Media & Marketing Archive

Good People Of Business (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 12/21/2015 12:00 am

Arkansas Business readers are, for the most part, good men and women of business — as was Charles Dickens himself. May this time of the rolling year be a comfort to you, and may we all remember the business poor Marley forgot: charity, mercy, forbearance and benevolence.

Asa Hutchinson on Economic Qualities That Make Arkansas an 'Easy Sell'

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/21/2015 12:00 am

Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson talks to Arkansas Business about Sun Paper, how he sells Arkansas, what he's looking for in a new state Department of Human Services director and much more.

Poultry Federation Names New Business Development Director

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/18/2015 12:01 pm

As business development director, Rachel Reginelli will lead membership development, overall marketing and communications efforts, media relations and more.

FIS to Bring FinTech Accelerator to Little Rock

by Mark Carter 12/17/2015 01:48 pm

FIS will sponsor a startup accelerator in Little Rock devoted to financial technology, CEO Gary Norcross announced Thursday during the 150th annual meeting of the Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce. GAO Dismisses Lockheed Martin's JLTV Protest

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/16/2015 09:20 am

The Government Accountability Office has dismissed Lockheed Martin's protest of the U.S. Army's decision to award Oshkosh a contract to build its Humvee replacement, is reporting.

Arkansas Blue Cross Joins HubX Accelerator Team

by Mark Carter 12/15/2015 10:29 am

Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield announced Tuesday that it has signed on as a sponsor of the HubX-Life Sciences health care startup accelerator from Baptist Health and the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub.

‘A Lot of Fun,' Says Juanita's Founder Mark Abernathy

by Jan Cottingham 12/14/2015 12:00 am

Juanita's Mexican Café & Bar broke culinary and musical ground when it opened at 13th and Main streets in 1986, as a visit with one of its founders, Mark Abernathy, reminded us.

The Trump Dilemma (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 12/14/2015 12:00 am

Donald Trump is the front-runner for the nation's highest office among candidates from one of the two major parties. The media didn't create his popularity, but neither can it be ignored.

Alice 107.7's Poolboy Dips Into ‘Kiddie Pool'

by Mark Carter 12/14/2015 12:00 am

Heather Brown and Adam “Poolboy” Dunaway, hosts of the “Heather & Poolboy Show” on KLAL-FM, Alice 107.7, don't even blink when it comes to sharing the details of their personal lives on the air, and listeners love to delight in their exploits.

Buying, With and Without People (Jim Karrh On Marketing)

by Jim Karrh 12/14/2015 12:00 am

We human beings can be a strange lot when in our role as consumers. We tend to behave differently as buyers when other human beings are involved in the process of selling to us.

Curt Stamp Named New VP at Cox Communication (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/14/2015 12:00 am

Curt Stamp has been promoted to vice president of government affairs and Arkansas market leader by Cox Communication. Formerly director of regulatory affairs, Stamp has relocated to Cox's Fayetteville office.

Three Make Moves at CJRW (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/14/2015 12:00 am

Kelly McLarty, Lukas Arnold and Josh Walker have new jobs at Cranford Johnson Robinson Wood of Little Rock.

Grady Spann Named Director of State Parks

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/11/2015 11:12 am

Grady Spann has been named the new director for Arkansas State Parks, the state Department of Parks and Tourism announced Friday.

CALS Names Nate Coulter Director

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/10/2015 02:06 pm

The Central Arkansas Library System board of directors has selected Nate Coulter of Little Rock as its new director.

Politicos, 'Shark Tank' Personality to Speak at UA

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/10/2015 10:18 am

Ari Fleisher, David Axelrod and entrepreneur and "Shark Tank" personality Daymond John will speak in two lectures in February at the University of Arkansas.

UALR Names Sheena Howell Director of Development in Business College

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/9/2015 09:39 am

Sheena Howell, who has worked as director of development for Trojan Athletics at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock for the past year, has been named director of development and external relations for UALR's College of Business.

Self-Employed Predominate in Agriculture, Construction

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/7/2015 12:00 am

Self-employed Americans and those whom they hired accounted for 44 million jobs in 2014, according to the Pew Research Center.

All the News That Fits (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 12/7/2015 12:00 am

“Spotlight,” for old newshounds like the Moritzes, is like “Hoosiers” for aging basketball jocks. And a pep talk is sorely needed.

Wal-Mart's Greg Foran No. 1 In Exec Pay At $19.5M

by Gwen Moritz 12/7/2015 12:00 am

Foran received stock awards in April 2014 for his performance as CEO of Walmart Asia and then more stock as part of a three-year performance incentive program when he was named in August 2014 to succeed Bill Simon as CEO of Walmart stores in the United States.

First National Bank of McGehee Makes Plans to Act Naturally

by George Waldon 12/7/2015 12:00 am

First National Bank of McGehee is seeking regulatory approval to change its name to First NaturalState Bank.