Robbie Neiswanger, NWA Democrat-Gazette

Robbie Neiswanger

NWA Democrat-Gazette

Cave Springs, AR, United States

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Past articles by Robbie:

Walmart offering college as a perk

Walmart Inc. is offering a new benefit for its U.S. employees, giving them the opportunity to earn college degrees from three universities in hopes the perk will help the retailer attract and retain workers. → Read More

Groups report worker abuses

Women working in Asian factories in Walmart Inc.'s garment supply chain are subjected to sexual harassment, abuse and violence, according to research conducted by a coalition of worker-rights organizations. → Read More

E-sales leap in Walmart's 1Q

Walmart Inc.'s domestic e-commerce business rebounded in the first quarter and in-store sales and traffic increased once again, but concerns about profits amid its competition with and others continued to weigh on the company's stock Thursday. → Read More

Walmart buys 77% stake in Flipkart

Walmart Inc. has agreed to pay $16 billion to acquire a 77 percent stake in India e-commerce company Flipkart, finalizing a big investment in its battle with in one of the world's fastest-growing retail markets. → Read More

Walmart CEO's total pay down 22% to $18.3M

Executive compensation packages for Walmart's top executives showed a general decline, and the company detailed further its changes for its annual shareholders meeting as part of its annual proxy statement filed Friday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. → Read More

Arkansas-based J.B. Hunt sees earnings jump 15%

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. on Monday reported net income of $118.1 million in the first quarter of 2018, a 15 percent increase from the same three-month period a year ago. → Read More

Walmart giving Humana a look as health tie-in

Walmart Inc. is reportedly exploring an opportunity to take a significant step into the U.S. health insurance industry by acquiring health insurance company Humana Inc. → Read More

Fired for noting Net-sales fibs, Walmart suer says

A former Walmart Inc. executive sued the company Thursday, claiming it issued misleading results for its e-commerce business and then fired him after he repeatedly raised concerns about it. → Read More

Walmart to expand grocery delivery

Walmart Inc. plans to make its grocery-delivery service available to about 40 percent of U.S. households by the end of the year, expanding a program that has become part of its strategy to compete for grocery sales with, Target Corp. and others. → Read More

Walmart curbs marketing dollars

When Walmart acquired in 2016, the e-commerce platform was viewed as its vehicle to attract the higher-income, urban and millennial shoppers it needs to better compete online with → Read More

Online sales hiccup dogs Walmart

Walmart Inc. hit a speed bump last year in building an e-commerce business capable of keeping pace with online giant → Read More

Shares sink after Walmart quarter's earnings fall 42%

Walmart Inc. on Tuesday reported a lower-than-expected fourth-quarter profit and slower U.S. e-commerce sales growth, results that overshadowed a strong holiday performance. Its shares tumbled 10 percent. → Read More

Crystal Bridges shows 1960s works by black artists

A new temporary exhibition at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art begins with a question posed by a group of black artists in the 1960s: "Is there a Negro image?" → Read More

Wal-Mart sheds hundreds of jobs at its headquarters in Arkansas

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. eliminated the jobs of corporate workers in several departments at its headquarters Thursday as part of what the retailer said is an ongoing effort to cut costs and improve the efficiency of its operations. → Read More

Wal-Mart to ax 1,000 jobs, most at Arkansas headquarters, report says

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is preparing to eliminate about 1,000 corporate positions before the end of the fiscal year in ongoing efforts to control costs and improve efficiency. → Read More

Wal-Mart raising pay, closing 63 Sam's Clubs

Employees at 63 Sam's Clubs across the U.S. were informed by the company Thursday that their stores were either being closed or converted into e-commerce warehouses. → Read More

Museum to lend 2 iconic paintings

Two of the cornerstones of the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art permanent collection will not be on view in Bentonville for a good portion of 2018. → Read More

Arkansas-based firms to lay out plans for spending expected windfall created by tax break

The signing Friday of the first major overhaul of the nation's tax laws since 1986 prompted a handful of high-profile companies to announce plans to spend the expected windfall created by lower corporate taxes. → Read More

Wal-Mart to drop 'stores' from name

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is shortening its legal name to Walmart Inc., making a change that emphasizes the company's goal of being known as more than a big box retailer. → Read More

Happy retailers know it won't last

The retail industry is in a festive mood after the Thanksgiving weekend shopping spree produced larger-than-expected traffic in stores and record-setting online sales. → Read More