Retail Archive

Downtown Little Rock's Regions Center Building For Sale

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/21/2016 12:00 am

The 30-story Regions Center in downtown Little Rock and its adjoining six-story parking deck are carrying a list price of $40 million.

Sears Staying at Northwest Arkansas Mall

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/21/2016 12:00 am

Fayetteville's Sears is safe, despite rumors that the retailer is closing underperforming stores.

Riverhouse Apartments Sell for $39.6 Million (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 3/21/2016 12:00 am

Riverhouse/ML-BWP LLC and Riverhouse/1031 LLC, both of Nashville, Tennessee, bought the 260-unit apartment project in Little Rock's Riverdale area at 1200 Brookwood Drive.

Roger Collins on Allowing Employees To Pull the Strings at Harps

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/21/2016 12:00 am

Roger Collins became president and CEO of Harps Food Stores in 2000 and has expanded the store count to 78 in Arkansas, Oklahoma and Missouri. He was also instrumental in selling the company to the employee stock ownership plan 15 years ago.

Arkansas Business Presents The Power List 2016

by Gwen Moritz 3/21/2016 12:00 am

The total number on our list this time is 179, but our goal has never been a particular number. Our goal is to give readers a resource to help navigate the leadership of the largest companies or institutions in the individual industries. And some industries have broader bases than others.

Murphy USA CEO Andrew Clyde Sees Pay Boost in 2015

by Kyle Massey 3/17/2016 11:00 am

Stock awards lifted the pay of Murphy USA Inc. CEO Andrew Clyde in 2015, raising his total compensation to $5.6 million, about a half-million dollars more than he earned in 2014.

Bruce Lindsey Home Sells for $1.3 Million

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/14/2016 12:00 am

A house, a mixed bag of commercial property, retail space and a future hotel site provide a quartet of recent million-dollar transactions in Little Rock.

Berryville Shopping Center Sells for $1.9 Million

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/14/2016 12:00 am

Raymond Merrill, through his Levi Storage Center LLC of Sallisaw, bought the property at 928 W. Trimble Ave. Merrill, who owns Merrill Bonding Co., has spent more than $10 million on northwest Arkansas properties in the past year.

Challenges for Dillard's, and Others at the Mall

by Mark Friedman 3/14/2016 12:00 am

Dillard's Inc. has had some tough times lately. The Little Rock retail chain's stock price, which peaked above $140 last April, was trading in the high $80s last week — having rebounded from $61 in early January.

Downtown Little Rock Attracts More Hoteliers

by George Waldon 3/14/2016 12:00 am

Downtown Little Rock has drawn the attention of three hotel developers who have invested more than $7.3 million to secure locations.

Art Amaro In the Ring at Lauray's (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/14/2016 12:00 am

Art Amaro has joined Lauray's the Diamond Center in Hot Springs as sales manager.

Wal-Mart Pay Raises Go Into Effect This Month

by Alexis Hosticka 3/7/2016 03:55 pm

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville says that, as part of its $2.7 billion investment in its U.S. stores, more than 1.2 million of its Walmart and Sam's Club employees will get a raise on their March 10 paychecks.

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.