Public Companies Archive

USA Truck Increases Pay for Independent Drivers

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/13/2016 11:20 am

USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren announced it has raised pay for independent drivers. The changes went into effect Oct. 1 and raised pay to $1.02 to $1.35 per mile, depending on how long of a route the driver has.

Bank of the Ozarks' 3Q Net Income Up 65 Percent

by Lance Turner 10/11/2016 09:45 am

Bank of the Ozarks Inc. of Little Rock reports record third-quarter net income of $76.0 million, up 65 percent from the same quarter last year, as it completed two major bank acquisitions.

Tyson Foods Buys Ownership Stake in Beyond Meat

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/10/2016 04:59 pm

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale has taken a 5 percent ownership stake in plant-based protein producer Beyond Meat, both companies announced Monday.

Ray Dillon Retires from Deltic, Mark Leland Named Interim CEO

by Gwen Moritz 10/10/2016 04:36 pm

The board of directors of Deltic Timber Corp. announced Monday the retirement of Ray C. Dillon as president and CEO and elected a new director, D. Mark Leland, as interim president and CEO.

Technological Advances Key to Any Business' Success, Says Kevin Turner

by Marty Cook 10/7/2016 04:38 pm

Digital technology represents the fourth industrial revolution of the U.S., according to CEO of Citadel Securities Kevin Turner at the Northwest Arkansas Technology Summit.

Report: Wal-Mart Rejected Settlement with US Over Alleged Bribery

by Reuters 10/7/2016 11:33 am

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville rebuffed a proposal by U.S. prosecutors to pay at least $600 million to settle a corruption probe into the company's practices in markets including Mexico, India and China, Bloomberg reported.

Ecoark's Magnolia Solar Signs Agreement to Commercialize Technology

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/6/2016 03:07 pm

Ecoark Holdings Inc. of Rogers says its wholly owned subsidiary Magnolia Solar Inc. has signed a teaming arrangement with India-based InSolare Energy to bring Magnolia's solar photovoltaic technology to market.

Windstream Brings Services to 300 VA Sites

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/6/2016 02:45 pm

Windstream Holdings Inc. of Little Rock says it has connected nearly 300 Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) locations across the country within the first year of being named an authorized network services provider for the VA's National Consolidation of Local Exchange Carrier (LEC) Services Contract.

Waltons Among Forbes' Top 20 Richest

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/5/2016 01:31 pm

The Walton family has fallen out of the top 10 of Forbes magazine's list of the country's 400 richest people.

Tyson Announces $1.1M in Grants, Donations to Chicago Area

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/5/2016 10:58 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale says it gave more than $1.1 million in community grants and product donations to the greater Chicago area during its 2016 fiscal year.

Bank of the Ozarks Contributes to Statewide Deposit Growth

by Gwen Moritz 9/30/2016 10:11 am

Arkansas bank deposits topped $60 billion as of June 30, and Bank of the Ozarks alone accounted for more than $2 billion of $4.28 billion in new deposits.

Tyson Fresh Meats Takes On $27M Plant Expansion in Iowa

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/29/2016 03:56 pm

Tyson Fresh Meats Inc. is investing $27 million to expand production capacity at its case-ready beef and pork plant in Council Bluffs, Iowa.

Sources: Wal-Mart In Talks to Buy Stake in India's Flipkart

by Reuters 9/28/2016 09:31 am

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is in talks to buy a minority stake in India's largest e-commerce firm Flipkart, two sources familiar with the matter said.

Solar Power On the Rise in Arkansas

by Kyle Massey 9/26/2016 12:00 am

There's nothing new under the sun? A quick glance around Arkansas, where solar power projects are popping up all over, shows just the opposite.

Community First Bancshares Price Tag Rises to $77M In Equity Deal

by George Waldon 9/26/2016 12:00 am

The potential value of the Community First Bancshares Inc. sale has climbed to more than $77 million since the deal was announced two months ago.

Arkansas Trucking Association Looks to College For Help

by Marty Cook 9/26/2016 12:00 am

The Arkansas Trucking Association is trying to do something novel to address the high turnover rate for trucking executives by naming four college students to the association's 40 Under 40 Council.

Wal-Mart Awards $3.7M in Bonuses to Arkansas Associates

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/23/2016 10:46 am

Wal-Mart announced on Wednesday that it had recently awarded $3.7 million in second-quarter cash bonuses to 21,400 hourly associates in Arkansas.

United Federal Credit Union Wins Top Honor at Best Places to Work Awards

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/22/2016 11:35 am

Arkansas Business and the Best Companies Group honors 29 Arkansas companies with "Best Places to Work" awards, which honor firms that have exceptional workplace environments.

FedEx Opens Little Rock Ground Facility, Employs 175

by Alexis Crowe 9/20/2016 02:50 pm

FedEx Corp. of Memphis marks the grand opening of its new 303,000-SF Ground facility in southwest Little Rock, where the company employs 175 people.

Will Jet.com Boost Wal-Mart's E-commerce?

by Mark Friedman 9/19/2016 12:00 am

Retail watchers have mixed feelings about whether Wal-Mart Stores' $3.3 billion purchase of Jet.com of Hoboken, New Jersey, will be the spark the Bentonville retailer needs to boost its online sales.