Media & Marketing Archive

Aristotle Exec on Broadband Mission to Washington

by Kyle Massey 4/7/2017 02:12 pm

Elizabeth Bowles will be on a mission April 21 when she flies to Washington, D.C., as a newly minted member of the federal Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee. She's demanding technological equality for rural people.

2 Additions and a Promotion at ERI

by Kyle Massey 4/4/2017 11:18 am

Here are a couple of new names to go along with Eric Rob & Isaac: Amy Scholtes and Erin Wilson.

Communications Group Names Jason Brown PR Chief

by Kyle Massey 4/4/2017 11:15 am

Jason Brown has been promoted to public relations director at The Communications Group.

Shifting Labor Rules Keep Arkansas Attorneys Busy

by Mark Friedman 4/3/2017 12:00 am

Arkansas labor and employment attorneys are keeping an eye on challenges to the U.S. Department of Labor's overtime rules as well as a bill that would amend the Minimum Wage Act in Arkansas.

At War With Information (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 4/3/2017 12:00 am

An error is an accident, and most are fender benders; there are people out there whose abuse of the First Amendment is more analogous to a terrorist deliberately driving a vehicle onto a busy sidewalk.

Startup Junkie To Pitch IdeaFame to Arkansas Innovators

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/3/2017 12:00 am

Startup Junkie Consulting of Fayetteville is planning a new pitch competition platform for prospective entrepreneurs and innovators.

Hardy Country Singer Gets $2.1M from Missouri Bank Over Lost Masters

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/3/2017 12:00 am

A country singer/songwriter who lives in Hardy in north Arkansas recently received a $2.1 million jury award against a Missouri bank for selling the master recordings of his songs and his recording equipment.

Barron's Names Joey Small to Top Advisors List (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/3/2017 12:00 am

Joey Small has been named to the list of America's Top 1,200 Advisors: State-by-State, published by Barron's magazine.

Audria Strain Directing Special Events at Centers for Youth & Families (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/3/2017 12:00 am

Audria Strain has been hired as director of special events at Centers for Youth & Families in Little Rock.

Ridge Road Village Draws $7M Transaction (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 4/3/2017 12:00 am

An affiliate of New York's Dwight Capital acquired Ridge Road Village Apartments in North Little Rock for $7.05 million.

Aristotle Finds Partner with Searchmetrics

by Kyle Massey 4/3/2017 12:00 am

Aristotle Inc. of Little Rock is the first certified agency partner in North America for Searchmetrics, a global leader in search marketing. The German company has had a long relationship with Aristotle and CEO Marla Johnson.

Communications Group Captures Motion Account

by Kyle Massey 4/3/2017 12:00 am

The Communications Group has been named the corporate marketing agency for Motion Industries of Birmingham, Alabama, one of the nation's leading distributors of industrial replacement parts.

Cranford Co. Recognized at District Addy Awards

by Kyle Massey 4/3/2017 12:00 am

Cranford Co. of Little Rock won 20 awards overall in the regional ADDY Awards for the 10th District of the American Advertising Association in Fort Worth, Texas, finishing second to GSD&M of Austin, an agency of 400 employees.

KNWA Adds Jennifer Penate to Morning Team

by Kyle Massey 4/3/2017 12:00 am

Jennifer Penate is a new morning anchor at KNWA and its sister station KFTA, broadcasting out of Fayetteville.

Acxiom Moves Toward Creative Corridor Offices

by George Waldon 3/30/2017 01:49 pm

Acxiom Corp. signed a lease this week for 11,215 SF of office space in downtown Little Rock's Creative Corridor.

Plan to Change Procurement Rejected in House Committee

by Kyle Massey 3/29/2017 01:35 pm

An Arkansas panel defeated an effort to revise the state procurement proces, siding with engineers, architects and attorneys who testified that a bill to emphasize price in awarding state contracts was flawed and unnecessary

Zombies Beware: Pine Bluff Is Rising

by Kyle Massey 3/27/2017 12:00 am

A growing army of developers and investors are on a mission of revitalization for the city of Pine Bluff.

Gateway Town Center Goes Westward

by George Waldon 3/27/2017 12:00 am

Commercial projects topping $21 million are beginning to come out of the ground at Little Rock's Gateway Town Center.

Majestic Fire Prompts Splash of Hot Springs Development

by Mark Friedman 3/27/2017 12:00 am

The fire that destroyed the historic Majestic Hotel in Hot Springs three years ago helped prompt a wave of development in the downtown district.

An Out-of-State Ad Firm for Arkansas Tourism? Unlikely, but Possible

by Kyle Massey 3/27/2017 12:00 am

Will the state of Arkansas award its biggest advertising contract to an out-of-state agency? Little Rock marketing pros think probably not, but the idea isn't inconceivable.