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Acumen’s Goal: To Own the Southern Lifestyle Marketplace

by Marty Cook 3/10/2014 12:00 am

In December, Acumen Brands of Fayetteville announced objectives for 2014 that one company executive called “insane.” The leadership wanted five new programs to keep the company vibrant and growing, among those programs “flash sales” and “Marketplace.”

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.

Acumen Brands of Fayetteville Gets $83M Investment

by Mark Carter 4/4/2013 4:26 pm

Acumen Brands of Fayetteville receives an $83 million investment from New York firm General Atlantic, according to documents filed Thursday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.