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Gatik Trucks Go Right

Gatik Trucks Go Right

WhispersTechnology & TelecomTransportation

Gatik and Walmart Inc. of Bentonville have partnered for nearly three years on an autonomous truck pilot program. read more >

No Surprise: Higher Pay Helps Attract, Retain Employees

No Surprise: Higher Pay Helps Attract, Retain Employees

Banking & FinanceHealth CareLegalRestaurants & FoodTechnology & TelecomTransportation

All industries, from health care to manufacturing, have faced a shortage of workers. Kathy Deck, director of the Center for Business & Economic Research at the Sam M. Walton School of Business at the University of Arkansas, says increasing pay would be the first action she would suggest when companies can’t find the right workers to fill positions. read more >

LR's Midtown Center Leads List of Recent Seven-Digit Deals

LR's Midtown Center Leads List of Recent Seven-Digit Deals

WhispersRestaurants & Food

A retail project in Little Rock, a grocery store in Maumelle, a fast-food outlet in west Little Rock, two Little Rock homes and a pair of residential properties involved in an intrafamily swap compose our magnificent seven real estate transactions this week. read more >

Retail Analysts Say Wal-Mart's Become Too Big to Manage

Retail Analysts Say Wal-Mart's Become Too Big to Manage

Restaurants & FoodCover Story

For Wal-Mart’s annual revenue to grow by just 1 percent, the retailer would need to add the revenue of a Fortune 500 company. But some retail watchers wonder whether Wal-Mart’s massive size has made it too big to manage. read more >

Supermarket Scouts Sniff Out Sherwood Sites

Supermarket Scouts Sniff Out Sherwood Sites

WhispersRestaurants & Food

Harps Food Stores Inc. of Springdale had the idea first, but its long delay in getting a store out of the ground on Highway 107 in north Pulaski County has encouraged competitors to start sniffing around. read more >

Wal-Mart Going Small in Small-Town Arkansas

Wal-Mart Going Small in Small-Town Arkansas

When Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville announced a few years ago it planned to open a prototype 13,700-SF Express store in Gentry, Mayor Kevin Johnston said concerned citizens feared that the coming of the retail giant would crush competitive commerce in the city. Johnston said there were town meetings with small-business leaders to discuss the situation. read more >