Retail Archive

Simon Announces New Retailers at McCain Mall

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/10/2017 09:57 am

Simon Property Group Inc. of Indianapolis, Indiana, announced Wednesday the arrival of five new retailers at McCain Mall in North Little Rock and relocation of one retailer to a remodeld space in the mall.

Dillard's 3Q Net Income Down 36 Percent

by Lance Turner 11/9/2017 03:46 pm

Dillard's Inc. of Little Rock reports third-quarter net income of $14.5 million, down 36 percent from the same quarter last year, as same-store sales were affected by hurricanes in Texas and Florida.

Macy's Sales Fall, Kohl's Profit Drops

by Associated Press 11/9/2017 10:50 am

Macy's sales fell as it had a hard time pulling shoppers through its doors and Kohl's reported a drop in quarterly profit.

Wal-Mart to Offer Black Friday Deals Early on Its Website

by Associated Press 11/9/2017 07:25 am

Wal-Mart hopes to tempt shoppers with online deals before Black Friday.

Virginia Group Buys Donaghey Building for $5.7M

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/8/2017 03:32 pm

A Virginia limited partnership has purchased the Donaghey Building from Lake Hamilton Corp. for $5.7 million, planning to turn the vacant, 92-year-old Little Rock building into an apartment building.

Chicago Firm to Acquire ABC Financial Services

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/8/2017 01:45 pm

Private equity investment firm Thoma Bravo of Chicago announces that it will acquire ABC Financial Services Inc. of Sherwood.

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.

Rock City Harley-Davidson to Move to Gateway Town Center

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 11/7/2017 03:55 pm

Riverbike of Arkansas LLC, parent company of Rock City Harley-Davidson, closed on a $2.4 million purchase of a 5.5-acre lot at the Gateway Town Center in Little Rock.

'Trump Bump' Benefits Arkansas Stockholders

by Gwen Moritz 11/6/2017 12:00 am

The “Trump Bump” has been very good for most of the 120 names on this year's list of the state's biggest stockholders, but the benefits have not been evenly shared.

Lauren James Raises $1.16M in Stock Offering

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

Lauren James Enterprises Inc. of Fayetteville recently raised $1.16 million in a stock offering, according to its filing with the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission.

Fury of 3 Hurricanes Humbles Brett Overman

by Marty Cook 11/6/2017 12:00 am

Cleaning Up Brett Overman, builder of Jonesboro's Zips Car Wash, discusses the challenges of running a disaster recovery business in the wake of three hurricanes.

Arkansas Year-to-Date Revenue Misses Forecast by $36M

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 11/2/2017 10:17 am

Arkansas revenue collected during the first four months of the fiscal year was up 1.3 percent from the same period last year, but $36 million below forecast, according to a monthly report.

Murphy USA Posts 3Q Profit of $67.9M

by Kyle Massey 11/1/2017 03:58 pm

Murphy USA Inc., the nationwide fuel retailer and convenience store chain based in El Dorado, reported a third-quarter net income of $67.9 million and earnings of $1.90 per diluted share, beating analysts' estimates.

Wal-Mart Hopes to Make Stores Livelier for the Holidays

by Associated Press 11/1/2017 07:38 am

As more shoppers shift online, Wal-Mart hopes to make its stores more fun this holiday season.

US Consumer Confidence Rises in October to 17-Year High

by Associated Press 10/31/2017 09:25 am

American consumers are the most confident they've been in nearly 17 years.

Wine Choices in Arkansas Set to Soar

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/30/2017 12:00 am

What once was a stream is now a flood as applications for grocery store wine permits pour into the Arkansas Alcoholic Beverage Control Division.

Wal-Mart's Marc Lore Blows Top Off Exec Compensation List

by Gwen Moritz 10/30/2017 12:00 am

The word “outlier” was invented to describe things like the top entry on this week's list of the highest-paid executives employed by public companies in Arkansas.

Holiday Island Holdings Inc. Continues Quest for Assets

by George Waldon 10/30/2017 12:00 am

Holiday Island Holdings Inc., the state's least-known public company, is on the hunt for assets. Revenue would be nice too.

Wal-Mart's New Headquarters: Tradition, Not Frills

by Marty Cook 10/30/2017 12:00 am

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. says its new headquarters campus on 350 acres in Bentonville will be all about efficiency and not ego.

Tontitown Warehouse Sells for $2.7 Million (NWA Real Deals)

by Marty Cook 10/30/2017 12:00 am

Elder Conway LLC, led by Chris Elder, bought the warehouse, which sits on 6.44 acres at 609 Laura Lane. The seller was Al G. Romine of Celebration, Florida.