Public Companies Archive

Corrected: Louisana Holding Company to Acquire First State Bank

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/11/2018 04:20 pm

Capital Bancorp Inc. of Delhi, Louisiana, recently announced that it will acquire Evergreen Bancshares Inc. of Tallahassee, Florida, and its subsidiary, First State Bank of Crossett.

America's Car-Mart To Pay Retired CEO $1.1M Bonus

by Marty Cook 1/11/2018 01:17 pm

America's Car-Mart Inc. of Bentonville will pay Hank Henderson $1.1 million as a “special retirement bonus” for the company's longtime CEO who stepped down in December.

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Announces Appointments

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/10/2018 01:33 pm

The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis announced Wednesday several changes to its board of directors that were effective Jan. 1.

Forbes Ranks Home BancShares No. 1 on 'Best Banks' List

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/10/2018 11:18 am

Forbes magazine this week ranked Home BancShares Inc. of Conway No. 1 on its annual list of "America's Best Banks."

Dave & Busters, Mangan Holcomb Team Up Again

by Kyle Massey 1/8/2018 11:49 am

The restaurant chain, known for its games, drinks and atmosphere, has named Little Rock marketing firm Mangan Holcomb Partners as its agency of record in launching its Rogers location.

Former USA Truck Exec Jaimey Malone Named to Henderson Trucking Board

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/8/2018 12:00 am

Jaimey Malone, a former vice president of sales at USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren, was named to the board of directors at Earl L. Henderson Trucking of Caseyville, Illinois.

Internet Fairness Just Crashed (Craig Douglass On Consumers)

by Craig Douglass 1/8/2018 12:00 am

The internet, this great American invention which has changed the way the world communicates, does business and lives — this vast democratization of connectivity — is under attack

US Employers Add 148K Jobs; Unemployment 4.1 Percent

by Associated Press 1/5/2018 07:40 am

U.S. employers added 148,000 jobs in December, a modest gain but still enough to suggest that the economy entered the new year with solid momentum.

Arkansas Panel Stands by Proposal to Ban Disputed Herbicide

by Associated Press 1/4/2018 07:01 am

Arkansas regulators stood by their plan Wednesday to ban an herbicide that farmers in several states say has drifted onto their crops and caused damage.

AP's 2017 Winners & Losers: Amazon, Boeing Soared; GE Plunged

by Associated Press 1/2/2018 01:11 pm

The stock market had a banner year overall, but there were plenty of big winners, and big losers, among individual U.S. companies. Here's a look at a few of them.

US Stocks Start 2018 with Gains as Technology Leads Again

by Associated Press 1/2/2018 11:23 am

U.S. stocks are starting the new year higher thanks in part to gains in technology and health care companies, some of the market's biggest winners from 2017. Retailers are up as well.

The Year in Executive Q&A: 2017

by Gwen Moritz 1/1/2018 12:00 am

We asked 51 Arkansas business leaders to weigh in on challenge and success throughout 2017.

J.B. Hunt Announces Expectations for 4Q Earnings

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/28/2017 10:24 am

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell (NASDAQ:JBHT) announced Thursday that it expects earnings for the fourth quarter to be between $85 million and $90 million, or 77 cents to 82 cents per share.

Tyson Foods CEO Gets $8.9M in Total Pay in 2017

by Marty Cook 12/21/2017 11:18 am

Tyson Foods Inc. CEO and President Tom Hayes nearly doubled his pay in his first full year in charge of the Springdale company.

Bank of the Ozarks Exits Secondary Market Home Lending

by Gwen Moritz 12/19/2017 05:24 pm

Bank of the Ozarks of Little Rock confirmed Tuesday that it will stop originating home loans for sale on the secondary market, a line of business that had "operated at essentially break-even."

Arkansas Business Year in Review: Notable Deaths of 2017

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/18/2017 12:00 am

Frank Broyles, Oaklawn's Charles Cella, Arkansas journalist Roy Reed, Aromatique founder Patti Upton and Townsend Wolfe, who headed the Arkansas Arts Center from 1968-2002 were among the notable Arkansans who died this year.

A Detail-Oriented Holiday (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 12/18/2017 12:00 am

Merry Christmas to you all, with my very best wishes for a happy and prosperous 2018.

Good People of Business (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 12/18/2017 12:00 am

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

'The Owner Has a Lot of Card Games' - Best Quotes of 2017

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/18/2017 12:00 am

They said it, we only quoted them. Here are some of the best things said in 2017.

Arkansas Business Year in Review: Best & Worst of 2017

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/18/2017 12:00 am

High times and low moments were both enjoyed by Arkansas readers in 2017.