posted: 04/24/2014 5:10 a.m.
Wal-Mart’s top earner for the retailer’s 2014 fiscal year is new President and Chief Executive Officer Doug McMillon, whose total compensation package doubled to $25.3 million, according to a Wednesday filing with the federal Securities and Exchange Commission.
posted: 04/24/2014 3:20 a.m.
Steve Landers said Wednesday that he is in negotiations with baseball superstar Alex Rodriguez and former National Basketball Association great Karl Malone to form an auto group.
posted: 04/24/2014 3:19 a.m.
Arkansas farmers are dealing with a stop-and-go planting season, frequently halting operations as rain forces them to wait for fields to dry out.
posted: 04/24/2014 3:11 a.m.
Veg Liquidation, formerly known as Allens Inc., is asking a federal Bankruptcy Court to shift its Chapter 11 bankruptcy status to Chapter 7 in a bid to help liquidate the remaining debt still owed after the sale of the company to Sager Creek Acquisition Corp.
posted: 04/24/2014 3:09 a.m.
QUOTE OF THE DAY “We expect Toyota to hold the No. 1 title in the industry until 2016 or 2017.” Masatoshi Nishimoto, IHS automotive analyst
posted: 04/24/2014 3:08 a.m.
Firm in Fayetteville lands F-35 contract Fayetteville-based tech company Arkansas Power Electronics International Inc. has been awarded a $3.5 million contract with the Air Force to develop components for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.
posted: 04/24/2014 3:07 a.m.
The Democrat-Gazette wants its news reports to be fair and accurate.
posted: 04/23/2014 1:56 p.m.
The Osceola City Council has scheduled a meeting to discuss issuing $1.5 billion of economic development bonds for the Big River Steel mill.
posted: 04/23/2014 11:23 a.m.
FAYETTEVILLE — An electronics company affiliated with the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville has received a $3.5 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to develop a power module for a fighter jet.
posted: 04/23/2014 3:15 a.m.
Urban Garden Montessori School has leased space in a building at 610 Main St. as a temporary home for kindergarten through fourth grade classes starting in August.
posted: 04/23/2014 3:12 a.m.
The number of new vehicles registered in Arkansas jumped 38 percent in March to 9,573 compared with the same month last year, Cross-Sell of Lexington, Ky., said Tuesday.
posted: 04/23/2014 3:02 a.m.
QUOTE OF THE DAY “Sales are showing some lingering effects of the weather. It’s probably going to take a couple more months until you see a bounce.” Kevin Cummins, UBS Securities LLC economist, on March sales of previously owned homes
posted: 04/23/2014 2:59 a.m.
3 state banks make best-performing list Three of the 10 best performing regional banks in the country last year were based in Arkansas, according to research by SNL Financial of Charlottesville, Va.
posted: 04/22/2014 5:30 p.m.
Steve Landers said Tuesday that his family is considering an offer for his share of two Little Rock dealerships.
posted: 04/22/2014 3:45 a.m.
At least 19 banks loaned money to former Arvest Bank executive H. Dennis Smiley Jr. based on the same collateral, according to a lawsuit. There’s a safety net designed to prevent that from happening, but the banks apparently didn’t take advantage of it, sources said.