Small Business Archive

Sherwood Urgent Care Opens Second Conway Location

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/18/2017 10:14 am

Sherwood Urgent Care announced Monday that it has opened a second location in Conway at 1065 Skyline Drive, next to Starbucks.

Arkansas Business Year in Review: Notable Deaths of 2017

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/18/2017 12:00 am

Frank Broyles, Oaklawn's Charles Cella, Arkansas journalist Roy Reed, Aromatique founder Patti Upton and Townsend Wolfe, who headed the Arkansas Arts Center from 1968-2002 were among the notable Arkansans who died this year.

A Detail-Oriented Holiday (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 12/18/2017 12:00 am

Merry Christmas to you all, with my very best wishes for a happy and prosperous 2018.

Good People of Business (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 12/18/2017 12:00 am

May this time of the rolling year be a comfort to you, and may we all remember the business poor Marley forgot: charity, mercy, forbearance and benevolence

'The Owner Has a Lot of Card Games' - Best Quotes of 2017

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/18/2017 12:00 am

They said it, we only quoted them. Here are some of the best things said in 2017.

Arkansas Business Year in Review: Best & Worst of 2017

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/18/2017 12:00 am

High times and low moments were both enjoyed by Arkansas readers in 2017.

Top 10 Arkansas Business Stories from 2017

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/18/2017 12:00 am

These are the top 10 news stories that defined 2017 in Arkansas' business world.

Consider Middle Managers in Growth Plans (Jim Karrh On Marketing)

by Jim Karrh 12/18/2017 12:00 am

Is middle management dead? As industry after industry has felt the effects of consolidation and disintermediation, the ranks of middle managers have, in many cases, dwindled.

Top Online Stories of 2017: Fake Will Story Commanded the Clicks

by Lance Turner 12/18/2017 12:00 am

Top web pieces at ran the gamut from corruption to Tyson, property deals to zombies.

Holiday 'Feels' Boost Successful Marketing Campaigns (Kent Middleton Commentary)

by Kent Middleton 12/14/2017 10:01 am

Large corporations with big budgets aren't the only ones who can create memorable holiday marketing campaigns.

Tech Park Hears From Firms Competing to Design Phase 2

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 12/14/2017 08:37 am

The Little Rock Technology Park Authority Board hears from three architectural firms vying to design the second phase of the $100 million, six-phase project.

NLR Firm Launches Crisis Management Business

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/13/2017 10:21 am

The Center for Toxicology & Environmental Health LLC launches ResilientRMSM, a new business entity designed to help clients plan and prepare for all-threat and all-hazard incidents such as offshore oil spills, natural disasters and human health events.

Canopy Apartments Sale Tops $9.4 Million Mark (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 12/11/2017 12:00 am

An affiliate of DavisRE of Dallas bought the 240-unit apartment project in west Little Rock. The seller is Out In The Woods LLLP, led by James Jackson and Haskell Dickinson II.

Accountant Colin Gorman on What Construction Expense State Lawmakers Should Fix First

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

Colin Gorman, the managing partner of EGP PLLC, has some suggestions for the state Legislature.

Sexual Harassment Claims: What Companies Can Do (Michelle Kaemmerling Commentary)

by Michelle Kaemmerling 12/8/2017 11:09 am

Employers are wise to promptly and thoroughly investigate all claims of harassment or inappropriate conduct.

Attorney's Many Hats Complicate Redstone Trust Case

by Mark Friedman 12/4/2017 12:00 am

The May 2016 death of Michael Allen Lasiter, who owned Redstone Construction Group Inc. of Little Rock, has led to litigation over the handling of his trust, which is expected to be worth more than $10 million after estate taxes are paid.

ECCI Partners Sidestep Pitfalls of Transition

by Gwen Moritz 12/4/2017 12:00 am

Almost since they went into the environmental engineering business, Stan Jorgensen, Bob Harrison and Rod Breuer have been thinking about an exit strategy.

Fed Report: Employers Raising Wages in Tight Labor Market

by Lance Turner 11/29/2017 03:22 pm

Employers in the Federal Reserve's Eighth District, which includes all of Arkansas and parts of six nearby states, say they are raising starting wages and salaries to attract new workers amid a tight labor market.

Lumber One to Open in iHeart Media Metroplex, Other Real Estate Deals Total $1.4M

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 11/29/2017 02:37 pm

A new Lumber One Home Center retail store is planned for the recently sold iHeart Media Metroplex at 10800 Col. Glenn Road in Little Rock.

Generic Drug Manufacturer to Invest $31.3M in Fayetteville Plant

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/27/2017 03:20 pm

OurPharma of Fayetteville plans to invest $31.3 million in a Fayetteville facility that will develop lower-cost alternatives to generic drugs.