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Bentonville is the tenth-largest city in Arkansas and the county seat of Benton County. The city is centrally located in the county with Rogers adjacent to the east. The city is the headquarters of Walmart, which is the world's largest retailer. Originally named Osage after the Osage Indians who hunted in the area when white settlers first moved to the area in 1837, the community was renamed to Bentonville in 1843 in honor of Missouri politician Thomas Hart Benton and was first incorporated on April 3, 1873. It is one of the four main cities in the four-county Northwest Arkansas Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is ranked 109th in terms of population in the United States with 463,204 in 2010 according to the United States Census Bureau. The city itself had a population of 35,301 at the 2010 Census, with an estimated population of 40,167 in 2013.

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John Treat, a doctoral candidate in history at the University of Arkansas, was named director of development for the Honors College.
Noon-1 p.m. -- Small Business Hub - Ghosts, Zombies and Other Barriers to Communication, Bentonville/Bella Vista Chamber of Commerce, 200 E. Central Ave.

Megan Tidwell (from left), Devon Fuentes, Cameron Manning, Sarah Watt and Madalyn Manning are among the 11 Bentonville high school students chosen to perform with the Bands of America Honor Band in the 2017 Rose Parade on Jan. 2 in Pasadena ...
The 3700 U.S. Highway 280/431 store will mark the moment at 7:30 a.m. that day, with family activities and free food samples while they last, the Bentonville, Ark.-based retailer said Friday. The following weekend, Oct. 29 (11 a.m. to 4 p.m.) and Oct ...
Bentonville, Arkansas is a magical municipality for delightful, healthy food. Sweet and salty have found peace across the top restaurants of Arkansas. Mix in some soft red wheat, catfish or grapes and you can feed the whole family tonight! If you still ...
Bentonville, AR - Walmart is looking to take on its grocery rivals in a big way, with the potential to cause a pretty substantial shakeup in the industry, according to a report from UBS analyst Michael Lasser.

The event will be spread out in venues of downtown Bentonville and Northwest Arkansas, but the main event is being held at the brand new venue, The Record, near the Bentonville square, which used to house the newspaper offices of the Bentonville Daily ...
It signaled the end of a long, pre-construction legal battle between the Bentonville, Ark.-based company and a local group calling itself BOW NOT - Back Off Wal-Mart, Not Our Town. BOW NOT and those who filed the lawsuit - not all of them close ...
Treats at the Tracks Family Carnival at the Arkansas Missouri railroad from 6:30p.m.-9:30 p.m. Admission is $5, kids 2 and under are free.
Ron Loveless, a retired Wal-Mart executive who led Sam's Club through its first years of existence, has died, the companies announced Tuesday.
Bentonville, Ark. (AP) - A mock-up of an ambulance filled one corner of the classroom and simulated hospital rooms took up the opposite wall, but Grant Wilson's students one recent morning were focused on the 3-inch-thick books in front of them simply ...
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. 's WMT video on demand unit, Vudu has rolled out a free streaming service. The program called Vudu Movie on Us will allow users to stream about ... We note that the Bentonville, AR-based Wal-Mart is leaving no stone unturned to ...
Bentonville, Ark. - Internationally renown pianist Olga Kern played three encores at the end of an inaugural concert at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art Great Hall.
BENTONVILLE -- Bentonville high school plans to hand out jewelry to some of its top academic performers. The school's 18 students named 2017 National Merit semifinalists -- the most of any school in Arkansas this year -- were honored during Tuesday's ...
Bentonville, AR - Walmart is shining a light on its moves to bolster service by serving its employees, with CEO Doug McMillon at the forefront.
BENTONVILLE (KFSM) -- A crew from the most popular mountain bike magazine in the country wrapped up the bike testing portion of its two-week trip to Northwest Arkansas in Bentonville Wednesday (Oct. 19). A crew of ten editors, writers, photographers ...

