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Salter Properties to Start Work on J Lofts in Conway

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/26/2017 12:00 am

Salter Properties is working to give Conway a trendy "walkable" downtown.

Dave & Buster's to Rogers?

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/26/2017 12:00 am

Word is making the rounds that Dave & Buster's of Dallas is coming to Rogers' Pinnacle Hills Promenade Mall.

Kmart in Cabot A Seven-Digit Deal

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/26/2017 12:00 am

A 91,224-SF store in Cabot and a 7,476-SF mansion in west Little Rock's Chenal Downs neighborhood form a million-dollar-plus duo of real estate transactions.

Online Attacks Spur Corporate Cybersecurity Measures to Defend the Wall

by Marty Cook 6/26/2017 12:00 am

Cyberattacks are a constant concern for individuals online, companies that have massive stores of data and governments.

Condo Inventory Dwindles at 7-Story Legacy Building

by George Waldon 6/26/2017 12:00 am

After crashing on takeoff, Fayetteville's Legacy Building is finally approaching full developmental realization under its fourth ownership group.

With Whole Foods, Amazon on Collision Course with Wal-Mart

by Nandita Bose and Jeffrey Dastin, Reuters 6/19/2017 07:20 am

With its $14 billion purchase of grocery chain Whole Foods Market Inc., Amazon announced its intention to take on Wal-Mart in the brick-and-mortar world.

McCain Mall Sues David's Burgers

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/19/2017 12:00 am

McCain Mall last week sued David's Burgers alleging the burgeoning central Arkansas burger chain failed to open a location in the North Little Rock mall as promised.

Northwest Arkansas' Most Expensive Home Sales of 2016

by Marty Cook 6/19/2017 12:00 am

The number of seven-figure homes sold in Washington and Benton counties almost tripled in 2016 compared with the previous year.

Pulaski County's Most Expensive Home Sales of 2016

by Mark Friedman 6/19/2017 12:00 am

Sales of luxury homes in Pulaski County jumped in 2016 to a number not seen since Arkansas Business began tracking them in 2004 – 29 homes sold for $1 million or more, up from 20 in 2015.

Central Arkansas Retail Holding Pattern Reflects Transitions In Market

by George Waldon 6/19/2017 12:00 am

Occupancy in the Central Arkansas retail market declined to 94.3 percent during the first quarter compared to 95.1 percent a year ago.

NPD: Fueled by Back-to-School Sales, Wal-Mart Might Beat Amazon in Online Growth

by Gayathree Ganesan, Reuters 6/16/2017 11:01 am

Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s online sales is likely to grow double than Amazon.com Inc. during the back-to-school season, helped by the Jet.com acquisition and competitive price offerings, industry research body NPD said.

Wal-Mart Adds to Portfolio, Buys Bonobos for $310M

by Lance Turner 6/16/2017 08:24 am

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville announces that it will buy online apparel retailer Bonobos Inc. for $310 million in cash.

No Bonuses, No Options for Car-Mart Executives in 2017

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/15/2017 01:29 pm

Executives at America's Car-Mart Inc. of Bentonville did not receive cash incentive bonuses or option awards in fiscal 2017, according to a proxy statement filed with the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission.

Boot Barn Buys Country Outfitter For $1.8 Million

by Marty Cook 6/14/2017 10:30 am

A subsidiary of western wear company Boot Barn Holdings Inc. of Irvine, California, bought Country Outfitter, the one-time online sensation from Fayetteville's Acumen Brands.

Northwest Arkansas Council Names Nelson Peacock CEO

by Marty Cook 6/13/2017 11:12 am

The Northwest Arkansas Council named Nelson Peacock, a McCrory native and the senior vice president of government relations for the University of California system, as its CEO.

Gandolfo's New York Deli to Open Thursday in Little Rock

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/12/2017 10:12 am

Gandolfo's New York Deli announces a grand opening for its newest location at 17801 Chenal Parkway, Suite A, in Little Rock's The Promenade at Chenal outdoor mall is set for 7 a.m. Thursday.

Aldi Fires $3.4B Shot in US Supermarket Wars

by Nandita Bose, Reuters 6/12/2017 07:39 am

German grocery chain Aldi Inc. said on Sunday it would invest $3.4 billion to expand its U.S. store base to 2,500 by 2022, raising the stakes for rivals caught in a price war.

Carney Bates Finds Niche in Data Security

by Jan Cottingham 6/12/2017 12:00 am

In the past four years or so, Carney Bates & Pulliam has focused on legal issues surrounding data security and privacy. Data privacy cases now comprise about 40 percent of the firm's business.

Conway Dollar General Property Sells for $2.3M

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

A store, rental property and a day care center in Conway plus woodland in Saline County and home sites in Alexander add up to five multimillion-dollar transactions.

Sears Holdings Confirms Closing of Little Rock Kmart

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/7/2017 11:33 am

Sears Holdings is closing the last Kmart in Little Rock in early September, spokesman Howard Riefs confirmed.

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