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Arkansas-based J.B. Hunt sees profit jump 55%; while 2Q results top forecasts, trucker notes higher costs

posted: 07/17/2018 4:30 a.m. Discuss

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. handily beat analysts' estimates for profit and revenue for the second quarter, but the company said factors such as increased rail costs and higher driver wages were a drag on the strong earnings results.

Primary developer behind Northwest Arkansas shopping center files for bankruptcy

posted: 07/07/2018 4:30 a.m. Discuss

Bill Schwyhart, one of the primary developers of Pinnacle Hills Promenade in Rogers, filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection Friday in the United States Bankruptcy Court Northern District of Texas.

Waltons' family trust sells, moves stock

posted: 06/23/2018 4:30 a.m. Discuss

A trust set up by the children of Walmart Inc. founder Sam Walton sold more than 550,000 shares of company stock and distributed another 160,000 shares, according to a recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Boar no bore: 2-ton metal pig to point out path to Northwest Arkansas firm

updated: 06/11/2018 4:30 a.m. Comments 5

When it came time for Hogeye Inc. to put up a sign, the company's owner decided to go in a slightly different direction.

Walmart cutting Brazil interest

posted: 06/05/2018 2:22 a.m. Discuss

Walmart Stores Inc. is selling its majority share of Walmart Brazil as the company continues to shift its retail stance abroad.

Arkansas craft brewery starts record label

posted: 06/03/2018 4:30 a.m. Discuss

Bike Rack Brewing Company is starting a record label, a move the brewers say not only helps local artists but reinforces the beer company's brand.

Walmart offering college as a perk

updated: 05/31/2018 11:01 a.m. Comment 1

Walmart Inc. is offering a new benefit for its U.S. employees, giving them the opportunity to earn college degrees from three universities in hopes the perk will help the retailer attract and retain workers.

Shares up 15% for Arkansas-based America's Car-Mart

posted: 05/23/2018 4:30 a.m. Discuss

America's Car-Mart's fourth-quarter profit and revenue handily beat analysts estimates and Wall Street responded favorably, sending shares up nearly 15 percent in trading Tuesday.

P.A.M.'s net income $1.39M; profit slips, but trucker posts revenue of $119.5M, up 9%

posted: 05/01/2018 1:56 a.m. Discuss

P.A.M. Transportation Services Inc. booked net income of $1.39 million for its first quarter, down from $2.28 million for the same quarter a year ago, primarily because of winter weather and a wage increase for drivers, the company reported Monday.

UA professors aid medical field

posted: 04/22/2018 2:05 a.m. Discuss

Vivas LLC, a company founded by a group of University of Arkansas engineering professors, has developed and is marketing realistic training and testing devices for the medical field.

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