third annual American manufacturing summit — convened to find more American-made products — was greeted with a voice from another era. “Almost...
2015/07/18 13:18
2015/07/18 13:18
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But there's one area where the retailer is perpetually beat: E-commerce. Wal-Mart's online sales are a tiny fraction of the size of Amazon's, even though Wal-Mart is five times bigger — and a lot...
2015/07/16 17:14
2015/07/16 17:14
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... nation that prefers disgrace to danger is prepared for a master and deserves one." - Alexander Hamilton In the middle of the Cold War, then-Governor Ronald Reagan quoted the above warning in his...
2015/07/11 21:39
2015/07/11 21:39
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Of my three careers in life, my decade as a business airplane salesman was the most satisfying personally. Soaring 10,000 feet above Mother Earth on a day with scattered cumulus clouds, visibility at...
2015/07/10 22:56
2015/07/10 22:56
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Whose Side Are You On? On one side: the Fed… the NSA… the CIA… Fannie Mae… Freddie Mac… the trade unions… Wall Street… the dollar… Obamacare… New York’s taxi system… QE… the wars on terror, poverty,...
2015/07/05 09:57
2015/07/05 09:57
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BENTONVILLE -- The Walmart Heritage Group is taking the Walmart Museum to the world through its first independent website. The museum's online presence used to consist of one page on the retailer's...
2015/07/03 06:57
2015/07/03 06:57
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BENTONVILLE -- Walmart's Heritage Group is taking the Walmart Museum to the world through its first independent website. The museum's online presence formerly consisted of one page on the retailer's...
2015/07/02 07:28
2015/07/02 07:28
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The Walton family, who own about 54% of retail giant Wal-Mart, continue to be the wealthiest family in the US for a second straight year with a combined fortune of about $149bn (£95bn, €134bn),...
2015/07/02 06:57
2015/07/02 06:57
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BENTONVILLE -- A surprising insight at the Walmart Museum is that it took Sam Walton quite a long time to build the world's largest retail enterprise. A quarter-century went by before his business...
2015/07/26 05:44
2015/07/26 05:44
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