Prior to the January 2009 purchase by FSM Redevelopment Partners of the crumbling former Phoenix Village Mall, Lance Beaty simply intended to generate a modest income by converting Arkansas’ first enclosed mall into warehouse spac
The near-term outlook for the U.S. economy is “bullish,” and growth in the top three metro regions in Arkansas ranges between concerns of too little and too much, according to a segment of fourth quarter 2012 analysis included in The Compass Report.
Since the start of more than $78 million in construction on Interstate 540 in Fort Smith and Van Buren on Jan. 28, shifts in traffic have taken thousands of cars onto different routes all across the area.
While beef packers like Tyson Foods and Cargill were spared any major setbacks from meat inspector lay-offs following the federal sequestration budget cuts, they did lose a forecasting tool when the U.S. Department of Agriculture suspended its July Cattle Report.
Often times when a new tax is started, it can be hard for taxpayers to see the visual benefits of their money being used by the government. Or at least, it takes a really long time for that evidence to be apparent.
Consumers want more choices and Wal-Mart seeks to deliver with a wide range of products in hopes their customers will fill keep filling those shopping carts, and feeding the retailer’s “cash cow” supercenters.
The Fort Smith Board of Directors are not at all happy about what they see as poor communication from Whirlpool related to the company’s pollution issue around its former Fort Smith manufacturing plant.
Whirlpool has submitted a revised remediation plan for the company's former Fort Smith manufacturing site and surrounding areas contaminated by trichloroethylene (TCE), a potentially cancer causing chemical that Whirlpool has admitted leaked from its facility on the city's south side.
Big box retailers Wal-Mart and Target are no strangers to competition, going head-to-head in the U.S. market for more than four decades. But the latest frontier for these two players lies north of the border in Canada.
Likely to garner broad interest is an estimated $30 million inheritance-related lawsuit filed in Newton County, Arkansas, involving family members of Banquet Foods founder Howard Stamper and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Red Cross, Greenpeace, the National Audubon Society, the ACLU, PETA, the M