Bentonville is brimming with culture, craft breweries, food trucks and top-notch restaurants, due to Walmart's efforts to make its hometown a more inviting place for corporate employees to live.
Its operations comprise of three reportable business segments, Walmart U.S., Walmart International and Sam's Club in three categories retail, wholesale and others.
Construction in Bentonville caused some traffic lanes and even business closures near downtown Monday. Brian Bahr, Economic Development manager, explains that this construction will lead to more revenue for the area.
BENTONVILLE -- A railroad spur deemed an eyesore and a safety risk by Northwest Arkansas Community College officials has been removed from the college's campus.
Construction associated with an Interstate 49 project will require overnight lane closures on East Central Avenue in Bentonville for five days beginning Sunday, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said. Crews re-striping Central Avenue, ...
Bentonville had the No. 1 economy for second quarter 2016 among the 20 Municipalities tracked by the Arkansas Tech Business Index, a project created by the Arkansas Tech University College of Business and sponsored by Arvest Bank. Bentonville ...
BENTONVILLE -- A $10,000 grant and special designation as a "Confucius Classroom" provided a significant boost to Chinese language instruction in the school District.
BENTONVILLE -- A railroad spur deemed an eyesore and a safety risk by Northwest Arkansas Community College officials has been removed from the college's campus.
Construction associated with an Interstate 49 project will require overnight lane closures on East Central Avenue in Bentonville for five days beginning Sunday, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said. Crews re-striping Central Avenue, ...
Bentonville, Ark. - A couple of years ago, Walmart, which once built its entire branding around a big yellow smiley face, was creating more than its share of frowns.
This is the first of a two-part look at the lively and burgeoning community of Bentonville, Arkansas, located two hours from Tulsa.
Eureka Springs (KFSM) - A bank robbery suspect wanted in connection to a bank robbery in Eureka Springs was captured Friday (Oct. 14) in Bentonville, according to the Bentonville police chief. The First National Bank in Eureka Springs on Highway 23 ...
Bentonville completed second quarter 2016 with an Arkansas Tech Business Index rating of 107.03, making it No. 1 among the 20 Municipalities tracked by the ATBI.
Bentonville high school received a $10,000 grant from Hanban, the Confucius Institute Headquarters in China, to fund a Chinese classroom at BHS.
Three passengers in the car, James L. Clark, 83, of Noel; Joel L. Clark, 56, of Noel; and Tavin J. Lindberg, 4, of Bentonville, were also transported by ambulance to Northwest Regional Medical Center in Bentonville, the patrol said. All were reported ...
Bentonville, Ark. - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and the Wal-Mart Foundation announced this week that they will provide cash and product donations of $2 million to organizations helping with relief efforts for those affected by hurricane Matthew.
Bentonville had the No. 1 economy for second quarter 2016 among the 20 Municipalities tracked by the Arkansas Tech Business Index, a project created by the Arkansas Tech University College of Business and sponsored by Arvest Bank. Bentonville ...
Rithvik Talluri (from left), Saahas Parise (partially obscured) and Abhinav Krovvidi, all students at Fulbright Junior high school, work on their smartphone application Wednesday at Lincoln Junior High school in Bentonville. About 30 students ...
Hayden Harlow, from Rogers, Arkansas, verbally committed to Penn State University for 2017-18. Harlow swims for the Northwest Arkansas Aquatics Sharks under Coach Marcel Da Ponte, and for Bentonville high school under Coach Nick Nersesian.
We note that Bentonville, AR-based company has been paying its workers more and training them to improve its stores' performance.
As part of the retail giant's Wal-Mart Wellness Day, nearly everyone in the country will have access to free health screenings, education, services and products at Walmart stores nationwide. The Bentonville, Ark-based retail giant is touting the event ...
The two accomplices were identified as 18-year-old Tyler Austin Pike and 18-year-old Jerry Silva, both of Bentonville, AR. Prior to the incident the Bentonville public school Resource Officers were receiving questions froms taff, students and parents ...
Yet India is too big for multinational retailers to ignore, and Wal-Mart Stores has been trying for years to figure out how to navigate the country's rules to grab a bigger share of the country's $600 billion and growing Indian retail market.
Separately, TheStreet Ratings objectively rated Walmart stock according to its "risk-adjusted" total return prospect over a 12-month investment horizon.
Bentonville, AR - Walmart has raised its salaries for entry-level managers, bumping up its average from $45,000 to $48,500 annually.
Last week, Wal-Mart Stores CEO Doug McMillon told Wall Street analysts that e-commerce growth could rise back up to the 20% to 30% range thanks its many initiatives, which range from expanding the assortment available on walmart.com to having grocery ...
Construction on a 12,000-SF retail center in south Bentonville should be completed by the end of the month. The center, located at the southeast corner of SW Regional Airport Boulevard and Eden Brooke Street, is owned by Cabe ranch Leasing LLC, led by ...
Visit Bentonville and the Bentonville Chef Alliance will host the third annual Friends of James Beard Benefit Series' Best of Bentonville dinner Nov. 7, starting with a 6:30 p.m. reception, at the Bentonville Daily Record, 104 S.W. A St., Bentonville ...
BENTONVILLE -- The Northwest Arkansas Community College Foundation is making progress toward raising $15 million to build a permanent campus in Washington County.
The firm maintained its "hold" rating on the Bentonville, AR-based discount retailer. Walmart yesterday reiterated its fiscal 2017 earnings guidance of $4.15 to $4.35 per share.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - For the fifth installment of the Made by Few Conference organizers are heading up to northwest Arkansas from October 26 to October 29. The conference is geared towards designers, developers, and creative types. The move ...
Wal-Mart, based in Bentonville, Arkansas, outlined its plans for the next several years ahead of its meeting with investors Thursday.
"This company over time is going to look like more of an ecommerce company," Walmart CEO Doug McMillon said at the company's annual investor day in Bentonville, Arkansas. Walmart will open 130 US stores this year, down slightly from the 135 to 155 ...


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