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Pradco adding 60 jobs in Fort Smith

Subscriber onlyFORT SMITH -- Pradco Outdoor Brands is expanding its operations, adding about 60 jobs and four soft-plastic molding machines to increase production of its Yum brand fishing baits in Fort Smith. Continue reading...

Wal-Mart stock up nearly 11%; profit down 42%, but jump in 3Q sales tops expectations

Subscriber onlyWal-Mart Stores Inc. posted its strongest U.S. sales increase in more than eight years during the third quarter of the fiscal year, which pushed shares of company stock to another record close Thursday. Continue reading...

Wal-Mart's gender-equality rating hit

Subscriber onlyWal-Mart Stores Inc.'s score in an annual corporate equality index was suspended after Equal Employment Opportunity Commission investigations determined two transgender employees experienced discrimination and harassment because of their gender identity. Continue reading...

Wal-Mart lists lower in-store prices for some products online in effort to drive traffic to its locations

Subscriber onlyWal-Mart Stores Inc. customers will notice something different when they're shopping for products like macaroni and cheese, apple juice, toothpaste and fruit cocktail on the retailer's website. Continue reading...

Wal-Mart stock rises to record level

Subscriber onlyWal-Mart Store Inc.'s stock rose to a record level Monday, continuing a steady climb as the Bentonville retailer convinces investors it will continue to challenge online retailer Amazon.com. Continue reading...

Sears exits leave 2 Arkansas malls with holes to fill

Subscriber onlyTwo shopping malls in Arkansas will have to find replacements for anchor stores after Sears Holding Corp. announced another round of store closures earlier this month. Continue reading...

Art exhibition returns after 2 years of travel

‘State of the Art’ a museum triumph

Subscriber onlyCrystal Bridges Museum of American Art was in a festive mood when the artwork from its first traveling exhibition returned to Bentonville last month. Continue reading...

Little Rock-based Dillard's reports 3Q profit down 36%

But that and revenue beat expectations; shares jump 12%

Subscriber onlyDillard's Inc. on Thursday reported net income of $14.5 million during the third quarter, a 36 percent decrease from the same three-month period a year ago. Continue reading...

Wal-Mart unveils plan for holiday; retailer to put early deals online

Subscriber onlyWal-Mart Stores Inc. will begin offering in-store Black Friday deals to customers on Thanksgiving night. But online shoppers will be able to access the majority of them even earlier. Continue reading...

Wal-Mart catching up to Amazon on price

Subscriber onlyAmazon.com remains retail's leader when it comes to offering customers the lowest prices online, according to a recent study by e-commerce analytics firm Profitero. Continue reading...

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