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Bike maker Orbea shifting sales hub, warehouse out of downtown Little Rock

Subscriber onlyOrbea USA will consolidate its sales and warehouse operations into one building at 700 West Broadway in North Little Rock with a scheduled move in for July. Continue reading...

Bankruptcy watch

Subscriber onlyALEXANDER Dameon T. Ashford, 6892 Grace Village Drive, April 25, 2016, Chapter 7. Continue reading...

Business news in brief

Subscriber onlySpain predicts economy to grow 2.5% Continue reading...

Firms' role in low cattle prices getting a look

Subscriber onlyMeatpackers -- including Cargill, JBS and Tyson Foods -- are facing a possible Government Accountability Office investigation over business practices that an advocate for cattlemen says cost the cattle industry millions of dollars. Continue reading...

Wal-Mart exec wins 'Coolest Marathon,' on top of the world

Subscriber onlyDorn Wenninger describes himself as an adventurous person, and it was apparent as he hunkered down in a tent for three days at the North Pole. Continue reading...

OIL AND GAS REPORT

Subscriber onlyThe Arkansas Oil and Gas Commission last week issued 0 drilling permits, 0 well completions and 6 well recompletions. By county, they were: Continue reading...

PATENTS AWARDED

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

BUILDING PERMITS

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

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS

Subscriber onlyPulaski County real estate transactions of $150,000 or more, deeds recorded 03/28/2016 through 04/01/2016: Continue reading...

BUSINESS AWARDS

Subscriber onlyBridgestone Americas Tube Business in Russellville received an improvement award in worker health and safety by the Rubber Manufacturers Association’s Safety and Health Improvement Program. Continue reading...

BUSINESS PEOPLE

Subscriber onlyAmy Whitehead was appointed to a three-year term with the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis’ Community Development Advisory Council. Also serving this year are Terrance Clark, Martie North and Deborah Temple. Continue reading...

Sprint will hire up to 100 at new regional hub in Little Rock

Subscriber onlySprint Corp. will open a new office in Little Rock and add up to 100 new jobs at the location by the end of the year, the wireless carrier announced Friday. Continue reading...

ArcBest reports $6.1M loss

Soft demand to haul factory goods, fuel-surcharge cuts cited

Subscriber onlyTrucking company ArcBest Corp., based in Fort Smith, lost $6.1 million in the first quarter, the company reported Friday. Continue reading...

P.A.M. revenue up; net off 46%

1Q health care, fuel, pay costly

Subscriber onlyP.A.M. Transportation Services Inc. reported first-quarter income of $2.9 million, down 46.3 percent from the previous year. Continue reading...

News in brief

Subscriber onlySpectra blast hurts 1 in Pennsylvania Continue reading...