Retail Archive

America's Car-Mart Names New CFO, Reports Profit

by Marty Cook 11/17/2017 09:56 am

America's Car-Mart of Bentonville announced that Vickie Judy will become the company's chief financial officer beginning Jan. 1.

Real Estate Deals Total $3M

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 11/16/2017 08:57 am

Baseline Road property bought for convenience store and gas station tops recent real estate buys at $980,000.

Wal-Mart Lifts Profit Outlook on Strong Third-Quarter Results

by Anne D'Innocenzio, The Associated Press 11/16/2017 07:00 am

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville raised its annual profit outlook Thursday after the world's largest retailer reported third-quarter results that topped Wall Street projections.

Hiram Walker Plant Keeps Fort Smith in High Spirits

by Jan Cottingham 11/13/2017 12:00 am

In a city hard hit by manufacturing declines during the past decade, the Hiram Walker plant, set on 32 acres at the south end of town, is a bright spot.

Saline County Medical Offices Sell for Combined $17.7M

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/13/2017 12:00 am

Real estate investment trust affiliates of New York's Northstar Securities sold four medical office projects in Saline County.

CJRW Drops Gary Heathcott From Scholarship Lottery Work

by Kyle Massey 11/13/2017 12:00 am

Little Rock marketing agency CJRW has removed Gary Heathcott from the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery account, the agency says, less than three years after acquiring his services and his list of clients in a much-ballyhooed deal.

Liquor Wholesaler Glazer's Charged Wal-Mart More, Suit Says

by Mark Friedman 11/13/2017 12:00 am

A former vice president at Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits LLC has alleged in a lawsuit that it charged Wal-Mart Stores Inc. more for alcohol than other retailers.

Westbridge Apartments Add Up to $5M Sale (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 11/13/2017 12:00 am

Two pieces of a Little Rock apartment project combined for deals totaling $5 million.

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.

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.

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.