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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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Bentonville, Ark.-based Walmart acquired Jet.com, which specializes in e-commerce for urban consumers, in 2016 for about $3 billion. It has recently been seeking to ramp up Jet's grocery capabilities, and last year added a 50-SKU line of private label grocery items called Uniquely J. "I'm incredibly ... veteran
This isn't the first time Bentonville students have stood in solidarity with the Parkland, Florida shooting victims. Malley Terrones, a Junior at Bentonville West, got detention last week for being a part of the school's walk out. "I hope people's eyes can be opened to see how many people care about this.". March for our Lives

A demonstration was held in Bentonville Square and both views were voiced: those for stricter gun laws and others on hand to protect the Second Amendment -- the right to bear arms. The march at the square was organized by students from all over Northwest Arkansas. They saw what was going on at ... March For Our Lives
BENTONVILLE, Ark. (KNWA) -- Thousands of people across the country are expected to participate in "March for Our Lives" Saturday. A march is scheduled ... Bentonville police will work with the Benton County Sheriff's Office and the Arkansas State Police to provide security during the event. "We've had ... Law Enforcement
And, for good measure from the fringe in Northwest Arkansas, they've conflated the issue with abortion. ... First, from students in Bentonville (what do you bet some of them are part of the Bentonville 600, who accepted detention to participate in National Walkout Day. despite stern School Board disapproval.).
Walmart senior vice president David Redfield moved into a three-bedroom condo he custom-designed the interior and paid $700,000 for the unit last year. "I wanted to make it feel less like small town Arkansas," he told the Journal. He's not the only one making similar moves in their homes and in the ...
BENTONVILLE, Ark.- A high school sophomore was arrested at Bentonville High school on Wednesday in connection to making threats against the school. Police say a handwritten note was found in a restroom at Bentonville High School, threatening to use a gun on campus. Investigators and faculty ... Student
BENTONVILLE - Ark. --. Bentonville Police went around to businesses to inform them about protests planned for Saturday (March 24) and the increased Police presence. Some businesses on the square are choosing to close, rather than risk being open. So far, we know the following stores will close ...
The Bentonville Police Department is sending extra officers to the square Saturday for dueling political protests. At least three groups plan to rally on the square: a group of people in favor of gun control, a group of people against gun control, and a white nationalist group rallying against "antigun rhetoric.".
“The steady growth of Northwest Arkansas, as with many cities and regions across the nation, compels focused attention on new visions of housing ... the initiative, a free symposium, hosted by the Fay Jones School will take place this weeked, February 3 and 4, in Bentonville and Fayetteville, Arkansas.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – A three-day celebration of the little-known life and work of Florence B. Price, an Arkansas native and the first major female African-American classical composer, will be held Feb. 15-17 at the University of Arkansas and the Arends Art Center in Bentonville, as part of Black History ...
NWA Democrat-Gazette/CHARLIE KAIJO Bradley Morris (left) of Rogers and Denver Smith of Bentonville enjoy coffee Thursday at Onyx Coffee in Bentonville. Downtowns in Northwest Arkansas continue to experience strong population growth and increased demand for residential and commercial ...
“Perhaps it may be the nature of these products and their widespread availability at brick-and-mortar stores that Walmart has them available for far less than Amazon,” the researchers said. In the home goods category, a subcategory of more replenishable products such as “hand soap, toothpaste, paper ...
Bentonville High was missing several regulars, including coach James Rappe, but the Tigers still managed a third-place finish at the People's Bank of Seneca tournament over the weekend. The Tigers, who are the defending dual state champions, should be at full strength for the fourth annual Arkansas ...
The new criteria were spelled out during a two-day supplier growth forum – attended by 4,000 of the retailer's suppliers – at its Bentonville, Ark. headquarters. The purpose of the forum, which concluded today, is to give suppliers information about Walmart's strategy and what the retailer is doing to drive ...
