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Chandler Makes Plans for RAO Site

Chandler Makes Plans for RAO Site

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When Robert A. Oliver put his venerable video store up for sale last year on Main Street in Little Rock, developer and businessman John Chandler could just envision the vast but cluttered space as a new home for his international textile company. read more >

Arvest No. 1 Bank by Assets, But List is Shuffling

Arvest No. 1 Bank by Assets, But List is Shuffling

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A near 10% increase in assets helped push Arvest to the top of Arkansas Business' annual list of the state's biggest banks, but more changes are in store as the runners-up prepare to close significant acquisitions. read more >

Legal Mess Includes Doctored Emails

Legal Mess Includes Doctored Emails

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Hunter Burroughs, the Rogers businessman at the heart of a federal fraud indictment, admitted more than a year ago to faking emails he submitted in a Florida civil lawsuit. read more >

Pulaski County's Most Expensive Home Sales of 2021

Pulaski County's Most Expensive Home Sales of 2021

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Sales of luxury homes in Pulaski County shattered records in 2021, resulting in Arkansas Business changing the way it tracks million-dollar home sales. read more >

Northwest Arkansas' Most Expensive Home Sales of 2021

Northwest Arkansas' Most Expensive Home Sales of 2021

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After a record year in 2020 that saw 64 residential homes sell for $1 million or more, northwest Arkansas catapulted over those robust numbers in 2021. read more >

Tax Flexibility Has Ended

Tax Flexibility Has Ended

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The Arkansas Department of Finance & Administration has again started issuing business closure notifications for failure to pay sales and withholding taxes. read more >

Spirits Up, Say Tax Receipts

Spirits Up, Say Tax Receipts

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Sales of mixed drinks, liquor and beer in Arkansas last year show, unsurprisingly, a decided uptick over those in 2020. read more >

Arkansas Dealmaking Down 17% in '21

Arkansas Dealmaking Down 17% in '21

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The number of the biggest deals in Arkansas worth $10 million or more rose to 95, an increase of 12% compared with the 85 big deals in 2020. read more >

Legal Discovery Often Hits Walmart Wall

Legal Discovery Often Hits Walmart Wall

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Walmart faces allegations that its abuse of the discovery process, a reliable legal tactic, clogs the process even more frequently than other top companies. read more >