Small Business Archive

Data Theft: Is Your Business Ready? (Aaron Gamewell Expert Advice)

by Aaron Gamewell 9/18/2017 12:00 am

Aaron Gamewell of SBS CyberSecurity offers his list of actions that every business should deploy to mitigate the risk of a data breach.

Arkansas Unemployment Rate Rises to 3.5 Percent

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/15/2017 10:00 am

Arkansas' unemployment rate in August increased one-tenth of a percentage point to 3.5 percent.

Shuttered Joubert's Tavern Sells For $342K

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 9/14/2017 10:08 am

Henry Willmuth, through 7303 Kanis LLC, recently purchased the 7,500-SF Joubert's Tavern at 7303 Kanis Road in Little Rock for $342,250.

Northwest Arkansas on Bucket's List

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/11/2017 12:00 am

Francis Hwang, co-founder and president of the startup Bucket, moved to Fayetteville in mid-August in preparation for the company's launch in spring 2018.

Too Good, But True (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 9/11/2017 12:00 am

PAYS — Pay As You Save — finances energy-efficiency upgrades for OECC ratepayers and allows them to pay it back with the monthly savings that result from using less electricity.

Steve Landers Buys Auto Property for $4.4M

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 9/7/2017 01:47 pm

Steve Landers, through Glenn Ridge Crossings II LLC, recently purchased the 15,721-SF Infiniti dealership property at 15 Colonel Glenn Road in Little Rock for $4.4 million.

Business World Names Stephen Carlisle CEO

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/6/2017 11:35 am

Business World of Little Rock, an office equipment and digital solutions consultancy, on Wednesday named Stephen Carlisle its new CEO.

SPONSORED: The Maker Movement: Why It Matters

by 9/6/2017 09:17 am

Unique spaces around the nation, including Arkansas, provide a platform for creativity and innovation.

Arkansas Business Presents New Lists of Minority-, Woman-Owned Companies

by Gwen Moritz 9/4/2017 12:00 am

Arkansas Business presents two lists of 135 minority-owned companies and 98 woman-owned companies who responded to our first-ever survey of companies in those categories.

AEDC's Program for Minority Firms Extends Its Mission

by Kyle Massey 9/4/2017 12:00 am

The Arkansas Economic Development Commission's online directory of minority-owned firms now lists some 275 certified companies, and Pat Brown's team is busy certifying women-owned businesses.

Modica Credits AEDC for El Dorado Success

by Kyle Massey 9/4/2017 12:00 am

Gregory Modica doesn't know where he'd be if not for Arkansas' program promoting minority-owned businesses, but he's certain he wouldn't be leading a multimillion-dollar company.

Design Group Works to Combine Good Business With Goodwill

by Kyle Massey 9/4/2017 12:00 am

When Myron Jackson saw images of white supremacists marching last month in Charlottesville, Virginia, he noticed more than swastikas, Dixie flags and hatred. As much as he dislikes putting it so bluntly, he also spotted opportunity.

New Beginnings for Kids, CEO Chirie Bazzelle

by Mark Friedman 9/4/2017 12:00 am

When Chirie Bazzelle bought New Beginnings Behavioral Services in 2010, she became the only woman and the only African-American to be the sole owner of a behavioral health company in Arkansas.

Winters Law Firm Finds Success Catering to Startups

by Marty Cook 9/4/2017 12:00 am

Don't let appearances fool you. The Winters Law Firm in Fayetteville is considered a can't-miss resource for the area's startup community.

Arkansas Flag & Banner's Kerry McCoy Rides Wave of Publicity

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/4/2017 12:00 am

Kerry McCoy, who grew up in North Little Rock, founded Arkansas Flag & Banner in 1975 with an investment of $400. The company now has 22 full-time employees.

Little Rock Properties Sell for $815K

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 9/1/2017 12:59 pm

Day care centers, eateries, retail center and lot sold this month.

IP Primer for Startups and Small Businesses (Blake Glasgow Commentary)

by Blake Glasgow 9/1/2017 11:36 am

Many new business owners overlook an important aspect of any business: intellectual property (IP), which includes trademarks, patents, and copyrights.

ASBTDC Gets $200K Grant to Help Innovative Small Businesses

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/31/2017 09:57 am

The Arkansas Small Business & Technology Development Center at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock recently received $200,000 to support innovative small businesses.

SPONSORED: Eminently Successful Experience Inspires Thriving Planning Business

by 8/30/2017 08:51 am

Wedding experience leads entrepreneur into business on behalf of brides.

Employment Law: Firing Employees Who Participated in Hate Group Rallies

by Mark Friedman 8/28/2017 02:53 pm

The issues surrounding terminating an employee who participates in rallies involving hate groups could be puzzling. Arkansas Business asked H. Wayne Young, a partner with the law firm Friday Eldredge & Clark in Little Rock, for his thoughts.