Categories Archives: Arkansas

Furniture Factory Outlet plans Ft. Smith move, 64 jobs.

FORT SMITH, Ark. — Furniture Factory Outlet is moving its corporate headquarters and manufacturing to Fort Smith. The furniture company plans to create 64 full-time jobs in its new home. “Moving our operations to Fort Smith provides the strategic foun ...

Sediver will build in West Memphis, hire 70.

WEST MEMPHIS, Ark.— A French manufacturer will open a plant in West Memphis to make high-efficiency glass insulators for the Plains & Eastern Clean Line transmission project. Sediver, a subsidiary of Seves Group, expects to employ 70 workers when op ...

Walmart expanding its veteran hiring program.

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Retail giant Walmart is expanding its Veterans Welcome Home Commitment program. The company, which launched the program two years ago with a goal of hiring 100,000 veterans by 2018, is now aiming to hire 250,000 newly discharged vete ...

Ben E. Keith cooks up expansion, jobs in Little Rock.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Food distributor Ben E. Keith plans to build a 426,000-square-foot headquarters and distribution center and hire 74 employees in North Little Rock. The company, based in Fort Worth, Texas, recently broke ground on the $70 million fac ...

Hanesbrands adding 120 jobs at Clarksville plant.

CLARKSVILLE, Ark. — Hanesbrands is expanding its sheer hosiery plant in Clarksville and plans to create 120 jobs. The company, based in North Carolina, will also add finishing and packaging work that has previously been outsourced to Honduras. Hanesbr ...