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Walmart Reigns in Net Income, Executive Pay

Walmart Reigns in Net Income, Executive Pay

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Walmart Inc. rules Arkansas Business’ annual lists of the state’s public companies and how much their executives are paid, and it’s hard to imagine a time when that won’t be true — especially as the lists get shorter. read more >

AcreTrader Raises $10.3M

AcreTrader Raises $10.3M

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Farmland investing platform AcreTrader of Fayetteville has recently raised $10.3 million, according to filings this month with the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission. read more >

NASA Gives $1 Million to UA Rice Research

NASA Gives $1 Million to UA Rice Research

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has given a $1 million grant for a rice cultivation research program headed by a biological engineering professor at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. read more >

Leadership Academy to Feature Sam's Club Exec, UA Athletics Director

Leadership Academy to Feature Sam's Club Exec, UA Athletics Director

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Megan Crozier, chief merchant for Sam's Club, and University of Arkansas Vice Chancellor for Athletics Hunter Yurachek are among the featured speakers for the fall Arkansas Business Executive Leadership Academy in Bentonville. read more >

Van Buren County Still in the Game

Van Buren County Still in the Game

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Sandro J. Lukanovic has been granted a conditional permit by the state Alcoholic Beverage Control Division for Van Buren County's first (legal) distillery. read more >

Arkansas Q1 GDP Rises 6.9%

Arkansas Q1 GDP Rises 6.9%

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Real gross domestic product rose in all 50 states and the District of Columbia in the first quarter of 2021. read more >

Tracing the Power Lines Behind Amazon Solar

Tracing the Power Lines Behind Amazon Solar

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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 >