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Number of Women-Owned Businesses Climbs

Number of Women-Owned Businesses Climbs

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The number of women-owned businesses rose 21% to 12.9 million between 2014 and 2019, according to the “2019 State of Women-Owned Businesses Report,” published by American Express. read more >

New Hotels Chase Room Revenue Growth

New Hotels Chase Room Revenue Growth

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The pulse of the Little Rock-North Little Rock hotel market is beating stronger than those of many hospitality markets around the nation, according to data compiled by a leading industry observer. read more >

All in the Family: 4 Sisters Accused of $11.5M Fraud

All in the Family: 4 Sisters Accused of $11.5M Fraud

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A federal grand jury in Arkansas has charged the sisters, who are all in their 70s, with cheating the U.S. Department of Agriculture out of millions of dollars intended for minority farmers who had suffered discrimination in USDA programs. read more >

Potential QuikTrip Location Sold in SWLR for $8.5M

Potential QuikTrip Location Sold in SWLR for $8.5M

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Quiktrip Corp., the Tulsa-based convenience store chain, bought a 16.1-acre tract near the southwest corner of Interstate 30 and Otter Creek Road in Little Rock for $8.5 million. read more >

Raising Cane's in Fort Smith Sold for $4.75M

Raising Cane's in Fort Smith Sold for $4.75M

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NS Retail Holdings LLC, an affiliate of NetStreit Corp. of Dallas, bought the 3,030-SF Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers restaurant at 7501 Rogers Ave. in Fort Smith for $4.75 million on Jan. 31. read more >

Biggest Deals of 2019 See Values Plummet 85%

Biggest Deals of 2019 See Values Plummet 85%

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The value of big deals in Arkansas plummeted 85% in 2019 compared with the previous year, dropping to $7.9 billion compared with a stratospheric $53.9 billion in 2018. read more >

Shackleford Crossings' $10.5M Sale Underlines Retail Woes

Shackleford Crossings' $10.5M Sale Underlines Retail Woes

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2019 was the end of the line for Atlanta investment firm Invesco's ownership at Shackleford Crossings. After eight years, it decided to cut its losses and sell its remaining stake in the west Little Rock retail center. read more >

Income Growth in Central Arkansas Lags Nation's

Income Growth in Central Arkansas Lags Nation's

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While the unemployment rate remains low in central Arkansas, income growth in the region has lagged behind that of the rest of the United States, notes the Metroplan report “Metro Trends: Economic Review and Outlook.” read more >

Former Hog Coaches Sell Fayetteville Homes

Former Hog Coaches Sell Fayetteville Homes

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Mike Anderson sold his Fayetteville home for $2.5 million recently to new football coach Sam Pittman. ormer Arkansas offensive coordinator Joe Craddock, who was terminated in December after two seasons with the Razorbacks, sold his Fayetteville home as well. read more >