Media & Marketing Archive

At 5, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art Transforms Bentonville

by Jan Cottingham 10/31/2016 12:00 am

There are any number of ways to try to gauge the impact — economic and otherwise — Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art has had on Bentonville, on Arkansas and beyond since its opening Nov. 11, 2011.

Victim: John Rogers' Promises ‘All Lies'

by George Waldon 10/31/2016 12:00 am

The sweeping criminal charge against John Rogers is sprinkled with details on some schemes of the alleged serial fraudster while overlooking others.

Alice Walton Reels In Flying Fish to Bentonville

by Jan Cottingham 10/31/2016 12:00 am

Dallas restaurateur Shannon Wynne and his partners didn't really want to go to Bentonville, and they certainly knew they didn't want to locate a Flying Fish restaurant there. Then Alice Walton got involved.

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art: By the Numbers

by Jan Cottingham 10/31/2016 12:00 am

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art opened in Bentonville on Nov. 11, 2011. Here are some of the facts and figures associated with the attraction and its effect on northwest Arkansas.

Little Rock Artist Delita Martin: Crystal Bridges 'Propelled My Career'

by Jan Cottingham 10/31/2016 12:00 am

The impact of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art is felt not only by cities and states, in sales tax revenue and population growth statistics, but also by individual artists — for example, Delita Martin of Little Rock.

A Glimpse of the Future (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 10/31/2016 12:00 am

I suspect I witnessed the leading edge of future Democratic campaign strategy: Tie Trump around the neck of every Republican, just as the GOP has saddled every Democrat with some connection to Barack Obama.

From Clinton to Bloomberg, Jason Schechter Traces PR Path

by Kyle Massey 10/31/2016 12:00 am

Jason Schecter has been with Bloomberg for four years, and he spoke on his role there to dozens of local PR professionals, along with a group of UALR PR and mass communications studentsr.

Chad Wood Back at PPGMR Law (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/31/2016 12:00 am

Chad Wood has returned to PPGMR Law of Little Rock as counsel. He will focus on environmental law and regulated utilities.

Three Make Moves at Magna IV (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/31/2016 12:00 am

Karla Gabrion and Mike Pelley have joined Magna IV in Little Rock, and Casey Winters has been promoted to customer service manager and systems administrator.

Governor Wants to Move War Memorial Under Parks And Tourism

by Sarah Campbell 10/25/2016 02:50 pm

Gov. Asa Hutchinson says he will ask the state Legislature to move oversight of War Memorial Stadium under the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism.

Online Recruitment Works If Done Correctly, Experts Say

by Sarah Campbell 10/24/2016 12:00 am

Automated job-match programs — like Monster, Indeed, Glassdoor, Career Builder, Dice and the state-run Arkansas JobLink — are still useful, but experts say employers have to use them smartly to get the best results.

Signs of the Times (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 10/24/2016 12:00 am

Most of us who have been in the workplace for a while have encountered the most frustrating kind of co-worker: the one whose hard skills are good, or good enough, but whose soft skills create tension.

Ritter Communications Invests in Onboard Training

by George Waldon 10/24/2016 12:00 am

Helping new employees fit in is considered the starting point of training, according to Leha Pemberton, director of training and development at Ritter Communications in Jonesboro.

No Surprise: Higher Pay Helps Attract, Retain Employees

by Mark Friedman 10/24/2016 12:00 am

All industries, from health care to manufacturing, have faced a shortage of workers. Kathy Deck, director of the Center for Business & Economic Research at the Sam M. Walton School of Business at the University of Arkansas, says increasing pay would be the first action she would suggest when companies can't find the right workers to fill positions.

Employers Seek Hires With Soft Abilities Like Attitude, Teamwork

by Kyle Massey 10/24/2016 12:00 am

“Skills gap” discussions often pivot on abilities or qualifications that employers find in short supply, but broader communication and human interaction traits are more likely to determine success or failure on the job, human resources experts say.

Looking Up at Channel 7, With a Drone of Its Own

by Kyle Massey 10/24/2016 12:00 am

You might say that KATV has a new drone to play with, but it's no toy; instead, it's a sophisticated newsgathering tool costing at least $6,000, not counting the employees who fly it.

Never a Dull Moment for Cranford Co. on Twitter

by Kyle Massey 10/24/2016 12:00 am

Ross Cranford is excited about the Cranford Co.'s innovative new work with Twitter.

Natalie Ghidotti on If There's an Overlap Between Skills and Generation Gaps

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/24/2016 12:00 am

Natalie Ghidotti is the CEO and principal of Ghidotti Communications of Little Rock, a public relations consulting firm serving clients in all industries.

'Razorback Nation' Anchor Resigns After Mixing Medication and Alcohol

by Kyle Massey 10/18/2016 05:59 pm

Aaron Peters announced his departure as the "Razorback Nation" anchor on KARK-TV in Little Rock and KNWA-TV in Rogers after he says he mixed prescription medication with alcohol and briefly appeared on the air on Oct. 12.

Four Agencies Hope To Punch Ticket on Scholarship Lottery

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/17/2016 12:00 am

Three Little Rock bidders and a Boston digital marketing agency are in the running for the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery's advertising and marketing work, worth $5 million a year and rising.