Retail Archive

Fayetteville Primed for Second Raising Cane's Restaurant (NWA Real Deals)

by Marty Cook 4/25/2016 12:00 am

Raising Cane's is poised to put a second chicken fingers restaurant in Fayetteville after a $1.3 million purchase.

Middle Class, Cash Poor And Desperate (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 4/25/2016 12:00 am

A couple of smart, talented, outwardly successful guys fell into the fatal trap of believing that they deserved a lifestyle they simply couldn't afford.

Finding Your Marketplace Identity (Jim Karrh On Marketing)

by Jim Karrh 4/25/2016 12:00 am

The decisions involved in buying or selling the places where we live or work can be tightly wrapped in aspirations, hopes and anxiety.

City Planners Approve Movie Theater, Retail Space for Bentonville

by Sarah Campbell 4/20/2016 11:03 am

The Bentonville Planning Commission on Tuesday approved construction of a mixed-use retail building and what will be the city's only movie theater.

Microsoft COO Kevin Turner to Speak at Northwest Arkansas Technology Summit

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/19/2016 10:17 am

Kevin Turner, the chief operating officer for Microsoft Corp. of Redmond, Washington, will be the keynote speaker at the 2nd annual Northwest Arkansas Technology Summit on Oct. 7 in Rogers.

Goodwill Stores Asks for Electronic Donations

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/18/2016 10:13 am

Goodwill Industries of Arkansas is making a push for electronic donations in recognition of Earth Day on Friday, April 22.

Defective Merchandise Detailed in Lawsuit from Wal-Mart Vendor

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/18/2016 12:00 am

RND said the relationship between Victory and Wal-Mart soured after Wal-Mart found Victory manufactured goods in Chinese factories that allegedly weren't approved by Wal-Mart. Making matters worse, defective merchandise allegedly was shipped to the retailer, RND said in its court papers.

Wal-Mart Vendor AMG Sues Partner After Abrupt Cancellation

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/18/2016 12:00 am

Wal-Mart vendor Active Marketing Group Inc. is suing EB Brands Holdings Inc. for abruptly severing its client relationship after more than 25 years.

Dunkin' Donuts Intensifies Push Into Arkansas

by Jan Cottingham 4/18/2016 12:00 am

The parent company of Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins is placing its hopes for revenue growth on drastically expanding its footprint, and new Dunkin' Donuts stores in Arkansas are part of that plan.

Executive Recruiter Cameron Smith on Assessing Assistants

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/18/2016 12:00 am

Cameron Smith founded the executive recruitment firm Cameron Smith & Associates in 1992. The firm has gone on to become the top provider of executive talent to the almost 1,400 vendors doing business with Wal-Mart Stores Inc.

Arkansas Unemployment Rate Falls to 4 Percent in March

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/15/2016 11:09 am

Arkansas' unemployment rate fell two-tenths of a percentage point from February to 4 percent in March, according to a report Friday by the state Department of Workforce Services.

Jason Nichol to Lead Tyson Foods' Wal-Mart Division

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/14/2016 07:00 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale named Jason Nichol as its senior vice president in charge of Wal-Mart operations.

Bentonville's Harrison French Buys Massachusetts Architecture Firm

by Jan Cottingham 4/12/2016 02:25 pm

Harrison French & Associates, the Bentonville architectural firm that focuses on retail design, has bought ALLEVATO Architects of Franklin, Massachusetts, giving HFA a presence in the Northeast.

Larry Crain Leads Land Swap in Conway

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/11/2016 12:00 am

A Conway property swap near the northwest interchange of Dave Ward Drive and Interstate 40 yielded a flip-flop of ownership.

Chambers Appointment to USA Truck Board Product of Search for Gender Diversity, IT Experience

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/11/2016 12:00 am

USA Truck Inc. retained Cameron Smith & Associates of Rogers to source candidates for open board position.

Dillard's Spends Over $2.25M on Stephens Insurance, Media Buys in Fiscal 2015

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/11/2016 12:00 am

Dillard's Inc. of Little Rock spent more than $2.25 million with companies associated with Warren Stephens in its fiscal 2015.

McMillon Studio Showcases Retail Innovation

by Marty Cook 4/11/2016 12:00 am

Researcher Susan Sedberry is overseeing the final touches to the Retail Innovation & Technology Lab, to be called the McMillon Innovation Studio, at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville that she calls “an interactive Amazeum for adults.”

Tandem Apartment Sales Add Up to $11.2 Million (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 4/11/2016 12:00 am

Shorter College Gardens Apartments in North Little Rock sold for $7.05 million while Willow Bend Apartments in Jacksonville sold for $4.25 million.

Developing Your Bench (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

by Barry Goldberg 4/11/2016 12:00 am

A succession plan means not only knowing who could move into an open slot, but what development gaps the candidate has for readiness and what the plans are for filling those gaps.

El Dorado Nonprofit Parodies Macklemore to Get Visitors 'Downtown'

by Sarah Campbell 4/8/2016 11:43 am

El Dorado Festivals and Events aims to bring attention to the town's going-ons ahead of its under-construction $85 million arts and entertainment district.