Alden Global Capital tells Pier 1’s board that it wants a seat on the board of directors. Also, Tarrant County Tax Assessor-Collector Ron Wright wants the Tarrant Appraisal District’s board to make him a voting member.
Under a proposed bill, energy companies would only need a supermajority of land owners, or 70 percent, to gain approval to drill in an established oil reserve. Also, Farmer Brothers wins ISS backing in proxy fight with dissident shareholders.
The convenience store extraordinaire, being built at Haltom Road and Airport Freeway, will feature cheap gas, tacos and a menagerie that includes two baby buffaloes, two Longhorns, a donkey, a zebra and and a “zonkey.”
Farmer Brothers, the coffee company that’s building a big headquarters complex across from Texas Motor Speedway, is busy trying to convince shareholders that moving here from California was a good idea.
Tiffany, Louis Vuitton and an appetizing selection of restaurants are on the menu for the open-air shopping center being developed by Simon Property Group off the Chisholm Trail Parkway in southwest Fort Worth.
The celebrity chef wants to regain tax-exempt status for his Woodshed Smokehouse along the Trinity River. Also, Falcon Steel gets a $30 million investment and another celebrity chef opens tapas eatery at DFW Airport.
Lonestar Resources, which is focused on drilling in the Eagle Ford, shifted its stock from the Australian Stock Exchange to the Nasdaq. Also, a former chamber executive launches his own company and Texas Health Resources puts its name on First Choice emergency rooms.