Small Business Archive

Sun Paper, McFadden Stories Grab Online Attention in 2016

by Lance Turner 12/19/2016 12:00 am

Stories about major new economic development projects and new jobs are reliable online traffic drivers, but stories about prominent Arkansas figures or how other people's money is spent drove clicks at ArkansasBusiness.com.

Christmas by the Numbers

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/19/2016 12:00 am

Holiday figures for the shopping season show slight bumps over last year.

Southern Bancorp Community Partners Gets $2M

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/13/2016 04:06 pm

Southern Bancorp Community Partners gets $2 million — the maximum available under the Financial Assistance program of the U.S. Treasury's Community Development Financial Institution Fund.

Laura Fine Named State Director of UALR ASBTDC

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/13/2016 11:27 am

Laura Fine has been named state director of the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

Family Owners Wrangle Over Homer's Restaurant

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

The popular Homer's Restaurant in east Little Rock is at the center of a complicated family feud pitting the daughter of the restaurant's founder against her two brothers.

Group Trend Continues for Dentists

by Mark Friedman 12/12/2016 12:00 am

Last month, when Jordan Cooper sold five of his dental locations in Arkansas to Rock Dental Brands of Little Rock for $1.7 million, he became the latest in a trend of dentists selling to a larger group practice.

Arkansas Innovators Promote Tech's Everyday Problem-Solving

by Marty Cook 12/12/2016 12:00 am

As technology became accessible, people with a multitude of different agendas have embraced it. Some use it to design incredibly complex logistical plans for transportation; some use it to analyze big data for financial institutions; some use it to figure out a way to connect hungry people to food.

The Overtime Exemption Rules Are On Hold — What Do You Do Now? (Stuart Jackson Commentary)

by Stuart Jackson 12/8/2016 08:23 am

Attorney Stuart Jackson assesses the recent court injunction of the new federal overtime rule and says companies should consider continuing their plans to comply with it.

Clean Harbors Opens $120M Expansion, Will Add 120 Jobs

by Sarah Campbell 12/7/2016 10:21 am

Clean Harbors unveils a $120 million expansion of its El Dorado facility, which it said will create 120 full-time jobs.

SPONSORED: Protect Your Business From Identity Theft And Fraud

by 12/7/2016 09:02 am

Simple measures provide security during the holiday season and beyond.

Arkansas Scholarship Lottery Picks CJRW for $34.5M Contract

by Kyle Massey 12/6/2016 12:10 pm

Little Rock ad agency CJRW is the anticipated winner of a $34.5 million, five-year contract to provide advertising, marketing and public relations services for the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery.

Little Rock Tech Park Announces First Tenants

by Sarah Campbell 12/6/2016 10:29 am

The Little Rock Technology Park announces the first slate of tenants moving into Phase 1 of its permanent offices at 415 and 417 Main St., which are set to open March 1.

Dallas Building Gets BDG's Hyperleap Internet Service

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/5/2016 03:24 pm

Broadband Development Group expands its HyperLeap internet service outside central Arkansas, to the recently opening McKinney & Olive Building in uptown Dallas.

UA Business Forecast Lunch Set for Jan. 27

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/5/2016 02:48 pm

The University of Arkansas' Center for Business & Economic Research will host its 2017 Business Forecast Luncheon from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Jan. 27 at the John Q. Hammons Convention Center in Rogers.

Donna Smith Galchus of CGWG Dies

by Sarah Campbell 12/5/2016 11:27 am

Cross Gunter Witherspoon & Galchus P.C. of Little Rock announces the death of founding member Donna Smith Galchus. The firm said she died Dec. 4 following a brief illness.

Arkansas Grown Announces Local Conversations Events

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/5/2016 09:40 am

The Arkansas Grown Program announced Monday that four free regional Local Conversations events, which aim to connect local farmers and producers with grocery store managers, chefs, restaurateurs and other consumers, are scheduled for January-February in Arkansas.

Seeing Things That Don't Exist — Yet (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 12/5/2016 12:00 am

People who can visualize things that have never existed are as mysterious and awe-inspiring to me as the people who can hear music that has never been written.

Tax Credits Help Little Rock Company Raise $1.25M for Movies

by Mark Friedman 12/5/2016 12:00 am

Gary Newton hopes "Antiquities," which filmed primarily in North Little Rock, will be the first in a string of movies to come out of the startup film production company he created with Graham Gordy and Daniel Campbell.

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.

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