Business Services Archive

‘We Were All Going To Get Rich': Arkansas Business' Best Quotes of 2015

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/21/2015 12:00 am

It's what they said: A look back at the spoken gems from some of the biggest newsmakers of the year in Arkansas.

Arkansas Business Presents The Best & Worst of 2015

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/21/2015 12:00 am

From truths to tall tales, Arkansas Business takes a look at the highs and lows of 2015.

Buying Sprees of Arkansas Banks Tops List of Top 10 Arkansas Business Stories of 2015

by George Waldon 12/21/2015 12:00 am

The acquisition trail was well traveled by Arkansas lenders in 2015, with the most prominent destinations for new deals lying in Georgia, Florida and Missouri.

Chenal Retail Space Rings Up $3.8M Deal (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 12/21/2015 12:00 am

A 4,505-SF retail project in west Little Rock tipped the scales at $3.84 million. A 5.4-acre commercial site at Little Rock's Gateway Town Center development weighed in at $2.36 million. And a MedExpress site in midtown Little Rock changed hands in an $880,000 deal.

Good People Of Business (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 12/21/2015 12:00 am

Arkansas Business readers are, for the most part, good men and women of business — as was Charles Dickens himself. May this time of the rolling year be a comfort to you, and may we all remember the business poor Marley forgot: charity, mercy, forbearance and benevolence.

Asa Hutchinson on Economic Qualities That Make Arkansas an 'Easy Sell'

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/21/2015 12:00 am

Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson talks to Arkansas Business about Sun Paper, how he sells Arkansas, what he's looking for in a new state Department of Human Services director and much more.

FIS to Bring FinTech Accelerator to Little Rock

by Mark Carter 12/17/2015 01:48 pm

FIS will sponsor a startup accelerator in Little Rock devoted to financial technology, CEO Gary Norcross announced Thursday during the 150th annual meeting of the Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce.

Tourism Strong in Hot Springs; Arkansas Economy Continues to Recover

by Alexis Hosticka 12/16/2015 01:37 pm

Although Arkansas' economic recovery has lagged the rest of country since the recession, growth here has increased over the last couple of years.

Arkansas Blue Cross Joins HubX Accelerator Team

by Mark Carter 12/15/2015 10:29 am

Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield announced Tuesday that it has signed on as a sponsor of the HubX-Life Sciences health care startup accelerator from Baptist Health and the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub.

Arvest Survey: Low Gas Prices Help Arkansans Increase Savings

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/15/2015 09:00 am

Arkansas consumers increased their savings rates between March and September thanks to lower gas prices, and they expect to take on more auto loans and credit card debt in the next six months.

Gregory Modica on Why Planning for the Best-Case Scenario Just as Important

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/14/2015 12:00 am

Gregory Modica started Government Supply Services, a business supply firm that also provides technology products including energy-efficient lighting, in 2009.

Two Hired To Staff New Little Rock Branch of State Systems (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/14/2015 12:00 am

Sandi Scott and Leslie Ann Brown have been hired to staff the new Little Rock office of State Systems Inc. of Memphis.

John Johnson Steps Up to President at Williams & Dean (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/14/2015 12:00 am

John Johnson has been elected president of Williams & Dean Architecture Interior Design, and Heidi Stephens has been promoted to chief financial officer. Jesse Peterson and Mark Watts have been promoted to vice presidents.

Phyzit to Provide TCM Service to Baptist Subsidiary

by Mark Carter 12/11/2015 10:34 am

Little Rock health-care startup Phyzit has announced an agreement with Arkansas Health Group to provide transitional care management for 52 affiliated health-care providers at 21 clinics across the state.

CALS Names Nate Coulter Director

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/10/2015 02:06 pm

The Central Arkansas Library System board of directors has selected Nate Coulter of Little Rock as its new director.

ArkUAV Sells, Offers Training for Aerial Vehicles

by Alexis Hosticka 12/8/2015 11:43 am

ArkUAV of Little Rock, a company aiming to provide training, services and supplies for the use of unmanned aerial vehicles in industries including agriculture and energy, marked its grand opening Tuesday.

Northwest Arkansas Leads Latest ATBI

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/8/2015 10:18 am

Eight Arkansas cities completed the third quarter with an Arkansas Tech Business Index rating above 100, and they are the same eight cities that held that distinction at the close of second quarter.

Clinton Airport Adds Third Daily Flight to Denver

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/7/2015 01:02 pm

The Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport announced Monday that United Airlines will add another daily flight between Clinton National and Denver International Airport, beginning Feb. 11.

Self-Employed Predominate in Agriculture, Construction

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/7/2015 12:00 am

Self-employed Americans and those whom they hired accounted for 44 million jobs in 2014, according to the Pew Research Center.

Wal-Mart's Greg Foran No. 1 In Exec Pay At $19.5M

by Gwen Moritz 12/7/2015 12:00 am

Foran received stock awards in April 2014 for his performance as CEO of Walmart Asia and then more stock as part of a three-year performance incentive program when he was named in August 2014 to succeed Bill Simon as CEO of Walmart stores in the United States.