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Little Rock won't pursue Amazon's 2nd headquarters after all; it would 'never work,' full-page ad declares

updated: 10/19/2017 11:30 a.m. Comments 25

The city of Little Rock won't submit a bid to become the home of Amazon's second headquarters after all.

Business news in brief

posted: 10/19/2017 2:04 a.m. Discuss

Home BancShares to report 3Q earnings

News in brief

updated: 10/19/2017 2:03 a.m. Discuss

Judges urged to halt use of rehab center

Wal-Mart's Store No. 8 aims to see around corner

posted: 10/18/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

Myron Burke, principal of Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s Store No. 8, pointed to the invention of the iPhone when he considered the mission of the Bentonville company's retail technology investment arm.

News in brief

updated: 10/18/2017 1:57 a.m. Discuss

BSR buys apartment complex near Dallas

PHOTOS: Rooftop restaurant at new downtown Little Rock hotel to open soon

updated: 10/17/2017 10:11 a.m. Comments 3

The "now open" sign adorning the south side of the $14 million Hilton Garden Inn Little Rock Downtown doesn't refer to the area's first rooftop, open-air restaurant and bar -- yet.

Poultry-line speedup pushed; views sought

posted: 10/17/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Friday that it will allow a 60-day period for public comment on the chicken industry's petition to raise poultry-line speeds.

13 stocks' drop clips 2.59 off state index

posted: 10/17/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

The Arkansas Index, a price-weighted index that tracks the largest public companies based in the state, dropped 2.59 to 370.06 Monday.

2 more say rehab center kept wages

posted: 10/17/2017 1:58 a.m. Discuss

Two more Oklahoma men sued Siloam Springs-based Simmons Foods and a Christian rehabilitation center on Friday claiming they were used as free labor at chicken processing plants.


posted: 10/16/2017 1:55 a.m. Discuss

ALEXANDER Sandra G. Luckey, 13303 E. Polk Road, Oct. 5, 2017, Chapter 7.

Wal-Mart exec who made $244M in 2016 is highest-paid in Arkansas

updated: 10/16/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 9

Marc Lore, the founder and former chief executive officer of, which Wal-Mart Stores Inc. acquired a year ago, is by far the highest-paid executive among Arkansas' largest public companies.

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS: Splash Car Wash, Jiffy Lube in Little Rock sold for $2.8M; apartments bought in $1.7M deal

posted: 10/15/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

SCF RC Funding IV LLC, a New Jersey limited liability company, bought a Splash Car Wash and a Jiffy Lube at 9500 Rodney Parham Road in Little Rock for $2.8 million last month.

Small Arkansas brewer missed state wave but sheds few tears in the beer

updated: 10/16/2017 4:30 a.m. Comment 1

Even as a brewer, William Lyon never took a liking to beer, but his distaste for it goes far beyond the palate -- it's a bitter shot to the wallet.

NW Arkansas apartments going up; vacancies to rise

posted: 10/15/2017 1:50 a.m. Discuss

Some cities in Northwest Arkansas are steadily seeing apartment complexes spring up across the landscape, and the growth doesn't show signs of letting up.

Growth declared urgent at Sam's

posted: 10/15/2017 1:48 a.m. Discuss

John Furner didn't wait for analysts and investors gathered at Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s home office in Bentonville last Tuesday to ask the Sam's Club question.






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