At Summit, Tyson Foods CEO Aims Focus on Tech, Hints at Acquisitions
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At Summit, Tyson Foods CEO Aims Focus on Tech, Hints at Acquisitions

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale is well-positioned for growth and acquisitions are possible, incoming CEO Tom Hayes says during the Bernstein Consumer Summit in New York. "Be prepared for some great new products to be hitting the market," Hayes said. "Don't be surprised if we pull in an acquisition or two."
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Wal-Mart de Mexico to Invest $1.3B in Mexico

Retailer Wal-Mart de Mexico says it will invest $1.3 billion in logistics in Latin America's No. 2 economy, creating some 10,000 permanent new jobs. A large part of Wal-Mart's investment will be over the next three years, including in back-end infrastructure.
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Beth Ward, Little Rock TV Mainstay, Dies

Beth Ward, Little Rock TV Mainstay, Dies

Beth Ward, a fixture on Little Rock television for more than 37 years, died Thursday after complications from heart surgery.
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US Home Price Gains Lift Household Wealth to $90.2T

US Home Price Gains Lift Household Wealth to $90.2T

A healthy increase in home values and higher stock prices drove up U.S. household wealth in the July-September quarter, though the gains are largely concentrated among wealthier Americans.
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Largest Commercial Projects in Arkansas list includes project, project value, location, contractor/construction manager, etc.

Rank Name Valuation Contractor/Construction Manager
1 Big River Steel Mill Manufacturing Facility 700,000,000 Big River Steel LLC
2 Arkansas Children's Hospital 98,000,000 Nabholz Construction Corp.
3 High School 95,300,000 Baldwin & Shell Construction Co.
4 St. Bernards Medical Center Surgery Tower/Emergency Department Ambulance Entrance 80,000,000 Nabholz Construction Corp.
5 Robinson Center Music Hall Auditorium/Conference Addition/Renovation 61,400,000 CDI Contractors LLC

Executive Q&A

Incoming Tyson CEO Tom Hayes Not Starting From Scratch

Tom Hayes, who becomes CEO of Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale on Dec. 31, talks about the transition in this expanded version of Executive Q&A.