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Stockholders List Grows With Market, Bank Deal

by Gwen Moritz 11/18/2013 12:00 am

The Walton family is still the richest in Arkansas, with publicly disclosed stockholdings worth $132.76 billion as of Nov. 8. But below the top spot, Arkansas Business’ annual list of the state’s top stockholders has seen some changes and new names.

Dillard's 3Q Profit Up 5 Percent to $50.9M

by Lance Turner 11/14/2013 7:18 am

Dillard's Inc. of Little Rock on Thursday reported third-quarter net income of $50.9 million, up 5 percent from $48.5 million in the same quarter last year.

They're Growing Again: Analysts Bullish on Holiday Sales As Dillard’s Extends Sales Streak

by Mark Friedman 10/21/2013 12:00 am

As Dillard's Inc. continues its turnaround, retail experts think the department store can extend its streak of 12 straight quarters of positive same-store sales into the holiday season. "They got their course under control," analyst Howard Davidowitz says. "They’re executing beautifully, which means more sales and more margins."

In Colorado, Judge Awards Dillard's Store Title to City

by Lance Turner 9/6/2013 3:37 pm

That eminent domain battle over a Dillard's department store at a mall in Longmont, Colo., came to a head last week, with a circuit judge awarding title of the store to a city development authority.

Acumen Brands, Dillard's Friendly After $15.7M Buyout

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/26/2013 12:00 am

No longer part of the same company, Acumen Brands CEO John James said last week that he still considers the folks at Dillard’s Inc. friends and mentors.

Dillard's Inc. Increases Cash Dividend to 6 Cents Per Share

by Mark Friedman 8/20/2013 4:26 pm

Having paid a a 5-cent quarterly dividend since June 2011, Dillard's Inc. of Little Rock decides to increases its cash dividend 20 percent to 6 cents per share, part of the department store chain's efforts to put the cash on its balance sheet to work.

Dillard's Inc. 2Q Net Income Up 18 Percent to $36.5M

by Lance Turner 8/14/2013 3:25 pm

Dillard's Inc. of Little Rock reports second-quarter net income of $36.5 million, up about 18 percent from $31.0 million in the same quarter last year.

No Ruling in Dillard's Eminent Domain Case in Colorado

by Lance Turner 7/26/2013 11:05 am

After a day-long hearing, court recessed without a ruling in that Dillard's eminent domain case in Colorado.

Dillard's Eminent Domain Case in Colorado Goes to Court on Thursday

by Lance Turner 7/24/2013 3:23 pm

A battle over a Dillard's department store at a mall in Longmont, Colo., goes to court on Thursday.

Wal-Mart's Mike Duke Tops in Pay, Dillards Rule in Stock Options

by Gwen Moritz 7/22/2013 12:00 am

Mike Duke is the No. 1 guy at the No. 1 company in the world, so it would be a surprise if he weren’t No. 1 on Arkansas Business’ list of the state’s highest-paid public company executives.

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 9:28 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 3:14 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 8:47 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 3:01 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.