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Subscriber onlyCapRocq closes buy of Wells Fargo site Continue reading...

Wal-Mart: Police calls fall since theft-prevention steps

Subscriber onlyWal-Mart Stores Inc. said there has been a reduction in the number of times police have been called to its stores on average nationwide since implementing a pair of theft-prevention programs. Continue reading...

Downtown Little Rock hotel remodel to wrap up in March

Subscriber onlyRenovations of the 150-room Holiday Inn Presidential at 600 Interstate 30 in Little Rock have begun and are expected to be completed in March. Continue reading...

Tyson's '17 CEO suggests focuses

Hayes: Perhaps acquisition or 2

Subscriber onlyTom Hayes, president of Tyson Foods and the incoming chief executive officer, dropped hints about acquisitions and investments at the Bernstein Consumer Summit in New York on Wednesday. Continue reading...

Truckers hear take on top-2 concerns

Subscriber onlyRebecca Brewster, president and chief operating officer of the American Transportation Research Institute, said Wednesday that a driver shortage and a mandate for electronic logging devices are top concerns facing motor carriers. Continue reading...

Business news in brief

Subscriber only3 appointed to new Murphy Oil roles Continue reading...

So far, 11 signed up for Little Rock's tech park

First-phase leases to vary by tenant

Subscriber onlyThe first 11 companies and individuals that will be housed at the Little Rock Technology Park were unveiled Tuesday. Continue reading...

Arkansas-based Slim Chickens reaches deal to open in Africa, Middle East

Subscriber onlyMiddle East, Africa to get Slim Chickens Continue reading...

Murphy bid wins oil block in Mexico

Subscriber onlyMurphy Oil Corp. has won rights to develop a deep-water block off the coast of Mexico after a successful bid in an auction that's part of the country's initiative to open its energy industry to private and foreign investment for the first time in decades. Continue reading...

Business news in brief

Subscriber onlyPanel OKs Entergy 3.38% rate uptick Continue reading...

2 Arkansas firms' LGBT scores perfect; Wal-Mart, Tyson net 100 on index

Subscriber onlyWal-Mart Stores Inc. and Tyson Foods Inc. received perfect scores in a new report detailing how companies treat lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees. Continue reading...

Crawford bill OKs fish-farm bird kills

Subscriber onlyLegislation in Congress would help Arkansas fish farmers in a battle against double-crested cormorants when they arrive in the state later this winter. Continue reading...

News in brief

Subscriber onlyMetals firm: Will sell $30M tract to Nucor Continue reading...

Tyson's $150M to aid food-focused startups

Subscriber onlyTyson Foods has set aside $150 million to help develop new food-related businesses as the company continues a transformation from a commodity provider to a broader food company. Continue reading...

Bankruptcy watch

Subscriber onlyALEXANDER Brandon Cox, 15402 Birch Drive, Nov. 30, 2016, Chapter 13. Continue reading...

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