Media & Marketing Archive

Women Can — And Men Can, Too (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 3/24/2014 12:00 am

There may be a few jobs out there in which every man — person — for himself is a winning strategy, but a rising tide generally does lift all boats. All of us should ask: Am I protecting myself to my own detriment? Would I be more successful or happier or richer or less stressed if I shared the opportunity?

Roy Ockert Latest Journalist Off Stephens Media Payroll

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/24/2014 12:00 am

Ockert, editor emeritus of the Jonesboro Sun, said he is now self-syndicated, and has approached several Arkansas papers to have his content printed in their pages.

Something New Soon To Arrive in Springdale

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/24/2014 12:00 am

Lance Eads, vice president of economic development for the Springdale Chamber of Commerce, hints that an announcement will be made in the next few weeks — the fruit of new interest in the new Walmart Supercenter coming to Elm Springs Road and the current work on Interstate 540.

Sinclair Proposes Restructuring of Allbritton Buy

by Luke Jones 3/21/2014 10:29 am

Sinclair Broadcast Group of Hunt Valley, Md. is proposing changes to its $985 million purchase of ABC affiliate stations owned by Allbritton Communications of Arlington, Va., following some objections by the Federal Communications Commission.

UA Leads Way with 10 Finalists in 2014 DWR Governor's Cup

by Mark Carter 3/20/2014 02:54 pm

Eighteen teams from six Arkansas colleges and universities, including 10 from the University of Arkansas, have been named finalists in the 2014 Donald W. Reynolds Governor's Cup collegiate business-plan competition.

Mike Beebe Names 36 Appointments to Boards, Commissions

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/17/2014 03:08 pm

Gov. Mike Beebe on Monday announced a judicial appointment as well as 36 appointments to state boards and commissions.

Fellowship Program Aims to Attract, Keep Entrepreneurial Talent

by Mark Carter 3/17/2014 01:30 pm

A new entrepreneurship program called the Arkansas Fellowship has been launched as part of an effort to keep and attract entrepreneurial talent to the state.

Details Emerge About 2014 ARK Challenge in Fayetteville, Little Rock

by Mark Carter 3/17/2014 12:39 am

For the first installments of 2014 planned for Fayetteville, just five startup teams will be chosen. They will receive $50,000 in seed funding up front as opposed to the $20,000 previously provided.

Columnists, Papers Adjust After Stephens Media's Arkansas News Bureau Shrinks

by Luke Jones 3/17/2014 12:00 am

The recent changes at Stephens Media's Arkansas News Bureau are causing some ripple effects through the state's news organizations. Many of Arkansas' newspapers supplemented Associated Press content with Arkansas News Bureau content.

Mangan Holcomb, Social Innovation Get Go Green Awards

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/17/2014 12:00 am

Mangan Holcomb Partners and Social Innovation, both of Little Rock, were recently awarded seven Go Green advertising awards in recognition for their work with Keep Arkansas Beautiful and Delta Plastics.

You're Not the Boss of Me (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 3/17/2014 12:00 am

It does seem to me that having leadership skills is one of those areas in which women still have to be better than men in order to be recognized, because men can still get away with demanding followership without immediately being written off as bossy.

Brent Salter: No Mixed Opinions on Where Conway's Next Hot Spot Will Be

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/17/2014 12:00 am

Salter Properties has been a key player in the revitalization of downtown Conway, including the renovation of the old Smith Ford dealership on Front Street.

Downtown Little Rock Marriott Undergoing $16M Renovation

by Jan Cottingham 3/17/2014 12:00 am

The renovation will include all 418 guest rooms and all public meeting and dining spaces and is scheduled for completion in late summer. The hotel will remain open throughout the process.

Bentonville Stresses Its Small-Town Feel

by Marty Cook 3/17/2014 12:00 am

A series of new planned developments in Bentonville has planned — or has already been put into action — is adding new life for its downtown area. The Thrive apartments are set to open by the end of this year in what the city calls its Arts District.

Conway Reimagined For $100M And Change

by George Waldon 3/17/2014 12:00 am

Tandem retail projects in Conway are poised to reshape the commercial landscape along Interstate 40. The biggest on the drawing board is Central Landing, a mixed-use redevelopment of the 151-acre municipal airport with a 750,000-SF lifestyle center.

Conway Remains a Big Piece of Arkansas Startup Puzzle

by Mark Carter 3/16/2014 11:54 pm

The biggest pieces to the Arkansas startup puzzle, of course, are located in the Fayetteville and Little Rock metros, but a growing component to the central Arkansas startup ecosystem can be found in Conway.

Arkansas Business Seeking 40 Under 40 Nominations

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/14/2014 08:15 am

The 2014 class of 40 Under 40 honorees will be profiled in the June 23 issue of Arkansas Business. Included in this issue will be a listing of their accomplishments within their businesses, organizations and/or community.

Inuvo Improves 4Q, Fiscal 2013 Results

by Lance Turner 3/10/2014 04:26 pm

Inuvo Inc. of Conway narrowed its fourth-quarter net loss and recorded an increase in full-year profit, according to its latest quarterly and fiscal year earnings report, released Monday after market close.

UAMS BioVentures to Host Commercialization Workshops

by Mark Carter 3/10/2014 03:52 pm

Two commercialization strategy workshops for entrepreneurs and university researchers have been scheduled for the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in April.

Watch The '60 Minutes' Report on Data Brokers Here

by Lance Turner 3/10/2014 11:22 am

CBS News' "60 Minutes" aired a report Sunday on the data brokers that are mining the Internet for your personal information.