Small Business Archive

Winrock Hires New Hub Director

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/7/2018 12:12 pm

Winrock International announced Wednesday the appointment of Christopher Jones, Ph.D., as executive director and lead maker of the nonprofit Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub in North Little Rock, effective Monday.

Last US Rubber Band Maker in Arkansas Fights Competition

by Rolly Hoyt, KTHV-TV, Channel 11 3/5/2018 06:57 am

Alliance Rubber Co. of Hot Springs has gone to Washington in a battle over rubber band dumping.

Paul Michael Has Found His Place on Earth

by Jan Cottingham 3/5/2018 12:00 am

Paul Michael, grandson of a Delta merchant, sells home decor to the world while finding success as a designer and entrepreneur.

When the Going Gets Tough (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

by Barry Goldberg 2/26/2018 12:00 am

Smart leaders understand that to deal with difficult times, the culture and attitude of their workforce must be critical to survival.

Cities in Arkansas See Victory in Online Travel Tax Case

by Mark Friedman 2/26/2018 12:00 am

Arkansas municipalities recently won a rare legal victory against online travel companies over the taxes paid on the price of a hotel room.

Standridge: 2nd Cadron Creek Fund to Boost Startups

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 2/23/2018 09:59 am

Entrepreneurs need access to expertise, an ecosystem and capital, Jeff Standridge said at the Little Rock Rotary Club's weekly meeting.

With Tax Break, Arkansas Mounts Campaign to Lure, Retain Veterans

by Todd Traub 2/23/2018 09:41 am

Look at Act 141, an effort to make the state more military friendly by encouraging retirees to join the workforce or start businesses of their own.

Ford, Herman Named Top Executives at Arkansas Business of the Year Awards

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/23/2018 08:54 am

Danny Ford of Glen Sain Motor Sales Inc. of Paragould and Todd Herman of the Arkansas Arts Center of Little Rock won executive of the year awards at the 30th annual Arkansas Business of the Year Awards at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock.

Arkansas Metros Show Wide Gap in Post-Recession Employment Rates

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/19/2018 12:00 am

Although the unemployment rate gets the most attention, Arkansas economist Michael Pakko recently also looked at the employment rate in the state over the last year and since the Great Recession.

Is the U.S. Due for a Recession? (Commentary)

by David Andolfatto and Andrew Spewak 2/19/2018 12:00 am

The U.S. economy has been expanding for the last eight and a half years, but how much longer will that expansion last?

Ben Goodwin of Our House on Where Nonprofits, Businesses Can Meet

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/19/2018 12:00 am

Our House Director Ben Goodwin reveals how a deeply personal experience affirmed his commitment to serving the homeless.

Arkansas Small Business & Tech Center Offers Help for Restaurants

by Jan Cottingham 2/19/2018 12:00 am

The Arkansas Small Business & Technology Development Center is offering programming and consulting help to food- or beverage-related businesses in Faulkner, Jefferson, Pulaski and White counties this year.

Presenting the 30th Annual Arkansas Business of the Year Awards

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/19/2018 12:00 am

Arkansas Business honors the state's top executives, small businesses and nonprofits with the annual Arkansas Business of the Year Awards.

Leslie Rutledge Names Nicole Waugh as AG Communications Director (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/19/2018 12:00 am

Nicole Waugh was named communications director for the office of Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge in Little Rock.

Real Estate Deals Total $1.9M

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/15/2018 12:45 pm

Office/warehouse buildings, a garage and a retail/office project were recently sold in separate transactions.

Little Rock Tech Agency Hosts Sixth Annual Conference

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/14/2018 11:33 am

The sixth Made by Few Conference, organized by Arkansas-based design and development agency Few, will be held Oct. 25-27 at the Central Arkansas Library System's Ron Robinson Theater in Little Rock.

Tax Changes: The Good, Bad and Quirky

by Kyle Massey 2/12/2018 12:00 am

Arkansas Business asked a panel of tax experts for insights on the new code, which was signed by President Donald J. Trump in late December. After hitting the highlights, they delved into provisions that surprised them.

Biggest Deals of 2017: Arkansas Transactions Soar 50 Percent, Reach $14.7B

by Jan Cottingham 2/12/2018 12:00 am

Tax reform expected to increase pace, size of acquisitions in 2018.

Hospitality Land Visited By $3.4M Transaction (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 2/12/2018 12:00 am

Promenade Hospitality LLC bought the 4.86-acre site in west Little Rock from Deltic Timber Corp. of El Dorado.

New uBreakiFix Opens in Conway

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/8/2018 10:52 am

uBreakiFix opened a new store at 1040 S. Amity Road in Conway on Tuesday.