Business Services Archive

Ensono Buys UK-Based Inframon

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 7/5/2017 10:53 am

Information technology infrastructure provider Ensono of Chicago, which has a presence in Conway and is a spin-off of Acxiom Corp. of Conway, acquires Inframon, a UK-based cloud transformation company.

Uniti Group Closes on Purchase of 2 Companies

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/3/2017 01:16 pm

Uniti Group Inc. of Little Rock closes on the previously announced acquisitions of Southern Light LLC of Mobile, Alabama, and Hunt Telecommunications LLC of Metairie, Louisiana.

Hospital Boom Creates Development Ripples Across Northwest Arkansas

by Marty Cook 7/3/2017 12:00 am

Development experts say that hospitals are a great magnet for other retail and residential projects, such as restaurants, service companies and apartments.

Central Arkansas Office Space Vacancy Rate Hits 7.8%

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/3/2017 12:00 am

The total vacancy rate for the Little Rock office market rose to 7.8 percent in first-quarter 2017 compared with 7.4 percent in the year-earlier quarter.

Funding Fuels John James to Run Engine Venture

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/3/2017 12:00 am

Fayetteville entrepreneur John James is raising $2 million for his e-commerce company, Engine.

Medical Marijuana Rollout Sparks Interest Among Arkansas Entrepreneurs

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 7/3/2017 12:00 am

The state began accepting applications Friday from those wishing to grow and sell marijuana for medical use, but when the drug might make into the hands of patients is still anyone's guess.

Guns, Shared Background Checks Coming Soon to Arkansas Offices

by Mark Friedman 7/3/2017 12:00 am

The 91st General Assembly passed bills that allows employees to bring their concealed handguns to their employer's private parking lot and requires employers that conduct background checks to share the results with the employee or applicant upon request.

In Graphene, Alliance Rubber Meets Possibilities

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 7/3/2017 12:00 am

Alliance Rubber of Hot Springs recently signed an agreement with University of Sussex professor Alan Dalton to study how the compound graphene could be used in rubber products.

James Arbuckle Brought to Little Rock by Halff Associates (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/3/2017 12:00 am

James Arbuckle has been named the vice president and operations manager of the recently opened Little Rock office of Halff Associates Inc., an engineering and architecture consulting firm.

Zweig Group Helps Out-Of-State Firms With Acquisition

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/30/2017 03:17 pm

Zweig Group, an architectural and engineering consulting firm based in Fayetteville, facilitated WGI's acquisition of Carl Walker Inc.

Distributed Energy Group Honors OECC as Cooperative of Year

by Kyle Massey 6/28/2017 10:49 am

Ouachita Electric Cooperative Corp. of Camden has been named the Electric Cooperative Utility of the Year nationwide by the Smart Electric Power Alliance.

Public Relations Executive Bob Sells Dies at 84

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 6/27/2017 09:47 am

Bob Sells of Little Rock, a longtime public relations executive, died Monday. He was 84.

ComScore Makes Inroads as LR Stations Track Ratings

by Kyle Massey 6/26/2017 04:18 pm

Sinclair Broadcast Group's revelation last month that it will use the ratings service ComScore to track all local TV viewership was old news to journalists at KATV, Channel 7, the Sinclair-owned ABC affiliate in Little Rock.

Honda Dealers Hitch Their Marketing With Stone Ward

by Kyle Massey 6/26/2017 03:12 pm

Stone Ward has a new client, the South Central Honda Dealers Association, and the ad agency will be developing new creative concepts for the group of seven Honda dealerships in three states.

SPONSORED: Goddess Office Products Thrives Versus Larger Competitors

by 6/26/2017 08:00 am

A modest start blossoms into successful niche market despite potential for built-in biases.

Online Attacks Spur Corporate Cybersecurity Measures to Defend the Wall

by Marty Cook 6/26/2017 12:00 am

Cyberattacks are a constant concern for individuals online, companies that have massive stores of data and governments.

Video: A Conversation On Leadership with Jon Harrison

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/20/2017 11:39 am

Arkansas Business' "Foundations" interview series continues with Jon Harrison, owner of VIP2 of Little Rock, which helps businesses through leadership training programs for staff at all levels.

Harrison Energy Partners, Daikin Applied Announce Partnership

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/20/2017 11:31 am

Daikin Applied of Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Harrison Energy Partners of Little Rock announce a new partnership.

Teletech to Open Center in Morrilton, Add 350 Jobs

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/20/2017 10:57 am

Teletech Holdings Inc. announces that it will open a new customer service center in Morrilton and create at least 350 jobs.

Under New Name, UA-Little Rock Institute Aims to Promote Economic Growth

by Todd Traub 6/19/2017 09:45 am

Under its new name, the Arkansas Economic Development Institute, based at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, is refocusing as a proactive entity promoting economic growth in the state.

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