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In the Workplace 2017: How Arkansas Employers Can Deal with Medical Marijuana

by Stuart Jackson 12/26/2016 07:00 am

Now that Arkansas has a medical marijuana law on the books, employers must prepare to address this issue. Here's how.

Burgundy Book: Economic Outlook Better for 2017

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/21/2016 02:41 pm

Sixty-five percent of business contacts in the Little Rock zone expect local economic conditions to be better or somewhat better in 2017, according to the latest Burgundy Book.

Natural Grocers Opening New Jonesboro Store, Creating 18 Jobs

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/20/2016 11:38 am

Natural Grocers of Lakewood, Colorado, plans a new store in Jonesboro in the first half of 2017.

From the Political to the Criminal: Top 10 Arkansas Business Stories of 2016

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/19/2016 12:00 am

In a presidential election like no other, Donald Trump proved all the naysayers wrong.

Arkansas Business Year in Review: Best & Worst of 2016

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/19/2016 12:00 am

High times and low moments were both enjoyed by Arkansas readers in 2016.

‘He Wasn't Unkind, but He Was a Crook' - Best Quotes of 2016

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/19/2016 12:00 am

They said it, we only quoted them. Here are some of the best things said in 2016.

Notable Arkansas Deaths in 2016

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/19/2016 12:00 am

The first day of 2016 saw the death of a political giant in Arkansas, Dale Bumpers, and in April, Ray Thornton, a respected politician, jurist and educator, died.

WLR Warehouse Packaged in $1.7M Transaction

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/19/2016 12:00 am

A warehouse in west Little Rock, a discount store in Conway, a fitness center in Cabot and duplexes in Bryant form this week's quartet of million-dollar real estate transactions.

What a Difference A Year Makes (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 12/19/2016 12:00 am

I don't think I've ever been so eager for a year to end while simultaneously dreading the new one.

Dickens: Relevant 173 Years Later (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 12/19/2016 12:00 am

If you have the luxury of Abundance, perhaps you'll take time to remember — “at this festive season of the year”— the many who feel keen Want, even in this great and generous nation.

Sun Paper, McFadden Stories Grab Online Attention in 2016

by Lance Turner 12/19/2016 12:00 am

Stories about major new economic development projects and new jobs are reliable online traffic drivers, but stories about prominent Arkansas figures or how other people's money is spent drove clicks at ArkansasBusiness.com.

Christmas by the Numbers

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/19/2016 12:00 am

Holiday figures for the shopping season show slight bumps over last year.

Forrest City Bank Soon To Suit Up in New Name

by George Waldon 12/19/2016 12:00 am

Big Creek Bancshares Inc. of Moro (Lee County) staked a trademark claim on ArmorBank in connection with the deal.

How to Engage in Smart Giving (Jennifer Bell Expert Advice)

by Jennifer Bell 12/19/2016 12:00 am

Charitable donations are a tax benefit often overlooked, but they can provide significant tax savings if done correctly. As an accountant, I love the idea of indulging my philanthropic heart while reducing my own taxable income.

Cheryl S. Miller Joins Tyson Foods Board of Directors

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/16/2016 11:53 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale says Cheryl S. Miller, the chief financial officer for America's largest auto retailer, has joined its board of directors.

ATU Hires Barnes & Noble College to Manage Bookstores

by Sarah Campbell 12/15/2016 03:32 pm

Arkansas Tech University enters an agreement with Barnes & Noble College to manage on-campus bookstores in Russellville and Ozark.

Jones Center Gets $290K Walmart Foundation Grant

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/14/2016 10:05 am

The Jones Center in Springdale gets a $290,000 Walmart Foundation grant to continue its programs and services.

McLarty Automotive Buys 5 Arkansas Asbury Dealerships

by Lance Turner 12/13/2016 11:44 am

McLarty Automotive Group acquires five dealerships and two collision centers from publicly traded Asbury Automotive of Atlanta.

Cave City Votes to Become a Dry Township

by Joseph Price, The Batesville Guard Online 12/12/2016 07:04 am

The decision by Cave City voters to become a dry township in wet Sharp County will definitely have an impact on the town's budget, but the city plans to still have 24-hour police coverage.

Strong Stocks Lift Fortunes on Arkansas Wealthiest Stockholders List

by Gwen Moritz 12/12/2016 12:00 am

The top stockholders, as always, are the heirs of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. founder Sam Walton. Their disclosed stock in the Bentonville retailer was valued at $112.7 billion as of Dec. 2.

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