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Video: Fitz Hill Talks Transparency in Leadership, Work at Scott Ford Center

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/18/2017 10:55 am

Leaders should tell the truth, be transparent and communicate regularly with stakeholders during a crisis, says Fitz Hill in Part 2 of Arkansas Business' new video series on leadership.

Wal-Mart Seeks Online Fashion Presence Through Acquisitions

by Nandita Bose and Gayathree Ganesan, Reuters 4/18/2017 06:50 am

Wal-Mart's bid for Bonobos is the latest step in the company's attempt to recover lost ground against Amazon and others in the growing online fashion world, analysts say.

Dillard to Receive Honorary Degree from University of Arkansas

by Lydia McAllister 4/17/2017 11:33 am

Dillard's Inc. of Little Rock Chairman and CEO William T. Dillard II will receive an honorary degree this spring from the University of Arkansas.

Recode: Wal-Mart in Advanced Talks to Buy Bonobos

by Reuters 4/17/2017 11:08 am

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is in advanced discussions to buy online men's fashion retailer Bonobos Inc., Recode reported on Friday, citing sources.

The Long, Rough Ride Ahead for 'Made in America'

by Nick Carey, Reuters 4/17/2017 07:37 am

American companies, along with President Donald Trump, face big obstacles as they try to rebuild American manufacturing.

Too Much Too Much (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 4/17/2017 12:00 am

Online competition isn't the only change in the retail landscape. Many stores are closing because the malls that surround them just aren't attracting the kind of traffic they used to.

Medical Clinic Replaces Nichols Furniture After $3M Purchase (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 4/17/2017 12:00 am

PTCOA Shackleford Clinic LLC, led by Dr. Meraj Siddiqui and Dr. Ronald Tilley, bought the Nichols Furniture store at 108 N. Shackleford Road.

US Retail Sales Fell in March, Second Straight Monthly Drop

by Associated Press 4/14/2017 11:00 am

Americans pulled back on their spending at auto dealers and restaurants in March, causing retail sales to drop despite signs of a healthy job market.

Wal-Mart to Discount Online-Only Items Delivered to Stores

by Anne D'Innocenzio, The Associated Press 4/12/2017 06:54 am

Starting next week, Wal-Mart will offer discounts on thousands of online-only items when customers elect to have them shipped to one of the company's stores for pickup.

Asa Hutchinson Among Speakers at 2nd Conference on Delta's Future

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/10/2017 11:33 am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson will be the featured luncheon speaker at a conference on the future of the Arkansas Delta on May 19 at the Pine Bluff Convention Center.

Promenade at Chenal Property Purchased for $4 Million

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/10/2017 12:00 am

A retail project in west Little Rock, commercial property in Sherwood, a parking lot in downtown Little Rock and two homes provide our five piece of multimillion-dollar transactions.

Chick-fil-A Coming to Pinnacle Hills in Rogers

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/10/2017 12:00 am

The popular fast-food restaurant chain Chick-fil-A appears headed to a spot in the Pinnacle Hills area of Rogers.

Dave & Buster's Draws $8.1M Transaction (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 4/10/2017 12:00 am

National Retail Properties Ltd. of Orlando, Florida, bought the 30,346-SF Dave & Buster's project at 10900 Bass Pro Parkway from Dave & Busters of Arkansas Inc. of Dallas.

Whose Facts Will They Believe? (Jim Karrh On Marketing)

by Jim Karrh 4/10/2017 12:00 am

Business people need to understand data and use it to communicate effectively with consumers, regulators and the media. How can you make your case, clearly and honestly, in such a skeptical age?

Ag Equipment Dealership MirTech Opens

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/10/2017 12:00 am

As part of its partnership with MirTech Harvest Center to grow the farm equipment sales and service business in the western Delta region, Claas of America announced in March the opening of two MirTech dealerships in Jonesboro and in Sikeston, Missouri.

Dillard Family's Pay Rose in 2016

by Mark Friedman 4/7/2017 10:22 am

Dillard family members who work at Dillard's Inc. of Little Rock saw their total compensation packages rise in 2016.

US Unemployment Falls to a Low 4.5 Percent

by Associated Press 4/7/2017 07:56 am

U.S. employers added just 98,000 jobs last month, the fewest in a year, though the unemployment rate fell to a nearly seven-year low of 4.5 percent.

SPONSORED: Think Twice Before Being Your Own Bookkeeper

by 4/6/2017 07:00 am

Treat bookkeeping like the vital task it is and not as an additional duty for a busy employee.

Arkansas House Rejects Attempt to Impose Online Sales Taxes

by Kelly P. Kissel and Tafi Mukunyadzi, The Associated Press 4/3/2017 04:41 pm

Arkansas legislators wrapped up the bulk of their work for the 2017 regular session Monday, approving a $5.5 billion budget and establishing a rainy day fund for future fiscal emergencies.

Shifting Labor Rules Keep Arkansas Attorneys Busy

by Mark Friedman 4/3/2017 12:00 am

Arkansas labor and employment attorneys are keeping an eye on challenges to the U.S. Department of Labor's overtime rules as well as a bill that would amend the Minimum Wage Act in Arkansas.

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