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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 uses test-and-learn approach for roll out of new products, services

...to order online and pick up their items in stores in Denver. What happened: Wal-Mart Stores Inc., which is based in Bentonville, Ark., said that same-day delivery has been well received. But in Denver, the pickup option is growing faster than...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-12/wal-mart-uses-test-and-lea
Banjo-B-Que contestants cook up good time at music festival

...an RV he purchased after winning $50,000 and the title of grand champion at the Sam's Club National BBQ Tour in Bentonville, Ark., Burg kept his hands busy in an attempt to ease the pressure. After all, the Evans couple were attempting to defend...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-24/banjo-b-que-contestants-cook
Wal-Mart teams up with AutoInsurance.com to offer price comparison shopping for auto insurance

...briefing with the media on Tuesday, Daniel Eckert, senior vice president of services for Wal-Mart U.S., said the Bentonville, Ark.-based discounter will be AutoInsurance.com's exclusive retail partner and receive promotion payments in its...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-30/wal-mart-teams-autoinsuran
Wal-Mart, Wild Oats team up to offer cheaper line of organic foods

...approach, planning to have them in about half of its 4,000 domestic namesake stores to make sure it can satisfy demand. The Bentonville, Ark., company will be the exclusive national retailer of Wild Oats."We are removing the premium associated with organic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-10/wal-mart-wild-oats-team-of
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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Chain revamping for prosperity, peace

BENTONVILLE, Ark. - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. hitched itself to country superstar...prompted Wal-Mart to set up two fast-reaction public relation teams in Bentonville and Washington to answer the critics' claims. "I think they have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/27/bus_36094.shtml
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