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Sweet move for chocolate-maker

Factory, lounge set to open after relocation to Bentonville

Lauren Blanco's plans for a chocolate shop began a few years ago when her company first opened operations in an old restaurant building.

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Crystal Bridges tackles 1st redesign; early-American art galleries to close for 2 months

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art is closing its early-American art galleries for two months to redesign the space for the first time since opening to visitors in 2011.

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PHOTOS: Crystal Bridges tells visitors to stay awhile in 1950s-inspired sitting room

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art has a colorful and comfortable surprise for visitors as they wind their way through the temporary exhibition "Stuart Davis: In Full Swing."

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Wal-Mart to drop 'stores' from name

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is shortening its legal name to Walmart Inc., making a change that emphasizes the company's goal of being known as more than a big box retailer.

Meal kits enter Wal-Mart's Web door

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has started selling meal kits from third-party companies on its website, marking another initiative to increase its online offerings.

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Happy retailers know it won't last

After post-Thanksgiving frenzy, shoppers harder to lure

The retail industry is in a festive mood after the Thanksgiving weekend shopping spree produced larger-than-expected traffic in stores and record-setting online sales.

Chihuly's chandelier on year loan at Crystal Bridges

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art is keeping an additional piece from its exhibition of glass sculptor Dale Chihuly's work a little longer.

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Cyber Monday sets record as 174 million shop in 5-day splurge; in-store sales holding steady

The biggest shopping weekend of the year produced better-than-expected results as consumers wandered through stores and surfed online shelves in search of Christmas deals.

Pradco adding 60 jobs in Fort Smith

FORT SMITH -- Pradco Outdoor Brands is expanding its operations, adding about 60 jobs and four soft-plastic molding machines to increase production of its Yum brand fishing baits in Fort Smith.

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Wal-Mart stock up nearly 11%; profit down 42%, but jump in 3Q sales tops expectations

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. posted its strongest U.S. sales increase in more than eight years during the third quarter of the fiscal year, which pushed shares of company stock to another record close Thursday.