Media & Marketing Archive

Annual Show Lets Newport Show Off Artists, and Itself

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

Starting next month, a resurgent downtown Newport will host events on 22 of 26 weekends, culminating in late September with Depot Days, the city's signature music festival.

From Sun Records to Sporting Goods, Sonny Burgess Remembered in Newport

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

Long before he was a Newport merchant, Sonny Burgess played in the same joints as Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash and Jerry Lee Lewis, trading licks, liquor and wild stage moves with his fellow Sun Records recording stars.

Leveraging the Weather (Craig Douglass On Consumers)

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

Daily or routine habits are disrupted by foul weather and foul moods. These atmospheric disturbances also have a direct impact on consumer behavior. And behavior begets spending.

Emmanuel Gardinier Says There's Plenty to See from Bentonville's 21c

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

Emmanuel Gardinier has been the general manager of the 21c Museum Hotel in Bentonville since it opened in 2013. 21c has a contemporary art museum and The Hive restaurant as part of the hotel.

Angie Smith Accepts VP Role at St. Bernards (Movers & Shakers)

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

Angie Smith has been hired as vice president of nursing for St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro.

Team SI Names Four New Directors (Movers & Shakers)

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

Whitney Burgess is among four people named directors for Team SI in Little Rock, the other three being Jessica Duff, Lauren Farabough and John Morgan.

Paul Michael Has Found His Place on Earth

by Jan Cottingham 3/5/2018 12:00 am

Paul Michael, grandson of a Delta merchant, sells home decor to the world while finding success as a designer and entrepreneur.

Pluses and Perils of Going Political (Jim Karrh On Marketing)

by Jim Karrh 3/5/2018 12:00 am

In a time when almost everything seems hyperpolitical, is it any surprise that business marketing is increasingly pulled in too?

Pimples, Pints and Press: SPJ Showcases Ethics

by Kyle Massey 3/5/2018 12:00 am

Questions, thorny and serious, were fodder for fun and discussion for the Arkansas Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, who put their ethics to the test — along with their acting – in an exercise called What Would You Run?

UCA Gives 3 New Roles (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/5/2018 12:00 am

Syd Hayman joins the university as a writer and editor, and Mary Lackie has been named executive director of development.

Arts Center Unveils Plans for $70M Redesign

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/28/2018 12:02 pm

Architects for the planned Arkansas Arts Center renovation and expansion unveil their design.

Riggs Cat HQ Gets Steely Due

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/26/2018 12:00 am

The American Institute of Steel Construction of Chicago has announced that the Caterpillar dealership building at 9125 Interstate 30 will receive its merit award for projects costing less than $15 million.

MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History 'Shall Return'

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/26/2018 12:00 am

Renovation work is underway on the MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History, an Arts Center neighbor in MacArthur Park.

Arkansas Business Hits Historical High for Paid Subscribers

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/26/2018 12:00 am

Arkansas Business is ending February with the highest number of paid print subscribers in the publication's 34-year history.

University of Arkansas Team Studies 'Alien' Carlsbad Cave

by Marty Cook 2/26/2018 12:00 am

A team of University of Arkansas researchers have digitally mapped and reported on the dimensions, history and condition of New Mexico's Carlsbad Cavern, one of the country's best-known caves.

VR Puts Clients Inside Design Projects

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 2/26/2018 12:00 am

Virtual reality isn't just for gamers anymore. An architecture firm, a construction company and a furniture dealer in central Arkansas, for example, are using the technology to offer their clients a better experience.

Dueling Analogies (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 2/26/2018 12:00 am

Only since the advent of social media have I realized that analogies are really tricky for a lot of people – which is a shame since analogies can be exceptionally useful in understanding concepts and in explaining them.

When the Going Gets Tough (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

by Barry Goldberg 2/26/2018 12:00 am

Smart leaders understand that to deal with difficult times, the culture and attitude of their workforce must be critical to survival.

Trading Paper for iPad In Northeast Arkansas

by Kyle Massey 2/26/2018 12:00 am

The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette is trying an intresting approach to convert readers to digital subscriptions in Mississippi County, an idea that might be a model for a paperless “newspaper” of the future.

Beacons Engage Visitors at Arkansas Arts Center

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 2/26/2018 12:00 am

The Arkansas Arts Center in Little Rock launched its first beacon program last month, offering a new way for visitors to engage with its exhibition of American artist John Marin's drawings and watercolors.