Business Services Archive

CJRW Drops Gary Heathcott From Scholarship Lottery Work

by Kyle Massey 11/13/2017 12:00 am

Little Rock marketing agency CJRW has removed Gary Heathcott from the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery account, the agency says, less than three years after acquiring his services and his list of clients in a much-ballyhooed deal.

Liquor Wholesaler Glazer's Charged Wal-Mart More, Suit Says

by Mark Friedman 11/13/2017 12:00 am

A former vice president at Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits LLC has alleged in a lawsuit that it charged Wal-Mart Stores Inc. more for alcohol than other retailers.

Mayor Sandy Sanders on Why Fort Smith's Strength Not in Short Supply

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/13/2017 12:00 am

Sandy Sanders was elected mayor of Fort Smith in 2010 after serving as executive director of the Fort Chaffee Redevelopment Authority for six years.

Fisher Martin Joins Eric Rob & Isaac (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/13/2017 12:00 am

Fisher Martin has been hired by Eric Rob & Isaac, a Little Rock advertising agency, as a media assistant.

Chicago Firm to Acquire ABC Financial Services

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/8/2017 01:45 pm

Private equity investment firm Thoma Bravo of Chicago announces that it will acquire ABC Financial Services Inc. of Sherwood.

Slideshow: Lloyd McCracken Jr., Steve Nelson Receive Lifetime Honors at CFO Awards

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/6/2017 10:21 am

Lloyd McCracken Jr., CFO of Fowler Foods Inc. of Jonesboro, and Steve Nelson, former vice president and controller of Dillard's Inc. of Little Rock, were honored with lifetime achievement awards at the Arkansas Business CFO of the Year luncheon.

'Trump Bump' Benefits Arkansas Stockholders

by Gwen Moritz 11/6/2017 12:00 am

The “Trump Bump” has been very good for most of the 120 names on this year's list of the state's biggest stockholders, but the benefits have not been evenly shared.

Reputation vs. Revelation (Feedback)

by Cary Stockdell 11/6/2017 12:00 am

Cary Stockdell observes the outside reputation of Arkansas and the business climate in the state, in particular northwest Arkansas.

Cash Offers & Rival Bids: Inside Bear State Bank's $391M Sale

by Mark Friedman 11/6/2017 12:00 am

Randy Dennis, the president of DD&F Consulting, thought Arvest Bank of Fayetteville and Bear State Bank of Little Rock would be a good fit.

Coca-Cola Complex Acquired in $11 Million Deal

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/6/2017 12:00 am

A soda plant, agri acreage and an equipment rental venue form this week's trio of big real estate transactions.

Accountant Brian Thompson Featured on NPR

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/6/2017 12:00 am

American Public Media's “Marketplace” program that airs on many NPR stations interviewed Little Rock accountant Brian Thompson.

Waco Title Gains Visibility with New HQ

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/6/2017 12:00 am

Waco Title Co. is all set to move into its new headquarters overlooking Interstate 49 in Springdale.

Fury of 3 Hurricanes Humbles Brett Overman

by Marty Cook 11/6/2017 12:00 am

Cleaning Up Brett Overman, builder of Jonesboro's Zips Car Wash, discusses the challenges of running a disaster recovery business in the wake of three hurricanes.

FNBC Bank Loan of $150 in '41 Writes Script for Video Award

by George Waldon 11/6/2017 12:00 am

FNBC Bank of Ash Flat received national recognition from the American Bankers Association at the second annual ABA Bank Marketing Video Awards in New Orleans.

Heartland, One Bank See More Red in 3Q

by George Waldon 11/6/2017 12:00 am

Two Little Rock banks in need of capital are traveling divergent paths in search of balance sheet stability.

Terra Vista Apartments Visited by $3.3M Sale (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 11/6/2017 12:00 am

An affiliate of Republic Funds of Toronto bought the 205-unit Terra Vista Apartments at 4811 Terra Vista Circle in Little Rock.

Sarah Riffle Named New Chief Development Officer at Arkansas Foodbank (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/6/2017 12:00 am

Sarah Riffle has been promoted to chief development officer at Arkansas Foodbank in Little Rock, where she was previously the annual giving director.

Randy Scott Takes CEO Seat at Farmers Bank & Trust (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/6/2017 12:00 am

Randy Scott has been promoted to president and CEO of Farmers Bank & Trust of Blytheville.

East Harding's Donna Clark Begins New Role at Springdale Branch (NWA Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/6/2017 12:00 am

Donna Clark has been promoted to senior project manager/senior estimator in the Springdale office of East Harding Construction of Little Rock. Clark has also been selected for the Leadership Fayetteville class for 2017-18.

ArcBest Corp. 3Q Net Income Up 15 Percent

by Lance Turner 11/3/2017 11:12 am

ArcBest Corp. of Fort Smith reports third quarter net income of $14.8 million, up 15 percent from the same quarter last year, as revenue and profit rose in the company's asset-based services.