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People keeping gas savings

posted: 11/25/2015 5:45 a.m. Comments 3

U.S. consumers are benefiting from some of the cheapest gasoline prices in years, but their hesitancy to spend the savings on Christmas shopping is dampening a crucial time of the year, retailers say.

Mays takes tech park's latest offer of $1.037M

posted: 11/25/2015 5:45 a.m. Discuss

Longtime Little Rock lawyer Richard Mays said Tuesday that he will take the Little Rock Technology Park Authority's counteroffer of $1.037 million for his three-story office building at 415 Main St., the home of Mays' law practice for more than 31 years.

Arkansans' blessing of day: Cheaper bird

posted: 11/25/2015 5:45 a.m. Discuss

Arkansans have dodged higher grocery bills this Thanksgiving, with low turkey prices despite the outbreak of bird flu earlier this year that destroyed 48 million birds, including 7.7 million turkeys.

Arkansas Index rides market to 1.86 gain

posted: 11/25/2015 5:36 a.m. Discuss

The Arkansas Index, a price-weighted index that tracks the largest public companies based in the state, rose 1.86 to 332.48 Tuesday.

Finance views barely budge for Arkansans

posted: 11/25/2015 5:35 a.m. Discuss

The fall 2015 Arvest Consumer Sentiment Survey of Arkansans released Tuesday found that 56 percent expect no change in their financial condition in the next year, while 28 percent expected their finances to improve.

Equipment-purchase adviser in Little Rock moving

posted: 11/25/2015 1:56 a.m. Discuss

Enterprise Financial Solutions, which does business as Enterprise Financial Group, is moving next week from its space in the Regions Center at 400 West Capitol Ave. to the Simmons Tower, just one block west. Enterprise Financial Group connects equipment buyers with vendors and has a staff of advisers to help find financing solutions that work for both parties.

Online sale to start early, Wal-Mart says

posted: 11/24/2015 5:45 a.m. Discuss

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will offer online Christmas shopping deals earlier than usual, the company announced Monday.

Tech park board sues for LR building

posted: 11/24/2015 5:45 a.m. Comments 2

The Little Rock Technology Park Authority sued lawyer Richard Mays Sr. in Pulaski County Circuit Court Monday, claiming its right of eminent domain to take Mays' three-story office building at 415 Main St.

State index up 2.07; Dillard's gains 2.9%

posted: 11/24/2015 5:29 a.m. Discuss

The Arkansas Index, a price-weighted index that tracks the largest public companies based in the state, gained 2.07 to 330.62 Monday.

Ex-One Bank exec asks for plea change

posted: 11/24/2015 5:28 a.m. Discuss

Gary Rickenbach, a former senior executive vice president with Little Rock-based One Bank & Trust who was indicted on charges of defrauding the bank and the federal government, asked Monday to change his plea to guilty.

Poultry, Hillshire boost 4Q at Tyson

updated: 11/24/2015 3:04 a.m. Discuss

Tyson Foods reported better-than-expected sales for its latest quarter, with demand increasing for its chicken products and the year-ago purchase of Hillshire Brands paying dividends.

Hutchinson signs letter of intent with China firm studying $1.3B paper mill

updated: 11/23/2015 5:35 p.m. Comments 9

Gov. Asa Hutchinson signed a letter of intent with a Chinese paper company to study the feasibility of building a $1.3 billion pulp mill in Arkansas.

Wal-Mart to offer Cyber Monday deals Sunday as it chases Amazon

posted: 11/23/2015 10:13 a.m. Discuss

Wal-Mart, playing catch-up with, is making a bigger bet on Cyber Monday.

Tyson fourth-quarter net income hits $258M

posted: 11/23/2015 7:49 a.m. Discuss

Net income attributable to Tyson Foods was $258 million in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2015, an increase of more than 88 percent, the Springdale-based company announced Monday.

Bankruptcy watch

posted: 11/23/2015 2:37 a.m. Discuss

ALEXANDER Peter R. and Tammy L. Green, 14121 Cherryhill Drive, Nov. 17, 2015, Chapter 13.




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