Northwest Arkansas

Risk of Streaming Fatigue as Walmart, AT&T, Disney Join Fray

Risk of Streaming Fatigue as Walmart, AT&T, Disney Join Fray
Vudu, Walmart's video streaming service.

As Walmart, AT&T and Disney join stalwarts such as Netflix in streaming video and creating original shows, a reality sets in: Not all will survive.
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What's Likely to Mobilize Voter Turnout in Arkansas? (Heather Yates On Politics)

Elections are hard to predict, and voter turnout can be even harder. But a few variables can offer insight. Ahead of the election, I'm looking at how these factors could play out in Arkansas.
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Nighthawk Custom Announces Expansion

Firearms manufacturer Nighthawk Custom announced Tuesday the expansion of its facility in Berryville (Carroll County).
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Pinnacle Foods Opens New Warehouse In Fayetteville

Consumer packaged foods company Pinnacle Foods Inc. of Parsippany-Troy Hills, New Jersey, announced Tuesday the grand opening of its 164,000-SF warehouse in Fayetteville. read more >

UAMS Promotes Pearl McElfish to Vice Chancellor

Pearl McElfish, Ph.D., has been promoted to vice chancellor of the Northwest Arkansas Regional Campus of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. read more >

J.B. Hunt Reports 3Q Profits of $131 Million, Up From 2017

With a favorable tax rate adjustment, better revenue per load a bit more certainty about an arbitration case, J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell reported higher net earnings of $131 million for the third quarter. read more >

Swallowing $16B Purchase of Flipkart, Walmart Cuts Outlook

Walmart trimmed its profit outlook citing this year's $16 billion acquisition of the Indian online retailer Flipkart, its biggest deal ever. read more >

Walmart Buys Online Lingerie Retailer Bare Necessities

Walmart says it's buying online lingerie retailer Bare Necessities, the latest acquisition in its niche-brand buying spree. read more >

Fundraising Campaigns Fuel Higher Ed in Arkansas This article is available only in print.

Politicians and university officials have learned that being in constant campaign mode is almost an occupational requirement. read more >

Lieven Bertels Takes The Momentary Leap of Creating

In August 2017, Lieven Bertels was named director of the Momentary, a new contemporary arts venue by Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art that is set to open in 2020. read more >

Larry Wright Takes New Role at UAMS in Fayetteville (Movers & Shakers)

Dr. Larry Wright has been named associate director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program at the Northwest Regional Campus of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Fayetteville. read more >

Tyson Founder, Warren Stephens to Join Arkansas Business Hall of Fame

The late founder of Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale and the CEO of Stephens Inc. of Little Rock are among the latest inductees to the University of Arkansas' Arkansas Business Hall of Fame. read more >

UA Names Cherie Rachel Senior Director of Corporate, Foundation Relations

Cherie Rachel has been named senior director of the University of Arkansas' Office of Corporate & Foundation Relations. read more >

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