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US Sues Slim Chickens Franchisee Over Sexual Harassment

The franchisee, which has 13 locations in central Arkansas, is accused of failing to take action against a manager who behaved inappropriately. read more >
Real Estate

Slim Chickens HQ Relocating

Tom Gordon, the CEO and founder of Slim Chickens, purchased the four-story 35,700-SF office building on East Millsap Road for $6.4 million. read more >
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Former Fitness One Sold in Fayetteville (NWA Real Deals)

A 44,000-SF fitness center adjacent to the Cross Church campus in Fayetteville sold for $16 million. read more >
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Wellington at Chenal Acquired for $23.6M (Real Deals)Lock Icon

The 176-unit apartment complex in west Little Rock was purchased by 15000 Chenal Parkway LLC. read more >
A Slim Chickens location at 550 Salem Road in Conway
Restaurants & Food

For Slim Chickens, Key Words Now Are React, Adjust

Tom Gordon, CEO and co-founder of the fast-casual restaurant chain Slim Chickens describes the strategy that helped the company weather the COVID-19 pandemic. read more >
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The Wellington at Chenal Sells for $23.6MLock Icon

A mixed bag of residential and commercial properties in this week's million-dollar deals and construction. read more >
A Google Street View image of the entrance to the Churchill Downs neighborhood in Springdale
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Slim Chickens Exec Sells Springdale Nest for $1.75MLock Icon

The palatial two-story home, in the gated Churchill Downs neighborhood, sits on 2.2 acres and has eight bedrooms. read more >
Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium on the University of Arkansas campus in Fayetteville.
Education / Tourism

Razorback Football Players Launch Paid Fan Club

More than 80 players will evenly share the profits from in-person and digital events offered to a limited number of members. read more >
Doug Hendrix, left, and his brother David Hendrix own Summerwood Partners LLC of Bryant, which owns convenience store chain Big Red and this year ranked No. 5 for revenue growth among the largest private companies in Arkansas.
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2021: A Good Year for Big Private CompaniesLock Icon

For most of the businesses on this year’s list of Arkansas’ 75 largest private companies, top-line revenue in 2021 was significantly better than in 2019, before any of us had heard of COVID-19. read more >
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The Timbers Attracts $10.5M Buyer (Real Deals)Lock Icon

An affiliate of The Walden Group of Jackson, New Jersey, bought 120-unit apartment complex in Maumelle. read more >
Seth Jensen, chief financial officer of Slim Chickens of Fayetteville: “The pandemic has proved the importance of financial discipline when things are going well.” Jensen is proud that the restaurant chain has not laid off any employees during the pandemic.
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Arkansas CFOs Gird For Chaos, With Skill and LuckLock Icon

Seth Jensen, CFO for Slim Chickens, acknowledges a bit of good luck when it came to the restaurant chain's financial foundation when the COVID-19 pandemic arose. read more >
The popularity of chicken sandwiches at fast-food and similar restaurants, such as this one from Popeyes, continues to grow.
Agriculture & Poultry / Media & Marketing / Restaurants & Food / Retail

Chicken Sandwich: The Ultimate ComfortLock Icon

Fried chicken may be the ultimate comfort food. And we all need comfort now more than ever. read more >
Slim Chickens at 16105 Chenal Parkway in west Little Rock.
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WLR Slim Chickens Rings Up $2.3M Sale (Real Deals)Lock Icon

Bad Brothers LLC, led by Blake Phillips, bought the 2,456-SF eatery at 16105 Chenal Parkway. read more >
Kum & Go convenience store at 8801 Maumelle Blvd. in North Little Rock.
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Crystal Hill Kum & Go Turned Over for $3.4MLock Icon

A super convenience store, apartments, an eatery and a home provide this week’s installment of million-dollar real estate deals. read more >
Stuart McLendon, CFO of Dyne Hospitality Group, a major Tropical Smoothie franchisee: “Things are looking pretty good for us on the sales front.”
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Some Restaurants See Sales Going Up

Adapting to takeout mode, quick-serve model shows resilience during pandemic. read more >
Tom Gordon, CEO and co-founder of Slim Chickens, holds his namesake "Slim's Plate".
Health Care / Restaurants & Food

Slim Chickens CEO Sees Different Strategies Used in PandemicLock Icon

As the leader of a multinational company, Tom Gordon, co-founder and CEO of the fast-casual restaurant chain Slim Chickens, has a better perspective than many on government handling of the coronavirus pandemic. read more >
Restaurants & Food

Slim Chickens Suspends Dine-In Service in NWA

Slim Chickens, citing the rising rates of COVID-19 infection, is suspending dine-in service at its seven outlets in northwest Arkansas and in Fort Smith beginning today. read more >
Aerial view of Village on the Creeks in Rogers
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SEC Filing Provides Details on Village on the Creeks BuyLock Icon

A newly formed real estate investment group paid more than $32 million for the Village on the Creeks commercial center in Rogers, thanks to some help from 35 investors. read more >
Tom Gordon, left, and Greg Smart shared a vision in founding restaurant chain  Slim Chickens of Fayetteville: “The vision was always to have a big company,” said Gordon.  The pair are shown at a new location in Springdale.
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With No Pandemic Furloughs, Slim Chickens Opens 2 More LocationsLock Icon

Even in a pandemic, the world keeps turning and restaurants keep opening. read more >
Tom Gordon, CEO and co-founder of Slim Chickens, holds his namesake "Slim's Plate".
Investments / Restaurants & Food

Slim Chickens Feathers Nest with Cash from Tropical Smoothie InvestorsLock Icon

You may have heard that a private equity firm, 10 Point Capital of Atlanta, has invested in Slim Chickens, the franchise restaurant chain based in Fayetteville. read more >