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Amazon: Little Rock port building is new fulfillment center
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Amazon: Little Rock port building is new fulfillment center

It took three months, but Amazon.com finally confirmed what almost everyone knew: The 826,000-square-foot facility under construction on an 80-acre...

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Hertz driving hard bargain with creditors
News 5 days ago
Hertz driving hard bargain with creditors

Bankrupt Hertz Global Holdings Inc. and its bondholders are squaring off over how to shrink its fleet of nearly half-a-million vehicles. Market...

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Everything up in air as Penney's bankruptcy enters critical phase
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Everything up in air as Penney's bankruptcy enters critical phase

Forty-five days into its Chapter 11 reorganization, J. C. Penney's bankruptcy can still go in a few different directions. All possibilities are...

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Open wide, dentists back in business
News 1 week ago
Open wide, dentists back in business

U. S. dental offices are quickly bouncing back, but it won't be business as usual. Expect social distancing, layers of protective gear and a new...

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News in brief
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News in brief

Microsoft said Friday that it will permanently close its retail stores, in a change of strategy driven by its focus on digital sales. The company's...

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After more than 30 years, Arkansas comic book stores close doors
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After more than 30 years, Arkansas comic book stores close doors

When Shashank Avvaru moved to Little Rock from Hyderabad, India, in 2014, he almost immediately sought out a comic book store. He was a "lifelong...

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Commercial real estate faces downturn
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Commercial real estate faces downturn

NEW YORK -- Americans are likely to see more "for rent" signs in the coming months as many businesses devastated by the coronavirus pandemic...

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As shoppers return, retail sales up 17.7%
News 3 weeks ago
As shoppers return, retail sales up 17.7%

Sydney Owens, a sales associate at Steamroller Blues in Little Rock, arranges clothes on a display wall Tuesday. Retailers re- ported a big jump in...

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Walmart tests new checkout program
News 3 weeks ago
Walmart tests new checkout program

Walmart Inc. is testing a new self-checkout system at one of its Fayetteville stores in an effort to shorten lines and get customers through...

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Can job market sustain its gains? Uncertainties cloud future
News 3 weeks ago
Can job market sustain its gains? Uncertainties cloud future

FILE - In a April 30, 2020 file photo, a man walks by a closed store during the COVID-19 in Chicago. Layoffs are declining and hiring is slowly...

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NYC shops jumping ahead
News 3 weeks ago
NYC shops jumping ahead

NEW YORK -- In a city famous for its lack of patience, some businesses have jumped ahead on what's supposed to be a slow and methodical emergence...

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Fun time at work is gone: Tech offices get virus safety makeover
News 3 weeks ago
Fun time at work is gone: Tech offices get virus safety makeover

When employees at Salesforce, the cloud software giant based in San Francisco, eventually return to their office towers, they are likely to find...

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U.S. cuts hundreds of oil, gas royalties
News 4 weeks ago
U.S. cuts hundreds of oil, gas royalties

Workers tend to a well head during a hydraulic fracturing operation outside Rifle, western Colorado, in this March 29, 2013, file photo. BILLINGS,...

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Mall owner ends deal to buy rival
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Mall owner ends deal to buy rival

Indianapolis-based Simon Properties owns or has a stake in more than 200 properties in the U. S. as of last year. Simon Property Group Inc. is...

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Gap faces rent suit from Simon group
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Gap faces rent suit from Simon group

Simon Property Group Inc. sued Gap Inc. claiming the retailer failed to pay $65.9 million in rent for March through June. Gap remains in default...

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Bentonville planners get look at Walmart campus preliminary plat
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Bentonville planners get look at Walmart campus preliminary plat

This artist rendering shows the redesign of the campus of Walmart's headquarters in Bentonville. BENTONVILLE -- The Planning Commission on Tuesday...

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U.S. royalty rates cut for drillers in Utah
News 1 month ago
U.S. royalty rates cut for drillers in Utah

The Trump administration has granted at least 76 petitions to cut royalty payments for oil and natural gas produced on public land in Utah -- a...

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News in brief
News 1 month ago
News in brief

A new real estate partnership has purchased Village on the Creeks in Rogers for $32.3 million from Little Rock-based CapRocq Core Real Estate Fund...

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Little Rock board approves rezoning
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Little Rock board approves rezoning

FILE - Little Rock City Hall is shown in this 2019 file photo. Two Hillcrest homeowners can continue using accessory dwellings on their properties...

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Walmart becomes a lifeline and online sales surge 74%
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Walmart becomes a lifeline and online sales surge 74%

NEW YORK - Walmart became a lifeline to millions of people as the coronavirus spread and its surging profit and sales during the fiscal first...

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Little Rock floats proposals for short rentals
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Little Rock floats proposals for short rentals

FILE - Little Rock City Hall is shown in this 2019 file photo. Little Rock is working on a uniform way to regulate short-term rentals as two...

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U.S. retail sales plunged a record 16% in April as virus hit
News 1 month ago
U.S. retail sales plunged a record 16% in April as virus hit

Shoppers walks past a sign encouraging masks at SouthPark Mall, Wednesday, May 13, 2020, in Strongsville, Ohio. BALTIMORE - U. S. retail sales...

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J.C. Penney files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection
News 1 month ago
J.C. Penney files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

NEW YORK - The coronavirus pandemic has pushed troubled department store chain J. C. Penney into Chapter 11 bankruptcy. It is the fourth major...

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1Q loss at $162M for Dillard's
News 1 month ago
1Q loss at $162M for Dillard's

Signs promoting social distancing are displayed at Dillard's at Penn Square Mall in Oklahoma City on Friday, May 8, 2020. Friday was the fourth day...

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Tyson paring some wholesale beef prices
News 1 month ago
Tyson paring some wholesale beef prices

The exterior of Tyson Foods Inc. headquarters in Springdale. NWA Democrat-Gazette / Tyson Foods Inc. is lowering some wholesale beef prices in...

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Chinese retailers embrace livestreaming
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Chinese retailers embrace livestreaming

Chinese online celebrity Zhang Mofan (right) sells disinfectant wipes to her online clients via livestreaming at her house in Beijing. HONG KONG --...

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Neiman goes on bankruptcy list
News 2 months ago
Neiman goes on bankruptcy list

The parking lot sits empty outside a Neiman Marcus department store Thursday in King of Prussia, Pa. A loss of up to 35% this year was forecast for...

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Nordstrom, Gap set for gradual openings
News 2 months ago
Nordstrom, Gap set for gradual openings

A cyclist passes a boarded-up and closed Gap store near Union Square in San Francisco last month. Nordstrom and Gap are among a growing group of...

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Newly unemployed find benefits process a slog
News 2 months ago
Newly unemployed find benefits process a slog

Online applications are not processing and phone calls are not getting answered, so many Arkansans who have lost their jobs to the coronavirus...

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Delivery network for goods hits roadblocks during pandemic
News 2 months ago
Delivery network for goods hits roadblocks during pandemic

Closed restaurants and shops, hoarding of household staples and a surge in online orders have exposed holes in America's delivery network amid the...

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