Category Archives: Business

Summit Racing Announces $82 Million Warehouse Facility, Retail Super Store Will Open in Arlington

Articles Summit Racing 08-25-16

Summit Racing Equipment, which bills itself as the world’s largest direct marketer of performance automotive parts and accessories, has announced that it will open a new $82 million warehouse facility, retail super store and customer support center in Arlington. The 700,000-square-foot facility, which would be Summit Racing Equipment’s fourth United States…

Tex Moton & YUMS Bring Innovative Fashion to The American Dream City

Articles Tex Moton YUMS 08-22-16

Already established in the art community as an innovator and talented graffiti artist, Howard “Tex” Moton began to implement his style and take off in the world of fashion when he founded YUMS in 2007. In 2015, Moton made the decision to bring his thriving business to Downtown Arlington with President…

New Arlington WinCo Foods Grocery Store Hiring, Planning September Grand Opening

Articles Winco Foods Grocery 08-22-16

WinCo Foods, a 24-hour supermarket, is expected to open in Arlington in late September. The 86,000-square-foot store, located at 4620 S. Cooper Street next to Hobby Lobby, has scheduled a grand opening for Thursday, Sept. 29. WinCo Foods is known for bringing organic, specialty and regular products all together under one roof. Shoppers…

Arlington Eats: Let Your Imagination Run Wild at Crunch Donut Factory

Articles Crunch Donut Factory 08-17-16

Come along for a mouthwatering ride and catch The American Dream City’s cultural diversity and unique cuisine with Arlington Eats on MyArlingtonTV. In this month’s edition of Arlington Eats, host Andrew Tanielian visits Crunch Donut Factory, a 24-hour self-serve doughnut factory located at 3200 S. Cooper St #104, Arlington, TX 76015. Crunch Donut…

‘Make a Difference’ Website Highlights Transformative Development Projects

Articles Chick Fil A 08-12-16 01

The Community Development and Planning Department’s “Make a Difference” website features articles that highlight transformative redevelopment and renovation projects within our city. These projects include facelifts to building facades, new sign packages, updated landscaping, total site redevelopment, and many other private reinvestment projects. Articles on the site include before and after…

Arlington Brought in Nearly 14 Million Visitors in 2015, New Study Shows

Articles Entertainment District 08-05-16

Nearly 14 million visitors spent an estimated $1.4 billion in Arlington last year, with more than half of those visitors staying overnight, according to a study by Longwoods International. The report, prepared for the Arlington Convention & Visitors Bureau, provides an overview of Arlington’s domestic tourism business in 2015, including information…

Texas Sales Tax Holiday This Weekend

Articles Tax Free Shopping 08-01-16

Retail stores throughout Arlington  are preparing for the state’s annual Sales Tax Holiday, held this weekend, Friday through Sunday, Aug. 5-7. As in previous years, the law exempts most clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks priced less than $100 from sales and use tax, which could save shoppers about $8 on every…

Six Flags Over Texas and Hurricane Harbor Announce Wage Increase

Articles Six Flags Over Texas 03-04-16

Six Flags Over Texas and Hurricane Harbor in Arlington announced a wage increase affecting more than 90 percent of its team members. The increase from $7.25 per hour to up to $9 per hour went into effect on Monday, June 13.“Our team members are our most important asset,” said Steve Martindale, Six Flags Over…

New ‘Business Over Breakfast’ Event Focuses on Overcoming Workforce Issues

Articles Business Over Breakfast 06-16-16 02

Local businesses can learn about available workforce resources and best practices in workforce management at the upcoming Business Over Breakfast event in Arlington. The City of Arlington, TMAC, and Workforce Solutions are hosting the event, which will focus on overcoming workforce issues. The breakfast will take place at 7:30 a. m. on Thursday,…