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Walmart lowers earnings estimate

Subscriber onlyWalmart Inc. executives told investors Tuesday that they have lowered their guidance for the fiscal year by 25 cents because of expenses related to the purchase of Flipkart Group. The Bentonville retailer's adjusted earnings per share are now expected to range from $4.65 to $4.80. Continue reading...

Analysis of meals suggests cutbacks

Subscriber onlyChanges in eating habits are proving to be a challenge for food and beverage companies as Americans get older and eat fewer meals throughout the week. Continue reading...

News in brief

Subscriber onlySeptember fliers up 8.6% at LR airport Continue reading...

Struggling Sears files for bankruptcy; Arkansas Kmart among 142 closures

Subscriber onlySears filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday, with plans to shutter 142 unprofitable stores, including the Kmart in Russellville, in the hopes that it can stay in business. Continue reading...

As Walmart, Amazon battle, researchers say online grocery share data hard to pin

Subscriber onlyAs retailers like Walmart Inc. and Amazon battle for market share of U.S. online grocery sales, researchers are trying to track how they're faring. However, an industry expert says determining market share in the digital realm isn't as straightforward as it is for in-store sales. Continue reading...

Farmers facing a perfect storm when it comes to trade war

Tariffs add new twist to troubles, Farm Bureau chief says

Subscriber onlyFor most farmers, 2018 is looking a lot like the four previous years -- low prices for their crops, dairy and beef -- but with a twist: They got caught up this year in a trade war. Continue reading...

Gun-maker adding space to go leaner

Nighthawk’s new building designed to aid efficiency

Subscriber onlyHigh-end gun-maker Nighthawk Custom is expanding, adding 4,000 square feet to its work space to improve efficiency and productivity. Continue reading...

Oregon firm buys LISA Academy building in Little Rock for $3.4M

Subscriber onlyPortland, Ore.-based CSRC Charter LISA LLC paid $3.4 million last month for the LISA Academy West Middle School building. Continue reading...

Business People

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Business Awards

Subscriber onlyScott Pace has been awarded the 2018 John W. Dargavel Medal by the National Community of Pharmacists Association (NCPA) Foundation. Continue reading...

Real Estate Transactions

Subscriber onlyPulaski County real estate transactions of $150,000 or more; deeds recorded 09/10-09/14: Continue reading...

Bankruptcy Watch

Subscriber onlyALEXANDER Katie Lewis (aka Katie Sesay), P.O. Box 174, Oct. 9, Chapter 7. Continue reading...

OIL AND GAS

Subscriber onlyThe Arkansas Oil and Gas Commission last week issued 2 well recompletions. By county, they were: Continue reading...

BUILDING PERMITS

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

Business people

Subscriber onlyKurt Stripling joined Weichert, Realtors Continue reading...

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