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[24 May 2013 | One Comment | 6,858 views]
Goodwill opens new store in Rogers

Members of the Rogers-Lowell Chamber of Commerce, Rogers Fire Chief Tom Jenkins, and Goodwill Industries of Arkansas President and CEO Brian Itzkowitz and staff celebrated the grand opening of a new 30,000 square foot facility at 4301 South Dixieland Road in Rogers, Arkansas, on Wednesday.
The building boasts a state of the art career center with computer labs and classrooms, as well as a retail store and convenient Donation Drive-Thru.
“We couldn’t be happier to welcome such an important organization to our community, and we applaud the great work Goodwill Industries of …

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[15 Jul 2010 | 2 Comments | 15,215 views]
Analyst: Shake Stagnant Walmart Stock Price – Increase Sales, Spin Off Division

ROGERS — It’s no secret that stock in Bentonville-based Walmart has stagnated for the past several years.
There are no new stories in Bentonville of the store manager whose stock value increased and then the stock split, increasing wealth. That’s how past Walmart employees became millionaires.
Walmart (NYSE: WMT) stock closed at $50.41 per share Thursday, up 67 cents. In the past 52 weeks, the share price ranged from a $56.27 high to a $47.77 low.
The retailer’s stock price remained unimpressive, despite Walmart growing sales 124 percent and earnings per share by 168 …

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[19 May 2010 | 3 Comments | 2,744 views]
Wal-Mart shareholders’ meeting coverage on June 4

Whether you love Wal-Mart, hate it or are just indifferent toward the corporation, there’s little denying that the company has a massive impact on this state’s economy.
The annual shareholders’ meeting is a big deal in the Natural State, so we at First Arkansas News have made sure that our loyal readers can keep up with what’s going on with Wal-Mart this year.
On June 4, make sure to stop by for live (that’s right — live) coverage of the shareholders’ meeting. The intrepid Lana Flowers — who just left the Morning …