posted: 03/06/2014 3:20 a.m.
Dassault Falcon Jet Corp. expects to increase its output by 40 percent after a $65 million expansion at its Little Rock completions center is finished by the end of 2015, Robert Smith, senior vice president of business development, said Wednesday.
posted: 03/06/2014 3:18 a.m.
A private survey shows that U.S. companies added slightly more jobs in February than in the previous month, but harsh winter weather still weighed on hiring.
posted: 03/06/2014 3:17 a.m.
Chinese carmaker Qoros took its campaign to gain global credibility to the Geneva Motor Show, where it showed off its second production car at a stand in prime real estate — between Maserati and Rolls Royce.
posted: 03/06/2014 3:16 a.m.
ABF Freight System Inc. will increase its general shipping rates by about 5.4 percent for the year, the company said Wednesday.
posted: 03/06/2014 3:15 a.m.
China’s government pledged Wednesday to promote sustainable growth by opening state dominated industries to private investment and making banks more market-oriented while keeping this year’s economic expansion at a relatively robust 7.5 percent.
posted: 03/06/2014 3:13 a.m.
The Federal Reserve said the economy in most regions grew last month even as harsh winter weather impeded hiring, disrupted supply chains and kept customers away from stores and auto dealerships.
posted: 03/06/2014 3:10 a.m.
Sales of Brown-Forman Corp.’s whiskey lineup, led by its flagship Jack Daniel’s brand, led to a 12 percent increase in third-quarter net income as the spirits maker reported broad sales gains in the U.S. and overseas.
posted: 03/06/2014 3:09 a.m.
Calm returned to the stock market Wednesday after two days of volatile trading.
posted: 03/06/2014 3:07 a.m.
QUOTE OF THE DAY “Bad winter weather, especially in midmonth, weighed on payrolls. Job growth is expected to improve with warmer temperatures.” Mark Zandi, Moody’s Analytics chief economist
posted: 03/06/2014 3:06 a.m.
Wal-Mart Foundation donates to Amazeum The Wal-Mart Foundation is donating $1.5 million for a temporary exhibition gallery in the yet-to be-built Amazeum family learning center in Bentonville.
posted: 03/05/2014 11:06 a.m.
WASHINGTON — A private survey shows that U.S. companies added slightly more jobs in February than in the previous month, but harsh winter weather still weighed on hiring.
posted: 03/05/2014 10:27 a.m.
BENTONVILLE — The Walmart Foundation has donated $1.5 million to a planned family museum to be built near Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.
posted: 03/05/2014 3:19 a.m.
RadioShack said Tuesday that it plans to close as many as 1,100 stores, about a fifth of its U.S. locations. The news came as the retailer reported a wider quarterly loss after a disappointing Christmas season.
posted: 03/05/2014 3:18 a.m.
There will be a day in the not-so-distant future when shopping at Wal-Mart will have all the convenience of a Sonic drive thru.
posted: 03/05/2014 3:17 a.m.
U.S. home prices rose in January after three months of declines as a tight supply of properties likely supported prices despite slower sales.