Categories Archives: Arkansas

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 ...