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Banking & Finance / Construction / Real Estate

Tornado-Damaged Calais Apartments to Undergo $14M RenovationLock Icon

Little Rock properties damaged in the March 31 tornado and new builds make up this week's million-dollar construction and real estate deals. read more >
A rendering of a proposed Costco warehouse store on Chenal Parkway in west Little Rock.
Government & Politics / Public Companies

Costco to Raise Starting Hourly Wage to $16; End Hazard Pay

Costco will increase its starting wage to $16 an hour, surpassing most of its main competitors. read more >
A rendering of a proposed Costco warehouse store on Chenal Parkway in west Little Rock.
Investments / Public Companies / Real Estate

Costco Files Application to Put Store in West Little Rock

Costco Warehouse Corp. of Issaquah, Washington, has filed an application with the city of Little Rock to put a 165,000-SF warehouse store at the southwest corner of Chenal Parkway and Kirk Road. read more >
In the United States, Costco Wholesale operates stores in 44 states (shown in blue), plus Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico. Arkansas is one of six states currently without a Costco location.
Construction / Real Estate / Retail

Costco Hasn’t Hit Pay Dirt Yet in Little Rock

For now, Costco officials are in a Catch-22 with the Little Rock market, unable to match an acceptable price with an acceptable location. read more >
Public Companies / Retail

Sam’s Club Jumps into Auto Sales with TrueCar Partnership

Sam's Club, the warehouse division of Wal-Mart Stores Inc, has tied up with online car-shopping service TrueCar Inc to make a full-fledged foray into auto sales, a fast-growing business for rival Costco Wholesale Corp. read more >
Wal-Mart said it will start paying its U.S. workers at least $9 an hour this month and $10 next year.
Public Companies / Retail

Wal-Mart Sets Off Minimum Wage Race

Wal-Mart Store Inc.’s announcement in February that it would start paying employees $9 an hour this year and $10 in 2016 touched off a minimum wage arms race. read more >