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Wal-Mart profit falls on currency shifts, pay raises

BENTONVILLE, Ark. - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. reported sluggish sales and a 7 percent drop in first-quarter profit as worker pay raises...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-19/wal-mart-profit-falls-curr
Some jobs at Wal-Mart will get pay raises

...the more than 4,500 stores it operates in the U.S., and the results are encouraging.Wal-Mart, which is based in Bentonville, Ark., also said late Monday that those workers in specialized areas like the deli sections or the wireless areas will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-02/some-jobs-wal-mart-will-ge
Wal-Mart cuts profit outlook

BENTONVILLE, Ark. - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. cut its annual profit outlook on Thursday...month, replaced Bill Simon, who had held the position since 2010.The Bentonville, Arkansas-based company is facing challenges from a slowly recovering...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/finance/2014-08-14/wal-mart-cuts-prof
Wal-Mart earns nearly $5 billion

BENTONVILLE, Ark. - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. reported a 12 percent increase in...Wal-Mart's results during the holiday quarter were an improvement after the Bentonville, Arkansas-based company has struggled with two years of either declining...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-19/wal-mart-earns-nearly-5-bi
Nearly 40 percent of Wal-Mart workers to get pay raises

...will enable you to go," CEO Doug McMillon told the AP during an interview this week at the company's headquarters in Bentonville, Arkansas.The changes, which Wal-Mart announced Thursday as it reported fourth quarter results, come at a time when...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-19/nearly-40-percent-wal-mart
Southeastern Conference football signings list

...Prep HS, Irving, TexasCaleb Peart, olb, 6-1, 240, Hamilton HS, Gilbert, Ariz.Ean Pfeifer, ol, 6-4, 285, Bentonville (Ark.) HSJared Pinkney, wr, 6-4, 232, Norcross (Ga.) HSAndrew Rector, s, 6-0, 195, Father Ryan HS, Nashville...

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Wal-Mart's town becomes new address for corporate America

BENTONVILLE, Ark. -- Wal-Mart's town is becoming...and sending top representatives to the Bentonville area to be near the retail titan and...most ambitious - of them move to the Bentonville area, their offices are stretching...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/22/bus_389998.shtml
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Arkansas judge denies bond for Kneece testimony is suspect

BENTONVILLE, Ark. -- Benton County sheriff's deputies brought Etheridge Kneece to Bentonville on Friday, where he pleaded innocent to...Prosecutor Brad Butler. The officers left Bentonville on Thursday after South Carolina Gov...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/15/met_279377.shtml
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Wal-Mart closing most Bud's Discount stores

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said Tuesday it will close...nation's No. 1 retailer by $40 million to $50 million. But the Bentonville, Ark.-based Wal-Mart said it remains comfortable with projected...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/07/23/biz_211750.shtml
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Wal-Mart revamps insurance

BENTONVILLE, Ark. - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said Monday that it is launching a...2 million domestic employees. The plan is to go in effect in 2006. Bentonville-based Wal-Mart said the new plan was not a response to the mounting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/25/bus_15400.shtml
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