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Arkansas Industries Attempt to Divine The Post-Pandemic Future

Arkansas Industries Attempt to Divine The Post-Pandemic Future This article is available only in print.

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Some, like the hospitality industry, are bracing for a long, slow return to pre-COVID vitality. Others, like the energy sector, see a quicker recovery after the early swoon. Some trends seem baked into expectations, like reliance on home-based employees and the technology they use. read more >

Bret Bielema's Lawsuit Refers to Wally Hall

Bret Bielema's Lawsuit Refers to Wally Hall

OuttakesLegal

This month's legal action by fired Razorback football coach Bret Bielema paints the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette's Wally Hall as something of a stenographer for the Razorback Foundation, Bielema's target in a $7 million breach-of-promise lawsuit. read more >

Walmart Reviews Prison Labor Policy

Walmart Reviews Prison Labor Policy

Walmart Inc. says it will continue to review its policy on working with suppliers that deploy prison labor, as part of its review of overall practices in the wake of civil unrest over racial inequality. read more >

UA Supply Chain Program Ranked No. 1

UA Supply Chain Program Ranked No. 1

Transportation

The undergraduate supply chain management program at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville was ranked the top program in North America by Gartner, a global research firm. read more >

Lowell Business Center Sells for $13M

Lowell Business Center Sells for $13M

A 108,627-SF office complex in Lowell sells for slightly less than $13 million. Graham Streett of Fort Smith and Clinton Bennett of Fayetteville buy the Northwest Arkansas Business Center. read more >

Schwyhart Trial Begins Today in Dallas

Schwyhart Trial Begins Today in Dallas

WhispersLegal

Did Bill Schwyhart, the former high-flying northwest Arkansas developer, and his wife, Carolyn, commit bankruptcy fraud? That question goes before the judicial firing line during a three-day trial scheduled to run today through Wednesday in Dallas before Bankruptcy Judge Harlin Hale. read more >

B-Unlimited Pivots as Masking Agent

B-Unlimited Pivots as Masking Agent

Whispers

B-Unlimited of Fayetteville is best known as the apparel company that makes college-themed T-shirts; CEO Ben Clark said B-Unlimited reached $10 million in sales in 2019. 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 >