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Women Business Owners Find Ways to Deal with Gender Bias

Women Business Owners Find Ways to Deal with Gender Bias

It can be subtle, like failing to make eye contact with a woman business owner but engaging in animated conversation with her male co-owner. Or more blatant, like asking an owner who's seeking investor money if she plans to have children.
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Little Rock Chamber Hires Director of Small Business, Diversity

The Little Rock Regional Chamber has hired Brandon Campbell as director of Small Business & Diversity Initiatives.
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ArCom Systems Of NLR Acquired by Texas Company

Lone Star Communications, a Texas-based life safety company with offices in Houston and Grand Prairie, has acquired ArCom Systems of North Little Rock.
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