Several ongoing and upcoming activities at the Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport are designed to position XNA for growth as airport officials work with consultants and legislators to negate the potential negative impact of federal budget cuts.
The only thing traded more often than predictions and analysis about who might take the reins at the world’s largest retailer when 63-year-old Mike Duke steps down as president and CEO are Wal-Mart shares.
Dr. Dino Patti Djalal, the Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia, wowed a room of business men and women in Rogers on Monday, (April 15) with the opportunities of trade. He was selling the benefits that come as trading partners with one of the most rapidly growing economies in the world.
Former high-flying Northwest Arkansas developer Brandon Barber has been confined to home detention to await a scheduled June 17 federal trial on numerous fraud charges related to real estate deals and his bankruptcy case.
Farm living is the place to be for John Robert and Carolyn Hart of Prairie Grove. The farming duo milks 113 cows twice a day, and house 50,000 or so pullets for laying hens on their third-generation family farm.
Economic conditions in Northwest Arkansas remain robust, with regional growth similar to that of the fourth quarter of 2011, but slightly less than in the third quarter of 2012, according to The Compass Report.
The supply chain that serves today’s complex consumer will face major turmoil in the next two years as the crossroads of change are expected to radically impact business fundamentals that have been common place for more than three decades.
Setting the bar high for the industry to follow is nothing new for J.B. Hunt Transport Services. However; the Lowell-based transport company fell short of that bar in the first quarter of this year, its first misstep in 12 quarters.