Back To Your Roots
See you in August. Walmart is planning for up to 50% of its corporate employees to return to their now dusty desk chair by the end of August. This target date marks almost 18 months since the diaspora from HQ back in March, 2020.
Quote: "We look forward to creating our new ways of working that will enable us to collaborate in person and provide flexibility as life requires, so we can contribute to building an even better Walmart for all,” Morris concluded in an email provided to Walmart associates.
You can read the full article HERE.
I'll Take That To-Go
NWA Daily (Cheers at OPO)
On Earth Day, Act 751 was signed into law in Arkansas by Governor Hutchinson, which may have invalidated the City of Fayetteville's Styrofoam ban.
Deja Vu? Years ago, Fayetteville passed the first smoking ordinance in the state. The big "S" (State) disagreed. However, once the State realized this new regulation didn't stunt Fayetteville's economy, it followed suit and passed a smoking ordinance shortly thereafter.
You can read the full article about Act 751 and it's impact on your to-go orders HERE.
Arts & Culture
Crystal Bridges Announces Four New Installations
Amy Lessly Photography
New things are coming to the North Forest - Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art recently announced three new focus exhibitions and a new outdoor installation will be added this year. The four new museum debuts are:
More information on the upcoming exhibits can be found HERE.
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Real Estate Investing for Everyone
A new way of investing has Arrived thanks to Hot Springs natives and U of A graduates Ryan Frazier and Kenny Cason. Their new tech startup changes real estate investing by letting anyone buy shares of rental properties for as little as $100.
Arrived has already funded 6 investment properties in Northwest Arkansas, with a dozen more on the way. To learn more and make your first investment, visit Arrivedhomes.com.
NWA Daily (Roots HQ)
After taking a hiatus last year, the Fayetteville Roots Festival is marking its calendar with an outdoor event the weekend of August 26-28.
View the full lineup of artists and preorder tickets today.
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