Restaurants & Food Archive

Pair of SWLR Apartment Properties Sell for $11.5M

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/3/2019 12:00 am

Apartments in southwest Little Rock lead off this week's installment of million-dollar real estate transactions.

Millennial Incomes: Median Hits $69,000 in 2017

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/3/2019 12:00 am

Median incomes of U.S. households are rising again, and “those headed by a Millennial (someone age 22 to 37) now earn more than young adult households did at nearly any time in the past 50 years,” according to the Pew Research Center.

And Now: Good News (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 6/3/2019 12:00 am

We have suggested to Michael Pakko, the state economic forecaster, that the volume of Movers & Shakers landing in our queue be considered an economic indicator. By that indication, Arkansas' economy is humming.

Transaction of $10.7M Flows to Chenal Creek (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 6/3/2019 12:00 am

An affiliate of Crow Holdings of Dallas bought the 27,718-SF retail center in west Little Rock.

Presenting the 40 Under 40 Class of 2019: An Annual List of Rising Stars

by Gwen Moritz 6/3/2019 12:00 am

Meet 40 impressive young business and community leaders of Arkansas who will give you confidence that our state will be in good hands for decades to some.

Tyson Foods Names Noelle O'Mara Chief Marketing Officer

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/30/2019 11:15 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale names Noelle O'Mara as its chief marketing officer, a newly created role.

Westrock Coffee to Expand North Little Rock Plant

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 5/29/2019 10:48 am

Coffee supplier and service provider Westrock Coffee Co. announced Wednesday the expansion of its North Little Rock roasting and packaging plant.

US Consumer Confidence Hits Highest Level Since November

by Associated Press 5/28/2019 10:56 am

American consumers felt more confident this month, shrugging off a rocky stock market and heightened trade tensions between the United States and China.

Acquisitions Alter List of 75 Largest Private Companies in Arkansas

by Gwen Moritz 5/27/2019 12:00 am

The departures of five companies that were acquired in the past year made room at the bottom of the list for companies that had not made the cutoff last year — or ever. The price of entry to the list? $100 million

Shared Vision Propels Slim Chickens' Growth

by Jan Cottingham 5/27/2019 12:00 am

Slim Chickens, based in Fayetteville, is making its debut on the list of 75 Largest Private Companies in Arkansas at No. 75, with $100 million in revenue in 2018.

Harps Delivers Another Positive Year

by Marty Cook 5/27/2019 12:00 am

Kim Eskew, CEO of Harps Food Stores Inc. of Springdale, wants his company to be in a position to handle whatever happens in the grocery sector.

PattiCakes Bakery to Open Second Location in Conway

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/27/2019 12:00 am

Shortly after the Fourth of July, Conway will be getting a second PattiCakes Bakery, the popular purveyor of pies, cakes, cookies and more located at 2106 Robinson Ave.

Cheba Hut Sets Sights on Arkansas

by Jan Cottingham 5/27/2019 12:00 am

Cheba Hut, a marijuana-themed sandwich shop chain, is coming to Arkansas, and no one you know will be able to resist the puns its arrival will engender.

Social Security Complex Sells for $7.4M (NWA Real Deals)

by Marty Cook 5/27/2019 12:00 am

A Fayetteville investor paid $7.4 million for a 6-acre office complex on East Joyce Boulevard that is anchored by Fayetteville's Social Security Administration branch.

Safe Foods Gets National Award for Export Work

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/24/2019 09:39 am

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross presents Safe Foods Corp. of North Little Rock with the President's "E" Award for Exports at a ceremony in Washington.

Conway Takes Stock of Success, Role in Region

by Todd Traub 5/24/2019 06:57 am

City officials and economic development leaders touted Conway's individuality while celebrating its role as part of a larger metropolitan region.

Walk-On's Buys Land in Conway for First Arkansas Restaurant

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 5/20/2019 10:07 am

Walk-On's Bixtreaux & Bar, a Cajun-themed restaurant/sports bar co-owned by NFL All-Pro Quarterback Drew Brees, closed Thursday on its $1.37 million purchase of approximately two acres of land at Lewis Ranch in Conway.

Red Wolf Convention Center Plans September Open in Jonesboro

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 5/20/2019 12:00 am

The $58 million Embassy Suites by Hilton Hotel and Red Wolf Convention Center at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro is set to open in late September.

Arkansas Arts Center 'A Gem Within Our City'

by Jan Cottingham 5/20/2019 12:00 am

Museums need to supply “social space,” says famed architect Jeanne Gang. If they are to survive, they need to be places where people want to be. And that is what her design seeks to do for the expanded, renovated Arkansas Arts Center, a $98.8 million project: provide a “cultural living room.”

Bankruptcy Judge OKs Windstream Bonuses

by Mark Friedman 5/20/2019 12:00 am

A bankruptcy judge in New York last week approved Windstream Holdings Inc.'s request to use up to $24 million for bonuses for executives.