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EXPLAINER: What’s a ‘Wealth Tax’ And How Would it Work?

A breakdown of President Biden's proposed rate increases. 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 >
Amazon hints that the future whereabouts of its Apple Blossom solar project in eastern Arkansas will be somewhere inside the orange circle shown above.
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Tracing the Power Lines Behind Amazon Solar

While Amazon says it's becoming the world’s largest corporate buyer of renewable energy, details in part of its plan involving solar projects in east Arkansas are about as clear as a dense Delta fog. read more >
Alice Walton, founder of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art and Art Bridges
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Arkansas’ Waltons Among Forbes’ Top 12 Richest

Only one Walton family member was in the top 10 of Forbes magazine's list of the country's 400 richest people, and she doesn’t live in Arkansas. read more >
Rob Walton, Jim Walton, Alice Walton and Greg Penner presenting the Entrepreneur of the Year award at the 2019 Walmart shareholders meeting June 7 at Bud Walton Arena.
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Top Stockholders in Arkansas Buoyed by Runup in Markets

It’s been almost two years since Arkansas Business listed the state’s top stockholders based on the value of publicly disclosed stock. Since then, the Walton family’s fortune — the part disclosed publicly — has increased by more than $20 billion. read more >
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Could You Just Not Do That? (Gwen Moritz Editor’s Note)

What Jeff Bezos called “the personal cost and embarrassment” might have been avoided had he simply not engaged in such risky online behavior. read more >
Little Rock Mayor Mark Stodola (left) and Little Rock Regional Chamber CEO Jay Chesshir.
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Rejecting Amazon, Little Rock Launches New Campaign

Little Rock Mayor Mark Stodola says the city will not submit a bid to be home to Amazon's second North American headquarters. Instead, it has used the occasion to launch a promotional campaign called "Love, Little Rock." read more >
Amazon said its $99-a-year Prime loyalty program helped drive growth during the quarter.
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Little Rock Mayor Says City Will Vie for Amazon HQ

Little Rock Mayor Mark Stodola said the city will submit a bid to be home to Amazon's second North American headquarters. read more >