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2014-02-25 12:23:40

BENTONVILLE, Ark., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dynamic retail marketing agency TPN is expanding its team in Bentonville, Ark., spearheaded by the addition of John Meyer to lead the office as managing director, in addition to hiring Eleonora Lawson as account supervisor and Courtney Dobb as account executive. Meyer brings senior-level experience in shopper marketing, new product development and a proven track record of successful go-to-market merchandising strategies for CPG...

2013-11-06 23:29:50

1WorldSync, the global leader in product data management, today announced the grand opening of a new regional office in Bentonville, Arkansas. The new office opened its doors on October 29, 2013, with a private reception hosted by 1WorldSync and attended by members of the local community, as well as leading manufacturers and retailers. Lawrenceville, NJ (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 1WorldSync, the global leader in product data management, today announced the grand opening of a new regional...

2010-08-31 13:21:39

A city's size no longer is the key factor in building vibrant local economies, according to a study by a Michigan State University sociologist. Zachary Neal found that although America's largest cities once had the most sophisticated economies, today that honor goes to cities with many connections to other places, regardless of their size. The study was published online Aug. 30 in the research journal City and Community. The rise of commercial aviation, high-speed rail, the Internet and other...

2010-06-08 13:00:00

BENTONVILLE, Ark., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- 21c Museum Hotels, a growing brand of properties that combines a boutique hotel and contemporary art museum, today announced plans to build its newest property in downtown Bentonville. The estimated $28 million project will be based on the core concept created for the award-winning 21c Museum Hotel in Louisville, Ky., which was voted the #1 hotel in the U.S. and #6 in the world in the Conde Nast Traveler's 2009 Readers' Choice awards. The hotel...

2010-02-24 05:57:00

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- For 34 years, Dr. James Arkins has been caring for the health needs of thousands of families in Northwest Arkansas. But thanks to a gift by The Walton Family Foundation, Dr. Arkins' legacy of caring for couples and families will continue following his recently announced retirement. Thirteen years ago, Dr. Arkins and his wife Anne were invited to speak at marriage conferences around the nation by FamilyLife, the world's largest marriage...

2009-08-21 14:12:52

About 1.5 million Durabrand DVD players are being recalled voluntarily because they could overheat and start a fire, a U.S. watchdog agency says. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said the units were imported from China by Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville, Ark., and sold at Wal-Mart stores from January 2006 through last month for about $29 each. The recalled DVD players are silver with a U-shaped opening to insert the DVD. Consumers were advised to stop using the units and return...

2009-04-10 13:26:13

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a voluntary recall of CARS children's shoes due to a choking hazard. The CARS Fleece Clog Children's Shoes, designed to resemble cars and made for young children, include four decorative wheels that can detach and create a choking hazard, the commission said. About 91,000 pairs of shoes, imported from China by Wal-Mart of Bentonville, Ark., were sold exclusively at Wal-Mart stores in the United States and Canada from September 2008 through...

2008-12-31 12:06:00

BENTONVILLE, Ark., Dec. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Kevin Lyles has been named President & Chief Operating Officer of Club Marketing Services, according to Dalton Lott, CEO. Lyles was previously Executive Vice President of Sales with the firm. His prior experience includes 17 years with the Bentonville offices of ConAgra Foods. Long active in the Bentonville community, Lyles is a past president of the Bentonville Tigers Football Booster club. He and his wife, Lorrel, have three sons....

2006-08-18 02:26:50

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Civil rights leader Andrew Young resigned as chairman of a group intended to boost Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s image after he made remarks to a newspaper disparaging Jewish, Arab and Korean shop owners. Young told the Los Angeles Sentinel, an African-American newspaper, that Jewish, Arab and Korean shop owners had "ripped off" urban communities for years, "selling us stale bread, and bad meat and wilted vegetables," The New York Times said. In a statement posted on...


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