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Gun, ammo jobs to grow in state

Remington to add 84; SIG Sauer to need 50 at Jacksonville

Remington Outdoor Co. will add more than 80 jobs at its Lonoke plant and gun-maker SIG Sauer is opening a Jacksonville ammunition manufacturing operation that will employ 50, the two companies said in separate announcements at the Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show in Las Vegas on Thursday. Continue reading...

2 firms team up on concealed-carry pistol

Specialized parts of gun to be made in Berryville

Subscriber onlyCustom gun-maker Wilson Combat is again joining forces with industry giant Beretta, this time to build a pistol designed to appeal to the concealed-carry market. Continue reading...

Distributor deal to send Ozark Beer to Little Rock

Subscriber onlyOzark Beer Co. is sending its brew down south to thirsty folks in Little Rock and the surrounding area. Continue reading...

Casinos adding hotels to boost revenue

Subscriber onlyJust a 5-minute jaunt along Interstate 40 into Oklahoma from the Arkansas state line, the Cherokee Nation's newest casino hotel is now fully open for business. Continue reading...

Fayetteville firm wins tech award

Water-treatment specialists hope honor attracts investors

A Fayetteville-based water treatment technology company is hoping an international award it recently won will lead to more investor interest and sales both at home and abroad. Continue reading...

Fossil Cove Brewery increases capacity

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Fossil Cove Brewery Co. has added new gear to brew more beer. Continue reading...

Car-Mart registers $485,000 loss

Bentonville-based firm misses forecast; shares slide 14%

Subscriber onlyAmerica's Car-Mart reported a loss just shy of $500,000, and its shares dropped 14 percent Friday after the company released second-quarter earnings results that missed an average of analysts' estimates by more than 70 cents a share. Continue reading...

Furniture outlet settles in at new Fort Smith digs

Subscriber onlyFORT SMITH -- FFO Home is settling into its new corporate headquarters. Continue reading...

Startup offers new format of practicing for quiz bowl games

Subscriber only Quiz bowl is a competition where brainy students brawl in an educational sense, and a new startup company in Fayetteville wants to help them hone their cerebral skills to a razor's edge. Continue reading...

Tracker of online trends is acquired

DataRank stays in NW Arkansas

Subscriber onlyDataRank, a Fayetteville company that tracks and reports on social-media trends, has been acquired by analytics company Simply Measured, the companies said Tuesday. Continue reading...

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