Subscribe Register Login

Saturday, November 28, 2015, 12:30 p.m.
Top Picks - Arkansas Daily Deal

Back to profile

RSS Feed

Jessica Seaman

Stories by Jessica

In-store sales, cyber-deals fight it out

posted: 11/28/2015 2:55 a.m. Discuss

More and more shoppers will buy their Christmas presents from home this year with a simple click of a computer mouse or a tap on a mobile-device screen.

Salvation Army rings dinner bell

posted: 11/27/2015 5:45 a.m. Discuss

Austin Horton, with his black-framed glasses and an earbud playing music sticking out of his ear, looks like he should be hanging out in a coffee shop or on a quad at a college campus.

Why wait? Stores in Little Rock get jump on sales

posted: 11/27/2015 5:45 a.m. Discuss

While some people gathered around a table with family and friends to dine on roasted turkey and stuffing Thanksgiving Day, others headed to stores that advertised door-buster deals, and bargain-price TVs and toys.

People keeping gas savings

posted: 11/25/2015 5:45 a.m. Comments 3

U.S. consumers are benefiting from some of the cheapest gasoline prices in years, but their hesitancy to spend the savings on Christmas shopping is dampening a crucial time of the year, retailers say.

Acxiom data called suited for terrorist hunts

posted: 11/22/2015 1:55 a.m. Comment 1

The personal information gathered by companies such as Little Rock-based Acxiom Corp. to classify people for targeted marketing campaigns is also useful for creating profiles of terror suspects and helping investigators find accomplices, industry members say.

Firms offering high-deductible coverage plans

posted: 11/22/2015 1:52 a.m. Discuss

Jonathan Douglass' daughter, Alyssa, spends several days at Arkansas Children's Hospital at least four times a year. Sometimes she stays longer when she has a flare up from her Crohn's Disease, a chronic illness that affects the lining of the digestive tract.

Dillard's earnings slide 17%

posted: 11/17/2015 3:15 a.m. Discuss

Shares of Dillard's Inc. plunged 6.4 percent Monday after the company reported a 17 percent decline in third-quarter profit, reflecting Wall Street's concerns about a slowdown in the retail industry.

Windstream reports 3Q loss of $7.2M

posted: 11/06/2015 5:45 a.m. Discuss

Windstream Holdings Inc. shares fell 3.7 percent Thursday after the telecommunications company posted its second quarterly loss of the year.

Murphy USA's profit slips

posted: 11/05/2015 5:45 a.m. Discuss

Murphy USA Inc. on Wednesday reported a 3.5 percent decline in third-quarter profit.

Conference call set at Windstream today

posted: 11/05/2015 4:30 a.m. Discuss

Windstream Holdings Inc. will hold a conference call today to discuss its third-quarter financial results, which it will also release today.

Acxiom tops forecast in 2Q about-face, posts $10.7M profit

posted: 11/05/2015 2:10 a.m. Discuss

Acxiom Corp. posted a profit of $10.7 million for its second quarter of fiscal 2016, reversing from a $1.5 million loss in the same period last year and beating analysts' estimates.

In $94M deal, Murphy USA to shed Texas ethanol plant

posted: 11/04/2015 2:04 a.m. Discuss

Murphy USA Inc.'s deal to sell its ethanol plant in Hereford, Texas, for $93.8 million is part of the company's plans to shed its noncore assets, Chief Executive Officer Andrew Clyde said Tuesday.

Pilot-license rule foils journalism-by-drone

posted: 11/02/2015 5:45 a.m. Comments 4

When photojournalist Brian Emfinger used a drone in April 2014 to capture aerial footage for a television station of the destruction left by a tornado, he drew the attention of federal regulators.

Drillers pursue savings in oil field

posted: 10/31/2015 2:48 a.m. Discuss

As U.S. energy companies seek to cut costs and spending during the lingering oil slump, there is one place they can count on to save money: the oil patch.

Murphy shares up 4.2% for day

posted: 10/30/2015 2:05 a.m. Discuss

Shares of El Dorado-based Murphy Oil Corp. rose 4.2 percent Thursday as the $1.6 billion quarterly loss reported Wednesday turned out to be lower than expected and came from mostly noncash sources.



Top Picks - Arkansas Daily Deal
Arkansas Online