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Harps Advances Two at Director Positions (NWA Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/18/2017 12:00 am

Dean Payton has been named director of the 10Box division of Harps Food Stores Inc. of Springdale, and Mike Roberts has been named director of produce operations.

Wal-Mart to Build New Headquarters in Bentonville

by Sarah Campbell-Miller and Lance Turner 9/15/2017 12:15 pm

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. plans to build a new headquarters in Bentonville, CEO Doug McMillon announced to employees on Friday.

US Retail Sales Dipped 0.2 Percent in August as Auto Sales Fell

by Associated Press 9/15/2017 10:50 am

Consumers cut back on their shopping in August by the largest amount in six months as declining auto sales offset gains in other areas.

Little Rock Mayor Says City Will Vie for Amazon HQ

by Lance Turner 9/12/2017 11:35 am

Little Rock Mayor Mark Stodola said the city will submit a bid to be home to Amazon's second North American headquarters.

Tyson Foods Commits to Food Sustainability

by Marty Cook 9/11/2017 12:00 am

Tyson Foods CEO Tom Hayes says his company's commitment to creating a sustainable food program can help create a healthier environment, a healthier workforce and healthier animals.

Northwest Arkansas on Bucket's List

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/11/2017 12:00 am

Francis Hwang, co-founder and president of the startup Bucket, moved to Fayetteville in mid-August in preparation for the company's launch in spring 2018.

Hideaway Serves Up $3.2M Transaction (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 9/11/2017 12:00 am

A 6,705-SF pizzeria in North Little Rock tipped the scales at $3.23 million.

Jacksonville, Sherwood Leaders to Vote on Alcohol Election

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 9/7/2017 11:00 am

The Jacksonville and Sherwood city councils will vote Thursday whether to set a Nov. 14 election that could allow restaurants in the defunct Gray Township and Precinct 64 to sell alcohol by the glass.

US Services Sector Expanded at Stronger Rate in August

by Associated Press 9/6/2017 10:19 am

U.S. services businesses grew at a faster pace in August as measures for new orders and hiring improved, though some of those gains could disappear temporarily in the wake of damage from Harvey.

Hunt Ventures Plans $100 Million Development in Pinnacle Hills

by Marty Cook 9/5/2017 10:43 am

Hunt Ventures and an Oklahoma City group will partner to build a 15-acre, $100 million mixed-use development in Pinnacle Hills in Rogers.

Sherwood Lot Next to Whit Davis Sells for $425K

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 9/5/2017 09:49 am

A 2.58-acre lot next to the Whit Davis Home & Hardware Plus store in Sherwood has sold for $425,000 to a company led by Whit Davis President and Co-Owner Terry Toney.

Arkansas Business Presents New Lists of Minority-, Woman-Owned Companies

by Gwen Moritz 9/4/2017 12:00 am

Arkansas Business presents two lists of 135 minority-owned companies and 98 woman-owned companies who responded to our first-ever survey of companies in those categories.

Design Group Works to Combine Good Business With Goodwill

by Kyle Massey 9/4/2017 12:00 am

When Myron Jackson saw images of white supremacists marching last month in Charlottesville, Virginia, he noticed more than swastikas, Dixie flags and hatred. As much as he dislikes putting it so bluntly, he also spotted opportunity.

Arkansas Flag & Banner's Kerry McCoy Rides Wave of Publicity

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/4/2017 12:00 am

Kerry McCoy, who grew up in North Little Rock, founded Arkansas Flag & Banner in 1975 with an investment of $400. The company now has 22 full-time employees.

Little Rock Properties Sell for $815K

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 9/1/2017 12:59 pm

Day care centers, eateries, retail center and lot sold this month.

Blooming Magnolia Looking to Boom

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 8/28/2017 12:00 am

Magnolia has bloomed in the last couple of years, but local leaders say the south Arkansas city — despite its lack of interstate access — is on the cusp of even greater growth.

Petsmart Property Draws $2.7 Million Transaction (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 8/28/2017 12:00 am

Arkansas Specialty Partners LLC, led by Dr. James Tucker, bought the Petsmart-Concentra project at 3470-80 Landers Road from the Horwitz-Bradley Revocable Living Trust of Los Angeles.

Bar Association Honors Attorney Bill Waddell for Pro Bono Work (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/28/2017 12:00 am

Bill Waddell was recognized earlier this month as one of five recipients of the American Bar Association's Pro Bono Publico Award for 2017.

Jeff Hart Promoted to VP at E.C. Barton (NEA Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/28/2017 12:00 am

Jeff Hart has been named vice president for purchasing at E.C. Barton & Co. of Jonesboro. The

Arkansas Health Department Posts Restaurant Inspections Online

by Jan Cottingham 8/21/2017 12:00 am

The Arkansas Health Department earlier this month began posting restaurant inspection reports on its website, making reports on about 15,000 retail food establishments throughout the state publicly available.

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