Retail Archive

Rock Region Metro Proposes 1/4-Cent Sales Tax

by Alexis Hosticka 11/10/2015 08:55 am

The Rock Region Metro board of directors unanimously approve a resolution to pursue a quarter-cent sales tax to provide dedicated funding for public transit.

Nearly $4.3M Transaction Visits Midtown Church (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 11/9/2015 12:00 am

The sale of a church in midtown Little Rock weighed in at $4.27 million. A 23,970-SF retail center in west Little Rock tipped the scales at $3.52 million. And a North Little Rock clinic sold for $2.4 million.

O'Looney's Wine & Liquor Picks Keegan Sparks as Sommelier (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/9/2015 12:00 am

Keegan Sparks has been hired as a sommelier at O'Looney's Wine & Liquor in Little Rock.

Asa Hutchinson Plans Trade Mission to Japan, China

by Lance Turner 11/6/2015 02:14 pm

Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Friday announced plans to make his third international business development trip, this time to China and Japan on Nov. 15-24.

Downtown Springdale Alliance Hires First Director

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/5/2015 04:10 pm

The Downtown Springdale Alliance hired Misty Murphy to be the organization's first executive director.

Officials Break Ground in Bentonville for $21M 8W Center

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/5/2015 02:36 pm

Developers began construction this week on the $21 million, six-story 8W Center at 8th and Walton Boulevard across from the Wal-Mart Stores Inc. headquarters in Bentonville.

Better Fuel Margins Aid Murphy USA 3Q Profit

by Lance Turner 11/5/2015 10:10 am

Murphy USA Inc. of El Dorado on Wednesday reported a slight decline in third-quarter net income, but income from continuing operations rose in part on better margins on retail fuel sales.

Kathy Deck, Marc Fusaro Share Arkansas Outlook at Arvest Forum

by Alexis Hosticka 11/3/2015 01:23 pm

Construction employment is continuing to grow, although economists fear it will drop off in 2016, and consumers are putting money saved from low gas prices into savings rather than using it on retail spending.

Arvest Report: Consumer Sentiment Declines in Arkansas

by Lance Turner 11/3/2015 09:34 am

Arkansans' opinions about the economy have fallen since March, bringing a key consumer sentiment measure more in line with national attitudes, according to a new report sponsored by Arvest Bank.

McLarty Daniel Automotive Moves to $12M Site in Bentonville

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/2/2015 11:23 am

McLarty Daniel Automotive has moved its McLarty Daniel Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram store in Bentonville to a new, $12 million, 45,000-SF facility on Moberly Lane.

Holcombe Heights Sale Leads Off Recent Million-Dollar Deals

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/2/2015 12:00 am

A 125-unit apartment complex in Little Rock, a Dave & Buster's site in Little Rock, a North Little Rock rent-to-own store, a Country Club home, a west Pulaski County residence and undeveloped land in Conway provide this week's six-pack of million-dollar transactions.

Frisco Station in Rogers Hits NWA Market

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/2/2015 12:00 am

T.J. Lefler said he began receiving offers on Frisco Station before it even officially went up for sale.

Here's North Little Rock's Top 10 Electric Customers for 2014

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/2/2015 12:00 am

North Little Rock Electric's annual report for bondholders, which contains its revenue and the kilowatt hours sold, also includes a list of the city's top 10 electric customers and how much they paid to keep the lights on.

WLR Office Building Draws $4.5M Sale (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 11/2/2015 12:00 am

The 333 Executive Court Building in west Little Rock tipped the scales at $4.5 million. A west Little Rock congregation expanded its holdings in a $3.65 million deal for a neighboring 45,528-SF grocery store. And two Little Rock nonprofits were on either side of a $1.11 million transaction.

US Stocks Waver; On Track for Best Month Since 2011

by Associated Press 10/30/2015 12:32 pm

U.S. stocks wavered on Friday as government data revealed that wages and consumer spending growth remain feeble. But the market has regained its late-summer losses and is closing out its best month in four years.

Goodwill Names Heather Haywood VP of Corporate Communications

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/29/2015 09:07 am

Goodwill Industries of Arkansas on Thursday named Heather Haywood vice president of corporate communications.

Cromwell, Moses Tucker See New Life at 6th and Shall

by Alexis Hosticka 10/26/2015 11:03 am

Cromwell Architects Engineers and Moses Tucker Real Estate are working together on what the firms call a new urban renewal and redevelopment project in downtown Little Rock.

Brendan Quirk Returns to Little Rock as Rapha Racing Leader

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/26/2015 12:00 am

Brendan Quirk, who sold Little Rock's Competitive Cyclist for $20 million, is back in town after four years in Utah, where he served as general manager of's bike division.

Retail Analysts Say Wal-Mart's Become Too Big to Manage

by Mark Friedman 10/26/2015 12:00 am

For Wal-Mart's annual revenue to grow by just 1 percent, the retailer would need to add the revenue of a Fortune 500 company. But some retail watchers wonder whether Wal-Mart's massive size has made it too big to manage.

Wal-Mart Lawsuits Continue Over Tracy Morgan Accident

by Mark Friedman 10/26/2015 12:00 am

Wal-Mart's settlement of the lawsuit over events involving the 2014 vehicle wreck that injured comedian Tracy Morgan didn't end the legal fight.


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