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Subscriber only60 set to lose jobs at NLR grader plant Continue reading...

Entergy suit cites 'time bomb' in code

Subscriber onlyA subsidiary of Entergy Corp. threatened in a lawsuit filed this month that almost half a million Entergy customers would be unable to access their online bills next month unless it could prevent the detonation of a software "time bomb." Continue reading...

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Subscriber onlyWaltons' shares net $255M for charities Members of the Walton family sold more than 3.5 million shares of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. stock from a trust established last year to trim the family's ownership stake and fund its charitable interests. Continue reading...

Little Rock visitors bureau will buy downtown building for $3.35M

Subscriber onlyLittle Rock's Advertising and Promotion Commission members voted 4-3 Tuesday in favor of purchasing the Cromwell Building for $3.35 million. Continue reading...

Retailer: Sales up 11.8% at website

Wal-Mart exec: Effort paying off

Subscriber onlyWal-Mart Stores Inc. Chief Executive Officer Doug McMillon wasn't happy with the company's e-commerce sales in the first quarter of fiscal 2017, saying year-over-year growth had become too slow for a retailer pumping billions into the expansion of its online capabilities. Continue reading...

Truckers generally OK with new U.S. emissions standards

Subscriber onlyThe Arkansas Trucking Association -- as well as its national counterpart -- are "cautiously optimistic" about new federal emissions standards that went into effect last week. Continue reading...

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Subscriber onlyWal-Mart to inquire into Welspun labels Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is analyzing certification records from Welspun India Ltd., to determine if the textile supplier produced falsely labeled Egyptian cotton products. Continue reading...

Bureau's downtown Little Rock building purchase analyzed

A 5-year payoff, then it’s in black

Subscriber onlyIt would take at least six years for the Little Rock Convention and Visitors Bureau to see the financial benefit of owning the Cromwell Building, according to an analysis of the proposed purchase. Continue reading...

NEWS IN BRIEF

Subscriber onlyWal-Mart adds $1M to flood-relief effort Continue reading...

Bankruptcy watch

Subscriber onlyALEXANDER Amber L. Rogers, P.O. Box 276, Aug. 17, 2016, Chapter 7. Continue reading...

ARKANSAS EXECUTIVE PAY: Tyson, 3 at Wal-Mart atop state pay list

Arkansas firms pack exec ranks with family

Subscriber onlyJohn Tyson, chairman of Tyson Foods, and three Wal-Mart executives were among the five highest paid executives at Arkansas public companies in 2015, according to the firms' proxy statements. Continue reading...

Wal-Mart internships both a trial and tryout

Subscriber onlyTess Plyler learned a valuable lesson during her 10-week internship with Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Continue reading...

BUILDING PERMITS

Subscriber onlyBuilding permits for the Little Rock metro area, projects valued at $75,000 or more: Continue reading...

OIL AND GAS REPORT

Subscriber onlyThe Arkansas Oil and Gas Commission last week issued 1 drilling permits, 3 well completions and 8 well recompletions. By county, they were: Continue reading...

PATENTS AWARDED

Subscriber onlyU.S. patents issued to Arkansans Continue reading...

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