Northwest Arkansas Archive

Lawsuit a Low Note for Arvest Notary

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/24/2017 12:00 am

An Oklahoma man who said his name was forged on a loan document is going after the notary who allegedly signed off on the paperwork.

Harps Makes David Ganoung Marketing VP (NWA Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/24/2017 12:00 am

David Ganoung has been promoted to vice president of marketing at Harps Foods Stores Inc. of Springdale.

Today's Bank Expands Footprint with Van Buren Branch

by George Waldon 4/24/2017 12:00 am

The $181 million-asset lender is setting up shop in a former bank branch at 615 E. Pointer Trail previously used by Arkansas Valley Electric Cooperative.

Arkansas Trucking Association Highlights Parking Problem

by Marty Cook 4/24/2017 12:00 am

Finding safe, quality parking is harder than you would think. Imagine the millions of trucks on the road and then realize that there are a little more than 300,000 public and private parking spots allotted for them.

$3.7M Buys Joyce Plaza In Fayetteville (NWA Real Deals)

by Marty Cook 4/24/2017 12:00 am

The complex covers 3.77 acres and was formerly anchored by Buffalo Wild Wings, which recently moved across Joyce to a location adjacent to the Malco Cinema.

Tyson Foods Names Justin Whitmore Chief Sustainability Officer

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/21/2017 11:03 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale names former McKinsey & Co. consultant Justin Whitmore to its newly created position of chief sustainability officer.

Wal-Mart CEO Doug McMillon Sees Compensation Rise in 2016

by Nandita Bose, Reuters 4/21/2017 07:30 am

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. chief executive officer received a 13 percent increase in total compensation to $22.4 million in the fiscal year ended Jan. 31.

USA Truck Names Jason Bates CFO

by Lance Turner 4/19/2017 04:12 pm

USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren hires Jason Bates as executive vice president and CFO, filling a post left vacant by James Reed, who became CEO in January.

Report: Commercial Real Estate Absorption Quickens in NWA

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/19/2017 10:01 am

The effects of changing consumer shopping habits are starting to show up in northwest Arkansas commercial real estate trends, according to the latest Arvest Bank Skyline Report on real estate.

Tom Hayes: Tyson Focused on Sustainable Growth

by Sarah Campbell 4/18/2017 01:34 pm

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale is focused on growing in Arkansas, president and CEO Tom Hayes said during the Arkansas Economic Development Foundation Luncheon in Little Rock.

Wal-Mart Seeks Online Fashion Presence Through Acquisitions

by Nandita Bose and Gayathree Ganesan, Reuters 4/18/2017 06:50 am

Wal-Mart's bid for Bonobos is the latest step in the company's attempt to recover lost ground against Amazon and others in the growing online fashion world, analysts say.

Jim Morriss, Springdale's Newsman for a Half-Century, Dies at 80

by Kyle Massey 4/17/2017 12:52 pm

Jim Morriss, who as a jack-of-all-trades reporter and editor led the Springdale newspaper from the days of molten lead type to the age of computers and a 24-hour news cycle, died April 12 at age 80.

Dillard to Receive Honorary Degree from University of Arkansas

by Lydia McAllister 4/17/2017 11:33 am

Dillard's Inc. of Little Rock Chairman and CEO William T. Dillard II will receive an honorary degree this spring from the University of Arkansas.

Recode: Wal-Mart in Advanced Talks to Buy Bonobos

by Reuters 4/17/2017 11:08 am

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is in advanced discussions to buy online men's fashion retailer Bonobos Inc., Recode reported on Friday, citing sources.

The Long, Rough Ride Ahead for 'Made in America'

by Nick Carey, Reuters 4/17/2017 07:37 am

American companies, along with President Donald Trump, face big obstacles as they try to rebuild American manufacturing.

Advanced Cabling Systems Keeps Climbing the Charts

by Kyle Massey 4/17/2017 12:00 am

Double-digit growth has been a constant companion for Advanced Cabling Systems LLC during its first 20 years of business.

Anne Liebst To Head Boreham LIbrary at UA-Fort Smith (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/17/2017 12:00 am

Anne Liebst has been named director of the Boreham Library at the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith, succeeding Bob Frizzell, who retired at the end of 2016.

Wal-Mart to Discount Online-Only Items Delivered to Stores

by Anne D'Innocenzio, The Associated Press 4/12/2017 06:54 am

Starting next week, Wal-Mart will offer discounts on thousands of online-only items when customers elect to have them shipped to one of the company's stores for pickup.

Tyson Foods Names Doug Ramsey to Oversee Poultry

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/11/2017 10:30 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale said Tuesday that Doug Ramsey has been promoted to president of the meat processor's poultry operations.

Asa Hutchinson Makes Board, Commission Appointments

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/11/2017 09:40 am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced Tuesday the following appointments to state boards and commissions.

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