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Liquor Stores Get Ratio Raised

Liquor Stores Get Ratio Raised

LegalWhispers

The Arkansas General Assembly can be a busy place when it's in session, and sometimes new laws can get overlooked. One such is Act 571 of 2019. read more >

Riverdale Retail Land Tops $8.3M (Real Deals)

Riverdale Retail Land Tops $8.3M (Real Deals)

Banking & FinanceRestaurants & FoodReal Deals

Kappa Realty LLC, led by Chris Robertson, bought the 17.6-acre home of the Riverdale Shopping Center at 2500-2610 Cantrell Road from the Roman Catholic Diocese of Little Rock. read more >

Walmart Service to Deliver Groceries Inside Customers' Homes

Walmart Service to Deliver Groceries Inside Customers' Homes

Walmart is now offering to have one of its employees deliver fresh groceries and put them in your refrigerator when you're not home. The service, called InHome Delivery, rolls out this fall to 1 million customers in three cities: Pittsburgh, Kansas City, Missouri, and Vero Beach, Florida. read more >

Power Bar Investment Leads to Lawsuit

Power Bar Investment Leads to Lawsuit

LegalWhispers

An investment group tied to George's Inc. of Springdale has accused a California nutrition company of misrepresenting its financial status in order to entice the group to make a $3 million investment. read more >

Millennial Incomes: Median Hits $69,000 in 2017

Millennial Incomes: Median Hits $69,000 in 2017

Banking & FinanceHealth CareLegalRestaurants & FoodTechnology & TelecomTransportation

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. read more >

Fake It Till You Break It (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Fake It Till You Break It (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Banking & FinanceHealth CareTechnology & TelecomOpinionEditor's Note

Overestimating one's own competence is not really the news here. What's new is the consistency with which other people — complete strangers, even — interpret confidence as competence. read more >

And Now: Good News (Editorial)

And Now: Good News (Editorial)

Banking & FinanceHealth CareLegalRestaurants & FoodTechnology & TelecomTransportationOpinion

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. read more >

Walmart Shift on Greeters Leads to Lawsuit

Walmart Shift on Greeters Leads to Lawsuit

Health CareLegal

Walmart's initiative to change its “people greeter” jobs to ones that require more physical labor brought complaints and a lawsuit against the Bentonville retailer over allegations that it violated the Americans With Disabilities Act. read more >

A Tan and a Job (Craig Douglass On Consumers)

A Tan and a Job (Craig Douglass On Consumers)

Opinion

With unemployment continuing to be at undeniably low rates, the labor market is tight. Usually tight labor markets — more jobs than available or desirous workers — result in increased wage pressure as businesses increase salaries to attract the workers they want. And that contributes to inflation. But there is no wage pressure. read more >