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Daily Digest: June 17, 2019

Find out what’s happening in Arkansas business and politics every day with the Arkansas Money & Politics Daily Digest. We collect each day’s important news and deliver it to you in one convenient article. _______________ Lockheed Martin investing $142 million in Camden. | Arkansas Money...

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Hutchinson Announces Lockheed Martin Expansion Plans

Lockheed Martin is planning to invest $142 million to expand its Camden facilities. Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced the expansion plans today at the Paris Air Show. The company plans to hire 326 new employees at its facility, which currently employs approximately 700 people. “Lockheed Martin is a...

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Daily Digest: June 14, 2019

Find out what’s happening in Arkansas business and politics every day with the Arkansas Money & Politics Daily Digest. We collect each day’s important news and deliver it to you in one convenient article. _______________ Crossett named “Competitive Community.” | Arkansas Money &...

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Walmart Overhauling E-Commerce Company Jet.com

Walmart is overhauling Jet.com, the ecommerce company that it acquired in 2016. The Bentonville retail giant is absorbing multiple Jet.com teams into its own online business. The retail, technology, marketing, analytics and product teams will be integrated into Walmart’s ecommerce division. This...

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Crossett is Named a “Competitive Community” by AEDC

Crossett is the latest Arkansas city to be designated a Competitive Community by the Arkansas Economic Development Commission (AEDC). The south Arkansas town, which had an estimated population of 4,913 according to the U.S. Census Bureau, is the smallest community to complete the Competitive...

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U.S. Secretary of Labor Coming to Little Rock

Next week, regional professionals will have the opportunity to hear from the nation’s leading labor official about job creation and workforce development. The Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce/AIA is hosting a talk between U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta and Lt. Gov. Tim Griffin on...