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Allens' trustee: Put deal to court

posted: 07/30/2015 1 a.m. Discuss

The Chapter 7 trustee for bankrupt vegetable company Allens Inc. wants a judge to force Sager Creek Vegetable Co., Allens' initial buyer, to submit for court approval a nearly $12 million settlement deal it made with three of Allens' creditors.

News in brief: Zero Mountain plans Fort Smith expansion

posted: 07/28/2015 2:46 a.m. Discuss

Fort Smith-based Zero Mountain Inc. has acquired property for $4 million and will expand its facility, increasing the company's cold storage capacity to more than half a million square feet.

Business news in brief: Georgia lot is Car-Mart’s 142nd overall

posted: 07/28/2015 2:12 a.m. Discuss

Bentonville-based buy-here, pay-here, used-car dealer America's Car-Mart has opened dealership number 142 in Albany, Ga.

Ozark Beer Co. pours on growth

posted: 07/19/2015 2:55 a.m. Discuss

Ozark Beer Co. is expanding, adding new equipment that will allow it to brew 50 percent more beer. Ozark Beer isn't alone. Several breweries in Northwest Arkansas are making various moves to meet what they say is steadily growing demand.

APEI acquired by Cree of N.C.

posted: 07/10/2015 1:50 a.m. Discuss

Fayetteville-based Arkansas Power Electronics International has been acquired by Cree Inc., a North Carolina company that markets and produces light-emitting diode technology and semiconductor products.

Furniture retailer set to move to Fort Smith

posted: 07/08/2015 2:09 a.m. Discuss

FORT SMITH -- Furniture Factory Outlet Home is moving its headquarters and manufacturing operations from Oklahoma to Fort Smith.

UA grad finalist in global women's business contest

posted: 07/05/2015 2:11 a.m. Discuss

Ellen Brune is headed to Paris. The 28-year-old founder and chief executive officer of Boston Mountain Biotech is one of 18 finalists selected from around the globe to compete for the Cartier Women's Initiative Award.

News in brief: 24 health care jobs eliminated in state

posted: 06/26/2015 2:41 a.m. Discuss

Missouri-based Mercy Health said Thursday it has laid off 24 Arkansas workers as part of a systemwide move that leaves a total of 347 without jobs.

News in brief: State, tribe score job-training grants

posted: 06/20/2015 2:08 a.m. Discuss

The Arkansas Department of Workforce Services and the Cherokee Nation in neighboring Oklahoma are receiving more than $12 million from the U.S. Department of Labor for their individual job-training programs.

News in brief: Hospital network to layoff up to 350

posted: 06/19/2015 1:55 a.m. Discuss

Missouri-based Mercy Health plans on laying off 300 to 350 workers next week, the hospital system said Thursday.

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