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Sandwich chain trying rare drive-thru

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Which Wich Superior Sandwiches reopened its location in the city late last week with a rare feature for the custom-sandwich chain -- a drive-thru. Continue reading...

Arkansas eatery aids server with leukemia

Owners, staff helped waitress after she was diagnosed

Subscriber onlySharae Allen had worked at The River Grille Steakhouse for a little more than four months when she learned she had acute myeloid leukemia. Continue reading...

Product puts canoe makers back to work

T-Formex filling in for Royalex for plastic hulls

Subscriber onlyWhen the supply of Royalex dried up years ago, Arkansas-based canoe makers who rely on the material found themselves up a creek without a paddle. Continue reading...

3 Arkansas car lots bought by group linked to Johnelle Hunt and Jerry Jones

Subscriber onlyThree Northwest Arkansas car dealerships owned by The Everett Group have been acquired by a group with an established Arkansas footprint and companies linked to notables with Arkansas connections -- Johnelle Hunt and Jerry Jones. Continue reading...

Arkansas-based Car-Mart's profit, revenue rise

Company credits tax cuts, focus on staff and management

Subscriber onlyBentonville-based America's Car-Mart beat profit estimates for its third quarter because of a windfall from federal tax cuts and also saw its revenue up from the same period last year but shy of analysts' expectations. Continue reading...

Little Rock brewery gearing up for specialty push

Lost Forty adds fermenters to turn out scarcer offerings

Subscriber onlyBeer lovers who want to drink more of Lost Forty Brewing's specialty brews will soon have a chance to raise their mugs of suds in gratitude. Continue reading...

State's 1st franchise offering customers their workouts to go

Subscriber onlyCan't make it to the gym? These guys bring the gym straight to their customers. Continue reading...

Chicken chain sets up overseas

Britain, Ireland next sites on list

Subscriber onlyFayetteville-based restaurant chain Slim Chickens will soon be opening locations in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. Continue reading...

Central Arkansas plant to add ammo offering

Sig Sauer taking shot at compact gun market

Subscriber onlyFirearms company Sig Sauer will soon be making new ammunition at its Jacksonville plant for the growing micro-compact pistol market. The ammo should be available soon in retail outlets, company officials said recently. Continue reading...

Guns show goes on in Las Vegas; Arkansas’ firearms industry represented at annual event

Subscriber onlyMembers of the firearms industry, including some from Arkansas, gathered this week in Las Vegas for the industry’s largest trade show, a few months after a gunman, firing from atop a high-rise hotel in the city, killed 58 people attending a concert and injured hundreds more. Continue reading...

Casino places bets craft beer will be winner

Oklahoma tribe’s brewery seen as unique opportunity

Subscriber onlyDownstream Casino Resort in Quapaw, Okla., a hop, skip and a jump from Northwest Arkansas, is brewing its own craft beer, its latest move to lure customers with choice food and drink offerings as well as gambling. Continue reading...

Travel agency helps plan dream vacations

Its focus is high-tech, high-touch

Subscriber onlyIn the vacation business, January is a booking bonanza and Blue Sun Vacations is ready to capitalize on it. Continue reading...

Labor force ebb lifts state jobless rate

Subscriber onlyArkansas' unemployment rate ticked up one-tenth of a percentage point to 3.7 percent in November, in part because of a shrinking workforce, the Arkansas Department of Workforce Services reported Friday. Continue reading...

U.K. maker of parts buys Micro Plastics operation in Flippin

Subscriber onlyArkansas plastic-maker Micro Plastics Inc. has been acquired by a component-maker based in the United Kingdom. Continue reading...

Expiring lease puts Keytronic in a bind

Plant wants to remain in Arkansas; options few

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE — Electronic-component maker Keytronic EMS is in a bit of a jam. Continue reading...