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Retailer reports disappointing fourth-quarter profits
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Retailer reports disappointing fourth-quarter profits

FILE - This June 25, 2019, file photo shows the entrance to a Walmart in Pittsburgh. Walmart is reporting disappointing fourth-quarter profits and...

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Seattle extends ban on tenant evictions
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Seattle extends ban on tenant evictions

SEATTLE -- Many residential evictions in pricey Seattle have been banned for the city's coldest and wettest months of December, January and...

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Resort village battles rental rise
News 2 weeks ago
Resort village battles rental rise

LAKE PLACID, N. Y. -- Lake Placid is a picture-book village in the Adirondack Mountains offering tourists crisp air, pretty peaks, Winter Olympic...

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News in brief
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News in brief

Businessman John Burkhalter shed another apartment development from his real-estate portfolio in a $34,150,000 transaction last month. A limited...

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New kind of robot learns on the job at warehouse in Germany
News 3 weeks ago
New kind of robot learns on the job at warehouse in Germany

LUDWIGSFELDE, Germany -- Inside a warehouse on the outskirts of Berlin, a long line of blue crates moved down a conveyor belt, carrying light...

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Downtown Little Rock video rental store to close after 40+ years
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Downtown Little Rock video rental store to close after 40+ years

RAO Video in downtown Little Rock is shown in these 2013 file photos. RAO Video, a fixture on Main Street in downtown Little Rock for more than 40...

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'20 deficit expected to exceed $1 trillion
News 3 weeks ago
'20 deficit expected to exceed $1 trillion

The U. S. flag flies over the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020. WASHINGTON -- The U. S. government's budget deficit is projected...

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Value of three malls in LR sees steep fall
News 4 weeks ago
Value of three malls in LR sees steep fall

The Promenade at Chenal, left, and Park Plaza mall are shown in these file photos. Three major Little Rock shopping centers have fallen steeply in...

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Contractor is on a border-wall mission
News 1 month ago
Contractor is on a border-wall mission

Tommy Fisher of Fisher Industries surveys border fencing that he's building on private land in south Texas. "We'll protect southern Texas faster...

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Real estate transactions
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Real estate transactions

Pulaski County real estate transactions of $150,000 or more; deeds recorded Dec. 16-Dec. 20: Weingarten/Investments, Inc. to RCG-Markham, LLC, L2,...

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U.S. retail sales rise in December
News 1 month ago
U.S. retail sales rise in December

Customers shop last month at Christkindlmarkt in Bethlehem, Pa. U. S. retail sales rose 0.3% in December from the previous month and were up 5.8%...

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News in brief
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News in brief

Walmart Inc.'s e-commerce subsidiary Flipkart Group is being investigated by India's antitrust agency after a retail trade group accused Flipkart...

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News in brief
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News in brief

Pier 1 Imports' stores in Jonesboro and Little Rock are among the many that the struggling home-decor retailer plans to close. Signs announcing the...

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Bank regulators split on fair lending
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Bank regulators split on fair lending

WASHINGTON -- A Federal Reserve governor on Wednesday outlined the central bank's approach for rewriting rules that govern lending to poor...

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HUD to drop fair-housing rule
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HUD to drop fair-housing rule

President Donald Trump and Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson step off Air Force One at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International...

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Banana Republic set to close store in Little Rock
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Banana Republic set to close store in Little Rock

Banana Republic will close its store in Park Plaza mall later this month, joining its parent company Gap Inc. in leaving the Little Rock shopping...

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News in brief
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News in brief

Walmart ramps up digital-ad program Walmart Inc. is working with four software firms to beef up its in-house digital advertising capabilities. With...

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Global plan for startups in second year
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Global plan for startups in second year

Brian Bauer (from left), Daniel Schutte and Venture Center Executive Director Wayne Miller work on preparations for the Independent Community...

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Catalog retailers see reason for optimism after declines
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Catalog retailers see reason for optimism after declines

A selection of holiday season catalogs are shown in Portland, Maine, in this November 2004 file photo. PORTLAND, Maine - Catalogs, those glossy...

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Retailer seeking mural creators
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Retailer seeking mural creators

Michael Rangel stands in a Compton, Calif., Walmart Supercenter next to a mural he designed. Walmart Inc. is looking for artists in about 1,000 U....

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Georgia city sets $2.3M in work for giant convenience store
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Georgia city sets $2.3M in work for giant convenience store

An artist's rendering of the proposed Buc-ee's location in Warner Robins, Ga. WARNER ROBINS, Ga. - Middle Georgia governments will spend almost $2...

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Stores try new look for buyers of luxury
News 1 month ago
Stores try new look for buyers of luxury

A beautician shapes a customer's eyebrow at the Nordstrom NYC flagship store in New York. NEW YORK -- To get that monogram tote bag by Louis...

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News in brief
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News in brief

A California real estate investment firm is behind a limited liability group that paid $34.1 million for a Chenal Valley apartment complex in west...

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Past left behind as companies close doors, Verizon shifts west
News 2 months ago
Past left behind as companies close doors, Verizon shifts west

After more than 50 years of operating in the Riverdale area, the last vestiges of Alltel, the former Little Rock communications company gobbled up...

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Luxury apartment project near start on North Little Rock riverside
News 2 months ago
Luxury apartment project near start on North Little Rock riverside

A real estate investment and development group said Wednesday that it will spend some $20 million in the first phase of developing 41 acres of...

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WeWork plans for building in Bentonville going ahead
News 2 months ago
WeWork plans for building in Bentonville going ahead

Despite the uncertain future of workspace rental company WeWork, there is one thing Bentonville residents can be sure of and that's that plans to...

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Union slams Amazon sites' contractors
News 2 months ago
Union slams Amazon sites' contractors

Workers gather at 1770 Crystal Dr. in Arlington, one of six sites where a union says labor laws were violated. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo...

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San Francisco to limit tech tests
News 2 months ago
San Francisco to limit tech tests

In this April 18, 2019, file photo, a man rides a scooter near children playing along the Embarcadero in San Francisco. Tired of San Francisco...

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TV station requests tower extension
News 2 months ago
TV station requests tower extension

Officials from KATV, Channel 7 want to add 35 feet to the broadcast tower already built on the property in Little Rock's Riverdale area, saying...

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Small stores going for the unique
News 2 months ago
Small stores going for the unique

Amy Witt, owner of A Velvet Window, adjusts merchandise for sale at her store in Dallas. NEW YORK -- As Amy Witt prepared for the grand opening of...

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