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USA Truck Names Werner Hugo Trucking Leader

by Marty Cook 5/10/2017 09:00 am

USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren names Werner Hugo as its senior vice president in charge of trucking operations.

Florida Probes Tyson Foods, Pilgrim's Pride on Chicken Pricing

by Tom Polansek, Reuters 5/9/2017 07:48 am

Top U.S. chicken companies Tyson Foods Inc. and Pilgrim's Pride Corp. say that Florida's attorney general sought information from them regarding a probe into possible anticompetitive behavior.

Corrected: U.S. Treasury Buys One Bank & Trust Stock

by Gwen Moritz 5/8/2017 03:26 pm

The U.S. Treasury Department purchased 344,577 shares of stock in One Bank & Trust at a sale conducted in Washington on Monday, the bank's CEO announced.

Tyson Foods CEO Optimistic Amid 2Q Profit Drop

by Marty Cook 5/8/2017 11:21 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale reports a 21 percent decline in quarterly profit as a fire at two of its plants in the period disrupted chicken production.

Bank of the Ozarks Expands Board

by Jan Cottingham 5/8/2017 10:51 am

The Bank of the Ozarks added a member to its board of directors at its annual shareholders meeting, raising the Little Rock company's board membership to 16 and increasing its female board membership to 25 percent.

More Red Ink for One Bank & Trust

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/8/2017 12:00 am

Little Rock's One Bank & Trust posted another quarterly loss: $1.6 million. The red ink during the first quarter marked a continuation of a trend that dates back nearly five years.

Simmons First Not Cooling Its Jets

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/8/2017 12:00 am

Simmons First National Corp. purchased a second jet last fall, a 1997 Dassault Falcon 2000, but don't expect a fleet.

El Dorado Building Its Hopes On Arts

by Kyle Massey 5/8/2017 12:00 am

In a town where an oil gusher a century ago set off one of the wildest booms in American history, transforming El Dorado into south Arkansas' richest town, Austin Barrow presides over a boom in downtown construction.

Uniti Group Reports 1Q Loss of $20M

by Lance Turner 5/5/2017 11:26 am

Uniti Group Inc. of Little Rock reports a $20 million first-quarter loss, down from a $8 million profit in the same quarter last year.

Wal-Mart Files Patent for Amazon Dash Rival

by Nandita Bose and Gayathree Ganesan, Reuters 5/5/2017 10:04 am

"Wal-Mart aims to integrate [Internet of Things] into the products themselves for automatic re-ordering with no user input at all."

ArcBest Reports 1Q Loss of $7.4M

by Marty Cook 5/5/2017 07:41 am

ArcBest Corp. of Fort Smith reports a first-quarter loss of $7.4 million, or 29 cents per diluted share, compared to a net loss of $6.1 million, or 24 cents per diluted share, in the same quarter last year.

Johnelle Hunt Closes ATA Conference

by Marty Cook 5/4/2017 06:22 pm

Johnelle Hunt, the co-founder of J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell, was the featured speaker at the Arkansas Trucking Association's annual conference at the Hammons Centers in Rogers.

Inuvo Reports 1Q Net Loss of $1.7M

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 5/4/2017 03:59 pm

Advertising technology and digital publishing firm Inuvo Inc. of Little Rock reports first-quarter revenue of $17.2 million, down from $18.7 million in the same quarter last year.

Wal-Mart Seeks Anti-Corruption Certification

by Kevin Krolicki and Nandita Bose, Reuters 5/4/2017 11:45 am

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville considers getting certified under a new international program that could help companies defend themselves against isolated cases of corruption or poor business practices.

Inuvo Executives See Pay Decline in 2016

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 5/4/2017 10:09 am

Every officer at Inuvo Inc. of Little Rock saw their pay decline in 2016, according to the company's annual proxy statement.

Windstream Reports 1Q Net Loss of $111M

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/4/2017 07:02 am

Windstream reports a first-quarter net loss of $111 million, or a loss of 89 cents per share, compared to a loss of $232 million, or a loss of $2.52 cents per share, in the same quarter last year.

Deltic Timber 1Q Profit Rises on Higher Wood Prices

by Lance Turner 5/3/2017 05:12 pm

Deltic Timber Corp. of El Dorado says first-quarter profit spiked 175 percent amid higher prices for lumber and medium density fiberboard.

Murphy Posts $58M 1Q Profit, but Adjusted $10M Loss

by Kyle Massey 5/3/2017 04:45 pm

Murphy Oil Corp. reported strong preliminary first-quarter financial results, including net income of $58 million, or 34 cents per diluted share of company stock. "Murphy had strong first-quarter results as we exceeded production guidance with high uptime performance across all our assets," CEO Roger Jenkins said.

Shelley Simpson Promoted At JB Hunt

by Marty Cook 5/3/2017 02:12 pm

Shelley Simpson has been named chief commercial officer and president of Highway Services at J.B. Hunt Transport Services of Lowell.

USA Truck Reports 1Q Net Loss of $5M

by Lance Turner 5/3/2017 10:51 am

USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren on Wednesday reported a first-quarter net loss of $4.9 million, or 61 cents per share, as its new CEO planned to return the struggling logistics firm to profitability in the last half of the year.

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