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Walmart Continues to Evolve (Editorial)

The Bentonville retailing giant bets on advertising to beef up revenue. read more >
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Saracen Raises Ante: $230M Event Center & Hotel Heads for 2025 DebutLock Icon

Work began in October on the 440,000-SF expansion that will more than triple the size of the casino complex in Pine Bluff. read more >
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Kroger, Albertsons Selling More Than 400 Stores in $1.9B Deal as They Look to Close Their Merger

Kroger will also divest the Debi Lilly Design, Primo Taglio, Open Nature, ReadyMeals and Waterfront Bistro private label brands. read more >
Agriculture & Poultry / Retail

Happy Egg of Rogers Takes Lead in Free-Range Industry

Well-treated chickens lay the best eggs, CEO Alex Worley believes, and his premium free-range brand stakes its business on it. And he’s not above a little crowing about how business is going. read more >
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West LR Hotel Sells for $4.5M

SAI Bentonville LLC, led by Dinesh Patel, paid $4.5 million for the 84-room Extended Stay America at 10800 Kanis Road in west Little Rock. read more >
WestRidge Place Apartments at 420 Napa Valley Drive in west Little Rock
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WestRidge Place Apartments Sells for $15MLock Icon

The west Little Rock apartment complex was purchased by Rock Creek Housing LLC, an affiliate of Moline Management in Springfield, Missouri. read more >
A Kroger location in Richmond Hill, Georgia
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US Lawmakers Skeptical Grocery Merger Will Mean Lower Prices

The CEOs of Kroger and Albertsons insisted there will still be competition, and said a merger will help them counter growing rivals like Walmart, Costco and Amazon. read more >
A Kroger location in Richmond Hill, Georgia
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Kroger Seeks to Create Grocery Giant in $20B Albertsons Bid

The companies say the would help them better compete with Walmart, Amazon and other major companies that have stepped into the grocery business. read more >
The 125,495-SF retail project at 612 J.P. Wright Loop Road in Jacksonville
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Jacksonville Retail Center Sells for $3.7MLock Icon

Commercial and residential real estate and construction in this week's million-dollar deals read more >
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Texas Firm Buys Little Rock Retail Center for $1.3M

The development next to the Oakland & Fraternal Historic Cemetery Park is anchored by a Kroger location. read more >
A Kroger location in Richmond Hill, Georgia
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Ex-Kroger Managers File Age Discrimination SuitLock Icon

The lawsuit, filed in federal court in Little Rock, alleges that Kroger adopted a plan to slash costs by getting rid of older, highly paid managers through an early retirement plan. read more >

SupplyPike Raises Money To Hire 60, Expand Work

The Fayetteville-based company helps major retail brands automate identifying the source of fines the companies impose on suppliers. read more >
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$2M Deal Advances Residential Development (Real Deals)Lock Icon

Woodland Hills Valley LLC, led by Graham Smith and Scott Hurley, acquired the land just outside Little Rock. read more >
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US, Canadian Regulators Tie Hepatitis Cases to Strawberries

Contaminated fruit was sold at various U.S. retailers, including Aldi, Kroger and Walmart. read more >
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Premier Health & Rehab Sells for $6.2MLock Icon

This week, we present a group of nine real estate deals in Pulaski County that top the $1 million mark. read more >
Staley Technologies CEO Andrew Faulkner
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Local CEO, U.K. Researcher Talk Next-Gen Retail Tech

Self-checkouts in grocery stores have become the norm in the past decade, but what’s next in retail technology, and when will retailers abandon their cashiers altogether? read more >
Agriculture & Poultry / Legal / Public Companies

Antitrust Suit Against Tyson Dismissed

Several national grocers claimed that Tyson conspired with other poultry producers to fix prices. read more >
Built in 1972 with a bank branch added ten years later, the 8-acre Colony West Shopping Center is anchored by a 46,329-SF Kroger on its northwestern edge. (Parcel lines are approximate and shown for illustration only.)
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Colony West Center Sells for $8.5M

While helping Natural Capital get into the affordable housing market, Cushman & Wakefield/Sage Partners also brokered an $8.54 million sale of Little Rock’s Colony West Shopping Center in late January. read more >
Kevin Hamman with operations and catering at The Root Cafe in Little Rock packs up locally sourced grocery items for a  delivery.
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At Doorsteps and Curbsides, Age of Delivery Has ArrivedLock Icon

COVID-19 precautions have changed customer behavior as record numbers of purchasers go online, and restaurants and retailers adjust. read more >
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Do Your Employees A Solid (Gwen Moritz Editor’s Note)

Making your employees’ lives a little easier and less expensive would be a solid benefit at no cost to your company. read more >