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Influencer Marketing — 8th & Walton Blog

September 3rd, 2015

  The 8th & Walton Blog recently spoke with Stephanie McCratic of Acorn… an Influence Company about connecting with online influencers who can help companies build their brands: “Fortunately, you don’t really need a celebrity. You need an influencer, and influencers are much easier to access. Influencers are people who influence other people’s buying (and other behavior) decisions. A trusted blogger can be an influencer: when she shares pictures of her tidy pantry filled with her favorite organizing gadgets, her readers want … Read More

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More on Walmart Q2 Earnings — NWABusinessJournal.com

September 3rd, 2015

Walmart’s Q2 earnings report sparked a lot of controversy. But many people in the financial community believe that the earnings report reflect a company that’s not in trouble, but in transition: “As the Associated Press has reported: ‘Wal-Mart has been doing a number of things to improve its results. It’s increasing spending for its online operations to between $1.2 billion and $1.5 billion this year, up from $1 billion last year. It’s opening fulfillment centers dedicated to e-commerce that should … Read More

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More Details on the XNA to SFO Direct Flights — NWABusinessJournal.com

September 3rd, 2015

United Airlines announcement that it would start providing daily direct flights between Northwest Arkansas and the Bay Are is incredibly exciting: “United Airlines recently announced that it will begin nonstop flights between San Francisco and Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport in Highfill. This is good news for suppliers, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. executives and Bay Area lovers alike. Direct flights mean less time in the air and more time for doing business.“ Resources for Walmart Suppliers 8th & Walton Blog: Doing Business in … Read More

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