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Dillard’s Sales Down 5% in Q4, Fiscal Year  

CEO William T. Dillard II said that considering the "weak consumer environment," the results were respectable. read more >
The Conway Area Chamber of Commerce partners with other organizations to improve the lives of local residents.
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It’s Not Bragging If It’s True (Lance Turner Editor’s Note)

It’s past time central Arkansas crafted a singular vision for itself to grow its economy. read more >
Bryan Sanders, husband of Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders, speaks with the crowd on Jan. 24 at the state Capitol, the day the governor announced that he would chair the Natural State Advisory Council.
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Sanders Names Members of Natural State Advisory Council

Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders names appointees to the new Natural State Advisory Council, which is led by her husband, Chairman Bryan Sanders. read more >
Arkansas Gov.-elect Sarah Huckabee Sanders takes the oath of the office administered by 8th Circuit Court judge Brian Miller on the steps of the Arkansas Capitol with husband Bryan and children Huck, Scarlett and George, Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023, in Little Rock, Ark.
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The Next Generation, Now (Lance Turner Editor’s Note)

A generational leadership shift is happening among key Arkansas companies and families. read more >
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Numbers, Psychology and Dillard’s Bull RunLock Icon

Asking why Dillard’s stock rose 800% from November 2020 to last month is part numbers game and part psychological mystery-solving. read more >
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Dillard’s Stock Continues RiseLock Icon

Last week, each share of Dillard's Inc. was briefly worth $300, so the number of shares that were worth less than a half-billion last November were worth $2.36 billion, at least for a time. read more >
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‘Succession’ Versus Success (Lance Turner Editor’s Note)

Whatever industry you’re in and whatever the size of your organization, a good succession plan is a must-have. read more >
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Dillards Make Quick Billion-Dollar ReboundLock Icon

Last week, the value of the William Dillard family’s stock in the publicly traded Little Rock retail chain stood at $1.4 billion, up 244% from last November. read more >
Dillard's headquarters
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Update: At Annual Meeting, Dillard’s CEO Welcomes Better Days

Now is “the best of times,” and last year was “the worst of times,” Dillard’s Inc. CEO William Dillard II said Saturday at the department store chain’s annual meeting. read more >
U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton and Bill Dillard III
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Cotton and Dillard Do LunchLock Icon

On a recent Saturday lunch trip to Taziki’s Mediterranean Cafe at 8200 Cantrell Road, our spy spotted U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton and Bill Dillard III enjoying a bite to eat. read more >
Regina Favors, interim president of Arkansas Baptist College, credited Rep. French Hill and Sen. John Boozman with helping two Arkansas HBCUs obtain deferments.
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Debt Deferment Brings Relief To Arkansas Baptist, Philander Smith

Two small private colleges in Little Rock started 2019 with a welcome dose of financial relief courtesy of Uncle Sam. read more >
Kathy Deck

Deck: Northwest Arkansas to Add 5,000 Jobs in 2016

Northwest Arkansas, Jonesboro and Little Rock were bright spots for the state's economy in 2015, according to economist Kathy Deck. read more >
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Bill Dillard III to Moderate UA Business Forecast Luncheon

Regional, national and international experts will discuss the economic outlook for Arkansas, the nation and the world at the 22nd annual Business Forecast luncheon. read more >