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Entergy Arkansas Juices Economic Development This article is available only in print.

Entergy Arkansas Juices Economic Development
Arkansas Power & Light, Entergy’s original forerunner, once made home economics a part of its economic development work. This exhibit was set up in a gymnasium in the 1950s.

Entergy, which serves over 700,000 electric customers in Arkansas, has long been an engine of economic development, a gene present in the company's DNA since its birth more than a century ago.
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Jeremy Hutchinson Faces Foreclosure This article is available only in print.

First Security Bank filed a foreclosure complaint against Jeremy Hutchinson on Oct. 31, saying he was in default and owed the bank at least $338,001 for the principal of the mortgage on his west Little Rock condo.
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Superior Trailer Sales Hitched to $3.6 Million Deal This article is available only in print.

A trailer dealership in North Little Rock, an overnight delivery project in Little Rock, a hotel in west Little Rock, a medical clinic in Sherwood, a home in the Heights area of Little Rock and a convenience store in southeast Pulaski County form this week's six-pack of million-dollar transactions.
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Hutchinson Campaign Manager Starts Lobbying Firm

Robert Moery, who managed Gov. Asa Hutchinson's successful re-election campaign, has founded his own lobbying firm, Broadview Strategies of Little Rock. read more >

Woosley, Fink Honored for Lifetime Achievement at CFO of the Year

Chief financial officers were also recognized in five categories at the luncheon, held Wednesday at the Embassy Suites in west Little Rock. read more >

The Next Generation of Women Entrepreneurs (Heather Albright and Matt De Luca Commentary)

The path is being paved for the next generation of female CEOs, but the decision to start your own company can still be difficult. read more >

Neurosurgeon Bailed on Fayettevile Job, Now Must Pay

Washington Regional Medical Center recently won a judgment against a neurosurgeon who received a $48,000 signing bonus but quit before his first day at the Fayetteville hospital. read more >

Walmart to Outscource Some Financial Functions to Genpact

Walmart Inc. of Bentonville will transfer some of its finance and accounting employees to Genpact of New York, which will help the retailer manage some of its financial functions. read more >

Bridge Purchasing Solutions, Metova to Create Payment Platform

Bridge Purchasing Solutions Inc. announced Monday that it has partnered with Metova to build and develop a first-of-its-kind digital payment platform for employers, nonprofits and health care payers. read more >

ConversionPoint to Buy Inuvo in $75M Deal

Privately held ConversionPoint Technologies Inc. of Newport Beach, California, has agreed to buy publicly traded Inuvo Inc. of Little Rock in a cash-and-stock deal worth about $75 million. read more >

Arkansas Exporters Applaud USMCA, Trump's 'New NAFTA'

The letters USMCA may not say much to most Arkansans, but to state leaders in international trade, they spell relief. read more >

The Full Monte: Suits Cite Spiral of Abuse

Monte Johnston was a successful Springdale businessman with several lucrative companies, a wife and four daughters, a big house and write-ups in local publications. But in 2015, his life started falling apart, personally and professionally. read more >

Clinton School Students, Women's Foundation Create Gender Equity Scorecard

Four Clinton School of Public Service students, in partnership with the Women's Foundation of Arkansas, have created a "gender equity scorecard" — an internal assessment they hope Arkansas businesses will use to evaluate the state of gender equity in the workplace. read more >

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