posted: 10/01/2015 10:42 a.m.
Bravo Television personality Carson Kressley will host a fashion show at Outlets of Little Rock during the outlet mall's opening weekend Oct. 15-18.
posted: 09/27/2015 3:32 a.m.
Arkansas Economic Development Commission Executive Director Mike Preston said he will ask the state Legislature to at least double the commission’s annual marketing budget of $1.1 million.
posted: 09/24/2015 5:42 a.m.
The Arkansas Federal Credit Union said Wednesday that it lost out on some $400,000 in potential gross interest income over the six-year term of a loan it was to make toward $17.5 million in initial funding for the Little Rock Technology Park.
posted: 09/22/2015 2:50 a.m.
Apptegy, a Little Rock technology firm founded and majority-owned by a native of India, was named Minority Startup of the Year at Monday's Minority Business Awards Luncheon, the culmination of the 33rd annual Minority Enterprise Development Week, which is run by the Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce.
posted: 09/16/2015 2:09 a.m.
Benton is dedicating up to $1.4 million from its general fund to extend utilities and infrastructure to an area where a Tennessee developer wants to put a new 160,000-square-foot shopping center.
posted: 09/13/2015 2:07 a.m.
The late Earl Herring started Herring Furniture in the old logging town of Strong in the 1940s by first selling propane systems and appliances out of the back of his car.
posted: 09/12/2015 2:43 a.m.
Downtown Little Rock's Creative Corridor -- a redeveloped area that encompasses the 100-600 blocks of Main Street -- has been in the works for years, though visible signs of improvement began to surface in earnest just late last year.
posted: 09/06/2015 2:17 a.m.
A continued focus on Southern art and artists is ever-present in central Arkansas, as evidenced by the annual exhibition "Southern Abstraction," ongoing through Saturday at Greg Thompson Fine Art in North Little Rock and at a tony new gallery, Guy Bell's Drawl Southern Contemporary Art, dedicated to Southern-based artists, opening next month in The Heights.
posted: 09/02/2015 2:33 a.m.
Owners of the former MM Cohn Co. department store building at 510 Main St. are close to striking a deal to sell the historic property to the Little Rock-based Chi Hotel Group, which is developing an Aloft hotel next door.
posted: 08/29/2015 3:13 a.m.
Retailers and other businesses can have a presence at the soon-to-open Outlets of Little Rock without the expense of outfitting one of the 70-plus storefronts at the open-air shopping center.
posted: 08/27/2015 2:17 a.m.
A Sam's Club and Academy Sports are among anchors of a new 400,000-square-foot shopping center to open at the southeast corner of Interstate 40 and Dave Ward Drive in Conway.
posted: 08/26/2015 2:23 a.m.
Bill Elderton, former general manager for the Hot Springs Village Voice, was named general manager of the Sentinel-Record in Hot Springs on Tuesday.
posted: 08/20/2015 2:10 a.m.
Flake and Kelley Commercial has taken over leasing and management of Shackleford Crossings Shopping Center and is hoping to increase its 81 percent occupancy rate by recruiting a local restaurant or pub and possibly a "value retailer" -- a high-end merchant with discount prices unlike an outlet mall store.
posted: 08/18/2015 1:56 a.m.
Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport has added daily, nonstop service to San Francisco.
posted: 08/16/2015 3:03 a.m.
Hanks's Fine Furniture, a multistate furniture dealer with roots in Little Rock, has gotten into the event-rental business and has already done more than 50 events -- weddings, fundraisers, corporate affairs and the like -- since the first of the year.