Northwest Arkansas

Frank, Judy Fletcher Give UA $600K for Entrepreneurial Course

Frank, Judy Fletcher Give UA $600K for Entrepreneurial Course
Judy and Frank Fletcher

University of Arkansas alumnus Frank Fletcher and his wife, Judy, are providing $600,000 to establish the Frank and Judy Fletcher SAKE Fund in the Sam M. Walton College of Business.
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Jury Convicts Oklahoma Man for Defrauding Broyles Foundation

A federal jury has convicted an Oklahoma man for defrauding the charitable foundation run by former Arkansas athletic director Frank Broyles.
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Survey: Arkansans Optimistic About Personal Finance, Buying Conditions

Arkansans remain optimistic, slightly less so than in March, about their personal financial situations, according to the second phase of the Fall 2015 Arvest Consumer Sentiment Survey released Tuesday.
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ATBI Shows Bentonville with Strong Construction, Real Estate

A strong August has pushed Bentonville back to the top of the Arkansas Tech Business Index, with an index rating of 107.98, an increase of 2.41 points over July. read more >

Update: Scott Inman to Leave KATV in Early 2016, Join GenWealth

Scott Inman, the lead news anchor for KATV-TV, Channel 7, in Little Rock, will leave the ABC affiliate in early 2016 and join GenWealth Financial Advisors as director of business development. read more >

United Way Names Kimberly Aaron as President

After a four month nationwide search, United Way of Northwest Arkansas Board of Directors has named Kimberly Aaron the organization's new president. read more >

TheatreSquared Selects Team for NWA Design Excellence Program

TheatreSquared Artistic Director Robert Ford and Executive Director Martin Miller announced Monday the design team that will design the theater's future home. read more >

Wal-Mart Pulls Cyber Monday Forward to Sunday, Record Industry Sales Expected

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville has decided that Cyber Monday, the biggest online shopping day of the year, should not start on a Monday anymore. read more >

Analysis: Wal-Mart Scrimps on Hiring As Store Space Grew Rapidly

Wal-Mart has been dogged by criticism of the standard of its stores in recent years, including long checkout lines and insufficient stocking of its shelves. A Reuters analysis of the giant discount retailer's growth and its employee numbers may help explain why read more >

Tyson Foods 4Q Net Income Up 88 Percent

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale on Monday reported an 88 percent increase in a key measure of profit as its prepared foods and chicken segments continued to show growth. read more >

BHL Makes Claim Against OneFinancial on Maumelle Office Building

Johnelle Hunt, through BHL Financing LLC, filed a lien on the Parker Building in Maumelle in connection with a default judgment of $14.7 million against OneFinancial, the holding company of One Bank & Trust. read more >

Office Space Filling Up in New Bentonville Building

Craig Soos plans to open his new office building in Bentonville at the start of the new year. It should be close to capacity the way things are looking. read more >

Sandy Gifford Ready as New Agent for Weichert Realtors-The Griffin Co. (Movers & Shakers)

Sandy Gifford has joined the Bentonville office of Weichert Realtors-The Griffin Co. as a real estate agent. read more >

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