Media & Marketing Archive

Rickerby Collection Part of John Rogers Battle

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/28/2016 12:00 am

The battle over the bones of the insolvent John Rogers photo archives continues to narrow down to specific assets.

Time Is On My Side (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/28/2016 12:00 am

The jury still seems to be out on whether there is a mental equivalent of leg day — that is, whether specific exercises really make a difference in the structure and function of the brain in the long run — but there is certainly value in trying to learn new things.

Karen Konarski-Hart Shows Backbone at American Chiropractic Association (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/28/2016 12:00 am

Karen Konarski-Hart of Little Rock has been elected vice president of the American Chiropractic Association, the first woman and first Arkansan to hold that position.

State Auditor Andrea Lea Revises Email Policy

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/21/2016 12:00 am

State Auditor Andrea Lea has a new email policy, and it looks pretty straightforward.

Governor, Hoops Fans Suffer Space Jam at High School Basketball Championship

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/21/2016 12:00 am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson and his entourage with some 7,000 other people watched Bentonville's basketball clash with Cabot's boys in the Centennial Bank High School Championship Game.

Eric Rob & Isaac Adds Three More to Staff (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/21/2016 12:00 am

Amanda Cook, Tyler Rosenthal and Taylor Stokes have joined the staff of Eric Rob & Isaac, a Little Rock marketing agency.

Ben Fry's Death Prompts Flood of Grief, Tributes

by Kyle Massey 3/21/2016 12:00 am

The outpouring was swift and heartfelt after University of Arkansas at Little Rock public radio leader Ben Fry died in his sleep March 10 after almost 30 years of shaping campus stations KUAR and KLRE.

Arkansas Business Presents The Power List 2016

by Gwen Moritz 3/21/2016 12:00 am

The total number on our list this time is 179, but our goal has never been a particular number. Our goal is to give readers a resource to help navigate the leadership of the largest companies or institutions in the individual industries. And some industries have broader bases than others.

Kaki Hockersmith To Put Designs on 1836 Club

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/14/2016 12:00 am

State Sen. Jeremy Hutchinson and his partners, Mark Camp and Rod Damon, have hired Little Rock interior designer Kaki Hockersmith to design the interior of their new project, the 1836 Club.

Lean Times Leveling Off, But State's Golf Industry Still Scrambling

by Marty Cook 3/14/2016 12:00 am

More than 10 years after the formation of the Natural State Golf Trail, the sport is struggling to regain its popularity, especially with a younger generation that seems more interested in smartphones than sand wedges.

New Owners Leave Lindsey's Resort in Familiar Hands

by Alexis Hosticka 3/14/2016 12:00 am

Lindsey's Resort has a fresh start after foreclosure last March completely shut down the quaint attraction on the Little Red River at Heber Springs, just as the resort was marking its 50th anniversary.

Let the Sun Shine (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 3/14/2016 12:00 am

Arkansans have had the legal right to know more about what all levels of our government are saying and doing for longer than most other Americans, but legislators do keep chipping away at the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act — and refusing to adopt technology that could improve its service to taxpayers.

Conversations That Cut the Medical Bill (Jim Karrh On Marketing)

by Jim Karrh 3/14/2016 12:00 am

Customer conversations — those interactions in real time, generally face to face — are ripe for improving engagement, service levels, loyalty and growth.

Charlie Gocio Brought On at Sells Agency in Fayetteville (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/14/2016 12:00 am

Gocio, a Little Rock native, previously worked as a communications associate with the Clinton Foundation in Little Rock and was a public information coordinator for Arkansas Tech University's Ozark campus.

Kane Webb on Leading the Life of Leisure at Parks & Tourism

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/14/2016 12:00 am

Kane Webb was appointed executive director of the Parks & Tourism Department in 2015 by Gov. Asa Hutchinson.

KUAR/KLRE General Manager Ben Fry Dies at 54

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/10/2016 11:31 am

Ben Fry, the longtime general manager of Little Rock public radio stations KUAR and KLRE died early Thursday. He was 54.

Kevin Zaffaroni Appointed Chairman of Tech Park Board

by Alexis Hosticka 3/10/2016 09:13 am

Retired Acxiom Corp. executive Kevin Zaffaroni was appointed chairman of the Little Rock Technology Park board on Wednesday, filling a seat left vacant by Mary Good, who will retire March 15.

Drones: Farmers' Eyes Take To Arkansas Skies

by Jan Cottingham 3/7/2016 12:00 am

Drones have the potential to revolutionize agriculture in Arkansas, but the nature of that revolution remains unclear, farmers and those who work with them say.

FAA Delay Costing Little Rock's ArkUAV Firm

by Jan Cottingham 3/7/2016 12:00 am

The FAA Reform & Reauthorization Act of 2012 required the Federal Aviation Administration to integrate unmanned aircraft systems — drones — into U.S. airspace by 2015, but that deadline has come and gone and the agency still hasn't issued clear and final rules regarding commercial drones.

Crystal Bridges Loans Georgia O'Keefe Painting to London's Tate Modern

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/7/2016 12:00 am

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville has loaned Georgia O'Keeffe's Jimson Weed/White Flower No. 1 to the Tate Modern in London for what's being called the biggest O'Keeffe exhibition ever in Britain.