Nonprofits Archive

A Look at the 'Life Changing' Oxford American with Editor Eliza Borné

by Mark Carter 12/29/2015 06:36 am

The Oxford American has made its hay telling stories of the South, and it'll continue to do so under the watch of new editor Eliza Borné. The 29-year-old Little Rock native talks to Arkansas Business.

Sibling Land Dispute, Glasgow Discovery Drove Clicks in 2015

by Lance Turner 12/21/2015 12:01 am

A long-running sibling dispute involving the national president of Ducks Unlimited that culminated in a multimillion-dollar land sale was the most-read story on ArkansasBusiness.com in 2015.

Arkansas Business Looks Back at Notable Deaths of 2015

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

John Paul Hammerschmidt, Buddy Sutton, Dick Bell, Jim Gaston, Bill Valentine and John Correnti were among the Arkansas political, business and sports leaders who died in 2015.

‘We Were All Going To Get Rich': Arkansas Business' Best Quotes of 2015

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

It's what they said: A look back at the spoken gems from some of the biggest newsmakers of the year in Arkansas.

Arkansas Business Presents The Best & Worst of 2015

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

From truths to tall tales, Arkansas Business takes a look at the highs and lows of 2015.

Buying Sprees of Arkansas Banks Tops List of Top 10 Arkansas Business Stories of 2015

by George Waldon 12/21/2015 12:00 am

The acquisition trail was well traveled by Arkansas lenders in 2015, with the most prominent destinations for new deals lying in Georgia, Florida and Missouri.

Chenal Retail Space Rings Up $3.8M Deal (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 12/21/2015 12:00 am

A 4,505-SF retail project in west Little Rock tipped the scales at $3.84 million. A 5.4-acre commercial site at Little Rock's Gateway Town Center development weighed in at $2.36 million. And a MedExpress site in midtown Little Rock changed hands in an $880,000 deal.

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.

Curtis Barnett Named CEO-elect at Arkansas Blue Cross

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/15/2015 09:11 am

Curtis Barnett has been named by the Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield board of directors to succeed CEO Mark White, the company announced Monday.

Tech Park Moving From Concept to Physical Reality

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

Having recently cleared its last property acquisition hurdle for phase one of the $100 million project, the Little Rock Technology Park Authority board now has full architect renderings in hand.

Holcombe Heights Sells for $5.4 Million (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 12/14/2015 12:00 am

The sale of a 125-unit apartment complex in the Riverdale area of Little Rock weighed in at $5.44 million. And a string of four commercial buildings in southwest Little Rock tipped the scales at $1.35 million.

WFA Hosts First Girls of Promise Coding Summit

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/11/2015 02:58 pm

The Women's Foundation of Arkansas sponsored its first Girls of Promise Coding Summit Wednesday at the Governor's Mansion.

Children's Shelter Receives $47K from Tyson

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/11/2015 02:37 pm

Tyson Foods donated $47,610 for the Fort Smith Children's Emergency Shelter “Happy Plate” food service program the shelter announced Wednesday.

Winthrop Rockefeller Institute Names New Director

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/11/2015 02:16 pm

The Winthrop Rockefeller Institute announced Dec. 11 it has hired Janet Harris as director of programs and she will begin on Jan. 11, 2016.

Walmart Foundation Awards More Than $318K in December

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/10/2015 11:32 am

Nine Arkansas nonprofits received funding on Wednesday at the Walmart Supercenter on Bowman Road in Little Rock.

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.

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.