Walmart may be faring better in the battle against Amazon than in years past, but layoffs at its Bentonville, Arkansas, corporate headquarters remain an annual ritual toward the end of the January fiscal year. This year's headcount reduction includes marketers, a spokesman confirms, though it's unclear how ...

Last week, the company cut as many as 500 workers in the corporate headquarters in Bentonville, Ark. More than 360 associates will be promoted into positions of “higher authority,” a company spokesperson said, with these promotions focused on areas of interest like online grocery. On Jan. 11, Wal-Mart ...
A Walmart shoe distribution center in Fort Smith is set to close in one year with consolidation of operations in Bentonville. The facility at Zero Street and Painter Lane near the Barling city limits has been in operation since the late 1970s, according to a Walmart spokesperson. Anne Hatfield, a spokeswoman ...
BENTONVILLE -- Every sixth-grader in the School District will take an advanced course in science starting this fall, part of the district's attempt to ... in the areas of intelligence, task commitment and creativity” should receive gifted and talented services, according to the Arkansas Department of Education.
BENTONVILLE -- A Bentonville man was sentenced to 24 years in prison after admitting to robbing two Dollar General stores. Zachary Curtis Lucero pleaded guilty Wednesday to two counts of robbery. He was originally charged with two counts of aggravated robbery, but he agreed to plead guilty to the ...
A Benton County man who claimed he lost his job because he was male and not Jewish recently lost his case in federal appeals court, but his allegations reflect a growing trend of white men suing employers for discrimination. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit rejected Aaron Rooney's claims ...
"We had the chance to go eat dinner at the mansion, and it was more along the lines of sitting around, visiting with somebody's grandparents instead of sitting around. You kind of almost had to remind yourself that you're with the Governor and the first lady of Arkansas." Asa's well rounded family mirrors his ...
Work on a section of Interstate 49 in Bentonville will require overnight alternating lane closings and full lane closings for 15-minute intervals beginning Monday and continuing daily until the work is complete, the Arkansas Department of Transportation said. Crews will close a lane of traffic for 1 mile north ...
Walmart has a laser-like focus when it comes to finding ways to compete with rival Amazon.com, and the world's largest bricks-and-mortar retailer has announced its latest attempt. Walmart Stores, Inc. is joining with Japan's largest e-commerce retailer Rakuten to launch an online grocery delivery service in ...
In yet another round of company restructuring, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is slashing 400 to 500 jobs at its Bentonville, Ark., headquarters this week, according to a published report. Affected employees work in the marketing, human resources, merchandising, real estate, logistics and finance divisions, Bloomberg ...
... marketing funnel is unlike it's ever been before. Recently, I took a trip to Bentonville, Arkansas to speak with Walmart CMO Tony Rogers, about the future of retail in America, specifically discussing what he calls omnichannel customers—and how to attract them, engage them, and above all, entertain them.
When it comes to consumer preferences between Wal-mart Stores Inc. and Target Corp., party doesn't matter: Most people choose Walmart, regardless of their political leanings. ... Walmart is based in Bentonville, Ark., whose county voted 62.9 percent in favor of President Donald Trump in 2016.
A 24-year-old Bentonville man was fatally struck by a Freightliner truck Wednesday evening, authorities said. It happened shortly after 7 p.m. on Southwest Regional Airport Boulevard in Bentonville, according to an Arkansas State Police report. Zachary A. Zamora "stepped into the path" of an eastbound ...
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The jobs of an unspecified number of Wal-Mart employees in the retailer's marketing department in Bentonville were eliminated Wednesday, multiple sources said. It was the first round of a process expected to affect hundreds of corporate Wal-Mart workers by the end of the month. Wal-Mart would not ...
While competition with Amazon is intensifying, Walmart is handling it better than most retailers. In the third quarter, same-store sales in its home market rose the most in more than eight years. Overall, the holiday shopping season was the best for U.S. retailers since the Great Recession. Wal-Mart reports its ...
Chesterfield-based Premium Retail Services is acquiring Premier Concepts, a Bentonville, Arkansas-based Walmart merchandising company. ... company provides retail merchandising, supply chain solutions, predictive analytics, category management and headquarter assistance to Walmart suppliers.
