Northwest Arkansas Archive

Kavanaugh Branch Kicks Off Allied's Auction Run

by Mark Carter 7/21/2015 10:29 am

The Allied Bank branch at the intersection Kavanaugh and Cantrell in Little Rock's Heights neighborhood took to the auction block Tuesday morning, leading off a four-day run by Blackmon Auctions of Little Rock.

NWA Council Celebrates 25 Years

by Marty Cook 7/20/2015 03:51 pm

The Northwest Arkansas Council celebrated its 25th anniversary at its annual meeting at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art on Monday.

Shake's CEO Corey Osborne Goes for Slice of Fayetteville Pizza Market

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/20/2015 12:00 am

Corey Osborne, the CEO of Shake's Frozen Custard of Fayetteville, is branching out with a new fast-casual restaurant.

Fayetteville Company Sues After Getting Stiffed on Chicken Fat

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/20/2015 12:00 am

Kow Commodities Inc. of Fayetteville said it delivered poultry fat and other products to Ethos Holdings LLC of Southlake, Texas, but was stiffed on the bill, according to a lawsuit that is now in U.S. District Court in Fayetteville.

USA Truck Making Best Of Leadership Change

by Marty Cook 7/20/2015 12:00 am

USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren may be in the best possible circumstances to handle the recent resignation of its top executive because of health issues.

Tyson Among Poultry Giants Curtailing Antibiotic Use

by Marty Cook 7/20/2015 12:00 am

Christine Daugherty is almost irrepressibly energetic. It's a trait that serves her well in her role as vice president of sustainable food production at Tyson Foods of Springdale.

J.B. Hunt 2Q Profit Up 11 Percent

by Marty Cook 7/17/2015 11:38 am

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell on Friday reported second-quarter net income of $103.42 million, or 88 cents per share.

Wal-Mart Sees Shopping Surge for Rival Sale to Amazon

by Anne D'Innocenzio, The Associated Press 7/16/2015 02:39 pm

Wal-Mart says its counter-offensive against Amazon's big sale called Prime Day seemed to pay off.

Ozarks Electric to Build Solar Generation Facility in Springdale

by Alexis Hosticka 7/16/2015 01:15 pm

Ozarks Electric will soon begin construction of a one-megawatt solar generation facility in Springdale, the company announced on Wednesday.

U of A Libraries Add 1964 Collection

by Alexis Hosticka 7/16/2015 09:54 am

University of Arkansas Libraries announced on Thursday the opening of the Ray Thornton Papers, a 1964 manuscript collection.

TLC Cancels Duggars' '19 Kids and Counting'

by Associated Press 7/16/2015 09:52 am

After weeks in limbo stemming from revelations of sexual misconduct by one of its stars, the TLC reality show "19 Kids and Counting" is officially dead.

$21.5M Amazeum Opens in Bentonville

by Alexis Hosticka 7/15/2015 09:51 am

The $21.5 million Scott Family Amazeum in Bentonville opened to the public on Wednesday; the museum for families is the first of its kind in northwest Arkansas.

Wal-Mart Suppliers Grapple with 'Made in USA' Label

by Reuters 7/13/2015 11:10 am

Wal-Mart's 2015 U.S. Manufacturing Summit highlighted the challenges facing companies trying to bring manufacturing jobs back to the United States.

CJRW Names Darin Gray Chairman and CEO

by Sean Beherec 7/13/2015 09:32 am

Darin Gray, the company's president since February 2014, will also assume the roles of CEO and chairman, the company announced on Monday.

Tusk Musk Sold Under UA License

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/13/2015 12:00 am

A New York entrepreneur has distilled the scent of the University of Arkansas and is offering it in men's and women's versions for $39.50 per 1.7-ounce bottle.

Shopping Center Planned in South Bentonville

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/13/2015 12:00 am

A Texas developer plans to build a 12,000-SF shopping center across from the Walmart Neighborhood Market on I Street in Bentonville.

Mary Maestri's Keeps On Cooking in Springdale

by Marty Cook 7/13/2015 12:00 am

​Renowned Italian restaurant Mary Maestri's once occupied a stately building on the outskirts of Tontitown, far removed from the hustle and bustle of northwest Arkansas. Now the restaurant, which first opened in 1923, stands on a busy four-lane Springdale street, an icon in name but just another restaurant by outside appearance.

Bo Mattingly Back on Little Rock Airwaves, Switches Up in Northwest Arkansas

by Sean Beherec 7/13/2015 12:00 am

Mattingly recently began appearing on KASR-FM, 92.7, in central Arkansas, which was also added to the list of affiliates on his website. Calls to the station have not been returned in recent weeks.

Update: Fort Smith City Administrator Ray Gosack Retires

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/10/2015 04:55 pm

Fort Smith City Administrator Ray Gosack announced his retirement Friday morning, and the city's board of directors named his deputy, Jeff Dingman, as a temporary replacement.

Darden Restaurants Hires CFO of Wal-Mart's US Stores

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/10/2015 10:00 am

Darden Restaurants Inc. on Friday named Jeffrey Davis as its senior vice president and chief financial officer, effective July 16.