Wal-Mart to add about 10,000 retail jobs in the US

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 19:08

NEW YORK — Wal-Mart plans to add about 10,000 retail jobs in the U.S. as it opens new stores and expands existing locations. The world’s biggest retailer said Tuesday that its plans will also generate about 24,000 construction jobs.

As tax season approaches, so do scammers

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 19:07

Last summer, Cindy Hockenberry decided she’d had it with threatening phone calls claiming she was behind on her taxes.

Zeteo expanding to Little Rock

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 15:30

Zeteo Coffee is expanding into Little Rock in February.

Local Farm Bureau president, member attend Phoenix convention

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 10:44

Two local men participated in the delegate session of the 98th American Farm Bureau Convention Jan. 6-11 in Phoenix, Arizona.

IRS letters warn millions about health insurance penalty

Sat, 01/14/2017 - 11:25

WASHINGTON — If you haven’t signed up for health insurance, you may soon be getting a not-too-subtle nudge from the taxman.

Millennials are falling behind their boomer parents

Sat, 01/14/2017 - 11:14

SOUTH MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin — Baby Boomers: your millennial children are worse off than you.

Auto show concepts: Would you build them or forget them?

Sat, 01/14/2017 - 11:02

DETROIT — Car companies don’t just show current models at auto shows. They also unveil prototypes that could be built in the future. These so-called concept cars help them gauge the public’s reaction to new designs or technology. They can also amp up excitement about a company’s future.

Outdoor store opens in Conway

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 16:19

If one has a need for an outdoor activity, H2:4 Outdoors can help.

General Motors exudes optimism, raises outlook for 2017

Tue, 01/10/2017 - 19:42

DETROIT — Optimistic executives at General Motors say strong sales in two core markets, the U.S. and China, along with cost-cutting will power the company to higher profits in 2017.

World Bank forecasting brighter prospects for 2017

Tue, 01/10/2017 - 19:36

WASHINGTON — The World Bank is forecasting the global economy will accelerate slightly in 2017 after turning in the worst performance last year since the 2008 financial crisis.