Media & Marketing Archive

Woman in a Meeting (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 10/26/2015 12:00 am

There's a decent chance that the next president of the United States will be a woman, yet I can't imagine any female candidate benefitting from the kind of blunt talk that has made Donald Trump the Republican frontrunner.

Democrat-Gazette to End Publication of Sync

by Mark Carter 10/23/2015 03:35 pm

The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette will publish its last Sync weekly newspaper on Wednesday, the newspaper said Friday.

Entrepreneurial 'House of Genius' Lands in Little Rock

by Mark Carter 10/22/2015 10:47 am

Little Rock organizers behind House of Genius are serial entrepreneurs Bernie Baskin of Bespoke Media Group; Jordan Carlisle, formerly director of entrepreneurship at the Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce; and John Slattery.

Kane Webb Tapped to Lead State Parks and Tourism

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/22/2015 10:27 am

Arkansas newspaper and magazine veteran Kane Webb has been named by Gov. Asa Hutchinson to serve as the next executive director for the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism.

Rogers Archive Receiver to Gather Final Pieces of Conlon Collection

by George Waldon 10/21/2015 10:31 am

An agreement has been reached to reunite the famed Conlon Collection of major league baseball images from the early 20th Century.

UA Selects Joseph Steinmetz as New Chancellor

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/21/2015 09:27 am

Joseph E. Steinmetz, executive vice president and provost at Ohio State University, has been selected as the sixth chancellor of the University of Arkansas with an annual salary of $700,000.

Wal-Mart Exec to AAEA: We're Working to Reduce Energy Footprint

by Mark Carter 10/20/2015 02:22 pm

Wal-Mart is committed to renewable energy and has implemented measures to further reduce its energy footprint, its vice president for energy told the Arkansas Advanced Energy Association Tuesday.

Social Media: A Business Essential (Jane Wayland Commentary)

by Jane Wayland 10/19/2015 12:00 am

The social media stewpot is continually evolving, creating a changing business environment where the ingredients constantly require a different dash of this and a pinch of that.

Political Fundraising Startup Raising Money, Profile

by Mark Carter 10/19/2015 12:00 am of Little Rock has signed on 300 campaigns — local, state and federal — over the past 90 days, more than 500 total, and has worked with five Republican presidential candidates.

Natural State Media Launches from Talk Business, City Wire

by Mark Carter 10/19/2015 12:00 am

The City Wire, the online news organization based in Fort Smith with a focus on northwest Arkansas, is merging with Talk Business & Politics to form Natural State Media.

Tech Park, Venture Center Mark Companies' Move to Next Stage

by Mark Carter 10/16/2015 09:41 am

Little Rock Tech Park Director Brent Birch told his board Wednesday that things are busy at the park's downtown space.

Expansion at Little Rock's Mass Enthusiasm

by Mark Carter 10/14/2015 12:12 pm

The firm is expanding its downtown Little Rock office as well as its staff directory with the addition of Keegan Wright, digital media strategist, and Josh Certain, development and digital advertising designer.

Arkansas Business Hall of Fame to Induct 4

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/14/2015 10:56 am

The 2016 inductees are: William T. Dillard II of Dillards Inc.; Dr. George K. Mitchell, former Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield CEO; former Gov. Winthrop Rockefeller; and Patricia P. Upton of Aromatique.

Metova to Open Fayetteville Office, Hire 30

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/13/2015 09:20 am

Metova Inc. announced Tuesday that it will expand to Fayetteville and immediately create 30 technology-based jobs.

Fayetteville's DataRank Acquired by Seattle Firm

by Mark Carter 10/13/2015 09:14 am

Fayetteville startup DataRank has been acquired by Simply Measured of Seattle, the company announced Tuesday.

Angelica Rogers Hit With $15.6M Consent Judgment

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

The judgment is linked with her personal guaranty on four loans that had a total delinquent balance of $14.2 million back in November when the bank filed suit.

Worse Than A Crime (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 10/12/2015 12:00 am

Figuring out a way to pass a test that Volkswagen couldn't honestly pass was just the start. The company then created a whole fictitious marketing strategy around its fraudulent emissions tests.

By Any Other Name (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 10/12/2015 12:00 am

The Stephen Group has reinforced that Arkansas was smart to accept the federal Medicaid expansion money that all other Southern states but Kentucky refused.

How to Be a Trusted Adviser (Jim Karrh On Marketing)

by Jim Karrh 10/12/2015 12:00 am

Is the role of “trusted adviser” becoming less possible? And how can you measure such an intangible psychological concept for yourself and your team?

Cotton Inc. Honors UA Cotton Breeder Fred Bourland

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

Fred Bourland, a cotton breeder for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, will be inducted by Cotton Inc. into the 2015 class of the Cotton Research & Promotion Hall of Fame.