Northwest Arkansas

State of the Art Exhibit Draws Record Crowds to Crystal Bridges

State of the Art Exhibit Draws Record Crowds to Crystal Bridges
Portions of the exhibit have spilled into space reserved for the museum's permanent collection.

The State of the Art exhibition at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art has become the best attended exhibition in the Bentonville museum's three-year history.
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Dan Cushman Sales Job Helps Turn Around PAM Transport

Dan Cushman no longer has to ask his accountants if PAM Transport Inc. of Tontitown has made money this month. Now, he said, he gets to ask the much more fun question of how much money the company made. The trucking company's current financial health stands in stark contrast to those dark months that made up 2008-09.
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Cooper Communities A Family Enterprise for Over 50 Years

Cooper Communities Inc. of Rogers — along with its assorted subsidiaries such as Cooper Land Development, Cooper Homes and Cooper Realty Investment — really is a family business.
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TiFiber Sanitizer Plant Set for Fort Smith

A company that makes a key component of sanitizers says it will build a pilot production facility in Fort Smith and eventually put its company headquarters there. read more >

Wachter to Spend $20M, Add 20 Jobs to Expand Lowell Plant

Wachter Inc. of Lenexa, Kansas, is expanding its facility in Lowell, investing $2 million and adding 20 new jobs. read more >

U.S. Department of Energy Releases Draft EIS on Transmission Line

The U.S. Department of Energy has released a 3,700-page Draft Environmental Impact Statement for a $2 billion, 720-mile transmission line to pass through Arkansas. read more >

Wal-Mart Loses Appeal in Pennsylvania Class-Action Lawsuit

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville says it lost its latest appeal in a class-action lawsuit filed against it in 2002, which will affect earning per share from continuing operations in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2015. read more >

Arvest Survey: Mortgage Debt Down, Savings Up in Arkansas

Arkansans reported less mortgage debt than their neighbors in Oklahoma and Missouri, according to the latest consumer sentiment survey from Arvest Bank. read more >

At Tyson Foods, Christine Daugherty Will Lead Animal Well-Being Efforts

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale names Dr. Christine Daugherty as its new vice president for animal well-bring programs. read more >

Friedman-Mincer Building in Fort Smith Undergoing $2M Rehab

Architectural resurrection of the 102-year-old Friedman-Mincer Building in downtown Fort Smith will come with a juxtaposition of modern design and early 19th-century grandeur. read more >

Bentonville Retail Center Sold for $1.35M

The strip center at 231 N. Walton Blvd. is occupied by Papa John's Pizza, Wingstop, Rent-A-Center and Kumon Math & Reading Center. read more >

Prudent Planning Pays Off for Cooper Communities

John Cooper III is president and chairman of the board of directors of Cooper Communities Inc. of Rogers, a prolific land development company for the past 50-plus years. How prolific is a company secret, as Cooper politely declines to share the private company's revenue or employment figures. He did sit down at his company's headquarters for an interview, his first ever with the media. read more >

Wal-Mart CEO Says Company's U.S. Workers Will Soon Make Above Federal Minimum Wage

Employees of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville have protested for an increase in wages, and according to company CEO Doug McMillon, that raise is coming soon. read more >

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