Retail Archive

CVS Buys Property at University, 12 Street in Little Rock

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/7/2016 09:58 am

CVS Pharmacy has purchased 1.73 acres of property at University Avenue and 12th Street in Little Rock, the office of commercial real estate firm Sage Partners announced Friday.

Two MedExpress Properties Sell for Combined $4.4 Million

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/7/2016 12:00 am

A pair of MedExpress projects, a medical office building in Sherwood, a Little Rock home and a restaurant site in west Little Rock form this week's five-piece of million-dollar transactions.

Hatfield Reveals More Plans for Fields at Pinnacle Project

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/7/2016 12:00 am

Hatfield Properties has big plans for The Fields at Pinnacle, a developmental plot of 28 acres on South Champions Drive in Rogers.

A Leap in Time and Thought (Craig Douglass On Consumers)

by Craig Douglass 3/7/2016 12:00 am

Last week's leap day brings to mind the notion that we as consumers adjust every so often to the dynamics of the marketplace.

Chenal Woods Condo Transaction Tops $7M (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 3/7/2016 12:00 am

Forty-six condos in west Little Rock tipped the scales at $7.05 million. A 42,980-SF retail center in west Little Rock weighed in at $6.42 million. And a 7,400-SF office building in west Little Rock changed hands in a $1.3 million deal.

John James Reacquires Scrub Shopper

by Marty Cook 3/4/2016 01:12 pm

John James, founder of Hayseed Ventures, bought one of his original business creations Scrub Shopper for "a seven-figure amount."

You Can Make Nominations Now for Arkansas Business 40 Under 40

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/4/2016 07:00 am

For the 23rd consecutive year, Arkansas Business is seeking nominations for its 40 Under 40 program, which recognizes 40 professionals under the age of 40 who excel in their profession and are leaving their mark on the Arkansas business and nonprofit community.

Zoës Kitchen Deal Served in $2.2 Million Dish

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/29/2016 12:00 am

A restaurant in west Little Rock, a Heights home, a future convenience store site in North Little Rock and a pawn shop in west Little Rock form this week's quartet of million-dollar transactions.

MacArthur Commons Sells for $10.5 Million (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 2/29/2016 12:00 am

A 59-unit apartment project in downtown Little Rock weighed in at $10.5 million. MacArthur Commons LLC, led by David Thompson, bought its namesake project at 414 E. Capitol Ave.

Twin Sales Offer Kilgore Crash Course in Running Carwash (NWA Real Deals)

by Marty Cook 2/29/2016 12:00 am

Joe Kilgore and his wife, Sheri, paid $950,000 for two northwest Arkansas carwashes: the Miracle Carwash on West Main Street in Farmington and the Electric Avenue Carwash on Old Missouri Road in Springdale.

Iconic Mary Maestri's Closing

by Marty Cook 2/25/2016 02:34 pm

Daniel Maestri said Mary Maestri's Italian Grillroom will close after Saturday, but he expects the closure will be temporary.

Mimi San Pedro Joins NLC Products as Marketing Director

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/25/2016 09:10 am

Little Rock-based catalog company NLC Products is expanding its presence in the digital space with plans for a more robust e-commerce structure, online lifestyle content and consumer-specific marketing with the addition of Mimi San Pedro as the company's new digital marketing director.

Dillard's 4Q Net Income Down 35.6 Percent, Same-Store Sales Fall 2 Percent

by Mark Friedman 2/22/2016 04:44 pm

Dillard's Inc. of Little Rock on Monday reported fourth-quarter net income of $84 million, down 35.6 percent from the same quarter a year ago. Dillard's CEO William T. Dillard II called the quarter "difficult" and said sales came in "less than planned."

Express Rx Acquires Cantrell Drug Co.'s Retail Business

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/22/2016 10:54 am

Express Rx said Monday that it had acquired Cantrell Drug Co.'s retail pharmacy and compounding operations.

Bentonville Ornamental Iron Forging Ahead with Irish Pub

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/22/2016 12:00 am

When Bentonville Ornamental Iron owner Lise Wentz decided to move her manufacturing off-site, she and her husband Frank Wallace decided to open a blacksmith-themed Irish pub and bar.

Walmart Associates Asked To Check Out Walmart Radio Air Checks

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/22/2016 12:00 am

It's too late for aspiring disc jockeys to enter, but it's not too late to view entries in Wal-Mart's nationwide search for a Walmart Radio DJ.

La Quintas Top $9M In Transaction String (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 2/22/2016 12:00 am

Prominent Hotels LLC of Irving, Texas, bought two west Little Rock projects at 200 S. Shackleford Road and 1010 Breckenridge Drive and the 4100 E. McCain Blvd. project in North Little Rock for nearly $7.5 million from LQ Properties LLC of New York.

Vote for Public Transit (Jimmy Moses Commentary)

by Jimmy Moses 2/22/2016 12:00 am

Recently, the Downtown Little Rock Partnership, the North Little Rock Chamber of Commerce, the Maumelle Chamber of Commerce and several community leaders have endorsed the quarter-cent sales tax to fund public transit on the March 1 Pulaski County ballot.

‘Tone at the Top' Deters Fraud (William Wyngaard Expert Commentary)

by William Wyngaard 2/22/2016 12:00 am

As role models, company leaders have an impact on the moral behavior of subordinates. When faced with an ethical dilemma, employees reduce the uncertainty of the dilemma by imitating their leaders' behavior, which they observe daily.

Car-Mart Income Down $7.5M, Reports Decline in Sales

by Marty Cook 2/19/2016 08:53 am

America's Car-Mart Inc. of Bentonville announced management changes Thursday when it reported third-quarter earnings.