Media & Marketing Archive

Ouachita Electric Takes Charge with Tesla

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/3/2018 12:00 am

Mark Cayce has the keys to a new Tesla, and if you're a member of Ouachita Electric Cooperative Corp. in Camden, he might just hand them over to you — briefly.

Bill Tracking App LobbyUp Expands to 14 States

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 12/3/2018 12:00 am

LobbyUp, a legislative bill tracking company headquartered in Conway, completed a $750,000 expansion to 14 states on Nov. 6. It wasn't planning an Election Day stunt; the company simply missed its Nov. 1 goal by a hair.

Woo Pigs: Flirty Hogs Have a TV Teammate

by Kyle Massey 12/3/2018 12:00 am

D.J. Williams, the former star tight end for the Arkansas Razorbacks now at KARK-TV in Little Rock, found himself on opposing teams as the football season wound down, torn between his “Razorback family” and Channel 4's news audience.

The Nature of The Beast (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 12/3/2018 12:00 am

The pain to the individuals affected is real, but General Motors is merely behaving in the way corporations behave to be sustainably profitable over time.

Consumers in the Loop (Craig Douglass On Consumers)

by Craig Douglass 12/3/2018 12:00 am

Recycling is a business; it's transactional, subject to market pressures and the critical law of supply and demand.

Is Podcasting the Next Thing? (Jim Karrh On Marketing)

by Jim Karrh 12/3/2018 12:00 am

Podcasting seems to have reached a kind of early adolescence as a new medium.

Arkansas Business Concludes 2018 Executive Leadership Academy, Sets 2019 Dates

by Chris Bahn 11/26/2018 12:52 pm

Leaders from a mix of business, nonprofit and policy sectors concluded the Arkansas Business Executive Leadership Academy on Oct. 26.

Black Hills Energy Buys Gas Office (NWA Real Deals)

by Marty Cook 11/26/2018 12:00 am

The 655 E. Millsap Road site was the home of Source Gas, the natural gas utility bought by Black Hills in 2016. The office and site cover more than 3.5 acres.

Disputes Doomed John Daly Steakhouse

by Mark Friedman 11/26/2018 12:00 am

The John Daly Steakhouse belatedly opened on Front Street in Conway in September 2017 with high hopes of becoming the flagship of a national chain. Instead, it crashed in just 10 months.

Cammie Hambrice Sells Magnolia's Central Smell of Success

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/26/2018 12:00 am

Cammie Hambrice, the Magnolia economic developer, touts the region's low-cost living even as she wishes her town had a four-lane highway.

'Hey Boss — You're Fired!' (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

by Barry Goldberg 11/26/2018 12:00 am

The fired boss is more and more left out of the loop, not consulted, worked around and occasionally even publicly challenged by his direct reports. And the worst part is, the more he is ignored by the organization that reports to him, the more he grasps for control.

Ghidotti, Rev365 Put Riceland on Holiday List

by Kyle Massey 11/26/2018 12:00 am

Riceland has big name recognition in Arkansas, a state that truly qualifies as America's rice land, but the company is hoping to raise its profile elsewhere.

UA Little Rock Hires Sterling Randle in Athletics (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/26/2018 12:00 am

Sterling Randle is the new associate director of communications for Little Rock athletics at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

Asa Hutchinson Announces Appointments

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/21/2018 02:17 pm

Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Wednesday announces appointments to boards and commissions.

Memphis Barbecue, Talc Cancer Subjects of Mudroom's Coming Attractions

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/19/2018 12:00 am

A Little Rock film production company is planning on finishing two documentaries next year.

Glass Half-Full (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 11/19/2018 12:00 am

here's some reason for cheer, and in time for Thanksgiving.

Acxiom Corp. May Be Gone, But Workers Remain in Arkansas

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 11/19/2018 12:00 am

Arkansas lost a public company but didn't lose jobs when Acxiom Corp. sold its largest business unit, Acxiom Marketing Solutions, for $2.3 billion to the Interpublic Group of Cos. Inc. of New York.

A News Dispatch From Arkadelphia

by Kyle Massey 11/19/2018 12:00 am

The Arkadelphia Dispatch, a weekly startup, is coming soon to the Clark County seat.

Courtney Pledger Promises AETN's Contributions to Arkansas Culture Will Continue

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/19/2018 12:00 am

Courtney Pledger, the executive director of AETN, details the network's plans to focus on Arkansas content and Arkansas stories.

Christina Drale Moves Into Interim Executive Spot at UA Little Rock (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/19/2018 12:00 am

Christina Drale has been named interim executive vice chancellor and provost at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.