Media & Marketing Archive

The Hub Featured in PBS' 'NewsHour'

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 5/31/2018 11:23 am

The Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub and its new executive director, Chris Jones, Ph.D., was profiled Wednesday by PBS' "NewsHour" show.

Two North Arkansas Newspapers Listed for Sale

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/28/2018 12:00 am

The Marshall Mountain Wave and the Mountaineer Echo of Flippin in the north Arkansas Ozarks are for sale for $285,000

UA Little Rock Hatches Plan to Enter Wrestling Ring

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/28/2018 12:00 am

Chasse Conque hopes to have the University of Arkansas at Little Rock's first wrestling coach on the campus by July 1.

Trend of Extreme Savings Catching FIRE

by Kyle Massey 5/28/2018 12:00 am

FIRE devotees employ tactics like tracking every penny, questioning every purchase, and finding cheaper options like biking instead of owning a car or buying consignment clothes.

Dozens of Arkansas Companies Rank on List of Largest ESOPs

by Gwen Moritz 5/28/2018 12:00 am

This week Arkansas Business debuts a new list of ESOPs — employee stock ownership plans — ranked by net assets at the end of the most recent fiscal year for which data is publicly available.

In Print, Grim Numbers But Some Successes

by Kyle Massey 5/28/2018 12:00 am

Numbers in the new Arkansas Media Directory from the Arkansas Press Association offer a wealth of detail on the state's 82 weekly, nine semiweekly and 21 daily newspapers. But for fans of the inky publishing industry, they make for pretty grim reading.

Census Says Older Population Surpassing Younger

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/28/2018 12:00 am

By 2030, all baby boomers — those born in 1946-64 — will be older than 65, and 1 in every 5 U.S. residents will be retirement age, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Grown-Up Money (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 5/28/2018 12:00 am

Nothing I've learned from nearly 19 years as editor of Arkansas Business resonates more than this: Wealth and the appearance of wealth are two different things. And yet we fall for appearances over and over again.

Victoria Brown Joins AARP; Kylie Frett Hired at CJRW (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/28/2018 12:00 am

Victoria Brown has been hired as associate state director of communications for AARP in Little Rock. Kylie Frett has been hired as an associate account executive by CJRW.

Furgerson Has Good Hair Day at Sports Clips Contest (Conway Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/28/2018 12:00 am

Morgan Furgerson of Conway has landed an honorable mention in the Sport Clips Haircuts “The Look” competition in San Antonio.

State Services, Including ‘MyDMV,' Get a Social Media Push

by Kyle Massey 5/25/2018 03:22 pm

So, if Arkansas doesn't have a Department of Motor Vehicles, why is the state's newest website called mydmv.arkansas.gov?

Fitzgerald Joins LRCVB as Marketing, Communications VP

by Kyle Massey 5/24/2018 10:03 am

Longtime Little Rock creative director Bill Fitzgerald has been named vice president of marketing and communications for the Little Rock Convention & Visitors' Bureau.

SPONSORED: Is Facebook In Trouble?

by 5/22/2018 06:50 am

The popular social media platform has gone through some recent, public struggles. But healthy numbers explain its continued value as a marketing tool.

P. Allen Smith Partners With Ralston Family Farms to Promote Their Rice Products

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/21/2018 10:51 am

Author and television host P. Allen Smith announced last week a partnership with Ralston Family Farms in the marketing and distribution of rice blends grown in Arkansas.

75 Largest Private Companies in Arkansas Combine for $38.9B

by Gwen Moritz 5/21/2018 12:00 am

Revenue at Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield topped $2.5 billion last year, a milestone achieved by only one other company in the 30 years that Arkansas Business has been ranking private companies by revenue.

Arkansas Sees 1.1 Percent Increase in GDP

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/21/2018 12:00 am

Real gross domestic product grew in 47 states and the District of Columbia in 2017, averaging 2.1 percent nationally, according to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis.

Stay Suspicious II (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 5/21/2018 12:00 am

Judge Doug Martin's failure to recuse himself from Courtney Goodson's case at the start undercuts faith in the judicial system and is just as worrisome as the dark money seeking to influence the Supreme Court election.

As AY Turns 30, AMP Gets Back Into Print

by Kyle Massey 5/21/2018 12:00 am

AY Magazine will soon be home to a new print version of Arkansas Money & Politics, a Vowell Inc. publication that has been online-only for the past two years.

Howard Brill Questions Legal Ethics of GoFundMe

by Mark Friedman 5/21/2018 12:00 am

Howard Brill, the renowned University of Arkansas School of Law professor, told a group of attorneys last week that he was troubled by a case involving a Little Rock lawyer who started a GoFundMe campaign to fund a lawsuit.

VR Expert Carolina Cruz-Neira Showcases New Product

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 5/21/2018 12:00 am

Carolina Cruz-Neira with the University of Arkansas at Little Rock was in Chicago a week ago and in Atlanta last month to showcase her team's CAVE-in-a-Box.