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city (2000 pop. 19,730), seat of Benton co., extreme NW Ark., in the Ozark Mts.; settled 1837 and named for Senator Thomas Hart BentonBenton, Thomas Hart,
1782–1858, U.S. Senator (1821–51), b. Hillsboro, N.C.

Benton moved to Tennessee in 1809, was admitted to the bar in 1811, and served (1809–11) in the state senate. In 1815, he went to St.
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. Local industries produce fabricated metal products, plastic molding, electronic equipment, textiles, cutting tools, modular homes, and foods, but the city is best known as the site of the headquarters of Wal-Mart, Inc., the retailing giant. The Wal-Mart visitors center is located in Sam WaltonWalton, Sam
(Samuel Moore Walton), 1918–92, American retailing executive, b. Kingfisher, Okla. After 17 years of operating franchise retail stores, he opened the first Wal-Mart Discount City in Rogers, Ark., in 1962.
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's original local variety store. Crystal Bridges (2011), a museum of American art built by Walton's daughter, Alice, and designed by Moshe SafdieSafdie, Moshe
, 1938–, Israeli-Canadian architect, b. Haifa. He grew up in Israel, moved to Canada with his family at 15, studied architecture at McGill Univ. and with Louis Kahn, and later opened an office in Montreal.
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, is located in Bentonville. Peel Mansion (1875) and its gardens are on the city's outskirts.
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The disassembled house arrived in Bentonville in late April, transported almost 1,300 miles to Arkansas by J.
Founded in 1984, it has offices in Atlanta, Bentonville (Rogers, Arkansas), Chicago, Columbus, Dallas, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Toronto and its headquarters in Wilton, CT.
The Regus Bentonville Plaza center will hold a grand opening on October 9, from 11 a.
Bentonville Plastics is also manufacturing the Bursle Ball, an orb-shaped moveable puzzle toy, for sale in Walmart stores.
20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bentonville Police Department's K-9 unit will now be protected in the line of duty thanks to the support of PetArmor[sup.
of Bentonville is expanding its online grocery pickup test in northwest Arkansas to include five Neighborhood Market stores in Fayetteville, Springdale, Rogers and Bentonville.
Justin Harris has been appointed to the position and he will also operate as vice president in the Bentonville market.
Must be a dynamic leader that will create an environment of teamwork, shared vision, idea generation and accomplishment for the Bentonville and Bella Vista, Arkansas, as well as the Northwest Arkansas region and the entire State.
Johnson of Webster, MA and Katelyn Johnson of Bentonville, OH; three sons: Jeremiah F.
But the cruelest blow to Bentonville is a sudden decline in profits--down 26 percent in the second quarter of '06--the first decline in ten years.
In "The 40 Best Companies for Diversity" (July 2006), Wal-Mart's headquarters is listed in Bentonville, Arizona.
Your article regarding Jewish families bringing diversity to Wal-Mart's Bible Belt town of Bentonville, Ark.