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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...

P.A.M. reports growth in 3Q

Tontitown trucker says revenue up 29%, earnings 170%

Subscriber onlyTrucking company P.A.M Transportation Services reported solid profits and significant revenue growth for its third quarter, and its president said the company will continue to strive to meet or exceed the results seen in its record-breaking year in 2015. Continue reading...

Judge rules bankruptcy-case trustee can access Northwest Arkansas developer's confidential settlement

Subscriber onlyA judge ruled Thursday that a creditor and the trustee in developer Bill Schwyhart's bankruptcy case should have access to a confidential settlement reached in 2013. Schwyhart was a prominent figure in the Northwest Arkansas real estate boom who recently filed for bankruptcy protection in Texas, claiming more than $90 million in debt. Continue reading...

Tribes post record casino revenue; industry report lists Oklahoma figures for 2016 at $4.4B

Subscriber onlyAmerican Indian tribes in Oklahoma saw record revenue from their casino operations in 2016, according to a recent report. Continue reading...

Heirs of Walmart founder see wealth increase; CEO of Amazon now tops list of richest

Subscriber onlyAmazon boss Jeff Bezos ranks No. 1 on the Forbes 400 richest Americans list for 2018, leaping ahead of Microsoft founder Bill Gates in the first shift at the top since 1994. The heirs of Walmart founder Sam Walton saw their wealth increase but rankings remained unchanged near the top of the list. Continue reading...

3 firms in NW make corporate culture list

Subscriber onlyThree Northwest Arkansas companies recently made Entrepreneur magazine's 2018 list of the nation's top 150 corporate cultures. Continue reading...

$1.4M to help SFC Fluidics develop insulin patch pump

Subscriber onlyFayetteville-based SFC Fluidics just received funding to help develop a dual hormone patch pump for those with Type 1 diabetes, right on the heels of a partnership with diabetes research organization JDRF aimed at bringing the company's fully-integrated insulin patch pump to market within two years. Continue reading...

Owner of Arkansas brewer sues the others

Subscriber onlyOne of the owners of Bike Rack Brewing Co. is suing his cohorts, contending he's been improperly frozen out of company business and was given a lowball offer for his stake in the company. Continue reading...

Oklahoma casinos OK'd for craps, roulette

Officials hope to replicate Las Vegas-style experience

Subscriber onlySome of the American Indian casinos right across the Oklahoma line from Arkansas have started offering games of roulette and craps, making them a little more like Las Vegas casinos. Continue reading...

State firm sells Milwaukee parking meters

Subscriber onlyPOM Incorporated has secured a contract to supply the city of Milwaukee with parking meters, a coup for the meter-maker that traces its lineage to the 1930s. Continue reading...

State beer output up a frothy 35 percent; Lost Forty top brewer based on 2017 data

Subscriber onlyArkansas breweries produced more than 1.2 million gallons of beer in 2017, a better than 35 percent increase over 2016, according to data from the state's Alcoholic Beverage Control Division. Continue reading...

Car-Mart results drive up shares

Dealer’s stock surges 20% as 1Q report exceeds estimates

Subscriber onlyAmerica's Car-Mart shares soared more than 20 percent Friday and hit an all-time high after posting a first-quarter earnings report that far surpassed profit and revenue estimates by analysts. Continue reading...

Arkansas-based company's guns showing up in blockbuster movies, books

Subscriber onlyWalther pistols are popping up in this summer's best-selling books and blockbuster movies. Continue reading...

P.A.M.'s stock soars after 2Q prosperity

Subscriber onlyTontitown-based P.A.M. Transportation Services Inc. saw its share price jump 20 percent in trading Wednesday after releasing second-quarter earnings that showed profits closer to the boom times of 2015. Continue reading...

Prominent Arkansas developer's debt put at $90M

Subscriber onlyBill Schwyhart, a prominent developer during the Northwest Arkansas real estate boom, has filed more detailed information revealing he owes more than $90 million to creditors as part of his Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection action in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the Northern District of Texas. Continue reading...

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