Business Services Archive

How the Goldens Ruled: Fed Report on Allied Notes Self-Dealing, Insider Abuse

by George Waldon 4/2/2018 12:00 am

The narrative of the report is dominated by criticism of the Goldens, by title rather than name, and the bank board they held sway over.

Mark Skelton to Support FNBC Small Business Expansion (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/2/2018 12:00 am

Mark Skelton has been promoted to vice president and senior commercial lender for FNBC Small Business in Batesville.

Adam Mitchell of Citizens Bank Says Expansion in Arkansas Will Come Naturally

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/2/2018 12:00 am

Adam Mitchell talks about his recent move from Simmons Bank to Citizens Bank as president and chief lending officer.

Windstream Acquires New York Company For $37.5M

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/27/2018 03:15 pm

Windstream Holdings Inc. of Little Rock announced Tuesday that it has acquired Mass Communications of New York in a $37.5 million all-cash transaction.

USA Truck Hires New Logistics SVP

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/27/2018 09:11 am

USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren announced Monday that George Henry wil be its senior vice president of USAT Logistics. James Craig, the division's current president, will retire May 1.

AEDC Launches Competitive Communities Initiative

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 3/26/2018 03:05 pm

The Arkansas Economic Development Commission and Gov. Asa Hutchinson announces the launch of AEDC's Competitive Communities Initiative evaluation program.

Cost of Workers' Comp in Arkansas Reduced

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 3/26/2018 12:34 pm

The cost of workers' compensation insurance for Arkansas companies has been reduced by 15.4 percent, effective immediately, Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced Monday at the Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce.

Survey of Business Economists Finds Growing Optimism

by Associated Press 3/26/2018 11:29 am

Business economists are expressing optimism that tax cuts and increased government spending will accelerate economic growth over the next two years.

First Pentecostal Buys Up More Land in NLR

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/26/2018 12:00 am

Church land in North Little Rock; an office building, retail project and commercial land in Little Rock; and a rural residence in west Pulaski County form this week's group of multimillion-dollar real estate transactions.

In Personal Use of Company Jets, Tyson Soars

by Mark Friedman 3/26/2018 12:00 am

Arkansas Business reviewed proxy documents from 17 publicly traded companies based in Arkansas to report on those that offer executives the perk of using the company jet for personal trips.

Clinton National Airport Lands Jobs as Envoy Air Ramps Up

by George Waldon 3/26/2018 12:00 am

The prospects are looking brighter for a service and completion center for corporate jets that went dark five years ago at the Bill & Hillary Clinton National Airport.

Plan Now for a 'Black Sky Event' (David Maxwell Commentary)

by David Maxwell 3/26/2018 12:00 am

The causes that would trigger a black sky event take the response and restoration to a new level. In a longer electrical outage, the cascading effects magnify.

Reform Occupational Licensing Rules (David Mitchell & Thomas Snyder Commentary)

by David Mitchell and Thomas Snyder 3/26/2018 12:00 am

Occupational licensing is a harsh regulation because it makes employment an illegal act without the state's permission.

After Wait in the Wings, Michael Griffin Leads Fort Smith Regional

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/26/2018 12:00 am

Michael Griffin, director of the Fort Smith Regional Airport, says that the steady rise in passengers indicates the area's continued growth.

Second Bass Pro Sale Produces $25.4 Million (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 3/26/2018 12:00 am

An affiliate of the Diane & Guilford Glazer Foundation in Beverly Hills, California, purchased the 104,359-SF project at 1 Bass Pro Drive.

What's the North Metro? To Log Cabin Democrat, an Opportunity

by Kyle Massey 3/26/2018 12:00 am

The Log Cabin Democrat in Conway introduced the North Metro Business Journal this month, partnering with the Conway Area Chamber of Commerce to highlight real estate news, groundbreakings, construction and company innovations in the area around Conway.

Tardy Attorney Matt Campbell Challenges $1.8M Verdict

by Mark Friedman 3/26/2018 12:00 am

Little Rock blogger and attorney Matt Campbell's “calendaring mistake” caused him to miss practically all of his clients' jury trial in February 2017, a trial that ended in a $1.8 million judgment.

UCA Climbs Aboard Blockchain Bandwagon

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 3/26/2018 12:00 am

Late last month, the University of Central Arkansas in Conway became the first college to join the Blockchain in Transport Alliance, an international trade organization that focuses on developing blockchain standards and education for the transportation industry.

Frisbee Gets Full Plate at First Community Bank (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/26/2018 12:00 am

Colbey Frisbee has been named community president for First Community Bank in Cabot.

Eagle Bank Mortgage Spreads Wings Across Four States

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/19/2018 12:00 am

Eagle Bank of Little Rock now has a total of 30 loan officers in four states: Arkansas, Mississippi, Idaho and Louisiana.