Government & Politics


Bradford Estates Bought for $4.6M

Bradford Estates Bought for $4.6M

WhispersLegal

Bradford Estates LLC, led by Ryan Aclin, Jeff Aclin and Jarod Puckett, bought its self-named 141-unit complex at 6310 Col. Glenn Road in Little Rock for nearly $4.6 million. read more >

The Old Normal (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

The Old Normal (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionBanking & FinanceHealth CareLegalRestaurants & FoodTechnology & TelecomTransportationEditor's Note

Since I'm not at all sure any of us have a good grasp on how much our worlds will have been changed by the pandemic, I think of this week's list as a final snapshot of the old normal that will be valuable when it comes time to document the new normal. read more >

Former Walmart Lawyer Says His Firing Was Punishment

Former Walmart Lawyer Says His Firing Was Punishment

LegalCover Story

A former in-house attorney for Walmart Inc. said he knew in February 2017 that his career at the Bentonville retailer was coming to an end when he refused to make changes to a memo he had written years earlier about a bribery investigation in Mexico. read more >

Arkansas Unemployment Fund Stable, but Worrisome

Arkansas Unemployment Fund Stable, but Worrisome

Banking & FinanceCover Story

The state's unemployment fund was in the best of shape before the pandemic and is still healthy, but politicians and community leaders are worried it will be depleted by early 2021 if the economy does not bounce back as expected. read more >

US Retail Sales Up A Record 17.7% in Partial Rebound

US Retail Sales Up A Record 17.7% in Partial Rebound

Restaurants & Food

U.S. retail sales jumped by a record 17.7% from April to May, with spending partially rebounding after the coronavirus had shut down businesses, flattened the economy and paralyzed consumers during the previous two months. read more >

Some Surprises Left (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Some Surprises Left (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionEditor's Note

With disparate treatment of minorities, particularly African Americans, being the impetus for massive protests from coast to coast, many companies have issued statements affirming a commitment to fairness and inclusivity. read more >

This Fall, Let's Not Be Georgia (Editorial)

This Fall, Let's Not Be Georgia (Editorial)

Opinion

A disastrous primary election in Georgia last week provided a cautionary tale of the nightmare that could unfold if voting officials nationwide don't do their utmost to ensure that everyone can vote safely. read more >

A&P Trends Show Pandemic Pummelling Arkansas Visitors Bureaus

A&P Trends Show Pandemic Pummelling Arkansas Visitors Bureaus

Restaurants & Food

The coronavirus pandemic has battered city convention and visitors bureaus in Arkansas and sapped their sources of revenue: lodging and restaurant taxes. An industry built on bringing people together and attracting tourists is uniquely vulnerable to an infectious disease. read more >