posted: 12/18/2013 7:06 a.m.
LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe is scheduled to take part in an economic development announcement at the state Capitol.
posted: 12/18/2013 3:39 a.m.
Hewlett-Packard will announce today plans to hire more than 200 software engineers and programmers for its Conway customer-support center, starting in the first quarter of 2014, to soften what it will have to reimburse the state for its help, according to sources close to the deal.
posted: 12/18/2013 3:38 a.m.
It has been eight years since Entergy Arkansas gave its parent company, Entergy Corp., the required 96-month notice to withdraw from its system agreement, a pact that includes Entergy Corp.’s subsidiaries and has cost Entergy Arkansas ratepayers more than $4.5 billion.
posted: 12/18/2013 3:34 a.m.
Seneca Foods Corp. has made a $148 million offer to buy bankrupt frozen- and canned-food company Allens Inc., setting the initial bid for the company’s assets in a future auction.
posted: 12/18/2013 3:24 a.m.
Epoxyn will expand in Mountain Home Epoxyn Products plans to expand its manufacturing plant in Mountain Home, creating 50 jobs, the company said Tuesday.
posted: 12/17/2013 8:27 a.m.
A New York-based canned food processor says it has entered into an agreement to purchase Siloam Springs-based canner Allens, which filed for bankruptcy earlier this year.
updated: 12/17/2013 1:21 p.m.
Epoxyn Products, a maker of resins for laboratory uses, announced Tuesday that it will add 50 jobs as it expands its Mountain Home manufacturing facility.
posted: 12/17/2013 7:10 a.m.
FORREST CITY — The Delta Regional Authority is making a $150,000 investment in a sustainable agriculture program in east Arkansas.
posted: 12/17/2013 2:44 a.m.
Allens Inc. will not be required to set up a separate Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act trust account to protect money owed to creditors, according to an order from U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Ben Barry.
posted: 12/17/2013 2:35 a.m.
Wal-Mart reassigns several top execs The recent appointment of Doug McMillon as president and chief executive officer of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has been followed by several reassignments within Wal-Mart International, where Mc-Millon served five years as president and CEO of the global retailer’s fastestgrowing business.
posted: 12/15/2013 3 a.m.
Property taxes generated in a tax increment financing district would be sufficient to pay for a city of Little Rock-approved $2.69 million bond issue needed for infrastructure work in the Gateway Town Center, a feasibility study concludes.
posted: 12/15/2013 2:54 a.m.
A few hundred of Rush Harding III’s friends and acquaintances entered Cache Restaurant on Wednesday evening and were offered flutes of champagne.
posted: 12/15/2013 2:53 a.m.
A severe sunburn in 1987 led a young pharmacy student to develop a product years later.
posted: 12/15/2013 2:40 a.m.
If you’re the sort of person who avoids the Sports section entirely or occasionally ventures over in search of a Wally Hall column your coworkers were arguing about over lunch, then you’re missing one of the larger ongoing economic development stories in Northwest Arkansas.
posted: 12/14/2013 3:09 a.m.
Only three days after the Mississippi Public Service Commission unanimously rejected a proposal by Entergy Corp. to spin off its 15,400 miles of transmission lines to ITC Holdings, Entergy announced the two companies were ending pursuit of the deal.