posted: 03/07/2014 2:20 a.m.
Union Pacific Corp. Chief Executive Officer Jack Koraleski believes the U.S. economy will see moderate growth in 2014 as lower energy prices combined with rising foreign labor costs boost domestic manufacturing.
posted: 03/07/2014 2:07 a.m.
Pentagon contracts with Tyson for fowl Tyson Foods Inc. has been awarded a $444 million contract to provide chicken products to the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support based in Philadelphia.
posted: 03/07/2014 2:06 a.m.
QUOTE OF THE DAY “The overall trend here is positive and consistent with a gradually improving job market. We have stemmed the bleeding in layoffs, what remains is to add jobs.” Gennadiy Goldberg, TD Securities USA LLC U.S. strategist
posted: 03/06/2014 3:20 a.m.
Dassault Falcon Jet Corp. expects to increase its output by 40 percent after a $65 million expansion at its Little Rock completions center is finished by the end of 2015, Robert Smith, senior vice president of business development, said Wednesday.
posted: 03/06/2014 3:16 a.m.
ABF Freight System Inc. will increase its general shipping rates by about 5.4 percent for the year, the company said Wednesday.
posted: 03/06/2014 3:13 a.m.
The Federal Reserve said the economy in most regions grew last month even as harsh winter weather impeded hiring, disrupted supply chains and kept customers away from stores and auto dealerships.
posted: 03/06/2014 3:07 a.m.
QUOTE OF THE DAY “Bad winter weather, especially in midmonth, weighed on payrolls. Job growth is expected to improve with warmer temperatures.” Mark Zandi, Moody’s Analytics chief economist
posted: 03/06/2014 3:06 a.m.
Wal-Mart Foundation donates to Amazeum The Wal-Mart Foundation is donating $1.5 million for a temporary exhibition gallery in the yet-to be-built Amazeum family learning center in Bentonville.
posted: 03/05/2014 10:27 a.m.
BENTONVILLE — The Walmart Foundation has donated $1.5 million to a planned family museum to be built near Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.
posted: 03/05/2014 3:18 a.m.
There will be a day in the not-so-distant future when shopping at Wal-Mart will have all the convenience of a Sonic drive thru.
posted: 03/05/2014 3:15 a.m.
Hot Springs-based bottled water maker Mountain Valley Water Company has been acquired by a group of investors including Great Range Capital.
posted: 03/05/2014 3:12 a.m.
Wallace Fowler, the largest shareholder of Liberty Bancshares of Jonesboro when it was sold to Home BancShares last year, is not listed among Home Banc-Shares’ directors in the Conway bank’s proxy statement that was filed Tuesday.
posted: 03/05/2014 3:10 a.m.
QUOTE OF THE DAY “There is always going to be a surprise out there. Ukraine is an example. You have to be flexible.” Stephen Odell, CEO of Ford Europe, on European auto sales
posted: 03/05/2014 3:08 a.m.
Bonus plan approved for USA Truck execs USA Truck executives are eligible for a management bonus plan approved by a compensation committee of the company’s board of directors.
posted: 03/04/2014 12:44 p.m.
Hot Springs-based Mountain Valley Water Company has been acquired by Great Range Capital, the private equity firm announced Tuesday.