Media & Marketing Archive

Forbes List of Richest People for 2015 Includes 10 with Arkansas Ties

by Mark Carter 9/30/2015 09:53 am

The list once again is led by Microsoft's Bill Gates. Wal-Mart heir Jim Walton leads a group of Arkansans and those with close ties to the state included on the list.

Our House Produces Short Films to Share Personal Stories of Homelessness

by Alexis Hosticka 9/30/2015 08:52 am

In an effort to offer a window into the issues of poverty and homelessness through individual stories, Our House homeless shelter has released "Project Voice," a 12-part video series.

Little Rock Recognized for Low Startup Costs

by Mark Carter 9/28/2015 04:07 pm

A recent survey by of the nation's largest 81 cities confirms the efforts of Little Rock leaders to encourage startup growth. Its ranking of U.S. cities with the lowest startup costs includes Little Rock at No. 7.

Online Betting Operation Goes Bust in Washington County

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/28/2015 12:00 am

Timothy Clower Bryant of Fayetteville waived indictment and pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Fayetteville to one count of operating an illegal gambling business.

Texarkana Restaurant Gets $25K Tab from DirecTV

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/28/2015 12:00 am

La Fogata owner Jesus Montes recently agreed to pay $25,000 to DirecTV of El Segundo, California, over allegations that the restaurant didn't have a valid commercial account to show the satellite provider's content on Dec. 19, 2013, according to DirecTV's lawsuit filed last year in U.S. District Court in Texarkana.

The Onion Namechecks Heifer International in Warren Buffett Parody

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/28/2015 12:00 am

Heifer International, based in Little Rock, got The Onion treatment earlier this month when the parody online pub posted a commentary “by” billionaire investor Warren Buffett headlined “When I Die, My Entire Fortune Will Be Donated To Charity, Except The $40 Billion I Will Have Buried With Me.”

Legal Fallout Facing John Rogers Mounts

by George Waldon 9/28/2015 12:00 am

A new lawsuit, an expanded fraud complaint, a default judgment and a contempt hearing have added to the legal tapestry woven around North Little Rock businessman John Rogers.

'Made By Few' Conference Returns Oct. 1-3

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/25/2015 11:08 am

Made by Few, the conference for "makers of the web" that attracts speakers, developers, designers and entrepreneurs from across the country, returns for its fourth run Oct. 1-3 in downtown Little Rock's River Market District.

TLC Specials to Focus on Duggar Daughters Jill, Jessa

by Associated Press 9/24/2015 11:54 am

Months after a scandal involving a member of the Duggar family shut down TLC's long-running reality hit "19 Kids and Counting," the network is resuming its on-air relationship with the Arkansas brood by starring daughters Jill and Jessa in two or more specials.

Larry Stone on Volunteer Work, Arkansas Sheriffs' Youth Ranches

by Alexis Hosticka 9/23/2015 10:24 am

Since 1996, Larry Stone has been on the board of directors for the Arkansas Sheriffs' Youth Ranches — and it all began when a friend asked him to buy a table at the first Arkansas Children's Award Dinner.

State Report: Half of Workplace Fatalities Transportation Related

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/23/2015 08:47 am

About half the workplace fatalities that occur in Arkansas are transportation related, according to a report released this week by the Arkansas Department of Labor.

State Group to Promote Military Bases for Economic Development

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/21/2015 03:35 pm

Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Monday announced the formation of the Governor's Military Affairs Committee, which is charged with supporting and promoting the state's military installations for use in economic development projects.

Maumelle CEO Searching for Noah's Ark

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/21/2015 12:00 am

Holt Condren, owner of Ink Custom Tees of Maumelle, is featured in an upcoming documentary, “Finding Noah.”

Arkansas Business Presents 2015's 'New Influentials: 20 In Their 20s'

by Gwen Moritz 9/21/2015 12:00 am

This is the seventh year that Arkansas Business has sought out talented young leaders in our business and nonprofit community to introduce to readers in a feature called The New Influentials: 20 in Their 20s.

About Those 20s (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 9/21/2015 12:00 am

The 20-somethings featured in this week's issue aren't that young. Still, we try to wrap our collective head around the fact that every one of them — even the oldest — was born into a world that already included our baby, Arkansas Business.

Little Rock Falls a Spot, Still Plays Big in Nielsens

by Mark Carter 9/21/2015 12:00 am

Nielsen's recently released numbers for 2015 give Little Rock a total of 547,650 TV homes, making it the No. 57 TV market in the U.S. Arkansas has three more TV markets among the 210 that are rated by Nielsen, and three more markets include parts of Arkansas.

Bob Steel Back at Cumulus, ARN

by Mark Carter 9/21/2015 12:00 am

Little Rock TV/radio veteran Bob Steel is back with Cumulus Media-Little Rock as affiliate relations director for the Arkansas Radio Network.

Eric Rob & Isaac Take Design Award for Brandon Moving Logo

by Mark Carter 9/21/2015 12:00 am

A logo designed by Little Rock ad/marketing agency Eric Rob & Isaac has been published in Communication Arts' Design Annual 56, a “juried competition representing the best in design from around the world.”

Tim Whitley On Smart Digital Marketing No Longer Tethered to Smartphones

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/21/2015 12:00 am

Tim Whitley, a former operations manager and director at KNWA-TV in northwest Arkansas and KARK-TV in Little Rock, co-founded Team SI (Social Innovation) in 2010.

Alma's InvoTek Part of $5M Research Project

by Mark Carter 9/17/2015 10:39 am

Alma research and development company InvoTek is one of four organizations partnering on a project to help improve the ability of those with physical disabilities communicate using technology.