Business Services Archive

Lawsuit a Low Note for Arvest Notary

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/24/2017 12:00 am

An Oklahoma man who said his name was forged on a loan document is going after the notary who allegedly signed off on the paperwork.

Georgia Pacific, UAM-CTC Team Up to Train Workers for 21st Century

by Jan Cottingham 4/24/2017 12:00 am

A worker-training technique that evolved in the Middle Ages is gaining new currency in 21st century Crossett.

Hospitality Arrives Before Hotel at Arkansas State

by Kyle Massey 4/24/2017 12:00 am

Arkansas State University's new hospitality management program has plenty of vacancies, partly because few students know about it: Officials are waiting for a $50 million billboard to point to.

Stone & Ward Reflect, From Leno to Picasso

by Kyle Massey 4/24/2017 12:00 am

Stone Ward's Millie Ward and Larry Stone have struck a good work-and-home-life balance: They draw no dividing line.

Today's Bank Expands Footprint with Van Buren Branch

by George Waldon 4/24/2017 12:00 am

The $181 million-asset lender is setting up shop in a former bank branch at 615 E. Pointer Trail previously used by Arkansas Valley Electric Cooperative.

Acxiom Building Hosts $25 Million Transaction (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 4/24/2017 12:00 am

Acxiom Corp. sold its 12-story headquarters and supporting five-story parking deck at 601 E. Third St. to Simmons Bank of Pine Bluff.

The High Cost of Bad Moods (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

by Barry Goldberg 4/24/2017 12:00 am

Research in behavioral science is showing that there is a trend toward higher irritability in the workplace — especially in the United States — and it has been more pronounced over the last 24 months.

USA Truck Names Jason Bates CFO

by Lance Turner 4/19/2017 04:12 pm

USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren hires Jason Bates as executive vice president and CFO, filling a post left vacant by James Reed, who became CEO in January.

Video: Fitz Hill Talks Transparency in Leadership, Work at Scott Ford Center

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/18/2017 10:55 am

Leaders should tell the truth, be transparent and communicate regularly with stakeholders during a crisis, says Fitz Hill in Part 2 of Arkansas Business' new video series on leadership.

Simmons Bank Names New VP, Assistant General Counsel

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/17/2017 01:20 pm

Simmons Bank of Pine Bluff on Monday named Henry A. “Rusty” Barham III its executive vice president for regulatory and consumer affairs and assistant general counsel.

J.B. Hunt 1Q Revenue Up 7 Percent

by Marty Cook 4/17/2017 10:22 am

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell reports first-quarter income of $102.7 million, up from $100.1 million in the same quarter a year ago.

Acxiom Returning to Conway Roots

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 4/17/2017 12:00 am

With the sale last month of its Little Rock headquarters, plans to renovate its Conway campus and hopes of expanding its client base, Acxiom Corp. CEO Scott Howe says his company is evolving.

What Does Acxiom Do?

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 4/17/2017 12:00 am

CEO Scott Howe and several longtime employees explained what Acxiom Corp. of Conway does for its clients.

Advanced Cabling Systems Keeps Climbing the Charts

by Kyle Massey 4/17/2017 12:00 am

Double-digit growth has been a constant companion for Advanced Cabling Systems LLC during its first 20 years of business.

Jonesboro Hotel Liens Raise Early ‘Red Flags'

by Mark Friedman 4/17/2017 12:00 am

The $30 million Jonesboro Hyatt Place Hotel & Convention Center is facing contractors' liens totaling nearly $900,000 and might not open next spring as planned.

ASU Convention Center Project Also Delayed

by Mark Friedman 4/17/2017 12:00 am

The other convention center being developed in Jonesboro hasn't broken ground, but it is on schedule to open on the Arkansas State University campus before the start of the fall 2018 semester.

At 20, Arkansas E-Government Draws Cheers

by Kyle Massey 4/17/2017 12:00 am

The public-private partnership that Bob Sanders helped create, Information Network of Arkansas, is celebrating its 20th anniversary and is still setting records.

Video: A Conversation On Leadership with Fitz Hill

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/11/2017 11:42 am

A good leader should be willing to adapt to new situations to guide an organization to success, says Fitz Hill, a former college football coach and college president, in Arkansas Business' new video series.

Bob Shell Retires as Chairman of Baldwin & Shell

by Gwen Moritz 4/11/2017 09:32 am

Bob Shell, one of the most familiar names in Arkansas business, has retired as chairman of the board of the company where he has been a fixture for 67 years.

Bank Assets, Profits Up; Charters Dwindle on List of Largest Arkansas Banks

by Gwen Moritz 4/10/2017 12:00 am

Out-of-state acquisitions by publicly traded banks pushed total assets reported by Arkansas charters up by almost 17 percent to more than $88 billion at year-end 2016.

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