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Car-Mart 3Q Revenue, Profit Up

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 10:37:00 -0600

America's Car-Mart reported jumps in third-quarter revenue and income.

Walmart's Bruising Battle with Amazon Saps 4Q Results

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 06:46:00 -0600

The world's largest retailer on Tuesday reported a smaller-than-expected fourth-quarter profit as it wrestled with slower e-commerce sales during the busiest time of the year. The results underscore the company's challenges in a fiercely competitive retail landscape.

Arkansas Metros Show Wide Gap in Post-Recession Employment Rates

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0600

Although the unemployment rate gets the most attention, Arkansas economist Michael Pakko recently also looked at the employment rate in the state over the last year and since the Great Recession.

Lawsuit Against Fayetteville's Spa810 Picks Up Steam

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0600

A California real estate investor has filed suit in Washington County to collect back rent and evict a tenant in the Whole Foods shopping center at 3379 N. College Ave. in north Fayetteville.

Is the U.S. Due for a Recession? (Commentary)

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0600

The U.S. economy has been expanding for the last eight and a half years, but how much longer will that expansion last?

Never Count Walmart Out (Editorial)

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0600

Although Amazon’s online sales still dwarf Walmart’s — Amazon accounted for about 44 percent of all U.S. e-commerce sales last year — Walmart has made it clear that it won’t go gentle into that good night.

Pam Jones Puts Ad Twist on Black History Month

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0600

To address a lack of advertising diversity and “stereotypical representation,” Little Rock marketing firm Culturally Connected Communications is taking a different ad every day and reimagining it with brown and black subjects.

Tyson’s Goal? Offering Protein of All Kinds

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0600

Tyson Foods of Springdale wants to be your protein source, even if that protein didn’t start out as an animal.

Presenting the 30th Annual Arkansas Business of the Year Awards

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0600

Arkansas Business honors the state's top executives, small businesses and nonprofits with the annual Arkansas Business of the Year Awards.

Copper Run Acreage Assembled for $2.6M (Real Deals)

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0600

Layman Lane LLC, led by Graham Smith and Russell James, bought the more than 85 acres at 10601 Layman Road from Glenda C. Pehrson Family Ltd.

Real Estate Deals Total $1.9M

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 12:45:00 -0600

Office/warehouse buildings, a garage and a retail/office project were recently sold in separate transactions.

Rise in Core Consumer Prices Stokes Inflation Fears

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 11:03:00 -0600

U.S. consumer prices, excluding the volatile food and energy categories, rose 0.3 percent last month. That was the biggest climb in a year and has intensified inflation fears in financial markets.

Sam's Club to Offer Free Shipping for Premium Members

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 06:49:00 -0600

Sam's Club is offering free shipping for premium members and simplifying its membership tiers.

Condo Inside Residences at Building 5 Sells for $2.6 Million

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0600

High-rise condo space in downtown Little Rock, a mixed-use commercial project in west Little Rock and an office building in North Little Rock provide a trio of recent million-dollar transactions.

Tax Changes: The Good, Bad and Quirky

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0600

Arkansas Business asked a panel of tax experts for insights on the new code, which was signed by President Donald J. Trump in late December. After hitting the highlights, they delved into provisions that surprised them.

Biggest Deals of 2017: Arkansas Transactions Soar 50 Percent, Reach $14.7B

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0600

Tax reform expected to increase pace, size of acquisitions in 2018.

Invest in Your Culture; It’s Reflected in the Bottom Line (Karen Armstrong Expert Advice)

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0600

Today’s workforce, especially among millennials, rates companies that are desirable to work for based on their culture. From a recruitment and retention standpoint, culture is critical, but how do the characteristics of that environment translate to profitability?

Hospitality Land Visited By $3.4M Transaction (Real Deals)

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0600

Promenade Hospitality LLC bought the 4.86-acre site in west Little Rock from Deltic Timber Corp. of El Dorado.

Super Bowl Commercials: Tide Cleans Up, Alexa Speaks

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0600

Tide scored nearly a clean sweep, Alexa’s voice came through for Amazon and the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s voice was hijacked by Dodge Ram.

Kale to Go: Amazon to Roll Out Delivery at Whole Foods

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 11:31:00 -0600

It's happening: Amazon is bringing its speedy delivery to Whole Foods.