"Saturday Morning Meeting" Moves to KNWA-NBC

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8th & Walton’s Walmart community talk show debuts on January 11th.

Saturday Morning Meeting with 8th & Walton, a weekly talk show focusing on the Walmart community, makes its KNWA-TV debut on January 11th, 2014 at 6:30 p.m.

The show, produced by Bentonville-based Walmart supplier training provider, 8th & Walton, currently runs on YouTube (http://www.8thandwalton.com/saturday-morning-meeting/), where it’s attracted a loyal following during the past year. The show’s producers are excited about the move to Northwest Arkansas’s NBC affiliate:

“We started Saturday Morning Meeting as a way to share insights and best practices within the Walmart community,” said Jeff Clapper, 8th & Walton’s CEO. “As an online program, it has attracted many thousands of viewers from around the world. We're thrilled to be deepening our reach in Northwest Arkansas with KNWA as our local television partner.”

Hosted by Walmart veteran Derek Ridenoure, the show offers a mix of news reporting, discussion of recent Walmart headlines, and in-depth interviews with retail experts, Walmart suppliers, and Walmart executives. Previous guests have included: Tom Coughlin, retired vice chairman, Walmart Stores, Inc.; Al Scheuerman, vice president, Welch's; Roger Collins, CEO, Harp's Food Stores; Chuck Hyde, CEO, Soderquist Center; Zach Simpson and Darrin Robbins, senior directors, Walmart.

“We are really excited to have Saturday Morning Meeting with 8th & Walton airing on KNWA. With Walmart being such a major part of the Northwest Arkansas community and culture, the show is a perfect fit for our station as we continue to proudly serve this region of the state.” – Lisa Kelsey, Vice President & General Manger, KNWA/KFTA/nwahomepage.com.

About 8th & Walton
Founded in June of 2006, 8th & Walton is a Bentonville, Arkansas-based supplier development company that has helped hundreds of organizations in their efforts to do business better with the world's largest retailer. They believe that supplier teams of all sizes, based all over the world, are hungry for knowledge that can enhance their ability to analyze, manage and grow their business with Wal-Mart and Sam's Club. With more than one hundred courses currently offered, 8th & Walton is the gold standard for supplier education. Each of their courses has been developed by suppliers, for suppliers. http://www.8thandwalton.com

Questions? Contact Loria Oliver at (423) 366-7746, or loria(at)oliverwilsonconsulting(dot)com.

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