Chris Bahn, Arkansas Online

Chris Bahn

Arkansas Online

Fayetteville, AR, United States

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Past articles by Chris:

Crystal Bridges' $7.6M acqusition is more than eye candy

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art has acquired an "endless supply" of candy for $7.6 million. → Read More

Wal-Mart tapping into high-tech Silicon Valley to boost online sales

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will spend up to $1.5 billion this year on its Global e-Commerce Division as the company looks to create a shopping experience that will keep customers from filling their digital and physical shopping carts elsewhere. → Read More

Wal-Mart hires 107,000 veterans

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has hired 107,000 U.S. veterans since it made a 2013 pledge to hire at least 100,000. → Read More

Wal-Mart to change Black Friday strategy

Wal-Mart's strategy for Black Friday will include fewer events and additional features on its mobile app. → Read More

Tyson, Wal-Mart ranked on faith list

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Tyson Foods are among the companies ranked as part of Faith Driven Consumer's Faith Quality Index. → Read More

Wal-Mart seeks FAA OK for drone delivery

SAN BRUNO, Calif. -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is seeking permission from the Federal Aviation Administration to test the use of unmanned aircraft systems, or drones, for home delivery. → Read More

Artist makes White River a piece of art

Maya Lin's self-described obsession with the White River began a little more than a year ago. → Read More

Wal-Mart sees profit sag for fiscal '17; stock dives

Investors seeking guidance on when billions of dollars invested in personnel and technology will pay off for Wal-Mart Stores Inc. were not pleased with the answer they received Wednesday during the retailer's annual meeting with analysts. → Read More

Museum gives first peek inside Wright-built home

BENTONVILLE -- Now that the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Bachman Wilson house is complete and ready for public viewing, the sleepless nights that accompanied the house's move from Millstone, N.J., are a thing of the past. → Read More

UA joins wave on sports suites

The University of Arkansas athletic department doesn't have an official waiting list for businesses or individuals wanting to lease some of the 133 suites in Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium on the Fayetteville campus. → Read More

450 laid off at Wal-Mart headquarters

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. laid off 450 home office employees across multiple departments Friday as part of a restructuring effort by the retailer. → Read More

Wal-Mart lays off 450 home office employees

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. laid off 450 home office employees on Friday as part of a restructuring effort by the retailer. CEO Doug McMillon informed employees of the layoffs in a morning email entitled “A company positioned for the future." McMillon wrote that, “as a leader, these are some of the toughest decisions to make. While difficult, I believe these changes will help us become a more nimble… → Read More

Craft brews propel beer company

From a purely business standpoint, the handwritten letter pitching an Arkansas craft beer distributorship to Marshall Brewing Co. in Tulsa made little sense. → Read More

Court sessions aid governor

With a few days remaining until an Arkansas delegation attended the Paris Air Show, Gov. Asa Hutchinson and Arkansas Economic Development Commission Executive Director Mike Preston talked through some last-minute details. → Read More

5 artworks set to debut at museum

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art announced Friday a round of acquisitions ranging from a 19th-century portrait by James McNeill Whistler to a commissioned sculpture designed by the creator of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington. → Read More

TV, online ads put bulls-eye on Wal-Mart

Regional television advertisements and targeted messages on Facebook were part of a pro-union campaign aimed at Wal-Mart Stores Inc. employees in the week leading up to Labor Day. → Read More

Public transportation seen as strategy to attract younger workforce

For a variety of reasons, public transportation has proven popular with millennials, that generation of folks who will be running the world before we know it. → Read More

Retail analyst: Wal-Mart layoffs can lift stock

Any job cuts or management restructuring at Wal-Mart Stores Inc. could be viewed by Wall Street as a positive for the company's financial performance, a retail analyst said Wednesday. → Read More

800 to pitch products to Wal-Mart

Hugh Jarratt has no idea how his latest product will be received by Wal-Mart Stores Inc. → Read More

Big Wal-Marts still key as fewer rise

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is investing less in building its supercenters and opting for less square footage when it does open new ones. Money is instead being spent on smaller formats and e-commerce expenses. → Read More