Business Services Archive

MedSource's David DePoyster Sues Brookhaven Medical for Breach of Contract

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/9/2015 12:00 am

David DePoyster, the North Little Rock investor and developer of medical companies and medical technologies, didn't brush off his recent termination from a $220,000 a year job at an Atlanta firm.

Field Agent Finds Veterans Do Appreciate Marketing Support

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/9/2015 12:00 am

Field Agent of Fayetteville posted a blog that revealed the results of its latest survey, in which it asked veterans for their thoughts on companies' military marketing and promotions.

Lofty Labs Gains Height in Fayetteville Square

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/9/2015 12:00 am

Lofty Labs, a Web development consultancy, moved in late October to a third-floor space at 1 E. Center Street on the downtown Fayetteville Square.

Central Arkansas Office Vacancy Rate Drops

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/9/2015 12:00 am

The vacancy rate for office space in central Arkansas dropped from 8.2 percent to 7.9 percent in the third quarter of 2015, “driven by continued improvement in the overall employment numbers for central Arkansas,” said John Martin of Moses Tucker Real Estate.

James Bell Brought On at Baldwin & Shell (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/9/2015 12:00 am

James Bell has been hired as business development director for Baldwin & Shell Construction Co.'s northwest Arkansas market. Ngozi “Nome” Brown of WER Architects/Planners in Little Rock has completed all National Council of Architectural Registration Boards licensure requirements and is now a licensed architect.

Ben Cox Added to El Dorado's Evers Cox & Gober (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/9/2015 12:00 am

Ben L. Cox has joined Evers Cox & Gober PLLC in El Dorado as a tax manager.

Officials Break Ground in Bentonville for $21M 8W Center

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/5/2015 02:36 pm

Developers began construction this week on the $21 million, six-story 8W Center at 8th and Walton Boulevard across from the Wal-Mart Stores Inc. headquarters in Bentonville.

Acxiom Returns to Profitability With 2Q Net Income of $10.7M

by Lance Turner 11/4/2015 03:44 pm

Acxiom Corp. of Little Rock reports second-quarter net income of $10.7 million, or 14 cents per share, a big swing from a loss of $1.5 million, or 2 cents per share, in the same quarter last year.

Venture Center, UALR Partner on '2 Days to Startup'

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/4/2015 11:15 am

The program brings business professionals, entrepreneurs and students together for a problem-solving competition in which participants create products and services.

Tina McCord Wins InnovateHER Competition at Innovation Hub

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/4/2015 10:21 am

Tina McCord's Zuni Learning Tree was named the winner of the first InnovateHER contest held at the Innovation Hub in North Little Rock.

Team SI Adds CTO Position, Expands Services

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/4/2015 09:03 am

Little Rock digital marketing firm Team SI has added Alex Hood as its new chief technology officer and announced an expansion of services to include custom-built analytics.

Fayetteville Chamber Buys Bradberry Building for $2.4M

by Marty Cook 11/4/2015 07:07 am

The Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce has completed its purchase of the Bradberry Building at 21 W. Mountain St. on the downtown square.

Launch of HubX a Turning Point, Officials Say

by Mark Carter 11/3/2015 09:39 am

The launch of the HubX Life Sciences startup accelerator, announced Friday by Baptist Health and the Innovation Hub in partnership with Iron Yard Ventures, signals what many state officials believe is a turning point for the state's tech startup ecosystem.

Utilities' Programs Offer Businesses Incentives for Saving Energy

by Jan Cottingham 11/2/2015 12:00 am

Energy is money, and businesses in Arkansas are saving both by taking advantage of energy-efficiency programs sponsored by the state's electric and gas utility companies.

WLR Office Building Draws $4.5M Sale (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 11/2/2015 12:00 am

The 333 Executive Court Building in west Little Rock tipped the scales at $4.5 million. A west Little Rock congregation expanded its holdings in a $3.65 million deal for a neighboring 45,528-SF grocery store. And two Little Rock nonprofits were on either side of a $1.11 million transaction.

Beall Barclay & Co. Add Katherine Euler to Auditing (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/2/2015 12:00 am

Katherine Euler has joined the audit department of Beall Barclay & Co. PLC CPAs in Fort Smith. Euler, a graduate of Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi, has more than 17 years of accounting experience.

Baptist Health, Innovation Hub to Launch Health Care Accelerator

by Mark Carter 10/30/2015 03:29 pm

The program will launch with five to 10 startups, each of which will receive seed money of $25,000 to $50,000 and will also qualify for additional back-end investments.

AT&T Creating 75 Jobs in Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/30/2015 10:54 am

AT&T announced Friday that it is creating 75 new jobs in Arkansas, primarily call center, retail sales and technician positions.

Bloomberg: Verizon Communications to Shed Regional Offices

by Mark Carter 10/29/2015 03:33 pm

Bloomberg Business is reporting that Verizon Communications has informed employees that the company is reorganizing its wireless operations by reducing the number of regional offices and that it will cut an unspecified number of jobs.

Delta Challenge Pitch Contest Set for LR

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/29/2015 10:09 am

A project of the Delta Regional Authority, the competition aims to attract entrepreneurs from Arkansas and the entire Delta region to pitch their ideas for a fellowship with the Delta Entrepreneurship Network.