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Walmart Atop Fortune 500 List for 6th Straight Year

by Lance Turner 5/21/2018 11:36 am

Fortune magazine has published its 64th annual Fortune 500 list of the country's biggest companies, and Walmart Inc. of Bentonville ranks No. 1 for the sixth consecutive year.

Dillard's Touts Shareholder Returns at Annual Meeting

by Mark Friedman 5/19/2018 11:29 am

Between 2007-17, Dillard’s Inc. has done more than $3 billion in dividends and stock buybacks, CEO William Dillard II said Saturday.

Dillard's 1Q Net Income Up 21 Percent, Same-Store Sales Up 2 Percent

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/17/2018 6:53 am

Dillard's Inc. of Little Rock on Thursday reported first-quarter net income of $80.5 million, up 21 percent from the $66.3 million it reported in the same quarter last year. Same-store sales rose 2 percent.

Total Compensation Increases for Dillard Family Members

by Mark Friedman 4/9/2018 10:32 am

In 2017, Dillard family members who work at Dillard's Inc. of Little Rock saw their total compensation packages rise.

Dillard's Same-Store Sales Rise; Retailer Gets Tax Boost

by Lance Turner 2/27/2018 10:59 am

Dillard's Inc. of Little Rock broke a streak of quarterly same-store declines, reporting fourth-quarter sales up 3 percent and profit up 177 percent from the same quarter last year.

Gender Diversity on Company Boards Accelerates in Arkansas

by Gwen Moritz 1/22/2018 12:00 am

Since November 2014, the last time Arkansas Business measured the estrogen fueling the state’s publicly traded companies, the number of women directors has grown by more than 40 percent, and the number of all-male boards has been cut in half.

Dillard's 3Q Net Income Down 36 Percent

by Lance Turner 11/9/2017 3:46 pm

Dillard's Inc. of Little Rock reports third-quarter net income of $14.5 million, down 36 percent from the same quarter last year, as same-store sales were affected by hurricanes in Texas and Florida.

Macy's Sales Fall, Kohl's Profit Drops

by Associated Press 11/9/2017 10:50 am

Macy's sales fell as it had a hard time pulling shoppers through its doors and Kohl's reported a drop in quarterly profit.

'Trump Bump' Benefits Arkansas Stockholders

by Gwen Moritz 11/6/2017 12:00 am

The “Trump Bump” has been very good for most of the 120 names on this year’s list of the state’s biggest stockholders, but the benefits have not been evenly shared.

JC Penney Stock Touches All-Time Low After Slashing Outlook

by Associated Press 10/27/2017 11:41 am

J.C. Penney shares tumbled more than 20 percent to an all-time low Friday, pulling Sears, Dillard's, Kohl's and other retailers down with it.

Steve Nelson of Dillard's Inc., UCA (Lifetime Achievement Award in Accounting)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/23/2017 12:00 am

Hanging on the wall of Steve Nelson’s home office in Little Rock is the associate degree in accounting his father earned in 1952. Nelson said his father, Arnie, always encouraged him to enter the accounting field and become a CPA.

Activist Investor Eyes Dillard’s Real Estate

by Mark Friedman 9/18/2017 12:00 am

As Dillard’s Inc. struggles through its eighth consecutive quarter of same-store sales decreases, an activist investor hopes to use the retailer’s real estate to boost its stock price.

Dillard's Reports 2Q Loss of $17M; Same-Stores Sales Down 1 Percent

by Lance Turner 8/10/2017 6:57 am

Department store chain Dillard's Inc. of Little Rock reports a net loss $17.1 million compared with net income of $12.1 million in the same quarter last year.

Slicing the Pie (Craig Douglass On Consumers)

by Craig Douglass 8/7/2017 12:00 am

Consumption of goods and services is dramatically changing. The traditional retailing business model is experiencing downward pressure on foot traffic, browsing and sales. The browsing is happening online as online sales increase. But is that the whole mosaic?

At Annual Meeting, William Dillard II Says He's Encouraged With Recent Trends

by Mark Friedman 5/20/2017 12:10 pm

Despite the negative news surrounding the retail industry, Dillard’s Inc. CEO William Dillard II said Saturday he is encouraged with some recent trends.

Dillard's 1Q Profit Down 14 Percent, Same-Store Sales Down 4 Percent

by Lance Turner 5/11/2017 6:43 am

Dillard's Inc. of Little Rock on Thursday reported first-quarter net income of $66.3 million, down 14 percent from the same quarter last year, as total sales declined

Stephens Insurance Records Sales of $1.9 Million with Dillard's in Past Fiscal Year

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/24/2017 12:00 am

Dillard’s Inc. of Little Rock spent $1.9 million in fiscal 2016 with Warren Stephens’ Stephens Insurance LLC.

Dillard Family’s Pay Rose in 2016

by Mark Friedman 4/7/2017 10:22 am

Dillard family members who work at Dillard's Inc. of Little Rock saw their total compensation packages rise in 2016.

Experts Predict Breakout Companies in Arkansas Will Be Digital

by Marty Cook 4/3/2017 12:00 am

Ask experts around the state to name the next Arkansas company to break out financially, and you’re liable to get a nonanswer, but the experts do predict one thing: The next Big Thing in Arkansas will come in the digital field.

Oxford Industries Buys Strong Suit Clothing of Little Rock

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 3/1/2017 9:49 am

Strong Suit Clothing, a men's apparel company based in Little Rock, has been acquired by publicly traded Oxford Industries Inc. of Atlanta.