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Home resales fall as shortage worsens
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Home resales fall as shortage worsens

WASHINGTON-- Homebuyers faced surging prices and a shrinking number of properties for sale in June-- causing the pace of sales to fall. Sales of...

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U.S. home sales fell in June; would-be buyers can't find houses, group says
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U.S. home sales fell in June; would-be buyers can't find houses, group says

WASHINGTON — Homebuyers faced surging prices and a shrinking number of properties for sale in June — causing the pace of sales to fall. Sales of...

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Fashion, film execs fearing competition from NYC jobs plan
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Fashion, film execs fearing competition from NYC jobs plan

Mayor Bill de Blasio's election-year pledge to add 100,000 well-paying jobs in the next decade has some New York business owners concerned he will...

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Military retailer to let in more vets
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Military retailer to let in more vets

OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb.-- All honorably discharged U.S. military veterans, no matter their branch of service, will be eligible starting later...

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Business news in brief
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Business news in brief

Home BancShares reports on 2Q today Conway-based Home BancShares will release its second-quarter earnings today before the market opens. The...

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Wal-Mart leads rivals in food-price survey
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Wal-Mart leads rivals in food-price survey

Amazon.com's acquisition of Whole Foods for $13.7 billion last month signaled the e-commerce giant was serious about becoming a major player in the...

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Procedure in question for development OK
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Procedure in question for development OK

A planned residential development near downtown Little Rock has the backing of the Capitol Zoning District Commission staff to move forward, but a...

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Orthodontist to practice at former bank branch in LR's Hillcrest
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Orthodontist to practice at former bank branch in LR's Hillcrest

Hodge Property Holdings, led by Robert Hodge III, bought a former Delta Trust & Bank branch in Little Rock last month with plans to convert it to...

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Squeaky bike chain sparks man's business
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Squeaky bike chain sparks man's business

PITTSBURGH-- In 2015, Samuel Hopkins had a squeak in his bike chain that wouldn't go away. Determined to fix it, the avid biker and outdoorsman...

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Retail sales decline 0.2% in June
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Retail sales decline 0.2% in June

WASHINGTON-- Americans curtailed their shopping in June, with less spending at restaurants, department stores and gasoline stations. The spending...

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Scrutiny urged on Amazon's grocer buy
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Scrutiny urged on Amazon's grocer buy

WASHINGTON-- A House member is urging Congress to hold a hearing to analyze Amazon's proposed $14 billion acquisition of Whole Foods, a merger that...

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U.S. retail sales fall for a 2nd month as consumers pull back
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U.S. retail sales fall for a 2nd month as consumers pull back

WASHINGTON — Americans curtailed their shopping in June, with less spending at restaurants, department stores and gasoline stations. The spending...

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Sporting goods store set to open in North Little Rock, filing shows
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Sporting goods store set to open in North Little Rock, filing shows

A Dick’s Sporting Goods is planned at North Little Rock shopping center undergoing a multimillion-dollar renovation, a filing shows. The planned...

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Malaysian casino operator betting big on U.S. market
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Malaysian casino operator betting big on U.S. market

Las Vegas will be getting its first new casino on the Strip in a decade. And the only casino currently operating in New York City, at the Aqueduct...

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News in brief
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News in brief

Wal-Mart ramps up back-to-school sales Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is introducing "back to school helpers" as part of its plan to make the back-to-school...

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In $10.7M deal, high-rise apartment building north of Little Rock's Park Plaza Mall sells
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In $10.7M deal, high-rise apartment building north of Little Rock's Park Plaza Mall sells

A Dallas buyer has purchased a high-rise apartment building just north of Little Rock’s Park Plaza Mall, according to a firm negotiating the sale....

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Children's clothing chain to close six stores in Arkansas
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Children's clothing chain to close six stores in Arkansas

Children's clothing company Gymboree Corp. is closing six stores in Arkansas. The company, which operates Gymboree, Crazy 8 and Janie and Jack...

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Retailer contest a search for ideas
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Retailer contest a search for ideas

The retail technology investment arm of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. wants to uncover innovative ways to apply virtual reality to commerce and has...

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5 restaurants proposed as part of mixed-use redevelopment of Little Rock Sears site
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5 restaurants proposed as part of mixed-use redevelopment of Little Rock Sears site

Five restaurants were named in a proposal for a mixed-use redevelopment at the 30-acre site of Little Rock’s shuttered Sears department store, but...

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Business news in brief
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Business news in brief

Cabela's shareholders OK Bass Pro bid SIDNEY, Neb.-- Cabela's shareholders on Tuesday approved the sale of the outdoor outfitter to rival Bass Pro...

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Spa City's Arlington hotel sold
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Spa City's Arlington hotel sold

The Arlington Resort Hotel & Spa, an icon of downtown Hot Springs, has been acquired by Sky Capital Group LP of Little Rock in a private...

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Apartment complex in southwest LR, hotel near 2 hospitals sold
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Apartment complex in southwest LR, hotel near 2 hospitals sold

Windamere Redevelopment paid $2.4 million for the 109-unit Windamere Apartments in southwest Little Rock in June. The price for the two-story...

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BUILDING PERMITS
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BUILDING PERMITS

Building permits for the Little Rock metro area, projects valued at $75,000 or more: COMMERCIAL Baldwin & Shell, 601 Gaines St., roof, Little Rock,...

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Oklahoma distributor to open outlet in Little Rock
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Oklahoma distributor to open outlet in Little Rock

Commercial Distributing Inc., a wholesale dealer of petroleum and petroleum products, automotive parts and motor-vehicle supplies and parts based...

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News in brief
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News in brief

Ziff Properties Inc., a South Carolina-based real estate firm, has closed on its $7.1 million purchase of Bowman Curve I and II shopping centers in...

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Wal-Mart closing dazes town
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Wal-Mart closing dazes town

WALDRON-- The sign outside Waldron Drug offers a helping hand to the stunned residents of this small Arkansas town facing the unsettling news that...

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Historic home demolished in LR
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Historic home demolished in LR

Historic home demolished in LR Razing spurs interest in creation of Hillcrest protected zone By Noel Oman This article was published today at 1:56...

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Texas responses to mall ebb key on new uses for land, adding entertainment
News 1 month ago
Texas responses to mall ebb key on new uses for land, adding entertainment

Texas responses to mall ebb key on new uses for land, adding entertainment By DAVID MONTGOMERY THE NEW YORK TIMES This article was published today...

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Shoppers fixated with discounts pose big worry for stores
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Shoppers fixated with discounts pose big worry for stores

NEW YORK — Shoppers who got addicted to sales during the last recession have more tools than ever to cross-check prices and find bargains, creating...

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Little Rock's only remaining Kmart store set to close later this year
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Little Rock's only remaining Kmart store set to close later this year

Kmart’s sole location in Arkansas’ capital city is set to close later this year, and the financially struggling retailer said its part of its...

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