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Business news in brief
News 8 months ago
Business news in brief

A limited liability company led by Charles H. "Chip" Murphy III has obtained a Little Rock permit to build a new two-story office on Kavanaugh...

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Tri-State Thermo King pays $3.7M for NLR industrial property
News 8 months ago
Tri-State Thermo King pays $3.7M for NLR industrial property

The industrial-trucking complex at 10600 Maybelline Road in North Little Rock is 61,220 square feet and has a shop and nine truck bays. - Photo by...

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Business people Northwest Arkansas
News 8 months ago
Business people Northwest Arkansas

Jason Adams was promoted to Benchmark Group's engineering vice president. Adams is an electrical engineer and has worked for 14 years for the...

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On the Agenda
News 8 months ago
On the Agenda

8:30-9:15 a.m. -- Morning Brew, Harps, 2894 W. Sunset Ave., Springdale. Event of the Springdale Chamber of Commerce. Cost: $2. Information:...

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Amazon's holiday-quarter outlook misses predictions
News 8 months ago
Amazon's holiday-quarter outlook misses predictions

Amazon.com Inc. issued a disappointing revenue and profit forecast for the busy holiday quarter, suggesting sales growth is slowing for the e...

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Business News in Brief
News 8 months ago
Business News in Brief

FILE- In this Oct 2, 2018, file photo a for sale sign stands outside a home on the market in the north Denver suburb of Thornton, Colo. On Thursday...

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News in brief
News 8 months ago
News in brief

Walmart Inc. is working with its third-party online sellers to offer free two-day shipping on millions of products and make it easier for shoppers...

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News in brief
News 8 months ago
News in brief

Helena Bancshares Inc., parent company of Helena National Bank, completed its conversion from a federally regulated bank through the Office of...

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Conway company pays $3.3M for NLR distribution warehouse
News 8 months ago
Conway company pays $3.3M for NLR distribution warehouse

West 68th Street LLC, a Conway-based company, paid $3.3 million last month for a 57,000-square-foot warehouse in North Little Rock. The...

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Pinterest path slow to anticipated IPO
News 8 months ago
Pinterest path slow to anticipated IPO

In this Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, photo Evan Sharp, Pinterest co-founder and chief product officer, poses for a photo in his office beside a wall of...

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U.S. sets rules on tax-break zones
News 8 months ago
U.S. sets rules on tax-break zones

A man walks past a closed restaurant along Bergen Street in an economically depressed area of Newark, N. J., in April. About 8,700 such ...

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News in Brief
News 8 months ago
News in Brief

Work has started on a $414,000 project to set up a temporary distribution center for Amazon in North Little Rock. Amazon, one of the world's...

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Business news in brief
News 8 months ago
Business news in brief

FILE - In this Tuesday, April 28, 2015 file photo, Nick Clegg, then leader of Britain's Liberal Democrat party, speaks at a press conference in...

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Lender reports profit of $74.2M
News 8 months ago
Lender reports profit of $74.2M

Bank OZK, formerly known as Bank of the Ozarks, posted a profit of $74.2 million in the third quarter, a 23 percent drop from $96 million in the...

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Walmart lowers earnings estimate
News 8 months ago
Walmart lowers earnings estimate

Walmart Inc. executives told investors Tuesday that they have lowered their guidance for the fiscal year by 25 cents because of expenses related to...

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Analysis of meals suggests cutbacks
News 8 months ago
Analysis of meals suggests cutbacks

Changes in eating habits are proving to be a challenge for food and beverage companies as Americans get older and eat fewer meals throughout the...

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Swallowing $16B purchase of Flipkart, Walmart cuts profit outlook
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Swallowing $16B purchase of Flipkart, Walmart cuts profit outlook

This June 1, 2017, file photo, shows a Walmart sign at a store in Hialeah Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File) This June 1, 2017, file photo,...

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Online grocery share data hard to pin
News 8 months ago
Online grocery share data hard to pin

As retailers like Walmart Inc. and Amazon battle for market share of U. S. online grocery sales, researchers are trying to track how they're faring...

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New law fails to stop U.S. firms' tax dodge
News 8 months ago
New law fails to stop U.S. firms' tax dodge

WASHINGTON -- U. S. corporations have largely abandoned the contentious deals that allowed them to shift their addresses abroad for a lower tax...

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Sears files for Chapter 11 amid plunging sales, massive debt
News 8 months ago
Sears files for Chapter 11 amid plunging sales, massive debt

A Sears retail store with a "Store Closing" banner in Hagerstown, Md., on July 30, 2017. (Kristoffer Tripplaar/Sipa USA/TNS) A Sears retail store...

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Oregon firm buys LISA Academy building in LR for $3.4M
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Oregon firm buys LISA Academy building in LR for $3.4M

A Portland, Ore.-based company last month purchased the LISA Academy West Middle School building at 21 Corporate Hill Drive in Little Rock. - Photo...

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Stores dashing to hire for holidays
News 8 months ago
Stores dashing to hire for holidays

A UPS employee loads packages onto a truck last year at a company facility in New York. This year, UPS is holding its first-ever nationwide job...

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Expert in restructuring gets seat on Sears' board
News 8 months ago
Expert in restructuring gets seat on Sears' board

Sears faces $134 million in debt coming due Monday, something the CEO says creates “significant near-term liquidity constraints” on the retailer....

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U.S. vintners eye Canada's store shelves
News 8 months ago
U.S. vintners eye Canada's store shelves

Wine exporters in California and other states will get equal treatment for their bottles on the grocery shelves of Canada's westernmost province...

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REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS
News 8 months ago
REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS

Pulaski County real estate transactions of $150,000 or more; deeds recorded Sept. 3-7: REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS

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Hot Hong Kong real estate market showing signs of cooling
News 8 months ago
Hot Hong Kong real estate market showing signs of cooling

A reliable leading indicator for the world's least affordable housing market is sending a sell signal for the first time in three years....

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Waldorf planned for high-rise in Miami
News 9 months ago
Waldorf planned for high-rise in Miami

A real estate developer has signed a contract for a Waldorf Astoria hotel in Miami, betting that a famous-named hotel in a 1,049-foot skyscraper...

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Existing-home sales flat in August, down over past 12 months
News 9 months ago
Existing-home sales flat in August, down over past 12 months

U.S. sales of existing homes were unchanged in August, as a shortage of houses priced at less than $250,000-- a level considered to be affordable...

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Higher mortgage rates a concern
News 9 months ago
Higher mortgage rates a concern

The ultralow mortgage interest rates that fueled a revival of the housing market after the recession are moving higher, posing a potential threat...

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Little Rock bank's real estate lending rises $350M
News 9 months ago
Little Rock bank's real estate lending rises $350M

Bank OZK increased its real estate loans by almost $350 million in the first six months of the year, the Little Rock bank formerly known as Bank of...

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