Media & Marketing Archive

Why Your Buyers Are Scared (Jim Karrh On Marketing)

by Jim Karrh 5/22/2017 12:00 am

If your prospective buyers are consistently putting off decisions that to you seem like slam-dunks, then it is time to take stock of what is happening in your buyers' minds.

Duggar Sisters File Privacy Lawsuit Against Springdale, InTouch Weekly

by Associated Press 5/19/2017 08:46 am

Four sisters of Josh Duggar who were revealed to have told police that they'd been molested by their older brother filed a federal breach-of-privacy suit Thursday against the city of Springdale and Washington County, Arkansas, and publishers of the magazine that first revealed their identities.

Acxiom Yearly Profit Down; Company Sees Revenue Growth in 2018

by Lance Turner 5/16/2017 03:52 pm

Acxiom Corp. of Conway remained profitable in fiscal 2017 and revenue rose 3.5 percent, as the publicly traded data services provider called for more revenue growth in 2018.

A Look Inside a $12.4 Million Slap at Wal-Mart

by Mark Friedman 5/15/2017 12:00 am

Last month a federal jury in Fayetteville ordered Wal-Mart to pay $12.4 million for damages that included willful and malicious misappropriation of Cuker's confidential information and trade secrets.

Customer Demand Drives Final Mile Industry

by Marty Cook 5/15/2017 12:00 am

The “final mile” of shipping items purchased online — experts call it a $13 billion market — is tantalizing for shippers even as it is putting pressure on retailers' margins.

Tourism Pitch: Arkansas, You Run Deep in CJRW

by Kyle Massey 5/15/2017 12:00 am

CJRW has worked for Parks & Tourism for well over 40 years, and its pitch emphasized the home-field advantage.

KATV Parent Sinclair to Buy KFSM Owner Tribune Media

by Associated Press 5/8/2017 08:59 am

Sinclair Broadcast Group is buying Tribune Media for about $3.9 billion, boosting the number of local TV stations it owns.

Kimbel Mechanical Moves Into Former Acumen Brands Space

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/8/2017 12:00 am

Kimbel Mechanical is moving into a spacious 76,000-SF building at 1936 N. Shiloh Drive in Fayetteville, a building formerly occupied by one-time e-commerce sensation Acumen Brands.

Little Rock Looks Up: 7 Downtown Projects Set to Open by Year's End

by George Waldon 5/8/2017 12:00 am

A flurry of behind-the-scenes activity indicates a restart is in the works for a key part of the Creative Corridor in downtown Little Rock.

St. Bernards Medical Center Tops Jonesboro's Construction Projects List

by Mark Friedman 5/8/2017 12:00 am

Construction projects are flourishing in Jonesboro, despite the financial woes plaguing one of its largest commercial ventures.

Cable Cord-Cutting in Arkansas, and Feeling It at ESPN

by Kyle Massey 5/8/2017 12:00 am

Subscribers cancelling their cable packages goes a long way in summing up a crisis at ESPN, which laid off about 100 in April.

HIPPY Names Bellew New Development Director (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/8/2017 12:00 am

Matthew Bellew has been hired as director of development and outreach at Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters in Little Rock.

RevUnit Grows By Putting People First

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 5/8/2017 12:00 am

There is more to technology than the tech itself; the people behind it matter, and they drive growth. That's what Michael Paladino, co-founder and chief technology officer of RevUnit in Bentonville, said he believes and puts into practice at the northwest Arkansas business.

CJRW Wins $15M Parks & Tourism Ad Contract

by Kyle Massey 5/4/2017 05:57 pm

Incumbent ad agency CJRW has held onto the state's richest marketing contract, a highly sought-after $15.2 million-a-year job promoting Arkansas Parks & Tourism. CJRW overcame competition from two other finalists, D&G Collaborative of Little Rock and New Orleans and Birdsall Voss & Associates of Milwaukee.

Inuvo Reports 1Q Net Loss of $1.7M

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 5/4/2017 03:59 pm

Advertising technology and digital publishing firm Inuvo Inc. of Little Rock reports first-quarter revenue of $17.2 million, down from $18.7 million in the same quarter last year.

Inuvo Executives See Pay Decline in 2016

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 5/4/2017 10:09 am

Every officer at Inuvo Inc. of Little Rock saw their pay decline in 2016, according to the company's annual proxy statement.

EZ Spanish Media Raises $326K for Arkansas Children's

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/3/2017 10:07 am

EZ Spanish Media raises $326,579 for Arkansas Children's Hospital.

RevUnit Acquires Las Vegas Firm

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/1/2017 09:53 am

Digital product developer RevUnit of Bentonville acquires Teamvvork LLC of Las Vegas.

Ageless Voice of Country Still Strong in Bob Robbins

by Kyle Massey 5/1/2017 12:00 am

A philosophy of sticking to his local listeners has fueled Bob Robbins' remarkable quarter century as Little Rock's most popular DJ.

Josh Throne Named VP/Partner at Mockingbird Creative (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/1/2017 12:00 am

Josh Throne has joined Mockingbird Creative as vice president and partner.

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