posted: 12/06/2013 12:55 a.m.
Ben E. Keith Co. has purchased 70 acres in North Little Rock at the northwest corner of Interstate 440 and U.S. 70 to build a 350,000-square-foot distribution center expected to open in early 2016.
posted: 12/06/2013 12:51 a.m.
The U.S. economy expanded in the third quarter at a faster pace than initially reported, led by the biggest increase in inventories since early 1998. Consumer spending slowed.
posted: 12/06/2013 12:49 a.m.
Venezuelans have been scrambling for dollars for weeks, taking refuge in the greenback as their own currency is in free fall.
posted: 12/06/2013 12:47 a.m.
Fast-food workers and labor organizers joined in demonstrations in cities across the country Thursday in a push for higher wages.
posted: 12/06/2013 12:46 a.m.
America’s first pony car — the Ford Mustang — is celebrating its 50th birthday with a new design and plans to go global.
posted: 12/06/2013 12:44 a.m.
A new survey of Wal-Mart suppliers — those who sell millions of items to Wal-Mart Stores Inc. for retail sale in stores — shows that many suppliers are not happy with the way their products are displayed and when the products are promoted.
posted: 12/06/2013 12:42 a.m.
As temperatures dip throughout the state and the threat of icy precipitation looms, ranchers should ensure their livestock have shelter, clean water and food, animal experts said Wednesday.
posted: 12/06/2013 12:39 a.m.
George’s Inc. traffic manager Jerry Thacker figures he sorts through 100 emails by lunchtime on a typical workday.
posted: 12/06/2013 12:39 a.m.
Southwest Airlines said Thursday that it is closing down operations at Jackson-Evers International Airport on June 6.
posted: 12/06/2013 12:38 a.m.
Stocks fell Thursday after the government reported that the number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits dropped to the lowest in nearly six years last week. Also, the U.S. economy grew at a 3.6 percent annual rate from July through September, the fastest since early 2012.
posted: 12/06/2013 12:37 a.m.
QUOTE OF THE DAY “It’s like shutting down all the highways in the country because there was an accident on one street.” Luis Carlos Diaz, Tal Cual tech columnist, on the Venezuelan government’s shutdown of some Internet sites
posted: 12/06/2013 12:30 a.m.
Firm increases stake in USA Truck to 14% Stone House Capital Management LLC of New York has reached a nearly 14 percent ownership stake in USA Truck.
posted: 12/05/2013 8:07 a.m.
WASHINGTON — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits tumbled 23,000 last week to 298,000, nearly a six-year low that shows companies are laying off fewer workers.
posted: 12/05/2013 8:04 a.m.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy grew at a 3.6 percent annual rate from July through September, the fastest since early 2012. But nearly half the growth came from a buildup in business stockpiles, a trend that could reverse in the current quarter and hold back growth.
posted: 12/05/2013 3:29 a.m.
The U.S. trade deficit narrowed in October for the first time in four months as exports climbed to a record, the Commerce Department reported Wednesday.