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Retail site planned near Little Rock outlet mall

posted: 10/13/2015 5:45 a.m. Discuss

Just as Outlets of Little Rock is preparing to open to the public Friday at Interstates 30 and 430 in west Little Rock, an adjacent development is landing its first project. Colliers International will handle the leasing and management of Grove Plaza, a 10,000-square-foot retail center on a 1.5-acre parcel across the street from the outlet mall.

Judge awards First Arkansas $15.7M

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Pulaski County Circuit Judge Chris Piazza last week awarded First Arkansas Bank & Trust more than $15.7 million in a judgment against Angelica Rogers, the ex-wife of John Rogers.

Bird flu fears push Cuba exports down

posted: 10/13/2015 5:45 a.m. Discuss

U.S. food and agriculture exports to Cuba fell 84 percent in August compared to the same month a year ago, a New York-based research organization said Monday.

Tyson adds jerky to Ball Park lineup

posted: 10/13/2015 5:45 a.m. Discuss

Tyson Foods is betting on the rising popularity of snack foods to drive its branding strategy.

Lilly shares tumble as drug trial stops

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Eli Lilly & Co. said it will stop development of evacetrapib, an experimental cholesterol drug, because it wasn't effective enough in clinical trials.

Alorica to hire 175 at Texarkana center

posted: 10/13/2015 5:45 a.m. Discuss

Alorica's call center in Texarkana is hiring 175 customer-care employees for full-time and seasonal positions, according to a news release from the California-based company.

Southwest recovers from flight delays

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Operations returned to normal Monday for Southwest Airlines, a day after technological problems delayed hundreds of flights.

OPEC sees oil prices rising next year

posted: 10/13/2015 5:45 a.m. Discuss

Global demand for crude is growing while non-OPEC countries are producing less of it, helping to bring the supply and demand for oil back into equilibrium by next year, OPEC's Secretary-General Abdalla Salem El-Badri and Kuwait's oil minister said.

Tyson gains 1.5%, but index dips 0.35

posted: 10/13/2015 5:44 a.m. Discuss

The Arkansas Index, a price-weighted index that tracks the largest public companies based in the state, fell 0.35 to 333.35 Monday.

Trucker Selig set to retire; Culp in

posted: 10/13/2015 2:52 a.m. Discuss

Stephen Selig, president and chief operating officer of Maverick USA, is retiring at the end of the year and will be replaced by John Culp, executive vice president and chief financial officer.

Solar, wind power pick up steam

posted: 10/13/2015 2:50 a.m. Discuss

WASHINGTON -- U.S. solar and wind power generating capacity is expected to see double-digit growth in 2016 as technology and cheaper financing drive down the costs, the U.S. Energy Information Administration said.

Brewer tops off its offer for rival

posted: 10/13/2015 2:48 a.m. Discuss

LONDON -- Budweiser brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev raised its takeover bid for SABMiller to $108.2 billion Monday in its latest effort to win backing for its plan to create "the first truly global beer company."

NYC airport latest to add on-site hotel

posted: 10/13/2015 2:48 a.m. Discuss

For years, the TWA Flight Center at Kennedy International Airport in New York City, with its stark white concourse and plush-red lounge area, served as a reminder of a more romantic era of luxury air travel, before cramped seats, overstuffed bins and add-on fees became routine.

Madoff investors taking funds' auditor to trial this week

posted: 10/13/2015 2:47 a.m. Discuss

SEATTLE -- Nearly seven years after Bernie Madoff's investment empire was revealed to be a $17.5 billion fraud, the battle by investors to recover their losses ramps up in a case that goes to trial this week in Seattle.

Market report: Stocks up as earnings reports near

posted: 10/13/2015 2:46 a.m. Discuss

NEW YORK -- U.S. stocks edged higher Monday on a quiet day for the market ahead of a busy week for corporate earnings.




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