Media & Marketing Archive

Little Rock Law Firm Carney Bates Going Into the Breach Against Google

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/6/2016 12:00 am

Carney Bates & Pulliam PLLC, the Little Rock law firm representing Matt Campbell in his lawsuit against Facebook, also is handling a potential class-action privacy lawsuit against Google and is involved in several other high-profile data breach cases.

ATA Road Team Promotes Arkansas Truck Drivers

by Marty Cook 6/6/2016 12:00 am

Shannon Newton introduced the 12 members of the Arkansas Road Team at the Arkansas Trucking Association's annual conference in Little Rock last month.

The Mean Girls' Burn Book (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 6/6/2016 12:00 am

I'm glad I finally watched “Mean Girls” before reading what Stephanie Harris wrote about Arkansas Business on Facebook last week. It bore a striking resemblance to the infamous “Burn Book,” in which the high school A-listers pasted photos and wrote hateful captions about classmates who dared to be imperfect.

You Can Go Home Again: More Young Americans Living With Parents

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/6/2016 12:00 am

Living with a parent is the most common living arrangement for 18- to 34-year-olds in the United States, the first time on record that that has been the case, according to the Pew Research Center.

Reminiscences Flow at CJRW Reunion

by Kyle Massey 6/6/2016 12:00 am

There were no mad men — or women — at a recent reunion of former CJRW employees. Just jovial colleagues drinking and laughing about old times.

Molly Maid of Northwest Arkansas Acknowledged as Rookie of the Year (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/6/2016 12:00 am

Alicia and Mykel Stephens, co-owners of Molly Maid of Northwest Arkansas in Rogers, have been named to Molly Maid's 2015 Rookie of the Year All-Star Team for outstanding performance in their first year of business.

Making Arkansas Attractive, B2B (Craig Douglass On Consumers)

by Craig Douglass 6/6/2016 12:00 am

“Think like a brand; act like a retailer.” What gets my focus these days is how to apply that strategy not in terms of reaching an end-user consumer, but how a business markets its wares to another business. It's called business-to-business marketing, or B2B.

KARN Journalist Gary DiGiuseppe Dies in I-430 Crash

by Kyle Massey 6/1/2016 10:51 am

Longtime central Arkansas journalist and newscaster Gary DiGiuseppe died in a fiery collision this morning on I-430, according to the Arkansas State Police and DiGiuseppe's colleagues at Cumulus Broadcasting and KARN news radio.

TV Infomercial's Ginsu Knives Produced in Walnut Ridge

by Stan Morris, The Jonesboro Sun 5/31/2016 07:00 am

A brand known by several generations because of clever television marketing is one of the best kept secrets in Northeast Arkansas.

Fowler Foods Cheers Colonel Sanders' Return to KFC

by George Waldon 5/30/2016 12:00 am

After selling all but a handful of its stores in 1985, Fowler Foods Inc. has deepened its commitment to KFC and rebuilt its status as a leading franchise holder.

Packaging Specialties a Printing Success in Fayetteville

by Marty Cook 5/30/2016 12:00 am

Packaging Specialties VP Dan Nichols, 72, started working with PSI as an outside accountant when the company was founded by Hays Biggs in 1975. Twenty years ago, he left private practice to join the company as the vice president of financing.

2 Banks Join Arkansas Business' Largest Private Companies List

by Gwen Moritz 5/30/2016 12:00 am

The 75 largest private companies in Arkansas generated total revenue — self-reported and estimated — of $34.2 billion in their most recent fiscal years, up more than 4 percent in a year.

Arrest Warrant Issued for John Rogers

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/30/2016 12:00 am

John Rogers didn't make a mandatory appearance at a May 4 hearing in Little Rock Traffic Court. An arrest warrant was issued for Rogers on May 10.

Mike Sells Sees Succession at Sells Agency Succeeding

by Kyle Massey 5/30/2016 12:00 am

Mike Sells confided that he has two junior partners, Jon Hodges and Drew Finkbeiner, planning to buy him out over the next 11 years.

New KARK/KLRT Reporter Caitlin Rearden Expecting Little Rock Reunion

by Kyle Massey 5/30/2016 12:00 am

Caitlin Rearden of KHQ in Spokane, Washington, isn't from Arkansas, but her new reporting job at KARK-TV, Channel 4, and KLRT-TV, Channel 16, does amount to a family reunion.

Shawn Reed Hitches on 106.7 The Ride

by Kyle Massey 5/30/2016 12:00 am

Shawn Reed has jumped aboard The Ride, KHLR-FM, 106.7, taking the air from 2 to 7 p.m. on the country-format station.

New Clients for Eric Rob & Isaac

by Kyle Massey 5/30/2016 12:00 am

Little Rock advertising agency Eric Rob & Isaac has announced five new clients: Arkansas Heart Hospital, the Arkansas Heart Foundation, Arkansas Baptist Children's Home, Blüm Telehealth and Pulaski County.

Drawing Out the Power of the Pen (Jim Karrh On Marketing)

by Jim Karrh 5/30/2016 12:00 am

There's a bigger picture when it comes to pictures: New research shows that the mere act of writing things out, and drawing pictures of information you need to remember, will improve your memory. That should help you be more persuasive and effective.

Land in the Rock Program Helps Interns Connect, Plug Into City

by Alexis Hosticka 5/25/2016 08:36 am

Create Little Rock is providing a way for interns, law clerks, medical residents and new hires to get plugged in stay entertained during the summer through the annual Land in the Rock program.

Tux Dollars at Work as Menguin Raises Nearly $1M from Investors

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/23/2016 12:00 am

Menguin Inc., an online tuxedo rental company in Fayetteville, raised nearly $1 million in a recent offering, according to a document on file with the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission.