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Startup Roadie Gets More Stephens Cash

Startup Roadie Gets More Stephens Cash

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Five years after its founding, Roadie, the crowdsourced delivery service startup based in Atlanta, has attracted partnerships with major retailers, including Walmart, and, in February, $37 million in new funding. read more >

Walmart Challenges Amazon with Grocery Delivery

Walmart Challenges Amazon with Grocery Delivery

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Shortly after Walmart opened its first Supercenters with food markets in 1988, top executives began to see groceries as the retail titan’s future bread and butter. Now Walmart is America’s biggest grocery seller, and food is becoming ammunition in the Bentonville company’s online duel with Amazon. read more >

PAM: Lawsuit Threatens Driver Wage Model

PAM: Lawsuit Threatens Driver Wage Model

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PAM Transport Inc. of Tontitown is fighting a class-action lawsuit brought in 2016 that it said could send shock waves through the trucking industry and radically change the way drivers are paid. read more >

Central Arkansas Unemployment at 3.5 Percent

Central Arkansas Unemployment at 3.5 Percent

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The unemployment rate in the Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway metropolitan statistical area remains near a historical low, 3.5% in February. read more >

ArcBest 1Q Net Income Down 51 Percent

ArcBest 1Q Net Income Down 51 Percent

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ArcBest Corp. of Fort Smith reports first-quarter net income of $4.9 million, down 51 percent from the same quarter last year, while revenue rose and business conditions slowed. read more >

Murphy USA Posts First-Quarter Profit of $5.3M

Murphy USA Posts First-Quarter Profit of $5.3M

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Murphy USA, the fuel and convenience store chain spun off by Murphy Oil Corp. of El Dorado five years ago, announced profits of $5.3 million for the first quarter of 2019, the company said in filings Monday. read more >

Burger King May Sell Plant-Based Burger Across US This Year

Burger King May Sell Plant-Based Burger Across US This Year

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Burger King's parent says that a month-long test of the Impossible Whopper at 59 restaurants in St. Louis has gone so well that it will start testing it in additional markets. The company said it may expand sales nationally by the end of this year. read more >