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Growth declared urgent at Sam's

Wholesaler shifts focus to families

Subscriber onlyJohn Furner didn't wait for analysts and investors gathered at Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s home office in Bentonville last Tuesday to ask the Sam's Club question. Continue reading...

BUSINESS PEOPLE

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BUSINESS AWARDS

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REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS

Subscriber onlyPulaski County Real Estate Transactions of $150,000 or more; deeds recorded Sept. 11- Sept. 15: Continue reading...

OIL & GAS REPORT

Subscriber onlyThe Arkansas Oil and Gas Commission last week issued 7 drilling permits, 3 well completions and 11 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...

PATENTS AWARDED

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

J.B. Hunt earnings slip in 3Q

Trucker cites storm disruptions, rising costs to keep drivers

Subscriber onlyFor the second consecutive quarter, J.B. Hunt Transport Services missed analysts' profit projections, and its stock slipped Friday after the company reported about $1.8 billion in revenue but had nearly $200 million more in expenses compared with last year. Continue reading...

News in brief

Subscriber onlyDicamba gets EPA's 'restricted use' label Continue reading...

Getting it straight

Subscriber onlyDan Williams is president and chief executive officer of Garver, an engineering firm based in North Little Rock. An article in Thursday's editions about the company's acquisition of a Kansas City firm used an incorrect first name for Williams. Continue reading...

News in brief

Subscriber onlyWork on NW plaza to start in early '18 Continue reading...

Wal-Mart boosts digital basket

Subscriber onlyOne of the reasons behind Wal-Mart's $3.3 billion acquisition of Jet.com last year was the e-commerce website's "smart cart" technology, which is designed to give online shoppers more control over the price they pay for a basket of goods. Continue reading...

Little Rock lender logs record quarter; Bank of Ozarks’ income hits $96M, up 26% from last year

Subscriber onlyBank of the Ozarks had record net income of $96 million in the third quarter, a 26 percent increase over the same period last year, the Little Rock bank said Wednesday. Continue reading...

Business news in brief

Subscriber onlyTyson to donate 30,000 pounds of food Continue reading...

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Subscriber onlyGarver engineering gains Kansas firm Continue reading...