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Lauren Stokes looks back on Lauren James, the company she co-founded, in a recent video on YouTube.
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Video: Lauren Stokes Leaves Lauren JamesLock Icon

Lauren Stokes has left Lauren James Enterprises Inc., the Fayetteville women’s clothing company she founded. read more >
Lauren and Lance Stokes started the Lauren James Co. in Fayetteville in 2013. The expanding company generated more than $10 million in revenue last year, selling T-shirts and other designs online and in retail stores.
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Lauren James, First Security Reach Settlement in Lawsuit

First Security Bank of Searcy last week settled its lawsuit against Lauren James Enterprises Inc. of Fayetteville, ending a legal battle that included allegations that the women’s clothing company conducted a sham foreclosure sale in August to avoid paying the bank. read more >
Ozark Natural Foods' new property at 380 N. College Ave. in Fayetteville is just one mile south of its present location within the Evelyn Hills Shopping Center.
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Ozark Natural Foods Purchases New Space (NWA Real Deals)Lock Icon

Ozark Natural Foods paid $3.6 million for a vacant grocery store at College Avenue and East Lafayette Street just north of downtown Fayetteville. read more >
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LJ Apparel Rep Discusses Steps Taken to Secure Lauren JamesLock Icon

LJ Apparel is fighting a lawsuit brought by First Security Bank of Searcy, which accused the newly formed company of holding a sham foreclosure sale earlier this month for Lauren James. read more >
Lauren and Lance Stokes of Lauren James Enterprises Inc. stand inside the company's warehouse in Fayetteville.
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First Security Moves Forward Against Lauren James Following Foreclosure SaleLock Icon

Now that the foreclosure sale of Lauren James’ merchandise is over, First Security Bank of Searcy wants to move forward and have a judgment placed against the women’s clothing company and its owners for defaulting on a loan. read more >
Lauren and Lance Stokes started the Lauren James Co. in Fayetteville in 2013. The expanding company generated more than $10 million in revenue last year, selling T-shirts and other designs online and in retail stores.
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Bank Calls Lauren James’ Foreclosure Sale A Sham

First Security Bank has asked a Washington County Circuit judge to prevent women's clothing company Lauren James from going forward with a "sham" foreclosure sale next week. read more >
Lauren and Lance Stokes of Lauren James Enterprises Inc. stand inside the company's warehouse in Fayetteville.
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First Security Fights ‘Warehouse Sale’ of Lauren JamesLock Icon

The Searcy bank, which has sued Lauren James Enterprises Inc. of Fayetteville over a defaulted $338,720 loan, has asked a Washington County Circuit judge to prevent Lauren James from holding its warehouse sale scheduled for Saturday and Sunday. read more >
Lauren and Lance Stokes started the Lauren James Co. in Fayetteville in 2013. The expanding company generated more than $10 million in revenue last year, selling T-shirts and other designs online and in retail stores.
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First Security Bank Sues Lauren James for Allegedly Defaulting on Loan

First Security Bank sued women's clothing company Lauren James of Fayetteville on Thursday seeking $338,720, the unpaid balance of a $400,000 business loan. read more >
Houndstooth Clothing Co. store location at 29 N. Block Ave. in Fayetteville
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Former Employees Targeted in Houndstooth SuitLock Icon

Houndstooth Clothing Co. Inc. of Fayetteville filed for an injunction in Washington County Circuit Court against its former sales manager and two sales assistants claiming the trio took proprietary customer information with them when they left the company earlier this year. read more >
Lauren and Lance Stokes started the Lauren James Co. in Fayetteville in 2013. The expanding company generated more than $10 million in revenue last year, selling T-shirts and other designs online and in retail stores.
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Lawsuits Challenge Fairy Tale Founding of Lauren JamesLock Icon

A series of now-settled lawsuits, pitting business partner against business partner, suggests a far less happy founding story for women’s clothing company Lauren James of Fayetteville. read more >
Lauren and Lance Stokes started the Lauren James Co. in Fayetteville in 2013. The expanding company generated more than $10 million in revenue last year, selling T-shirts and other designs online and in retail stores.
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Lauren James Raises $1.16M in Stock OfferingLock Icon

Lauren James Enterprises Inc. of Fayetteville recently raised $1.16 million in a stock offering, according to its filing with the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission. read more >
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20 in Their 20s: New Influentials of 2017 Take Courage, Drive and Heart to Every Corner of Arkansas

This is the ninth year that Arkansas Business has sought out talented young leaders in our business and nonprofit community to introduce to readers in a feature called the New Influentials: 20 in Their 20s. read more >
Lauren and Lance Stokes started the Lauren James Co. in Fayetteville in 2013. The expanding company generated more than $10 million in revenue last year, selling T-shirts and other designs online and in retail stores.
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Startup Stays Up: Lauren James Looks to Last

Apparel company The Lauren James Co., based in Fayetteville, is expanding rapidly. Lance Stokes said the company generated more than $10 million in 2016, with one-third of that coming from its e-commerce business. read more >
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Experts Predict Breakout Companies in Arkansas Will Be Digital

Ask experts around the state to name the next Arkansas company to break out financially, and you’re liable to get a nonanswer, but the experts do predict one thing: The next Big Thing in Arkansas will come in the digital field. read more >
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Arkansas Business Presents 2015’s ‘New Influentials: 20 In Their 20s’

This is the seventh year that Arkansas Business has sought out talented young leaders in our business and nonprofit community to introduce to readers in a feature called The New Influentials: 20 in Their 20s. read more >