Media & Marketing Archive

Petit Jean Meats Ventures South, West

by Austin DuVall 7/13/2015 12:00 am

Almost 90 years and four generations after Felix Scholsser started his first meat market, the ham, bacon and other products of Morrilton Packing Co. are gradually gaining an audience in far-flung places — southeast Arkansas, Texas and, through a private-label relationship with Whole Foods, as far away as Colorado and California.

RaiseTheMoney.com Promises To Revolutionize Political Fundraising

by Austin DuVall 7/13/2015 12:00 am

RaiseTheMoney.com, a nonpartisan online fundraising company in Little Rock, signed on 71 new campaigns in June, totaling more than 200 accounts since its founding 18 months ago by Chris Stewart, the company's CEO.

Democrat-Gazette Policy Changes After Same-Sex Marriage Decision

by Sean Beherec 7/13/2015 12:00 am

The first known same-sex marriage announcement to be published in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette appeared in the statewide newspaper last week.

Nielsens Show Channel 7 Holds Afternoons as THV 11 News Leads in Mornings

by Sean Beherec 7/13/2015 12:00 am

KTHV-TV, Channel 11, made gains against its competitors during the May ratings period, according to the most recent Nielsen Media Research figures shared with Arkansas Business.

Bo Mattingly Back on Little Rock Airwaves, Switches Up in Northwest Arkansas

by Sean Beherec 7/13/2015 12:00 am

Mattingly recently began appearing on KASR-FM, 92.7, in central Arkansas, which was also added to the list of affiliates on his website. Calls to the station have not been returned in recent weeks.

Rockfish Nets Chad Bingle To Lead Digital Strategy (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/13/2015 12:00 am

Chad Bingle has joined the Rogers office of Rockfish, a marketing and advertising firm, as director of digital strategy. Susan Roper has also joined as the office's manager of finance and accounting.

Soul of the South Board Member Mac Hogan Steps Down

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/6/2015 12:00 am

Mac Hogan, who invested $375,000 in the fledgling television network, submitted a brief letter to Secretary Bill Campbell and board Chairman Ladly Abraham on Tuesday. The letter stated that Hogan was resigning from the board and all related entities.

Millennials Rising as Biggest Share of Workforce

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/6/2015 12:00 am

The millennial generation earlier this year passed Generation X to become the largest share of the U.S. workforce, the Pew Research Center says.

Snapshot: A Guide to John Rogers' Legal Problems

by George Waldon 7/6/2015 12:00 am

After federal agents came calling at his business and home on Jan. 28, 2014, John Rogers lost control of his chaotic financial world. The known claims against the photo archivist and sports memorabilia dealer total more than $45 million, not counting $49 million in requested punitive damages.

Bank Documents Illuminate John Rogers' Dealings

by George Waldon 7/6/2015 12:00 am

Bank of Little Rock's position among creditors battered by the financial wheeling and dealing of John Rogers is uncertain. But the $203 million-asset lender was first in line to accuse Rogers of fraud among the growing crowd of litigants pursuing him in Pulaski County Circuit Court.

Growing Participation Means Longer List of Largest Trade & Professional Unions

by Austin DuVall 7/6/2015 12:00 am

The Arkansas Business list of the state's largest trade and professional associations is back after a four-year hiatus, complete with 15 new entries because of greater participation.

Agri-Drones Await Final FAA Rules

by Sean Beherec 7/6/2015 12:00 am

Two recent webinars hosted by a senior staff attorney at the National Agricultural Law Center at the University of Arkansas System's Division of Agriculture focused on the legal framework behind deploying drones for agricultural use.

Painting With a Twist Opens Fort Smith Art Studio

by Austin DuVall 7/6/2015 12:00 am

Seth McCurry, a 26-year-old entrepreneur with Painting with a Twist art studios in North Little Rock and Little Rock, has opened a location in Fort Smith.

Hutchinson Announces State Board Appointments

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/2/2015 09:29 am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced the latest round of appointments to state boards, panels and committees.

Acxiom CEO Scott Howe Gets $1.2M Raise in Fiscal 2015

by Sean Beherec 7/1/2015 05:07 pm

Scott Howe, CEO of Acxiom Corp. of Little Rock, was paid $6.3 million in fiscal 2015 — a pay bump of more than $1.2 million compared to fiscal 2014, according to documents filed Wednesday. Howe's total compensation included a base salary of $650,000.

CJRW Announces Move-In Date, New Logo

by Sean Beherec 7/1/2015 03:27 pm

CJRW of Little Rock will relocate to its new offices at 3rd and Main streets on July 13 with a new logo.

Here's the New UALR Trojans Logo

by Lance Turner 7/1/2015 11:46 am

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock this morning unveiled its athletic department logos. Chasse Conque, the UALR athletic director, said a new Trojans website will also go live at noon.

Hark Announces Entrepreneurial Summer Tour of Southeast

by Mark Carter 6/29/2015 11:33 am

Hark announced that it will launch a six-week tour of the Southeast beginning in July in partnership with Bespoke Video Production of Little Rock.

Slideshow: 40 Under 40 Honorees Recognized At Luncheon

by Alexis Hosticka 6/29/2015 12:00 am

The 2015 class of Arkansas Business' 40 Under 40 were honored at a luncheon at the Embassy Suites in Little Rock on Wednesday. Each honoree gave a brief acceptance speech and answered questions such as, “What advice would you give your 20-year-old self?” and “What do you want your legacy to be 20 years from now?”

Arkansas Insurance Hall of Fame Announced

by Austin DuVall 6/29/2015 12:00 am

Steve Russell, president of Risk Services of Arkansas in Little Rock, along with other insurance industry leaders have announced that the College of Business at the University of Central Arkansas in Conway will house the Arkansas Insurance Hall of Fame.