Small Business Archive

Joseph Baxter Promoted at at Arkansas Rehabilitation Services (Movers & Shakers)

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

Joseph Baxter has been promoted to deputy commissioner at Arkansas Rehabilitation Services in Little Rock. He was previously chief fiscal officer.

St. Louis District Economy Growing Modestly

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/30/2016 03:51 pm

Contacts in the Fed's St. Louis District, which includes all of Arkansas and parts of six other states, said economic conditions have modestly improved.

SPONSORED: Roots Run Deep at Landmark K. Hall & Sons

by 11/29/2016 08:09 am

On any given day, K. Hall & Sons Produce buzzes with a steady stream of vehicles and pedestrians as greetings and banter fly around the deli counter, in the grocery aisles and at the registers.

Delta Regional Authority, Governor Announce $26M in Investments

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/28/2016 04:36 pm

The Delta Regional Authority, Gov. Asa Hutchinson and their federal and local partners announced Monday nearly $26 million in new investments that will create or retain an estimated 650 jobs.

With Early Deals, How Much Will Cyber Monday Buyers Spend?

by Associated Press 11/28/2016 11:36 am

Millions of Americans paused during the Monday after Thanksgiving to check out online deals and check off people on their holiday gift list. But so-called Cyber Monday may be in danger of losing its online sales title.

SPONSORED: Tis' The Season To Be A Great Accountant

by 11/28/2016 09:18 am

Find the drive to be an accountable professional as tax time begins.

Thanksgiving Weekend Shoppers Spent Less Due to Discounts

by Associated Press 11/28/2016 09:13 am

Customers look to have spent an average of $289.19 over the four-day weekend, down nearly 3.5 percent from a year ago, based on a survey by the National Retail Federation.

Tacos 4 Life Prepping for Little Rock, Benton and Beyond

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/28/2016 12:00 am

Austin Samuelson, who owns Tacos 4 Life with his wife, Ashton, hopes to open their first Little Rock location at Shackleford Crossing sometime in mid-February.

Jacksonville Mobile Home Park Draws $2.6M Sale (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 11/28/2016 12:00 am

A group of out-of-state investors acquired Pine Meadow Mobile Home Park at 3000 John Harden Drive from Mas Verde Mobile Home Estates Inc., led by Bryan Keathley.

Harding Professor Phil Brown's 4 Ways Arkansas Companies Can Keep Accounting Recruits

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/28/2016 12:00 am

Phil Brown is a professor and co-chair of the Harding University Accounting & Finance Department at Searcy.

Business Equipment: Leases vs. Loans (Marcus Guinn Expert Advice)

by Marcus Guinn 11/28/2016 12:00 am

Small-business owners often bring their consumer mindset to running their businesses, particularly in the early years of owning. In many regards this mindset is helpful, but it can also hinder progress when it comes to the idea of leasing.

Stay the Course Despite Overtime Injunction, LR Employment Lawyers Advise

by Sarah Campbell and Mark Friedman 11/23/2016 03:34 pm

Local employment lawyers are advising their clients to proceed with any plans they made for implementing change in the U.S. Department of Labor's overtime rules, even though a federal judge in Texas has issued an injunction preventing the rule from taking effect as planned on Dec. 1.

US Court Blocks Overtime Expansion Pay Rule for 4M

by Associated Press 11/22/2016 06:15 pm

A federal court on Tuesday blocked implementation of a rule imposed by President Barack Obama's administration that would have made an estimated 4 million more higher-earning workers across the country eligible for overtime pay starting Dec. 1.

Jason Rapert Named CEO of ULockIt Security Devices

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/21/2016 05:00 pm

ULockIt Security Devices of Conway announced Monday the appointment of Jason Rapert as its CEO. The company said it's also looking at expanding sales nationwide.

InVeritas Hires State Commissioner of Revenues

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/21/2016 01:24 pm

InVeritas of Little Rock announced Monday that State Commissioner of Revenues Tim Leathers would join them as vice president of consulting on Jan. 1.

Little Rock Port Buys 157 Acres for $1.35M

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/21/2016 10:34 am

The Little Rock Port Authority completes a $1.35 million acquisition of 157 acres to be used for economic development.

Confidence Continues Slump in US Institutions

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/21/2016 12:00 am

Americans' confidence in the country's major institutions remains low, lagging behind historical averages, according to the pollster Gallup.

3 Businesses Set for Renovated Space on Main Street North Little Rock

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/18/2016 08:57 am

Renovations to four buildings on the 700 block of Main Street in downtown North Little Rock are nearing completion with three businesses set to move in.

Update: 'Conductor' Innovation, Entrepreneurial Initiative Launches at UCA

by Sarah Campbell 11/17/2016 11:00 am

The University of Central Arkansas in Conway, Startup Junkie Consulting of Fayetteville and the Central Arkansas Venture Team launches a public-private initiative called "Conductor" to drive entrepreneurship and innovation.

Inmar Inc. to Acquire Collective Bias of Rogers

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/17/2016 10:53 am

Inmar Inc. of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, announced Thursday that it will acquire Collective Bias of Rogers, a leader in shopper-focused influencer marketing.