Small Business Archive

Retired IBM Executive Joins Ecoark's Board

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/8/2017 09:23 am

Ecoark Holdings Inc., which is set to be renamed Zest Technologies Inc., announced Wednesday that former IBM executive Michael Green has joined the company's board of directors.

In an Online Era, Brown's Graduation Thrives on Face-to-Face Sales

by Graycen Colbert Bigger 11/8/2017 09:12 am

Brown's Graduation of Jonesboro, a family-owned company that supplies regalia to 75 area schools and about 10,000 students each year, is on the cusp of its 65th graduating class.

Rock City Harley-Davidson to Move to Gateway Town Center

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 11/7/2017 03:55 pm

Riverbike of Arkansas LLC, parent company of Rock City Harley-Davidson, closed on a $2.4 million purchase of a 5.5-acre lot at the Gateway Town Center in Little Rock.

Slideshow: Lloyd McCracken Jr., Steve Nelson Receive Lifetime Honors at CFO Awards

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/6/2017 10:21 am

Lloyd McCracken Jr., CFO of Fowler Foods Inc. of Jonesboro, and Steve Nelson, former vice president and controller of Dillard's Inc. of Little Rock, were honored with lifetime achievement awards at the Arkansas Business CFO of the Year luncheon.

Lauren James Raises $1.16M in Stock Offering

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/6/2017 12:00 am

Lauren James Enterprises Inc. of Fayetteville recently raised $1.16 million in a stock offering, according to its filing with the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission.

Minority-Owned Firms Experience Increase in '15

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/6/2017 12:00 am

The number of minority-owned employer firms in the United States rose by about 4.9 percent in 2015.

Arkansas Year-to-Date Revenue Misses Forecast by $36M

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 11/2/2017 10:17 am

Arkansas revenue collected during the first four months of the fiscal year was up 1.3 percent from the same period last year, but $36 million below forecast, according to a monthly report.

$2M Worth of Property Sold In October

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 11/1/2017 01:53 pm

Law officers, a warehouse, a shopping center and other property in central Arkansas changed hands in October.

UA Pesticide Expert Asks Congress to Continue Funding Farmer-to-Farmer Program

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 11/1/2017 09:41 am

A pesticide expert at the UA Cooperative Extension Service involved in Winrock International's Farmer-to-Farmer program testifies before Congress on why funding for the program should continue.

Arlington Owner Announces Completion of Independent Study

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/31/2017 09:31 am

Sky Capital Group LP, owner of the Arlington Resort Hotel & Spa in Hot Springs, says Cromwell Architects Engineers of Little Rock has completed a certified study to address the hotel's structural concerns.

Heirs of Homer's Restaurant Settle Lawsuit

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/30/2017 12:00 am

An ugly legal dispute involving the family of the late Homer Connell, founder of Homer's Restaurant in east Little Rock, has been settled, according to a filing in Pulaski County Circuit Court.

Holiday Island Holdings Inc. Continues Quest for Assets

by George Waldon 10/30/2017 12:00 am

Holiday Island Holdings Inc., the state's least-known public company, is on the hunt for assets. Revenue would be nice too.

Poverty Rate Drops to 17.2 Percent in Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/30/2017 12:00 am

The official poverty rate in the United States stood at 12.7 percent in 2016. In Arkansas, the poverty rate stood at 17.2 percent.

With Evolving Technology at Magna IV, Kristi Dannelley Has Full Plate

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/30/2017 12:00 am

Kristi Dannelley, the president and co-owner of Magna IV says that in the printing business, if you don't stay current, you can't compete.

Herget's Next Move to Deliver Doctors to Mobile App

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/23/2017 12:00 am

Ryan Herget, who sold Chef Shuttle to Bite Squad earlier this year, is raising money for a mobile app that lets patients communicate directly with doctors in real time.

PSC to Rule on Utility Rates in Solar Energy Showdown

by Kyle Massey 10/23/2017 12:00 am

A yearlong debate over the value of self-generated electricity in Arkansas is boiling down to a duel in the sun.

NLR Motel 6 Visited by $3.4 Million Sale (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 10/23/2017 12:00 am

Om Purshantam LLC, led by Tanvi Desai, bought the 121-room hotel at 4100 E. McCain Blvd. from Little Rock Hotel Group LLC of Denton, Texas.

City Mayor Among Group Buying Jacksonville Physical Therapy Office

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 10/18/2017 02:47 pm

Jacksonville Medical Center Inc. has purchased the 3,065-SF Jacksonville Physical Therapy building at 208 John Harden Drive for $475,000.

In Helena-West Helena, Thrive Redesigns Its Strategy for the Future

by Graycen Colbert Bigger 10/18/2017 11:39 am

After receiving a National Endowment for the Arts Our Town grant in 2015, Thrive is ready to start a new chapter in its story of redesigning the Delta.

Arkansas Business Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/17/2017 09:46 am

Four leaders who have made contributions to the finance and banking, fitness, transportation and steel industries make up the 2018 class of inductees for the Arkansas Business Hall of Fame.