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Developers adding a 'pocket'
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Developers adding a 'pocket'

A new "pocket neighborhood" has joined a development renaissance underway in a lightly populated section of North Little Rock near the Arkansas...

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Bentonville gets first Rally's restaurant
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Bentonville gets first Rally's restaurant

The Bentonville Wal-Mart Supercenter, a stone's throw from the mega-retailer's home office, is now the home of the area's first Rally's restaurant....

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Florida firm buys former restaurant site on Baseline in LR for $980,000
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Florida firm buys former restaurant site on Baseline in LR for $980,000

A Boynton Beach, Fla., limited liability company, Rappaport Properties LLC, paid $980,000 last month for a building on Baseline Road in Little Rock...

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Pilot store relies on mobile app, tech
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Pilot store relies on mobile app, tech

For the past year, Amazon employees have been test driving Amazon Go, an experimental convenience store in downtown Seattle. The idea is to let...

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Real estate trusts lag as market
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Real estate trusts lag as market

While the broader stock market has been steadily racking up gains and posting new highs, companies that own real estate have been lagging, with...

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Wal-Mart lifts profit outlook on strong third-quarter results
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Wal-Mart lifts profit outlook on strong third-quarter results

NEW YORK — Wal-Mart raised its annual profit outlook Thursday after the world's largest retailer reported third-quarter results that topped Wall...

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Quarterly results mixed for Target
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Quarterly results mixed for Target

NEW YORK-- A cautious outlook on the crucial Christmas shopping season overshadowed progress Target made in bringing more customers to its stores,...

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Cookie shop's location set to open in Little Rock one of several planned in Arkansas
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Cookie shop's location set to open in Little Rock one of several planned in Arkansas

Whimsy Cookie Co.’s planned shop in Little Rock is one of several the expanding company hopes to open within the next five years in Arkansas. The...

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Wal-Mart testing service that lets shoppers hire someone to assemble, hang purchases
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Wal-Mart testing service that lets shoppers hire someone to assemble, hang purchases

NEW YORK — Not handy around the house? Wal-Mart is testing a service that lets shoppers hire someone to assemble a bookcase or hang a TV. The test,...

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Tyson ready to open tech center at former Springdale HQ site
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Tyson ready to open tech center at former Springdale HQ site

SPRINGDALE-- Tyson Foods' new tech building has Baggo boards and pingpong tables to attract younger workers, but company officials said Tuesday...

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Telecom firm opening 60,000 square-foot headquarters in downtown North Little Rock
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Telecom firm opening 60,000 square-foot headquarters in downtown North Little Rock

A Little Rock-based telecommunications company is set to open a new headquarters just north of the Arkansas River in North Little Rock. In a...

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Walmart.com teams up with Lord and Taylor department store chain
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Walmart.com teams up with Lord and Taylor department store chain

NEW YORK — Wal-Mart will devote a section on its website to department store chain Lord & Taylor, the latest strategic partnership as retailers...

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LR Donaghey Building sells; new owner plans apartments
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LR Donaghey Building sells; new owner plans apartments

The Donaghey Building, Little Rock's oldest skyscraper, sold last week for $5.7 million, and the owner has plans to convert it into apartments....

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Company finalizes $5.7M deal, buys historic Little Rock skyscraper
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Company finalizes $5.7M deal, buys historic Little Rock skyscraper

A deal to purchase one of Little Rock’s high-rise buildings and turn it into apartment and commercial space was finalized late last month. On Oct....

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Retail developer backs out of multimillion-dollar project in central Arkansas
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Retail developer backs out of multimillion-dollar project in central Arkansas

A developer spearheading a planned multimillion dollar mixed-use project off Interstate 40 in Conway has backed out. Jim Wilson & Associates’...

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Lennar will buy fellow homebuilder
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Lennar will buy fellow homebuilder

Lennar Corp.'s record takeover of CalAtlantic Group Inc. is a bullish sign for home building in the U.S.Meanwhile, trade groups worry that...

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N.Y. company buys B&B; Solutions building, 2.7-acre site for $2.2M
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N.Y. company buys B&B; Solutions building, 2.7-acre site for $2.2M

Woodmont Mabelvale LLC, a New York limited liability company, paid $2.2 million for the 38,000-square-foot home of B&B Solutions, a Deluxe company,...

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Work begins on redevelopment of historic building on Little Rock's Main Street; 2 restaurants, apartments planned
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Work begins on redevelopment of historic building on Little Rock's Main Street; 2 restaurants, apartments planned

Work has begun on renovating a historic building on Little Rock's Main Street that will house two new restaurants and apartments, the developers...

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News in brief
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News in brief

LR securities dealer told to cease sales The Arkansas Securities Department has issued a cease-and-desist order for Malik Akbar, also known as...

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Robots to work in 50 Wal-Marts
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Robots to work in 50 Wal-Marts

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. customers in a few Arkansas stores will soon cross paths with robots roaming the aisles. The Bentonville company said it will...

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Business news in brief
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Business news in brief

FCC ends local broadcast studio rule WASHINGTON-- The Federal Communications Commission voted Tuesday to eliminate a nearly 80-year-old requirement...

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Partnership with Toronto ties buys Westbridge Apartments in LR for $5M
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Partnership with Toronto ties buys Westbridge Apartments in LR for $5M

Republic Westbridge LP, a limited partnership that is affiliated with Toronto-based Republic Funds, bought more apartments in Little Rock last...

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Business news in brief
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Business news in brief

Chamber honors construction projects The Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce held its annual Construction & Developers 2017 Appreciation Awards...

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Business news in brief
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Business news in brief

Jobless-aid claims fall to 44-year low WASHINGTON-- The number of Americans collecting unemployment benefits fell last week to the lowest level...

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News in brief
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News in brief

Equity firm acquires 2 hotels in NW area Two Northwest Arkansas hotels, one in Bentonville and the other in Rogers, have been sold to Investra...

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Homebuilding falls in September
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Homebuilding falls in September

WASHINGTON-- Construction of new homes fell 4.7 percent in September, the biggest decline in six months, reflecting weakness in both single-family...

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U.S. home construction tumbled 4.7 percent in September
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U.S. home construction tumbled 4.7 percent in September

WASHINGTON — Construction of new homes fell 4.7 percent in September, the biggest decline in six months, reflecting weakness in both single-family...

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Store No. 8 aims to see around corner
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Store No. 8 aims to see around corner

ROGERS-- Myron Burke, principal of Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s Store No. 8, pointed to the invention of the iPhone when he considered the mission of the...

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Nordstrom suspends plans for buyout
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Nordstrom suspends plans for buyout

Nordstrom Inc. is suspending efforts to take the company private after struggling to get financing with favorable terms, another sign that the...

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Workspace changes improve productivity
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Workspace changes improve productivity

NEW YORK-- Triangle Pest Control's original workspace was a 2,000-square-foot garage housing 25 people-- the technicians who did the bug control...

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