Restaurants & Food Archive

Court Filing Shows No Love for Lucy's Diner

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/20/2017 12:00 am

Mathias Shopping Centers Inc., led by Sam Mathias of Springdale, has filed a second suit in Washington County Circuit Court against Neon Restaurants LLC of Fort Smith.

Shots Taken in Big Whiskey's Lawsuit

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/20/2017 12:00 am

The Big Whiskey's restaurant and bar in Little Rock and owner James Bryant have filed suit — again — over the opening of a Big Whiskey's in Bentonville.

Altimize Wins AEDC Funds

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 11/20/2017 12:00 am

Altimize, a tenant of the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub in North Little Rock, has received a financial boost recently and is expanding its offerings.

Ask Customers This in 2018 (Jim Karrh On Marketing)

by Jim Karrh 11/20/2017 12:00 am

The benefit of escaping the assumption that your customers know all of the things you offer can mean increasing your revenue by 10 to 20 percent — or more.

B&B Solutions Facility Draws $2.2M Sale (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 11/20/2017 12:00 am

Woodmont Mabelvale LLC of New York bought the 38,000-SF office-warehouse facility in southwest Little Rock from BNBS Properties LLC, led by Jerry Spears.

Real Estate Deals Total $3M

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 11/16/2017 08:57 am

Baseline Road property bought for convenience store and gas station tops recent real estate buys at $980,000.

Demand at Shearer's Snacks Brings Jobs to Jackson County

by Graycen Colbert Bigger 11/15/2017 02:55 pm

Shearer's Snacks, Newport's top manufacturing company, announced it is in the process of hiring 85 employees to meet increased product demand.

Tyson Foods Reports Record Annual EPS, Acquisition

by Marty Cook 11/13/2017 10:02 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale reported on Monday fiscal 2017 income of $1.77 billion, which the company said represented a record earnings per share of $5.31.

Hiram Walker Plant Keeps Fort Smith in High Spirits

by Jan Cottingham 11/13/2017 12:00 am

In a city hard hit by manufacturing declines during the past decade, the Hiram Walker plant, set on 32 acres at the south end of town, is a bright spot.

Seven Dairy Queens Slated for Northwest Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/13/2017 12:00 am

An Alabama couple have signed a franchise agreement to open seven Dairy Queen locations in northwest Arkansas.

Liquor Wholesaler Glazer's Charged Wal-Mart More, Suit Says

by Mark Friedman 11/13/2017 12:00 am

A former vice president at Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits LLC has alleged in a lawsuit that it charged Wal-Mart Stores Inc. more for alcohol than other retailers.

Westbridge Apartments Add Up to $5M Sale (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 11/13/2017 12:00 am

Two pieces of a Little Rock apartment project combined for deals totaling $5 million.

Craft Brews Make Home in Fort Smith

by Jan Cottingham 11/13/2017 12:00 am

It was love that brought Quentin Willard back to Fort Smith, and it was love that led him, with business partner Brooke Elder, to found Fort Smith Brewing Co.

Renee Redick Brings Catering Experience to Midtown Sheraton (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/13/2017 12:00 am

Renee Redick is the new catering sales manager at the Four Points by Sheraton Little Rock Midtown.

Tyson Names New CFO as Dennis Leatherby Plans Retirement

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/9/2017 10:12 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale announces that Stewart Glendinning has been appointed CFO, effective Feb. 10. He will succeed Dennis Leatherby, who is retiring.

Get Tickets for the Arkansas Waterfowler Hall of Fame Ceremony

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/8/2017 10:02 am

Tickets are available for the second annual Arkansas Waterfowler Hall of Fame induction ceremony, which takes place at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30, at Robinson Center in Little Rock.

Retired IBM Executive Joins Ecoark's Board

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/8/2017 09:23 am

Ecoark Holdings Inc., which is set to be renamed Zest Technologies Inc., announced Wednesday that former IBM executive Michael Green has joined the company's board of directors.

Slideshow: Lloyd McCracken Jr., Steve Nelson Receive Lifetime Honors at CFO Awards

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/6/2017 10:21 am

Lloyd McCracken Jr., CFO of Fowler Foods Inc. of Jonesboro, and Steve Nelson, former vice president and controller of Dillard's Inc. of Little Rock, were honored with lifetime achievement awards at the Arkansas Business CFO of the Year luncheon.

Coca-Cola Complex Acquired in $11 Million Deal

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/6/2017 12:00 am

A soda plant, agri acreage and an equipment rental venue form this week's trio of big real estate transactions.

Big Orange Ready to Blossom in Rogers

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/6/2017 12:00 am

The Big Orange restaurant in Rogers will have its soft opening — serving staff and friends and family — this week and will open to the public the week after.