March 25, 2008 -
A prominent corporate watchdog group has released its nominees for worst corporation of the year -- and the majority of those that made the list are based in or have ties to the South.
October 10, 2007 -
This year, Arkansas-based Wal-Mart ranked #1 in Fortune's list of the 500 biggest corporations in the United States, bringing in $351 billion in annual revenues.
August 9, 2007 -
With all the attention on Election '08, it's easy to forget that there are important elections underway in '07, such as state-wide contests in Mississippi, where the aftermath of Hurr
June 1, 2007 -
Wal-Mart's shareholders meeting in Bentonville, Arkansas today may have featured JLo singing her heart out, but the overall tone was subdued and cautious,
February 8, 2007 -
Earlier this week, members of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Local 2545 went on strike at Maremont Exhaust Products, a manufacturer of mufflers and other auto parts in Loudon, Tennessee. It is believed to be the first strike in the company's 130 year history.
November 28, 2006 -
I had an item on my desktop from a couple of months ago about Wal-Mart's pilot program in Florida to offer 30 day fills of generic prescription drugs for $4. I had mixed feelings about it. On the one hand, it could help the uninsured, underinsured, and those without prescription benefits on their insurance.
November 16, 2006 -
Organized labor played a huge role in the 2006 mid-term elections, and is now expecting a return on its investment.