Retail Archive

Reuters: Walmart Strikes Deal with MGM for Vudu Content

by Lance Turner 10/8/2018 10:43 am

Walmart Inc. of Bentonville is moving ahead with efforts to strengthen its Vudu video-on-demand service, inking a content deal with Metro Goldwyn Mayer studios.

Timberwood Apartments Sell for $1.6M

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/8/2018 12:00 am

A 56-unit apartment complex in Jacksonville, a 7,855-SF mansion in west Little Rock, a 16,290-SF retail project in Conway and a 30-unit apartment portfolio in Pulaski County form this week's quartet of million-dollar transactions.

The New Influentials: 20 In Their 20s Seem to Get Younger Every Year

by Gwen Moritz 10/8/2018 12:00 am

These ā€œ20 in Their 20sā€ have risen to our attention through nominations, generally by employers who are mighty proud to have been able to attract such promising talent. When you read about them, you are going to understand why.

Unusual Legal Battle Is a Textbook Case

by Mark Friedman 10/8/2018 12:00 am

Lawsuits have littered the path of James and Terry Barnes and their textbook enterprises, with allegations ranging from competition against companies they co-own to selling counterfeit materials.

Millennial Salaries Adjusted State by State

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/8/2018 12:00 am

The map, created by the website, a cost information website, shows median annual salaries for millennials on an adjusted basis.

Still Big on Little Rock (Millie Ward Commentary)

by Millie Ward 10/8/2018 12:00 am

here has recently been what seems to be an unbalanced portrayal of Little Rock — a great deal of criticism and glass-half-empty viewpoints. I'd like to present an alternative glass-half-full view of Little Rock.

Ordinance Opens Osceola to Commercial Business

by Todd Traub 10/3/2018 02:01 pm

As it enjoys a boom in industrial jobs, thanks in large part to the steel industry, Osceola has passed a city ordinance designed to draw commercial business and improve the quality of life.

Walmart Buys Plus-Size Retailer Eloquii

by Lance Turner 10/2/2018 02:10 pm

Walmart Inc. of Bentonville announces its latest e-commerce acquisition: Eloquii, a fashion brand focused on plus-size women's apparel.

Amazon Ups Wages for 350K, Says It Will Advocate Better Pay

by Associated Press 10/2/2018 07:10 am

Amazon, which has faced political and economic pressure to raise pay for thousands of employees, is boosting its minimum wage for all U.S. workers to $15 per hour starting next month.

Hillview Village, Properties at Maumelle Exit Lead Recent Real Estate Details

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/1/2018 12:00 am

A 56-unit apartment complex in North Little Rock, a fast food-convenience store project in Maumelle and a 6,046-SF house in Little Rock generated a trio of multimillion-dollar transactions.

Rock Plaza Transaction Tops $9 Million Mark (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 10/1/2018 12:00 am

Rock Plaza, a 54,772-SF office building in Little Rock's Riverdale area, weighed in at $7.95 million.

Regulatory Balance (Craig Douglass On Consumers)

by Craig Douglass 10/1/2018 12:00 am

If consumer choice is placed ahead of consumer protection, then caveat emptor: Let the buyer beware.

Firm Signs Agreement to Grade Arkansas Marijuana Applicants

by Associated Press 9/28/2018 06:47 am

A Boston-based consultant has signed an agreement with Arkansas to grade the more than 200 applications for the state's first medical marijuana dispensary licenses.

Fortune Profiles Walmart's McKenna Among 'Powerful Women in Business'

by Lance Turner 9/26/2018 11:26 am

Fortune magazine, as part of its "Most Powerful Women in Business" list, profiles Judith McKenna, the CEO of Walmart's international operation, who is overseeing some of the retail giant's biggest bets, including the $16 billion Flipkart deal.

US Consumer Confidence Rises to 18-Year High in September

by Associated Press 9/25/2018 10:35 am

U.S. consumer confidence shot up to an 18-year high in September — good news for retailers as the holiday shopping season approaches.

Cantrell Drug Gets FDA OK to Resume Operations

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/25/2018 10:33 am

Cantrell Drug Co. of Little Rock says it's received final approval from the Food & Drug Administration to resume operations.

Complex Sells for $55M In Uptown Fayetteville (NWA Real Deals)

by Marty Cook 9/24/2018 12:00 am

Sun Holdings Group, led by Jacob Blatt, bought the 300-plus-unit complex at Joyce and Steele boulevards.

Cantrell Heights Slice Generates $6.1M Sale (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 9/24/2018 12:00 am

Cantrell Heights LLC, led by John Bailey, sold a chunk of its namesake complex at 6900 Cantrell Road to F4 Little Rock 2 LLC of Edmond, Oklahoma.

Christian Brothers Move Onward on New Fayetteville Location

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/24/2018 12:00 am

Christian Brothers Automotive is advancing its plan to open an auto repair shop in Fayetteville.

Walmart Hits Gas In Going Greener

by Mark Friedman 9/24/2018 12:00 am

After a decade of success in its sweeping sustainability efforts, Walmart Inc. is working on a new goal: slashing greenhouse gas production in its supply chain.