Business Services Archive

Pain Points or Blind Spots? (Jim Karrh on Marketing)

by Jim Karrh 8/21/2017 12:00 am

Your customers and prospects might have a big problem and not even know it. How well equipped is your business to help them find that big problem and ultimately help solve it?

Jacksonville Plaza Sells In $5.4M Transaction (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 8/21/2017 12:00 am

An affiliate of Midwest Retail Properties of St. Louis bought the 33,668-SF retail center on John Harden Drive.

The Influencers: Architect Marlon Blackwell

by Marty Cook 8/21/2017 12:00 am

At an age when many men and women look forward to retirement, Marlon Blackwell, 60, is doing some of his best work. And he's looking forward to doing more and better projects.

The Influencers: Tom Schueck of Lexicon Inc.

by George Waldon 8/21/2017 12:00 am

After building Schueck Steel into a family of companies under the Lexicon corporate banner, Tom Schueck has developed a secondary career of sorts.

The Influencers: 5 Leaders Behind the Framework of Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/21/2017 12:00 am

Meet five leaders who are influencing their industries, their communities and the future of Arkansas.

Establishing Ethos (J. Kathy Barbeire Commentary)

by J. Kathy Barbeire 8/21/2017 12:00 am

It doesn't matter how passionately you argue or how logical your argument is: If the audience doubts your credibility, they will disregard your message.

Arkansas Unemployment Rate Stays Level at 3.4 Percent

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/18/2017 09:21 am

Arkansas' unemployment rate in July stayed at 3.4 percent. The record low was set in May and has remained unchanged for three months.

Trade Group Buys Office With Space for New Apprenticeship Program

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 8/16/2017 05:07 pm

Associated Builders & Contractors of Arkansas has a new home after a $535,000 transaction. Plans call for office space and classrooms for its apprenticeship program.

Hudson Cisne & Co. Acquires Newton Owen Boyd & Smoke

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/16/2017 02:09 pm

Hudson Cisne & Co. LLP of Little Rock acquires Newton Owen Boyd & Smoke LTD of White Hall and Rogers.

Arkansas Business Seeks Info on Minority-, Woman-Owned Businesses

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/15/2017 11:35 am

Arkansas Business is seeking minority-owned or woman-owned businesses in Arkansas for new lists to be published Sept. 4.

Sandra McGrew to Lead Content at Ghidotti Communications

by Kyle Massey 8/15/2017 08:49 am

Sandra McGrew, a former Little Rock TV news reporter and magazine editor, has joined Ghidotti Communications to run its new content communications division, the firm announced Tuesday.

Recess for Playtime Property Could End with Call Center

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/14/2017 12:00 am

Playtime was cut from the list of the things to do in Little Rock back in June when the Arkansas Department of Finance & Administration shut down the business at 600 Colonel Glenn Plaza Loop.

Crossett Bank Looking for Boss, Not Buyer

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/14/2017 12:00 am

The hunt is on for a new president and CEO of First National Bank of Crossett.

With Corporate Wing Sold, Legacy Capital Goes Beyond Cold-Calling

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/14/2017 12:00 am

Legacy Capital Group sold its corporate benefits business to OneDigital Health & Benefits of Atlanta in late July without disclosing financial terms.

Westrock, Circumference Join Money Managers List

by Gwen Moritz 8/14/2017 12:00 am

Stephens Inc. remains the largest broker dealer operating in the state, and its two registered investment advisers have combined assets under management approaching $12 billion to dominate the money managers list.

Crawford Succeeds Brock at Citizens' Trust Department

by Gwen Moritz 8/14/2017 12:00 am

G. Gene Crawford II, who had been CEO of First National Bank of Crossett, has returned to his hometown to succeed Robin Brock as head of trust services at Citizens Bank of Batesville.

AI Advisers See New World in Wealth Management

by Jan Cottingham 8/14/2017 12:00 am

Artificial intelligence — AI — software that employs “machine learning” has made huge strides in the past few years, primarily because of improvements in computer processing power and data storage.

Roller-Owens Names Bobby Conway as Manager (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/14/2017 12:00 am

Bobby Conway is the new manager of Roller-Owens Funeral Home in North Little Rock.

Arkansas Department of Information Systems Adds Two (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/14/2017 12:00 am

Carder Hawkins has been named deputy director of the Arkansas Department of Information Systems, and Richard Wang has been named chief data officer.

Heartland, One Bank Rack Up More Losses

by George Waldon 8/14/2017 12:00 am

The second-quarter results continued in the red at two Little Rock banks doing business under regulatory agreements.

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