Northwest Arkansas

Wal-Mart Closes on Land for New Fayetteville Store (NWA Real Deals)

Wal-Mart Closes on Land for New Fayetteville Store (NWA Real Deals)
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. plans to build a Neighborhood Market on this 6.1-acre site in Fayetteville.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. closed on a 6.1-acre property in south Fayetteville where the company plans to build a Neighborhood Market.
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UA Team Wins Tri-State Governor's Cup Competition

Kordate Solutions from the University of Arkansas won the graduate division of the 2015 Donald W. Reynolds Tri-State Governor's Cup business-plan competition in Las Vegas.
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Cotton, Womack See Opportunity at Springdale's Pratt & Whitney Facility

U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton and Rep. Steve Womack helped Pratt & Whitney promote the recent growth of its PSD repair facility in Springdale.
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SBA District Office Names New Director

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Arkansas District Office named Edward Haddock as the new deputy district director. Haddock's responsibilities will include helping boost economic development by ensuring the delivery of loan programs and business development services. read more >

University of Arkansas' Food Sustainability Project Wins Two National Awards

The University of Arkansas Community Design Center won two awards for its project, "Fayetteville 2030: Food City Scenario," a program that seeks to build food sustainability by promoting local agriculture. read more >

Duncan Mac Naughton Joins Crossmark Board

Duncan Mac Naughton, the former head of U.S. merchandising for Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville, was named to the board of directors of Crossmark of Plano, Texas. read more >

Joplimo Mattress Has Firm Plans for Fayetteville

Joplimo Mattress had a soft opening of its first northwest Arkansas store Thursday in Rogers and will open a Fayetteville store in August. read more >

Big Companies, Big Revenue: 75 Largest Private Companies in Arkansas Bring In $32.8B

The 75 largest private companies in Arkansas generated total revenue — self-reported and estimated — of $32.8 billion in their most recent fiscal years, up nearly 7 percent in a year. read more >

Ridout Lumber Co. Rebuilds Revenue

The fortunes of Searcy's Ridout Lumber Co. and homebuilders are thoroughly intertwined. About 90 percent of sales at the 10-store chain can be attributed to its professional contractor clientele. read more >

TLC Pulls Duggar Family Series Amid Misconduct Reports

TLC says it has pulled the reality series "19 Kids and Counting" from its schedule, a move that follows reports of sexual misconduct allegations against Josh Duggar from when he was a juvenile. read more >

America's Car-Mart Reports Increases in Profit, Sales for Year

America's Car-Mart Inc. of Bentonville reported income of $29.5 million for the fiscal year 2015, an increase of nearly 40 percent from 2014. read more >

Update: Vadim Perelman Resigns from USA Truck Board of Directors

Vadim Perelman resigned as a member of the board of directors at USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren after his investment group divested itself of the 1.4 million shares it had owned in the trucking company. read more >

J.B. Hunt Plans 7-Story Office Tower at HQ

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell is planning to build a new office tower at its headquarters. read more >

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