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North Little Rock airport's expansion bid leaner

posted: 02/17/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

The North Little Rock Airport wants to remain competitive with newer small airports in the region, but fiscal reality is forcing it to scale back its ambitions.

Arkansas entrepreneur tells U.S. House panel that regulations threaten survival of company

updated: 02/17/2017 9:02 a.m. Comment 1

WASHINGTON -- An Arkansas woman who built a consignment sale empire told congressmen Thursday that federal regulations threaten the survival of her company.

News in brief

posted: 02/17/2017 1:52 a.m. Discuss

Tyson most-admired

Ambassadors debut in downtown; Little Rock’s first 2 envoys to increase safety, offer help in area

posted: 02/16/2017 4:30 a.m. Comment 1

The Downtown Little Rock Partnership has hired two people to stroll the central business district to provide information and offer assistance to people, as well as report maintenance issues.

Web-avid, Wal-Mart buys Moosejaw

posted: 02/16/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. continued to expand its online portfolio Wednesday, acquiring Michigan-based retailer Moosejaw for about $51 million.

Cuts to jobless benefits get OK

posted: 02/16/2017 2:20 a.m. Comments 2

Cuts to Arkansas' unemployment benefits were approved by the House on Wednesday as part of a bill that also reduces taxes on employers.

Business news in brief

posted: 02/16/2017 2:14 a.m. Discuss

Harps launches healthful-foods push

News in brief

posted: 02/16/2017 2:10 a.m. Discuss

Hive's chef again up for James Beard title

Wal-Mart buys outdoor clothes and gear seller Moosejaw in $51M deal

posted: 02/15/2017 10:16 a.m. Discuss

NEW YORK — Wal-Mart has acquired the outdoor clothing and gear seller Moosejaw for $51 million as it expands its online offerings.

Buffett's firm reduces stake in Wal-Mart, invests in Apple, airlines

posted: 02/15/2017 9:21 a.m. Discuss

OMAHA, Neb. — Warren Buffett's company nearly quadrupled its investment in Apple to over 57 million shares during the last three months of last year.

Little Rock airport intends 2 new chain eateries

posted: 02/15/2017 4:30 a.m. Comment 1

The concessionaires for the state's largest airport say they will add two major chain restaurant outlets, Chili's and Chick-fil-A, spend more than $4 million to upgrade concession offerings and add other amenities under a proposal to extend their agreement to operate at the airport another 10 years.

In Tyson shake-up, 3 execs leaving

posted: 02/15/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

Tyson Foods is establishing a new leadership team to focus on consumers, customers, technology and sustainability, the company said Tuesday.

Retailer modifies its buying operation

posted: 02/15/2017 2:04 a.m. Discuss

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is adjusting its buying operations in efforts to make the process more efficient for both the retailer and its vast network of suppliers.

Panel OKs benefits cut for jobless

posted: 02/15/2017 2:02 a.m. Discuss

Out-of-work Arkansans would receive less money in unemployment benefits and would be eligible for fewer weeks of the payments under a bill that cleared a House committee Tuesday.

Business news in brief

posted: 02/15/2017 1:59 a.m. Discuss

LR's Zips adds 5 Tennessee carwashes






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