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Make Your Sponsorships Mutually Beneficial (Tabitha Doddridge Expert Advice)

by Tabitha Doddridge 10/16/2017 12:00 am

There once was a day when nonprofits survived on charitable giving alone. Today the financial viability of these organizations and ultimately the success of their missions are more the result of strategic sponsorships with corporate donors.

Bank of the Ozarks 3Q Profit Up 26 Percent

by George Waldon 10/11/2017 08:24 am

Bank of the Ozarks this morning announced record profits of $96 million for the third quarter. The performance topped last year's third quarter net income of $76 million by 26.3 percent.

Bank of the Ozarks Director Recognized by Savoy Magazine

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/10/2017 12:13 pm

Bank of the Ozarks announced Tuesday that board member Paula Cholmondeley has been recognized by Savoy magazine as one of its 2017 Most Influential Black Corporate Directors.

Walmart Sees The Future And It Is Digital

by Associated Press 10/10/2017 09:10 am

Walmart is all about online, anticipating digital sales next year will rise about 40 percent and that it will double the number of U.S. curbside locations for online grocery shoppers at its stores.

Update: Tyson Responds to Letter Asking Company to Reduce Pollution

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 10/9/2017 09:55 am

The national "Clean It Up, Tyson!" Campaign announced Monday that Fayetteville will join its effort to hold Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale accountable for water pollution.

Buyer's Remorse Be Gone, Walmart Puts Returns in Fast Lane

by Associated Press 10/9/2017 09:29 am

Online sales have divided retailers into two camps: the quick and the dead.

Bank of the Ozarks Move Slices Reporting Obligations to Fed

by George Waldon 10/9/2017 12:00 am

When Bank of the Ozarks absorbed its parent company in June, the $20 billion-asset lender shed itself of two regulators.

Bank of the Ozarks' George Gleason Reallocates Time to Oversee Loan Growth

by George Waldon 10/9/2017 12:00 am

George Gleason, chairman and CEO of Bank of the Ozarks, reshuffled his duties earlier this year to devote about 75 percent of his time to the bank's real estate specialties group.

Median Household Income Rises 5.6 Percent in Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/9/2017 12:00 am

Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and West Virginia had the lowest median household incomes for 2016.

Arvest Again Tops List of Largest Banks in Arkansas

by Gwen Moritz 10/9/2017 12:00 am

Total deposits in the state rose to almost $64.2 billion even as the number of separate bank charters and branch locations continued to decline.

When Nature Rages, Cushman and Carriers ‘Take the Hit'

by Marty Cook 10/9/2017 12:00 am

Dan Cushman fully understands that sometimes a company's bottom line has to take a (hopefully) temporary beating when natural disasters hit.

Entergy Arkansas' Mike Maulden to Retire

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/6/2017 10:57 am

Mike Maulden, director of business and economic development for Entergy Arkansas, will retire at the end of January after 34 years with the company.

Home BancShares Promotes Kelly Buchanan

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/3/2017 12:26 pm

Home BancShares Inc. of Conway, parent company of Centennial Bank, announces the promotion of Kelly Buchanan to director of corporate branch strategies.

In-State Bank Deposits Grow by 5.6 Percent, Beating National Rate

by Gwen Moritz 10/3/2017 11:20 am

Arkansas bank deposits grew by 5.6 percent in the year that ended June 30, beating the national growth rate of 4.6 percent.

Wal-Mart, Honing Same-Day Delivery Skills, Buys NYC's Parcel

by Associated Press 10/3/2017 06:56 am

Wal-Mart is sharpening its same-day delivery skills through the acquisition of a small, New York City company.

UAMS Tops State In Net Patient Revenue

by Mark Friedman 10/2/2017 12:00 am

Of the 89 hospitals on Arkansas Business' list of the largest hospitals and medical centers in the state, 14 reported a net loss of $1 million or more while 34 had a net income of $1 million or more.

Wal-Mart's Jet to Launch High-End Grocery Line for Millennials

by Associated Press 9/29/2017 10:41 am

Wal-Mart's Jet.com will launch a higher-end grocery line targeting millennials, just over a year after Walmart spent more than $3 billion for the fast-growing online retailer amid more intense competition from Amazon.

Tyson Foods Raises Fiscal Year Guidance, Will Cut 450 Jobs

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/28/2017 03:35 pm

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale, citing strong performance in its beef segment, raised its fiscal year guidance but also said it would cut 450 jobs as it integrates AdvancePierre Foods, which it purchased earlier this year.

Tyson Foods Pays $2.5M in Fish Kill Plea Deal

by Lance Turner 9/27/2017 01:39 pm

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale signs off on a $2.5 million plea agreement related to a pair of Clean Water Act violations at its processing plant in Monett, Missouri.

Wal-Mart Has Eye on Premium Diaper Market

by Associated Press 9/27/2017 09:22 am

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has its eye on the premium diaper market, as more people are getting automatic shipments from online sellers and the company that owns Babies R Us has filed for bankruptcy.

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