Media & Marketing Archive

Scanning Completion on Horizon for Fairfax Media

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/29/2016 12:00 am

Processing progress has been made in the wake of a June 15 settlement agreement between Fairfax and the court-appointed receiver for the Rogers assets, Michael McAfee.

John Shelley New Chief at Porter Briggs' Travelier

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/29/2016 12:00 am

Porter Briggs is adding a president to run the operations of his latest venture, Travelier.

Most Americans Get Election News from Cable, But Social Media Leads Millennials

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/29/2016 12:00 am

Nine in 10 U.S. adults got information about the 2016 presidential campaign in a recent week, but they're divided about the most helpful sources of news and information.

RinseWell Water Device Appears Headed to Market

by Mark Carter 2/29/2016 12:00 am

The RinseWell dipper well controller from Recycled Hydro Solutions in Rogers enables restaurants and other businesses that serve food or drinks to save water.

Jonesboro Mayor Names Bill Campbell to Communications Post

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/29/2016 12:00 am

Bill Campbell, a longtime newspaper reporter and editor, will become communications director for the city of Jonesboro on March 7, Mayor Harold Perrin announced last week. The appointment is subject to approval of a salary proposal, which was to be submitted to the City Council last week.

Mimi San Pedro Joins NLC Products as Marketing Director

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/25/2016 09:10 am

Little Rock-based catalog company NLC Products is expanding its presence in the digital space with plans for a more robust e-commerce structure, online lifestyle content and consumer-specific marketing with the addition of Mimi San Pedro as the company's new digital marketing director.

Waymack & Crew Purchases M-3 Productions

by Alexis Hosticka 2/24/2016 07:57 am

Waymack & Crew of Little Rock announced Wednesday that it had purchased M-3 Productions, the video, digital and audio production studio owned by Little Rock ad agency CJRW.

Asa Hutchinson Makes Appointments to Boards, Commissions

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/23/2016 08:52 am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Monday announced the following appointments to state boards, commissions and the state Supreme Court.

Jonesboro's Nelson Design Group Files for Bankruptcy

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/22/2016 12:00 am

The Nelson Design Group LLC of Jonesboro filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization earlier this month and listed debts of $3.4 million.

Walmart Associates Asked To Check Out Walmart Radio Air Checks

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/22/2016 12:00 am

It's too late for aspiring disc jockeys to enter, but it's not too late to view entries in Wal-Mart's nationwide search for a Walmart Radio DJ.

Auctioneer Punished for Tipping Off John Rogers

by George Waldon 2/22/2016 12:00 am

Doug Allen, a partner with John Rogers in Legendary Auctions, received a stiffer sentence for fraud and other charges because of a March 2014 conversation with Rogers, who was wearing a wire for federal investigators.

Virtual Reality Opens Brave New Worlds At UALR

by Mark Carter 2/22/2016 12:00 am

Carolina Cruz-Neira's visualization technology lab in the Emerging Analytics Center at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock is a playground for the imagination. And the virtual reality that unfolds within it is helping envision better companies and cities — both modern and ancient — and even train better medical students.

Film Chronicles Spring Training in Hot Springs

by Mark Carter 2/22/2016 12:00 am

“The First Boys of Spring” chronicles the story of how Hot Springs, with its famed therapeutic mineral baths, became a home for spring training from the 1880s through the 1930s.

Kim Lane Moves from AMP, AY to Innovation Hub

by Mark Carter 2/22/2016 12:00 am

Kim Lane is the new director of digital and entrepreneurial programming for the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub.

Not Our Idea of Transparency (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 2/22/2016 12:00 am

The issue of government officials using private email accounts has been much in the news, you may have noticed.

My Greedy Obsession (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 2/22/2016 12:00 am

A few weeks of intensive exposure to “American Greed” has also underscored one of the biggest lessons I've learned as editor of Arkansas Business lo these many years: Wealth and the appearance of wealth are two different things.

USDA Adds Zachary Taylor to Conservation Service (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/22/2016 12:00 am

Zachary Taylor has been named agricultural economist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service in Little Rock. He most recently served as director of marketing for the Arkansas Agriculture Department.

Amanda Haralson Moves Up at Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/22/2016 12:00 am

Amanda Haralson has been promoted to manager of strategic services and project management for Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Little Rock.

Roger Glasgow Memoir Offers 'Down and Dirty' Details

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/15/2016 12:00 am

Little Rock attorney Roger Glasgow has been in the news in recent years, defending nursing homes and Victoria's Secret. Most tragically, he was the family spokesman in the disappearance and still unexplained death of his brother, construction executive John Glasgow.

Tesseract Center, Arkansas Universities Embrace Game Design

by Marty Cook 2/15/2016 12:00 am

Arkansas universities are embracing the curriculum of digital game design, an industry that pays its software developers a median income of more than $90,000.