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Arkansas Motorcoach Industry Desperate for Aid
Cary Martin, president of Little Rock Coaches, sits behind the wheel of one of his buses.

Arkansas Motorcoach Industry Desperate for Aid

by Marty Cook – 5 days ago

Little Rock Coaches, a charter motorcoach company, has basically seen its business shut down since mid-March. It is not a Little Rock or an Arkansas phenomenon; the pandemic has hammered motorcoach businesses across the nation.


Central Arkansas Population Stands at 750,000

Central Arkansas Population Stands at 750,000

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The Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway Metropolitan Statistical Area now has a population of about 750,000, according to a report by Metroplan, the planning agency for Faulkner, Lonoke, Pulaski and Saline counties. read more >

The 2020 20 In Their 20's: The Future Looks Bright From Here

The 2020 20 In Their 20's: The Future Looks Bright From Here

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From Rogers to Jonesboro to Benton and McCrory, there is bright young talent across our state. For the 11th year, Arkansas Business is proud to introduce 20 of the freshest faces in business and community service. read more >

Amazon to Open Delivery Station in Maumelle

Amazon to Open Delivery Station in Maumelle

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Amazon of Seattle will open a new delivery station at 400 Sharkey Drive in Maumelle later this year, creating "dozens" of full-time and part-time jobs, the company says. read more >

Koppers to Invest $23M in NLR Plant Expansion

Koppers to Invest $23M in NLR Plant Expansion

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Quick collaboration among state and local economic developers helped persuade Koppers Holdings Inc. of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to retain its North Little Rock plant and invest at least $23 million to expand it over the next two years. read more >

Trucking Expert Hopes Pandemic Dampens Verdicts

Trucking Expert Hopes Pandemic Dampens Verdicts

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Rebecca Brewster had some sobering news but expressed hope for the future during a speech at the Arkansas Trucking Association's annual conference last week at the Hammons Center in Rogers. read more >

Walmart CTO Tops Executive Compensation List

Walmart CTO Tops Executive Compensation List

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Walmart CTO Suresh Kumar's experience explains why his total compensation for the first seven months he spent at Walmart made him the highest-paid executive among Arkansas' public companies. read more >

U.S. Gross Domestic Product Plunges 32.9% in Q2

U.S. Gross Domestic Product Plunges 32.9% in Q2

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Gross domestic product in the United States plunged at an annual rate of 32.9% in the second quarter of 2020, a record. The drop was 9.5% compared with the first quarter. read more >