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NORTHWEST ARKANSAS (KFSM) -- Bentonville and Rogers schools will be closed Tuesday, Jan. 16 due to inclement weather. However, while these schools are set to close, others in the area will be open. Springdale Public Schools is one district planning to have classes despite the weather. "This is my ...
BENTONVILLE (KFSM)– A man is in custody following a robbery that happened Saturday (Jan. 13) around 4:30 a.m. at the Casey's General Store located on SE J Street at SE 28th Street. The suspect left on foot with an undisclosed amount of money. Within two minutes of the reported robbery, Bentonville ...
BENTONVILLE, Ark. -- - Bentonville Police arrested a man after he robbed Casey's General Store early Saturday morning. ... still on going and police believe he could have a connection to other robberies in Northwest Arkansas and they are being assisted by the Springdale and Rogers Police Departments.
The news outlet cited people familiar with the matter as saying the cuts are expected to be broad-based and will primarily affect workers at the company's headquarters in Bentonville. Wal-Mart would not confirm late Friday any plans to cut workers. "As we've previously stated, we've been looking at our ...
BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Walmart, the world's largest private employer, is boosting its starting salary for U.S. workers to $11 an hour, giving a ... The Bentonville, Arkansas, company also promised help with adoptions, offering full-time hourly and salaried workers $5,000 per child that can be used for ...
BENTON COUNTY, Ark. (KNWA) - Centerton Police arrested a Bentonville man on January 2 for a child sex charge. According to police, 40-year-old Damon White had several electronic devices seized that had videos of him having sexual intercourse with a 15-year-old female. The devices were seized ...
A momentous event in the history of Bentonville, Arkansas, took place March 9, 1950. On the west side of the little downtown square, a man named Sam Walton opened a variety store he named Walton's 5&10. It was the beginning of what would become the world's largest retailer, Walmart. Today the ...
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA) -- A Bentonville man is behind bars after police say he raped one child and injured another. The Bentonville Police Department said Arthur ... The BPD worked with Arkansas State Police in a combined investigation prior to Lewis' arrest. As of Friday morning, bond had not yet ...
BENTONVILLE (KFSM) — A Bentonville man accused of molesting two girls told police he was trying to teach one of them how to masturbate, according to a probable cause affidavit. Bentonville police on Friday (Jan. 5) arrested Virgil Nathan Oliver, 49, in connection with rape and second-degree sexual ...
BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart, the world's largest private employer, is boosting its starting salary for U.S. workers from $9 to $11 an hour, giving a one-time ... The Bentonville, Arkansas, company also promised help with adoptions, offering full-time hourly and salaried workers $5,000 per child that can be ...
BENTONVILLE, Ark. -- Representatives from Walmart said the company had removed an offensive t-shirt from its online marketplace following backlash from consumers. The shirt read "Rope. Tree. Journalist. Some assembly required," and seemed to hint at lynching or otherwise hanging members of the ...
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The road-tested University of Arkansas women's basketball team travels to Lawrence, Kansas, facing Kansas on Sunday as .... Johnson also plays football for the Bentonville High Tigers where he has been teammates with another Razorback Baseball signee in Kam'ron Mays-Hunt.
Bentonville investigators found the Amazon Echo at Bates' home, and requested a search warrant for all the audio recordings and data from the device, according to court records. Amazon declined those requests and stated, "Amazon will not release customer information without a valid and binding legal ...
BENTONVILLE, Ark. [SATIRE] — In the hours leading up to the most hyped, and perhaps most dangerous sales event in the United States, Walmart has some words of advice for Black Friday shoppers. In front of its Bentonville, Arkansas headquarters, a spokesperson for Walmart addressed the crowd in a ...
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The holiday season is right around the corner and First Friday is kicking off the celebration on the Bentonville Square. Walmart and the city of Bentonville are teaming up to give folks a sneak peek at the season's hottest toys. Children will have the chance to test out some of the latest and greatest toys before ...


 

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