Retail Archive

Furniture Retailer Sets Sights on Farmington

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/30/2017 12:00 am

Jordan Jeter led an investment group that paid $1.1 million for a 32,000-SF building at 271 W. Main St. in Farmington in June and hopes to announce a tenant in the next six weeks.

No Splitting Hairs Over Philip Taldo's Choice of Venue for Highway Oath

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/30/2017 12:00 am

Philip Taldo is a Springdale man through and through so it shouldn't have surprised anyone he took the Arkansas Highway Commission oath of office in a downtown barbershop.

$4.8M Sale Visits Rogers Warehouse (NWA Real Deals)

by Marty Cook 1/30/2017 12:00 am

Breeden Robinson LLC, led by Larry Breeden, bought the facility from Superior Industries International Arkansas LLC, a subsidiary of Superior Industries of Van Nuys, California.

I Need A Drink (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 1/30/2017 12:00 am

Taxpayers should not be paying for sodas in a country overwhelmed with obesity and diabetes.

Director Susan Altrui Says Zoo Exhibits a Habitat for Inspiration

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/30/2017 12:00 am

Susan Altrui was named director of the Little Rock Zoo in December.

Lowe's Land Draws Deals Totaling $6.1M (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 1/30/2017 12:00 am

Lowe's Home Centers LLC of Mooresville, North Carolina, acquired about 17.2 acres at the northwest corner of Kanis and Bowman roads to make room for a new 113,941-SF Lowe's store in west Little Rock.

Altimize Offers Ecommerce Apps to Retailers

by Sarah Campbell 1/24/2017 12:08 pm

Altimize, a new startup leasing space at the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub in North Little Rock, offers a simple platform for and creates online apps so that retailers can help customers shop their stores online.

As Arkansas Lottery's Luster Fades, Numbers Signal Challenges

by Kyle Massey 1/23/2017 12:00 am

In the years since the first tickets were sold in 2009, the lottery has lost much of its glossy newness, leaving hard numbers to do the talking.

Conway CVS Sold for $7.6 Million

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/23/2017 12:00 am

Commercial property in Conway and farmland in Lonoke County form this week's five-piece of multimillion-dollar transactions.

Lottery Scholarship Has Evolved Since Halter's First Proposal

by Kyle Massey 1/23/2017 12:00 am

It was late 2005 or early 2006, Bill Halter recalled, and he had decided to run for lieutenant governor. His vision was to rally Arkansans to a cause: a lottery to provide money for college scholarships.

Level the Playing Field (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 1/23/2017 12:00 am

An injustice is being done to retailers in Arkansas, the local mom-and-pop enterprises that bring life to any town's Main Street, an injustice that also hurts local government. That is the inability of states to collect sales taxes on online purchases.

Hutchinson: Arkansas 'Ready to Go' on ACA Repeal But Concerned About Trade Tax

by Lance Turner 1/20/2017 09:03 am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson appears on CNBC's "Squawk Box" to talk about the appeal of the Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act and the incoming Trump administration's trade plans.

Blue Sail Coffee to Open Shop in Tech Park

by Lance Turner 1/19/2017 11:28 am

Blue Sail Coffee Roasters of Conway has signed a three-year lease to operate a coffee shop inside Phase 1 of the Little Rock Technology Park at 417 Main St.

Hickingbotham Investments Buys Landers Harley-Davidson

by Sarah Campbell 1/18/2017 09:18 am

Hickingbotham Investments Inc. of Little Rock agrees to purchase Landers Harley-Davidson of Little Rock and Conway from RML Automotive of Lewisville, Texas.

Urban Air Trampoline Park, Bargain Hunt Store Coming Soon to Conway

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/17/2017 09:48 am

Urban Air Trampoline & Adventure Park and Bargain Hunt will open their first locations in Arkansas at the Conway Towne Center on Skyline Drive.

American Household Debt Rises in 2016

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/16/2017 12:00 am

Total household debt in the United States rose by $63 billion to $12.35 trillion, a 0.5 percent increase, during the third quarter of 2016 compared with second-quarter 2016. That's according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, which issued its latest “Quarterly Report on Household Debt & Credit” Nov. 30.

Arkansas Specialty Orthopaedics Looking at New Home in Midtown Little Rock

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/16/2017 12:00 am

Arkansas Specialty Orthopaedics ecently bought a 4-acre site at the southwest corner of Interstate 630 and Fair Park Boulevard for $2.5 million.

Sissy's Log Cabin Defends Lien on Rolex Sold After Divorce

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/16/2017 12:00 am

Sissy's Log Cabin Inc. has gone to bankruptcy court to prevent a Little Rock woman from discharging a $4,500 debt tied to a Rolex watch.

Cameron Smith & Associates Expanding

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/16/2017 12:00 am

Cameron Smith, founder of the executive recruitment firm Cameron Smith & Associates in Rogers, says business has been good, so good that the firm has opened an office in San Antonio and is looking at offices in Chicago and Nashville, Tennessee, as well.

Two Financial Centre Draws $11.3M Sale (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 1/16/2017 12:00 am

An affiliate of Baptist Health was the majority buyer of the 124,900-SF office building in west Little Rock.

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