Jobs Coming To Rogers After $50 Billion Walmart Commitment

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Gov. Mike Beebe, Walmart U.S. President & CEO Bill Simon, and Rogers Mayor Greg Hines will hold a press conference on Monday morning (Oct. 7) to announce the opening of a new supplier manufacturing and distribution facility in Rogers that will bring new jobs to the region.

This announcement is part of Walmart’s commitment to buy an additional $50 billion in U.S. made products over the next 10 years, according to officials.

The company said they expect to bring lots of new jobs to the area, with this addition.

The press conference will take place at the John Q. Hammons Center, in Rogers. Stay with 5NEWS for updates.