Media & Marketing Archive

WRI Partners to Launch Uncommon Communities Program in Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/20/2015 10:32 am

Five counties in Arkansas will benefit from an economic development initiative led by the University of Arkansas Winthrop Rockefeller Institute, the UA Cooperative Extension Service and Sandy and Vaughn Gresham of Oxford, Mississippi.

Financial Quarter Planned to Revitalize More of Downtown Little Rock

by Alexis Hosticka 8/18/2015 03:20 pm

With hopes of revitalizing more of downtown Little Rock, studioMAIN is leading an effort to create the Financial Quarter, an area stretching from Sixth Street to the Arkansas River and Main Street to Broadway.

Tom Dalton: ARK Challenge Will Continue

by Mark Carter 8/18/2015 09:45 am

Despite laying low since graduating its 2014 classes, one in Fayetteville and one in Little Rock, the ARK Challenge tech startup accelerator will continue in northwest Arkansas.

Noelle Nikpour Sets Sights on Congress

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/17/2015 12:00 am

Noelle Nikpour, the Republican strategist and Fox News political commentator who used to call Little Rock home, is seeking the seat of Patrick Murphy, a Democrat running for the U.S. Senate.

Cautious Optimism for Rebuilding Broadway Bridge

by Austin DuVall 8/17/2015 12:00 am

Motorists who regularly drive downtown may dread next year's replacement of the Broadway Bridge, but Little Rock and transit officials don't expect the $98.4 million project to cause many problems for area businesses.

To Tell the Truth (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 8/17/2015 12:00 am

I received a letter in the mail last week from Anonymous. (Most of the anonymous letters I receive simply aren't signed, but this writer actually called himself, or herself, Anonymous.) Anonymous challenged Arkansas Business to investigate the alleged misdeeds of a certain public official.

Jacob Flournoy Recognized for UA System's Internal Audit Department

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/17/2015 12:00 am

Jacob Flournoy, internal audit director for the University of Arkansas System, has been selected to receive the American Institute of CPAs' Outstanding CPA in Government Impact Award for impact on state government.

Jeremy Allen Resigns From Acxiom's Marketing Services Division

by Lance Turner 8/13/2015 03:56 pm

Acxiom Corp. of Little Rock said Thursday that Jeremy Allen has resigned as president of Marketing Services, effective immediately.

Arkansas Companies Rank Among Inc.'s Fast Growing List

by Alexis Hosticka 8/12/2015 11:15 am

Six Arkansas companies ranked among Inc. magazine's annual list of the 5,000 fastest-growing firms in the nation, with one, Team SI of Little Rock, in the top 500.

Jones Film Makes Main Street Move, Becomes M-3 Productions

by Mark Carter 8/12/2015 09:43 am

Downtown Little Rock's Main Street makeover continued this week with the move of Jones Film Video to its new headquarters at Third and Main. The company also changed its name to M-3 Productions.

Chart: A Look at Rock Region Metro's New Look, New Name

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/11/2015 08:16 am

The former Central Arkansas Transit Authority has a new name, Rock Region Metro, and a new look for public transit vehicles throughout metro Little Rock.

With Red Alert Bid Over, Interest Piquing Over John Rogers Assets

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/10/2015 12:00 am

Now that the curious bid by Red Alert Media Matrix is no more, activity has picked up from prospective buyers of the remaining assets collected by alleged serial fraudster John Rogers.

Crystal Bridges Curator Mum on New Acquisitions

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/10/2015 12:00 am

The museum is planning for next year a “fabulous folk art show,” “Treasures From the American Folk Art Museum.” The American Folk Art Museum,” in New York, showcases the works of self-taught artists.

Log Cabin Democrat Changes Won't Reduce Staff Numbers

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/10/2015 12:00 am

The recent departure of the assistant managing editor of the Log Cabin Democrat apparently won't result in a shrinking newsroom.

Big Moments For Crystal Bridges Museum On Horizon, Curator Says

by Jan Cottingham 8/10/2015 12:00 am

Margaret Conrads, who joined the museum in March as director of curatorial affairs, says that almost four years after opening, Crystal Bridges remains, to a degree, in startup mode.

Rockfish Adds Three to Rogers Office (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/10/2015 12:00 am

Kayla Neja, Erika Henry and Aaron Horton have all been hired by the Rogers office of Rockfish, a marketing and advertising firm in Little Rock.

KFSM Changing TV Faces In Northwest Arkansas

by Sean Beherec 8/10/2015 12:00 am

KFSM-TV, Channel 5, made some recent staffing shifts with the departure of the station's sports director and managing editor.

Crain Media Back in Court

by Sean Beherec 8/10/2015 12:00 am

Two months after Little Rock businessman Larry Crain resolved the litigation involving two radio stations he owned, a new lawsuit has been filed against his Crain Media Group LLC.

Diamond Agency Picked To Publish Arkadelphia Chamber Guide

by Sean Beherec 8/10/2015 12:00 am

The Diamond Agency of El Dorado has been chosen to publish the Arkadelphia Regional Economic Development Alliance & Chamber of Commerce 2016 Visitors & Relocation Guide.

Ad Man Mike Sells on Getting Your Target Audience To Buy Your Brand

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/10/2015 12:00 am

Mike Sells has worked in advertising and marketing since 1985 when he was a marketing assistant at Brooks-Pollard in Little Rock. He has served in various roles in the industry and is now owner and CEO at the Sells Agency.