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As Economy Takes Off, Companies Return to Flight

by Chris Bahn 7/1/2013 12:00 am

Small-business owners and Fortune 500 companies have long understood that efficiency of operation impacts their bottom line. It's one reason why there are more than 1,400 planes in Arkansas registered with the Federal Aviation Association as belonging to corporations.

Revenue Doesn't Equal Profits at Publicly Traded Companies

by Gwen Moritz 6/24/2013 12:00 am

No. 1 on the Arkansas Business list of public companies is also No. 1 among the Fortune 500 list of the biggest publicly traded companies: Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville.

Shares of Dillard's Close Again at Record High

by Mark Friedman 5/21/2013 09:28 am

Dillard's Inc. of Little Rock broke its own all-time record high on Monday when its share price closed at $92.18 on Monday. The high share price comes on the heels of Dillard's annual shareholders' meeting on Saturday.

At Annual Meeting, Dillard's Mulls What to Do With Cash

by Mark Friedman 5/18/2013 11:04 am

Dillard's Inc. CEO William Dillard II says the Little Rock department store chain will have to decide this year what to do with the cash it's generating.

Dillard's 1Q Profit Another Record, Up 19 Percent

by Lance Turner 5/15/2013 03:14 pm

Dillard's Inc. of Little Rock reports first-quarter profit of $112.8 million, excluding one-time items, which is a 19 percent increase from the same time last year. First-quarter net sales reached $1.549 billion, flat compared to the same quarter last year and missing analysts' predictions by $6 million.

Wal-Mart No. 1 on Fortune 500 List; Windstream Joins for First Time

by Lance Turner and Gwen Moritz 5/6/2013 08:47 am

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville regains the top spot on Fortune magazine's annual list of the country's largest corporations. Meanwhile, Windstream Corp. of Little Rock joins the list for the first time, ranking No. 414.

Growth Gives Dillard's a Credit Ratings Boost

by Mark Friedman 5/6/2013 12:00 am

The continued strong earnings performance of Dillard's Inc. resulted in recent credit ratings increases from Standard & Poor's Rating Service and Moody's Investors Services.

For Dillard's, One Door Closes and Another Opens

by Lance Turner 4/30/2013 03:01 pm

Store closings and store openings are routine for big retailers, including department store chain Dillard's Inc. of Little Rock, which made news on both ends of the spectrum this week.

Dillard's Pay To Stephens' Firms Up 16.7%

by Kate Knable 4/15/2013 12:00 am

Dillard's Inc. paid $4.1 million for advertising to media companies associated with Warren Stephens of Little Rock for its fiscal year that ended Feb. 2, an increase of 16.7 percent over the previous year.

Update: Here's CDI Contractors' Revenue for 2012

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/1/2013 12:00 am

It looks like 2012 was a good year for CDI Contractors LLC of Little Rock.

Will Filed by Estate of Alexa Dillard

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/25/2013 12:00 am

The estate of Alexa Latimer Dillard, the widow of Dillard's Inc. founder William T. Dillard and mother of the top leaders in the retail chain, recently filed her will and testament in the probate division of Pulaski County Circuit Court.

Dillard's Launches New $250M Share Buy-Back Program

by Lance Turner 3/22/2013 07:51 am

Dillard's Inc. of Little Rock says that its board of directors has approved a new $250 million share repurchase program.

Matthew McConaughey Line Coming to Dillard's

by Kate Knable 3/4/2013 12:00 am

Dillard's Inc. of Little Rock said last week that it should have Matthew McConaughey's initial collection of men's wear on its floors April 1.

Dillard's Reports 4Q Profit Increase, 10th Straight Quarter of Sales Gains

by Lance Turner 2/25/2013 07:25 am

Dillard's Inc. of Little Rock keeps its winning streak alive, reporting its 10th consecutive same-store sales increase and fourth-quarter net income of $161.4 million, up 14 percent from the same quarter last year.

Alexa Dillard, Widow of Dillard's Founder, Dies

by Jan Cottingham 2/20/2013 03:30 pm

Alexa Latimer Dillard, the widow of Dillard's Inc. founder William T. Dillard and mother of top leaders in the retail chain, has died. She was 96.

Former Dillard's Exec Sajni Kumpuris Opens Communications Company

by Elizabeth Fox 2/11/2013 12:00 am

Sajni Kumpuris, a former marketing executive at Dillard's Inc., has opened her own business, Kumpuris Communications.

Dillard's Settles with EEOC Over ADA Claim

by Lance Turner 12/18/2012 03:38 pm

Dillard's Inc. of Little Rock settles with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission over two company policies the EEOC said violated the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Video: Your Arkansas Business Week in Review

by Lance Turner 12/15/2012 10:47 am

With the help of our news partners at THV 11 News, here's quick recap of some of the business stories we covered in the week of Dec. 10-14.

In Nevada, Florida, Dillard's Back To Building Stores

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/10/2012 12:00 am

The Little Rock retail chain is back in the business of building stores. The last time Dillard's opened a new store was in early 2010. Back then, its stock price was trading in the neighborhood of $20 a share. Just last week, shares were selling in the high $80s.

Dillard's 200,000-SF Store to Anchor Howard Hughes Mall in Vegas Baby, Vegas

by Lance Turner 12/4/2012 08:33 am

Dillard's Inc. of Little Rock has signed on to be the anchor tenant at The Shops at Summerlin, a shopping mall being developed by The Howard Hughes Corp. near the Las Vegas Beltway and Charleston Boulevard in Las Vegas.