Small Business Archive

Invest in Your Culture; It's Reflected in the Bottom Line (Karen Armstrong Expert Advice)

by Karen Armstrong 2/12/2018 12:00 am

Today's workforce, especially among millennials, rates companies that are desirable to work for based on their culture. From a recruitment and retention standpoint, culture is critical, but how do the characteristics of that environment translate to profitability?

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.

Little Rock Startup Hires Venture Center Exec

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/5/2018 03:31 pm

RaftUp Technologies of Little Rock announced Monday the hiring of Jessica Johnston-Myers as its COO.

Executive Director of The Hub Quits

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 2/5/2018 11:34 am

Joel Gordon's last day at the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub was Feb. 2.

Fayetteville Wedding Venue Grooms Lawsuit Against Pet Kennel

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/5/2018 12:00 am

Officials of a wedding venue in west Fayetteville filed an appeal in Washington County Circuit Court to overturn a decision that would allow a dog and cat boarding facility to operate on an adjacent property.

Machine Learning Tops List of Hot, Trendy Technologies

by Marty Cook 2/5/2018 12:00 am

High-tech doors are just a hint at what goes on inside RevUnit, which builds applications to help businesses operate efficiently in areas like productivity, worker engagement and learning.

Little Rock Tech Park Making Its Mark On Main

by George Waldon 2/5/2018 12:00 am

A month shy of its first birthday, the Little Rock Technology Park has exceeded expectations for attracting startup-minded entrepreneurs and tech-related ventures.

Laura Fine on Keeping Small Businesses from Missing the Market

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/5/2018 12:00 am

Laura Fine, chief of the Arkansas Small Business & Technology Development Center, tells what it does, and says customers are king.

NWA E-Commerce Firm Launches SKU Ninja Software

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/1/2018 02:38 pm

E-commerce firm WhyteSpyder announced Monday the launch of its SKU Ninja software designed to help retailers and suppliers manage, monitor and publish content to improve and scale e-commerce sales.

Arkansas District Export Council Adds 15 Members

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/1/2018 02:17 pm

Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross recently appointed 15 new members to the Arkansas District Export Council.

Venture Center, FinTech Sandbox Announce Partnership

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/1/2018 01:43 pm

The Venture Center of Little Rock and Boston-based FinTech Sandbox announced Wednesday a partnership to increase access to financial data that financial technology startups need to jump start their businesses.

The Conductor To Host Startup Competition

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/29/2018 09:13 am

The Conductor announced Friday its plans to host a National Collegiate Venture Competition that will award student entrepreneurs a total of $15,000 in cash prizes.

Your Virtual Staff Is Clocking In (Stephen Carlisle Expert Advice)

by Stephen Carlisle 1/29/2018 12:00 am

Businesses across the country have become increasingly flexible with regard to remote workers — those people who work from an off-site location on a project basis and aren't part of the company's full-time staff. It's an attractive model for employers and workers alike, and presents unique opportunities and challenges to both parties.

Central Arkansas Stores Move Outward

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/29/2018 12:00 am

Retailing has followed the shift of central Arkansas' population from urban centers to suburban areas and outlying counties, notes Metroplan, the regional planning agency.

Winrock Announces Health Tech Accelerator

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 1/29/2018 12:00 am

Winrock International, Arkansas Heart Hospital, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and BioVentures at UAMS recently announced that they are teaming to support a new accelerator for health care technology startups called Health InnovatAR.

Little Rock Warehouse Draws $4.5M Transaction (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 1/29/2018 12:00 am

An affiliate of Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc. of San Diego, sold the Port Distribution Center at 6001 Lindsey Road to three buyers.

Metova Names Stephanie Funk VP of Creative Services

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/25/2018 10:39 am

Metova of Conway has named Stephanie Funk vice president of creative services.

The Conductor Announces New 10x Cyber Accelerator

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/24/2018 04:20 pm

The Conductor announces a new partnership with Metova Inc., the Arkansas Economic Development Commission and Startup Junkie to launch the 10x Cyber Accelerator.

Arkansas' December Unemployment Rate Steady at 3.7 Percent

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/23/2018 09:47 am

Arkansas' December unemployment rate held steady at 3.7 percent.