Media & Marketing Archive

KAIT Says It Will Launch An NBC Affiliate

by Lee Hogan 12/29/2014 12:39 pm

NBC is coming to Jonesboro. KAIT announced this month that it would broadcast an NBC affiliate in the near future.

No Daily Report, Morning Roundup on Thursday, Friday

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/24/2014 07:29 am

Arkansas Business will not send the Daily Report and Morning Roundup on Thursday and Friday in recognition of the Christmas holiday.

Bank: John Rogers Misrepresented Price of Hoffman Collection

by George Waldon 12/22/2014 07:09 pm

First Arkansas Bank & Trust says photo dealer John Rogers misrepresented the purchase price of an archive he bought in 2012, leading the bank to loan almost five times the collection's value. Rogers denies misleading the bank.

Sydney Morning Herald Owner Sues John Rogers

by Sean Beherec 12/22/2014 06:34 pm

An Australian media company is suing photo archivist John Rogers, arguing that his company violated an agreement to digitize the company's photographs and has refused to return the collection.

Your More Perfect Pitch (Jim Karrh on Marketing)

by Jim Karrh 12/22/2014 12:00 am

It's the end of the year — time to be strategic but also practical. What are the simple things that nearly anyone in your organization can do to help in hitting those growth numbers?

UA, UALR Forecasters See More Improvement in Arkansas' Economy in 2015

by Mark Friedman 12/22/2014 12:00 am

Arkansas' leading economists say the state should have an improved economy next year. One of the highlights: the unemployment rate is expected to continue to drop to 5.5 percent by the end of 2015 and then slip to 5.3 percent in 2016.

The Best & Worst of 2014

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/22/2014 12:00 am

From best investment to worst financial projects, Arkansas Business recaps the best and worst of 2014.

Arkansas Jobless Rate Down to 5.8 Percent in November

by Mark Carter 12/19/2014 09:38 am

The unemployment Rate in Arkansas fell to 5.8 percent in November, down from 6.1 percent in October. The 5.8 jobless rate matches the U.S. rate, which remained stable between October and November.

Little Rock A&P Recommends $5M in DoubleTree Renovations

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/18/2014 04:09 pm

The Little Rock advertising and promotion commission on Thursday recommended $5 million in renovations for the DoubleTree Hotel in downtown Little Rock.

Venture Center, Tech Park Offices to Move Into Block 2 Building

by Mark Carter 12/18/2014 10:50 am

Leaders of the Arkansas Venture Center and the Little Rock Technology Park will set up offices in the former ARK Challenge space on the ground floor of the Block 2 building in the 100 block of East Markham in downtown Little Rock.

KAIT News Director Hatton Weeks Joins WLBT in Mississippi

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/17/2014 03:34 pm

Hatton Weeks, news director of KAIT-TV, Channel 8 in Jonesboro since 2008, is leaving the ABC affiliate to lead the newsroom at WLBT-TV, Channel 3 in Jackson, Mississippi.

Bruce Westerman Appointed to House Science Committee, Names Press Secretary

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/16/2014 10:12 am

U.S. Rep.-elect Bruce Westerman, R-Ark., announced his selection to serve on the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology for the 114th Congress.

Twerking, Meditation Lead Year's Top Google How-To Searches in Little Rock

by Lee Hogan 12/16/2014 08:30 am

Apparently, Little Rock residents were interested in learning how to meditate and how to twerk in 2014. Well, we hope you found what you were looking for, Little Rock.

Through Connect Arkansas, Nevada County Launches New Website

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/15/2014 02:45 pm

Connect Arkansas, in partnership with the Information Network of Arkansas, announced Monday the launch of the official Nevada County website, NevadaCounty.Arkansas.gov.

David Allan Pivots from Acorn Hours to Tagless Style

by Mark Carter 12/15/2014 10:01 am

David Allan, who founded Little Rock startup Acorn Hours and guided it through the 2014 fall installment of the ARK Challenge startup accelerator, has pivoted. Allan is the new CEO of Tagless Style, another Little Rock startup that participated in the ARK this fall.

Sing Their Praises (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 12/15/2014 12:00 am

Women are caught in a double bind: Brag on themselves, and they may be seen as pushy. Fail to brag on themselves, and they may be seen as pushovers. That's just one of the reasons that last week's launch of the Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame by the North Little Rock Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Arkansas Business Publishing Group, is a welcome development. The Hall of Fame's purpose is to recognize the many contributions of women in the state.

Beneficiary Ads Fail To Raise Sales for Arkansas Scholarship Lottery

by Sean Beherec 12/15/2014 12:00 am

A $300,000 investment by the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery to promote scholarship beneficiaries, including on-field promotions at college football games this fall, appears to have had little impact on sales.

NLR Chamber, ABPG Launch Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame

by Lee Hogan 12/10/2014 01:38 pm

The North Little Rock Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Arkansas Business Publishing Group of Little Rock, launched the Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame on Wednesday.

Blake Rutherford Named Chief of Staff for Pennsylvania Attorney General

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/10/2014 01:19 pm

Blake Rutherford, a former chief of staff for Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel, has been hired as chief of staff for Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane, Kane's office announced Tuesday.

Bordelon Gift to UA's Walton College Will Support Faculty Innovation

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/9/2014 09:45 am

University of Arkansas alumni Ann and Gene Bordelon have contributed $100,000 to establish the Faculty Innovation Endowed Fund for the benefit of the Sam M. Walton College of Business, the UA announced Tuesday.