(Advertisement)

Northwest Arkansas Business News

RSS

Sam's Club to open Springdale location

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE — Sam’s Club is coming back to Springdale. Continue reading...

USA Truck posts first quarterly profit in 3 years

USA Truck on Thursday reported $722,000 in net income in the second quarter, which marked the first quarter in three years it had positive earnings. Continue reading...

Retail giants betting on small-box stores

To grow, Wal-Mart, Target go rural with Express outlets

Subscriber onlyAnalysts say small-footprint stores -- pared-down versions of regular Wal-Mart and Target stores -- are the biggest trend in retail, but the Little Rock area hasn't seen many of the megaretailers' new projects. Continue reading...

Superior Industries to shutter Rogers plant, cut 500 jobs

ROGERS — A company that makes aluminum wheels for cars and other vehicles says it will shut down its manufacturing plant in Rogers, eliminating 500 jobs. Continue reading...

Tyson income up 5% despite facilities snags

Subscriber onlyTyson Foods reported earnings Monday of $258 million in the third quarter, or 75 cents per share. Continue reading...

'Dollar' stores merge to fend off retailer

Subscriber onlyA deal announced Monday for Dollar Tree Inc. to acquire rival Family Dollar Stores Inc. gives the combined retailer many more stores in the small-store arena than Wal-Mart, even with Wal-Mart's ongoing small-store building spree. Continue reading...

Trucker reports boost in earnings

Subscriber onlyP.A.M. Transportation Services Inc. reported net income of $4.9 million for the second quarter, an 81 percent jump from the same period last year. Continue reading...

Tyson sells Mexico, Brazil units, posts 4.4% profit rise in 3rd quarter

Tyson Foods on Monday said it was selling its poultry businesses in Mexico and Brazil in an all-cash deal valued at $575 million. Continue reading...

Tyson, plant's workers closer to settlement

Firm would pay $7.7 million in ‘donning and doffing’ suit

Subscriber onlyA federal judge in Tennessee has given preliminary approval for a settlement in which Tyson Foods would pay $7.75 million to workers at the company's Goodlettsville facility. Continue reading...

Wal-Mart U.S. chief Simon to leave

Subscriber onlyBill Simon, the face behind Wal-Mart's Made in America initiative, is leaving after eight years with the company and four years as head of the retailer's largest operating segment, Wal-Mart U.S. Continue reading...

Alliance drafts letter to block Tyson deal

Merger forms monopoly, group says

Subscriber onlyA coalition of more than 80 trade organizations and faith-based groups are lobbying the U.S. Department of Justice to block the pending Tyson Foods Inc. acquisition of Hillshire Brands. Continue reading...

Wal-Mart names new CEO of U.S. discount division

NEW YORK — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. says U.S. discount-store chief Bill Simon is stepping down. Continue reading...

Taco Plate is Fayetteville inventor's big break

Picky eating habits are earning Hugh Jarratt more than good-natured ribbing from family and friends these days. Continue reading...