Small Business Archive

TEDx Coming Back to Little Rock (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

by Barry Goldberg 9/12/2016 12:00 am

You may not agree with what you hear at a TEDx conference, but you will learn something new. You may not get the full picture — since speakers are given 18 minutes — but you will be escorted into territory occupied by that speaker that is likely to be new, controversial and challenging.

SPONSORED: Small Business Loans: What Do Banks Want To See?

by 9/8/2016 12:00 am

Basic steps can help entrepreneurs win over lenders.

Applications For 2017 FinTech Accelerator Now Open

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/7/2016 12:22 pm

Startups can now apply through Oct. 31 to participate in the Venture Center's 2017 FinTech Accelerator, which has been extended until 2018 to the tune of $2 million.

Small Businesses Look to Congress for Action, May Be Waiting

by Associated Press 9/7/2016 10:54 am

With Congress back at work, small business owners are hoping issues they care about like tax reform or health care will get some attention. They may be left waiting a while.

Common Issues That Make Startups Sputter (Rodney Moore Commentary)

by Rodney Moore 9/6/2016 04:20 pm

In Arkansas and elsewhere, the mechanisms of creation, promotion and distribution of ideas and products are at the fingertips of most people. But many startups miss their opportunity because they sputter before they start.

B&B Solutions Sold in Deluxe Deal

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/5/2016 12:00 am

Printing company B&B Solutions of Mabelvale was sold last month to Deluxe Corp. of Shoreview, Minnesota.

Slideshow: 9 Inductees Honored at Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame

by Gwen Moritz 9/5/2016 12:00 am

Eight women and a congregation of Catholic nuns were the second class of inductees honored by the Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame at a banquet in Little Rock on Aug. 25.

New Stoby's Inching Along in Conway

by Jan Cottingham 9/5/2016 12:00 am

A rebuilt Stoby's is still at least seven months away, owner David Stobaugh said last week. “We're looking at early spring” before the landmark Conway restaurant can be up and running again.

New Options for Watermill Express

by Jan Cottingham 9/5/2016 12:00 am

Watermill Express is seeking franchisees in the Little Rock area to open its water-selling kiosks.

Lenny's Subs Seeks Growth in Arkansas

by Jan Cottingham 9/5/2016 12:00 am

Lenny's Subs, which is rebranding as Lenny's Grill & Subs, wants to expand in Arkansas, with the goal of opening 20 to 30 in the state in the next five years. That's according to Bob Ritter, vice president of franchise and market development for the chain, based in Memphis.

SPONSORED: Looking At Leadership Through A Different Lens

by 8/30/2016 12:00 am

Key principles in employee management will help achieve much more than bottom-line success.

Mass Enthusiasm to Host Second Google Event

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/29/2016 03:56 pm

Interactive advertising agency Mass Enthusiasm Inc. is hosting another Google Partners Connect event at its headquarters in downtown Little Rock from 10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. on Sept. 28.

Wal-Mart's McMillon Tops Compensation List of 100 Arkansas Public Company Execs

by Gwen Moritz 8/29/2016 12:00 am

C. Douglas McMillon, CEO of Wal-Mart Stores Inc., has returned to the No. 1 spot on the annual list of executive compensation at publicly traded companies headquartered in the state.

Madison Health & Rehab Draws $4M Transaction (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 8/29/2016 12:00 am

Dixon Realty LLC of Wood-Ridge, New Jersey, purchased the 140-bed nursing home in south Pulaski County from Trinik Holdings LLC, led by Saeed Niksefat.

Tacos 4 Life to Open Restaurant in Little Rock

by Jan Cottingham 8/26/2016 11:14 am

Tacos 4 Life plans to open its first location in Little Rock early next year at Shackleford Crossing Shopping Center.

Start Here Little Rock to Host Event Saturday

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/26/2016 10:22 am

Start Here Little Rock, an initiative to increase the engagement of women and minorities in the entrepreneurial process in Little Rock, will host an event on Saturday.

NorthShore Raid Focus of Federal Grand Jury

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/22/2016 12:00 am

A federal grand jury has been hearing testimony related to the August 2015 searches of Powers of Arkansas and Kullander Construction Co.

Presumed Innocent (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 8/22/2016 12:00 am

While I firmly believe in the presumption of innocence, I used to also assume that the awesome power of the government — especially the federal government — is never wielded cavalierly. The John Stacks case has challenged that assumption at every turn.

Mainstream Technologies Adds Conway Office

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/19/2016 08:47 am

Information technology services firm Mainstream Technologies of Little Rock on Thursday announced plans to open a second location in downtown Conway that will initially have 15 employees.

3 Things Every Business Should Know About Attorney-Client Privilege (Rodney Moore Commentary)

by Rodney Moore 8/17/2016 09:34 am

Understanding how the attorney-client privilege works is important for businesses of all types and sizes. Here's three key things every business should know about attorney-client privilege.