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Terry Turpin

Investments / Media & Marketing / Real Estate / Retail

Bad News for Acumen BrandsLock Icon

Stockholders in Acumen Brands Inc., the one-time Fayetteville startup phenomenon, received bad, but probably not unexpected, news in the mail. read more >
Mitchell Massey looks over plans for a condo in the Legacy Building in Fayetteville.
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Condo Inventory Dwindles at 7-Story Legacy BuildingLock Icon

After crashing on takeoff, Fayetteville's Legacy Building is finally approaching full developmental realization under its fourth ownership group. read more >
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Boot Barn Buys Country Outfitter For $1.8 Million

A subsidiary of western wear company Boot Barn Holdings Inc. of Irvine, California, bought Country Outfitter, the one-time online sensation from Fayetteville's Acumen Brands. read more >
Kimbel Mechanical's new location at 1936 N. Shiloh Dr. in Fayetteville.
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Kimbel Mechanical Moves Into Former Acumen Brands SpaceLock Icon

Kimbel Mechanical is moving into a spacious 76,000-SF building at 1936 N. Shiloh Drive in Fayetteville, a building formerly occupied by one-time e-commerce sensation Acumen Brands. read more >
John James
Investments / Retail

Acumen Brands For Sale, and John James is Negotiating

Fayetteville online retail sensation One Country, formerly known as Acumen Brands, is up for sale, and co-founder John James says he's negotiating with the firm's owner. read more >
John James
Investments / Media & Marketing / Small Business

Hayseed Ventures Aiming for $6 Million Investment

John James, the Acumen Brands founder, is in the process of raising $6 million for his new company, Hayseed Ventures LLC in Fayetteville. read more >
Lela Davidson (top), director of content for Acumen Brands and John Elliott (below), director of partnership marketing. Kiva Systems robots (right) bring merchandise for stocking at the Acumen Brands warehouse across from the company’s 200,000-SF headquarters.  (Photos by Beth Hall)
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Acumen’s Goal: To Own the Southern Lifestyle Marketplace

In December, Acumen Brands of Fayetteville announced objectives for 2014 that one company executive called “insane.” The leadership wanted five new programs to keep the company vibrant and growing, among those programs “flash sales” and “Marketplace.” read more >
The Old Post Office on the Fayetteville Square will be the first brick-and-mortar location for Acumen Brands stores.
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Acumen Brands Delivering New Life To Fayetteville’s Old Post Office

After a $1.5 million deal, Innovate Arkansas firm Acumen Brands of Fayetteville will use the 13,000-SF 102-year-old building as a brick and mortar location for online apparel store Country Outfitter and also offer handbags from Maple & West, which previously existed only as online businesses. Aug. 30 is scheduled as the grand opening. read more >