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Tyson chief to talk strategy, logo changes

updated: 02/21/2017 2:25 a.m. Discuss

When Tom Hayes, Tyson Foods' new CEO, addresses consumer analysts in Florida today, he'll tell them the food giant is gearing up for strong growth and that it plans to continue expanding its many brands.

In Tyson shake-up, 3 execs leaving

posted: 02/15/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

Tyson Foods is establishing a new leadership team to focus on consumers, customers, technology and sustainability, the company said Tuesday.

Trane to shut down Arkansas plant; 250 jobs go

posted: 02/14/2017 4:30 a.m. Comment 1

The Fort Smith Trane plant is closing, the company said Monday, leaving 250 employees out of work as it shifts production to four other U.S. plants.

Arkansas firm ensures love is in the air with Valentine's helicopter tours

posted: 02/12/2017 5:49 a.m. Discuss

Arkansas Helicopters LLC is making sure this Valentine's Day that lovers spend time with their heads actually in the clouds.

1Q profit for Tyson rises 29%

posted: 02/07/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

Tyson Foods reported Monday that its profits were up 29 percent in the first quarter, breaking company records and besting analysts' estimates, but its top executive confirmed the company's pricing practices were being investigated by the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Future gleams for carwash chain

posted: 02/05/2017 1:57 a.m. Discuss

Little Rock-based Zips Car Wash nearly tripled in size in 2016, adding more than 40 ride-through carwashes in nine states, and the company's founder says he's just getting started.

Cherokee Nation opens 10th casino across state line

posted: 01/22/2017 2:06 a.m. Comments 2

The Cherokee Nation just opened its 10th casino in Grove, Okla., in the state's northeast corner near the Grand Lake area and close to the Arkansas state line.

Daisy parent plans Rogers HQ

updated: 01/19/2017 2:17 a.m. Discuss

The parent company of Daisy Outdoor Products said Wednesday that it's moving its U.S. headquarters to Rogers and expanding the facility there.

Fayetteville firm sees high-flying market for laser technology

posted: 01/15/2017 1:52 a.m. Discuss

Technology developed by Fayetteville-based Space Photonics is ready for a marketplace that's increasingly interested in bringing the Internet to the world through the use of satellites, drones and high-altitude balloons.

$4.8M Allens settlement awaits judge

posted: 01/04/2017 5:45 a.m. Discuss

The trustee in the Allens Inc. bankruptcy case is asking a judge to approve a nearly $4.8 million settlement with three of the defunct company's directors.






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