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Retailer loses off-clock-pay suit's appeal

posted: 12/17/2014 4:26 a.m. Discuss

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. cautioned investors Tuesday that its earnings per share for the fourth quarter could be pared by as much as 6 cents in the wake of a class-action lawsuit ruling in Pennsylvania.

Truckers gear up for new hours rule

posted: 12/16/2014 1:54 a.m. Discuss

Trucking companies and others in the industry are working to get drivers up to speed on looming changes to hours of service rules.

To shop, mobile devices gaining

posted: 12/14/2014 2:15 a.m. Discuss

Retailers across the country reported spikes in online traffic from mobile devices during peak days for Christmas shopping.

Business Matters: ASU leverages 26 acres to generate college revenue, retail activity

posted: 12/14/2014 2:09 a.m. Comment 1

Arkansas State University has long served to help drive retail activity in Jonesboro. Businesses located in northeast Arkansas benefit from the college having nearly 13,000 students enrolled on campus.

Wal-Mart to lift all workers above $7.25

posted: 12/12/2014 3:43 a.m. Comments 14

Wal-Mart is taking steps to ensure that all of its 1.3 million workers in the United States are earning at least more than the federal minimum wage.

Trucker waiver tacked onto bill

posted: 12/11/2014 2:22 a.m. Discuss

An attempt to temporarily repeal portions of hours of service rules for the trucking industry has been introduced in Congress this week as part of a spending bill.

McKenna named operations chief for Wal-Mart U.S.

posted: 12/11/2014 2:19 a.m. Discuss

Executive-position changes continued for Wal-Mart Stores Inc. on Wednesday as Judith McKenna was named chief operating officer for Wal-Mart U.S.

Trucker persists in share buyback

posted: 12/07/2014 2:24 a.m. Discuss

When members of the P.A.M. Transport Services Inc. board of directors initiated a stock buyback program at the end of 2013, they did so, in part, because they believed the company was undervalued.

Business Matters: Niche market brewing as Fayetteville spot offers up craft coffee, beer

posted: 12/07/2014 2:22 a.m. Discuss

Northwest Arkansas offers a number of places to grab a specialty cup of coffee. Same goes if you're looking for a spot to try a craft beer.

Wal-Mart says online tactic pays off

posted: 12/03/2014 2:20 a.m. Discuss

As part of its holiday shopping season strategy, Wal-Mart offered free in-store pickup on 100 items available on its website during Cyber Monday.

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