Media & Marketing Archive

Among GateHouse Newspapers, Times Record Only Daily in Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/12/2017 12:00 am

The Southwest Times Record in Fort Smith has emerged as the only GateHouse Media Inc. newspaper in Arkansas still printing seven days a week.

AHTD to Change Name, Logo

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/8/2017 01:34 pm

The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department is rebranding.

Mountain Valley Spring Water Partners with Glo Airlines

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/5/2017 11:12 am

Mountain Valley Spring Water of Hot Springs has been named the official water of Glo Airlines of New Orleans.

CJRW Offers 3 Top Tips on Saving Companies' Reputations

by Kyle Massey 6/5/2017 10:45 am

What keeps company chieftains up at night? Financial risks, of course, but also risks to their companies' reputations, Mark Raines told tourism marketing professionals last week at the Ron Robinson Theater in Little Rock.

Rebel Kettle Positioned for Beer Yoga Event

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/5/2017 12:00 am

Little Rock's Rebel Kettle Brewing Co. is hosting its own take on the yoga and adult beverage concept: Beer Yoga.

Big Fat Lies (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 6/5/2017 12:00 am

Lying to get money is at least understandable, but John Rogers lied when there was no reason to lie.

Has Time Run Out for Sears? (Craig Douglass On Consumers)

by Craig Douglass 6/5/2017 12:00 am

Why didn't Sears become the first, or more successful, Amazon? The power of the Sears brand very well could have adopted and commanded the online sales model, returning to its roots and offering the broadest inventory of every product under the sun — online, and delivered directly to you. Just like it was done in 1888 with the first Sears catalog.

A Reporter Is Beaten; Arkansans Can Relate

by Kyle Massey 6/5/2017 12:00 am

Arkansas Democrat photographer Will Counts captured the beating of newspaper reporter L. Alex Wilson outside Central High School in 1957, and his images stunned viewers then and have embarrassed Arkansas for 60 years.

Focus Bank's Jerry Morgan on Keeping Commodities in the Community

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/5/2017 12:00 am

Jerry Morgan, 47, joined Focus Bank of Charleston, Missouri, in 2013 as its community bank president for its three branches in the Jonesboro market.

Arkansas Business Presents the 40 Under 40 Class of 2017

by Gwen Moritz 6/5/2017 12:00 am

This week's Arkansas Business is dedicated to our 24th class of 40 Under 40 honorees, young leaders of business, government and nonprofits selected by an internal committee from a field of about 400 nominations submitted by readers.

Iconic Sportswriter Harry King Loses Column With GateHouse

by Kyle Massey 6/2/2017 02:01 pm

Harry King, the veteran journalist who has covered Arkansas sports for more than 50 years, learned Friday that his three-times-a-week column for GateHouse Media has been discontinued.

Erika Thomas Joins KFSM as Evening Anchor

by Kyle Massey 5/30/2017 03:30 pm

Erika Thomas has traded the Steel Valley for the Arkansas River Valley, joining KFSM in Fort Smith as the CBS affiliate's weeknight anchor on 5News.

Cuker Attorneys Seek $4.1M in Fees for Wal-Mart Case

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/29/2017 12:00 am

The lawyers who successfully represented a Southern California digital design firm in a lawsuit that resulted in a $12.4 million jury verdict last month against Wal-Mart Stores Inc. have asked the U.S. District Court judge to award them court costs and attorneys' fees.

House of Cards: How John Rogers Bilked Banks, Conned Collectors

by George Waldon 5/29/2017 12:00 am

Not many people know that John Rogers was a millionaire real estate investor before he began serious work building his sports memorabilia and photo empire in North Little Rock. That's because he wasn't. It's a big, fat lie.

From the Fabulist Mind of John Rogers

by George Waldon 5/29/2017 12:00 am

The national publicity John Rogers created with his $1.62 million purchase of the crowned king of all Honus Wagner baseball cards in August 2008 was the one of the first opportunities he had to make himself look even more important and successful.

As KASU Hits 60, New Media Is the Message

by Kyle Massey 5/29/2017 12:00 am

KASU-FM at Arkansas State University provides journalists to a media industry not just looking for radio announcers, TV reporters, news writers and social media specialists, but seeking prospects who do it all.

David v. Goliath (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 5/29/2017 12:00 am

A recent story on the lawsuit between Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Cuker Interactive was just chock full of life lessons — clichés, really — whether you see yourself as David or Goliath.

Tommy Norman, David Pryor Honored by IABC (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/29/2017 12:00 am

Tommy Norman and former Arkansas Sen. David Pryor were recognized by the Arkansas chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators.

Startup Stays Up: Lauren James Looks to Last

by Marty Cook 5/29/2017 12:00 am

Apparel company The Lauren James Co., based in Fayetteville, is expanding rapidly. Lance Stokes said the company generated more than $10 million in 2016, with one-third of that coming from its e-commerce business.

Breaking With the News: One Shooter, One Writer

by Kyle Massey 5/29/2017 12:00 am

Photographer Stephen B. Thornton has left the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette after 23 years while former Arkansas Times reporter Benjamin Hardy is taking a stab at freelancing.

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