Business Services Archive

Conway Corp Honors 3 (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/19/2016 12:00 am

James Buggs, business class services specialist technician, lead cashier Kendra Caines and senior lineman Scott Ussery have received awards for their outstanding work performance at Conway Corp.

El Dorado Airport to Appeal Southern Airways Selection

by Sarah Campbell 12/13/2016 10:47 am

The Department of Transportation chooses Southern Airways Express LLC of Memphis to service three Arkansas airports left in the lurch after the September bankruptcy of SeaPort Airlines.

Strong Stocks Lift Fortunes on Arkansas Wealthiest Stockholders List

by Gwen Moritz 12/12/2016 12:00 am

The top stockholders, as always, are the heirs of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. founder Sam Walton. Their disclosed stock in the Bentonville retailer was valued at $112.7 billion as of Dec. 2.

Group Trend Continues for Dentists

by Mark Friedman 12/12/2016 12:00 am

Last month, when Jordan Cooper sold five of his dental locations in Arkansas to Rock Dental Brands of Little Rock for $1.7 million, he became the latest in a trend of dentists selling to a larger group practice.

What's Your Galaxy? (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

by Barry Goldberg 12/12/2016 12:00 am

While few business leaders will face the kind of disaster that Samsung has had to navigate, as leaders approach the new year and lay out plans for a new product launch or geographic expansion, it may not be a bad idea to ask, “What's MY Galaxy?”

Clean Harbors Opens $120M Expansion, Will Add 120 Jobs

by Sarah Campbell 12/7/2016 10:21 am

Clean Harbors unveils a $120 million expansion of its El Dorado facility, which it said will create 120 full-time jobs.

ArcBest SVP Retires After 20 Years

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/6/2016 11:10 am

Senior vice president J. Lavon Morton will retire after 20 years with ArcBest Corp. of Fort Smith.

Little Rock Tech Park Announces First Tenants

by Sarah Campbell 12/6/2016 10:29 am

The Little Rock Technology Park announces the first slate of tenants moving into Phase 1 of its permanent offices at 415 and 417 Main St., which are set to open March 1.

Donna Smith Galchus of CGWG Dies

by Sarah Campbell 12/5/2016 11:27 am

Cross Gunter Witherspoon & Galchus P.C. of Little Rock announces the death of founding member Donna Smith Galchus. The firm said she died Dec. 4 following a brief illness.

Chapel Ridge Complex Houses $8M Transaction (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 12/5/2016 12:00 am

Little Rock Housing Associates Ltd. of Denver sold the Chapel Ridge Apartments project at 24800 Chenal Parkway to Chapel Ridge Stanev AR LLC of Brooklyn, New York.

Former Disney Artist Brings Magic to Rogers PR Firm (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/5/2016 12:00 am

David Kersey, a former Disney digital artist, has been hired as a senior creative director at inVeritas in Rogers. Kersey will lead creative projects throughout the country while serving in the northwest Arkansas office.

Bryan Dorathy Named Regional Exec for Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/5/2016 12:00 am

Dorathy will oversee sales and marketing, provider networks and general operational functions. He has worked in the health insurance industry since 1995.

Dupré Logistics to Open Fort Smith Branch

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/30/2016 09:42 am

Dupré Logistics plans a new branch at the Hendricks Hill Professional Complex in Fort Smith to expand its brokerage and third-party logistics groups.

SMA of Jonesboro to Buy Blount's Aftermarket Parts Business

by Keith Inman, The Jonesboro Sun 11/28/2016 06:57 am

SMA of Jonesboro agrees to acquire certain assets of Blount International's TISCO aftermarket parts business. The deal solidifies SMA as the second largest distributor in the country.

Foreclosure Surprised Regions Building Owners

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/28/2016 12:00 am

An attorney for the owners of the 30-story Regions Center in downtown Little Rock said recently that he had no indication that a foreclosure lawsuit was being filed against the property.

Stone House Drops Stock in USA Truck

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/28/2016 12:00 am

Stone House Capital of New York reported in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission that its holdings of USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren had been reduced to 588,961 shares, or 7.1 percent of the company.

Truth in Lending (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 11/28/2016 12:00 am

Black Friday isn't what it used to be, but the arrival of the spending season prompts concern about a looming threat to Arkansas consumers: the return of the illegal loan sharks euphemistically known as payday lenders.

Americans Trust CPAs (Jerry Spratt Commentary)

by Jerry Spratt 11/28/2016 12:00 am

CPAs working in business are responsible for the accurate recording of financial accounting transactions in the United States.

Mean Wage in Arkansas $62K for Accountants and Auditors

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/28/2016 12:00 am

The number of accountants and auditors in the United States totaled 1.2 million in May 2015, and their annual mean wage was $75,280, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Bad Morale in Advertising: How LR Firms Are Coping

by Kyle Massey 11/28/2016 12:00 am

Arkansas advertising executives generally agree morale issues in their industry are real, and several said their agencies are confronting them.