Small Business Archive

Little Rock Tech Park to Celebrate Tenants

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/11/2017 11:12 am

The Little Rock Technology Park and the Little Rock Regional Chamber will host an event at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday on the sixth floor of the park to celebrate its tenants.

Springdale Company Awarded $25K Grant

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/9/2017 02:27 pm

Vet Veggies of Springdale recently received one of three $25,000 grants awarded by Bob Evans Farms of New Albany, Ohio, through its inaugural Heroes to CEOs contest.

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.

Signature Bank's Gary Head on Putting a Postive Stamp on Community Commerce

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

Gary Head, 57, is chairman, president and CEO of Signature Bank of Arkansas, which he and fellow investors started in 2005 after raising $44 million in startup capital.

Forfeited Property Sold for $1M

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/5/2017 02:55 pm

AOR LLC, led by John Starling of JTS Financial Services of Little Rock, has purchased a 21,256-SF office building in Little Rock.

ADP: Small Businesses Cut Jobs as Hurricanes Shut Retailers

by Associated Press 10/4/2017 11:20 am

Hurricanes that swept the southern U.S. last month shut many retailers and put hiring on hold at small businesses.

Retail Group Expects Holiday Sales to Rise 3.6 to 4 Percent

by Associated Press 10/3/2017 10:05 am

The nation's largest retail trade group is forecasting holiday sales for the November and December period to rise between 3.6 percent and 4 percent to $678.75 billion to $682 billion.

Delta Plastics Steps Up (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 10/2/2017 12:00 am

We were pleased last week to learn that Delta Plastics of Little Rock will be the new sponsor of the Arkansas Governor's Cup Collegiate Business Plan Competition.

WLR Automotive Property Bears $4M Price Tag (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 10/2/2017 12:00 am

An affiliate of Luther Automotive Group of St. Louis Park, Minnesota, acquired the 12.56-acre tract on the west side of Col. Glenn Plaza Loop across from Steve Landers Chrysler Jeep Ram.

David Sanders Named Director of Innovate Arkansas

by Lance Turner 9/28/2017 10:16 am

Winrock International names David Sanders director of Innovate Arkansas, the statewide initiative that helps scale Arkansas technology ventures.

SpotRight Raises $6.75M in Recent Funding Round

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/27/2017 11:01 am

SpotRight Inc. of Little Rock, an audience insights and targeting platform for brands and agencies, raises $6.75 million in a combination equity and debt funding round.

Solfuels Loads First Tank at Helena-West Helena Plant

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/27/2017 09:43 am

Solfuels USA LLC, which recently started production of biodiesel at its retrofitted facility in Helena-West Helena, celebrated the loading of its first railroad tank on Tuesday.

SPONSORED: Garrett Looks To Give Back To Community

by 9/27/2017 08:00 am

Forrest City native "warms up" with a thriving real estate group before developing his construction company.

Delta Plastics Takes Over As Title Sponsor Of Governor's Cup

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 9/26/2017 01:58 pm

Delta Plastics of Little Rock succeeds the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation as the title sponsor of the Arkansas Governor's Cup Collegiate Business Plan Competition.

Winrock International Awarded $279K Grant

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/26/2017 01:33 pm

The U.S. Department of Commerce announced Tuesday that Winrock International has been awarded a $279,202 grant for the Delta Innovation Fund.

20 in Their 20s: New Influentials of 2017 Take Courage, Drive and Heart to Every Corner of Arkansas

by Gwen Moritz 9/25/2017 12:00 am

This is the ninth year that Arkansas Business has sought out talented young leaders in our business and nonprofit community to introduce to readers in a feature called the New Influentials: 20 in Their 20s.

Stretch, Little Rock, Stretch (Natalie Ghidotti Commentary)

by Natalie Ghidotti 9/25/2017 12:00 am

I'm not so bold as to believe that Little Rock will be a top contender for Amazon, even though we are certainly worthy of consideration. It's only because Amazon was very specific about the needs for its next location — things we don't have right now. But I get Mayor Mark Stodola's reasoning. Dreaming big is important.

JPMS Cox, HoganTaylor Announce Merger

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/22/2017 05:19 pm

Accounting firms JPMS Cox of Little Rock and HoganTaylor of Oklahoma announced Friday they will merge on Jan. 1, then operate under the HoganTaylor name.

Menguin of Fayetteville Sold for $25M

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 9/21/2017 02:22 pm

Online tuxedo rental company Menguin Inc. of Fayetteville has been acquired for $25 million by competitor Generation Tux of Louisville, Kentucky.

Apartments, Day Care, Buildings Sold

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 9/20/2017 11:50 am

The purchase of a 49-unit apartment complex in Little Rock led a group of recent real estate transactions, weighing in at $925,000.

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