Technology Archive

Customer Demand Drives Final Mile Industry

by Marty Cook 5/15/2017 12:00 am

The “final mile” of shipping items purchased online — experts call it a $13 billion market — is tantalizing for shippers even as it is putting pressure on retailers' margins.

10 FinTech Accelerator Companies Named

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 5/10/2017 05:35 pm

Global financial services technology provider FIS and the Venture Center of Little Rock names the 10 startups selected from a pool of 295 applicants for the second FinTech Accelerator.

How Amazon Trounces Rivals in Battle of Shopping 'Bots'

by Jeffrey Dastin, Reuters 5/10/2017 09:31 am

How Amazon's technological prowess is helping it dominate the retail competition.

Kimbel Mechanical Moves Into Former Acumen Brands Space

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/8/2017 12:00 am

Kimbel Mechanical is moving into a spacious 76,000-SF building at 1936 N. Shiloh Drive in Fayetteville, a building formerly occupied by one-time e-commerce sensation Acumen Brands.

Cable Cord-Cutting in Arkansas, and Feeling It at ESPN

by Kyle Massey 5/8/2017 12:00 am

Subscribers cancelling their cable packages goes a long way in summing up a crisis at ESPN, which laid off about 100 in April.

RevUnit Grows By Putting People First

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 5/8/2017 12:00 am

There is more to technology than the tech itself; the people behind it matter, and they drive growth. That's what Michael Paladino, co-founder and chief technology officer of RevUnit in Bentonville, said he believes and puts into practice at the northwest Arkansas business.

Uniti Group Reports 1Q Loss of $20M

by Lance Turner 5/5/2017 11:26 am

Uniti Group Inc. of Little Rock reports a $20 million first-quarter loss, down from a $8 million profit in the same quarter last year.

Wal-Mart Files Patent for Amazon Dash Rival

by Nandita Bose and Gayathree Ganesan, Reuters 5/5/2017 10:04 am

"Wal-Mart aims to integrate [Internet of Things] into the products themselves for automatic re-ordering with no user input at all."

Inuvo Reports 1Q Net Loss of $1.7M

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 5/4/2017 03:59 pm

Advertising technology and digital publishing firm Inuvo Inc. of Little Rock reports first-quarter revenue of $17.2 million, down from $18.7 million in the same quarter last year.

Inuvo Executives See Pay Decline in 2016

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 5/4/2017 10:09 am

Every officer at Inuvo Inc. of Little Rock saw their pay decline in 2016, according to the company's annual proxy statement.

Windstream Reports 1Q Net Loss of $111M

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/4/2017 07:02 am

Windstream reports a first-quarter net loss of $111 million, or a loss of 89 cents per share, compared to a loss of $232 million, or a loss of $2.52 cents per share, in the same quarter last year.

RevUnit Acquires Las Vegas Firm

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/1/2017 09:53 am

Digital product developer RevUnit of Bentonville acquires Teamvvork LLC of Las Vegas.

PACE Financing Under Fire From Tom Cotton

by Kyle Massey 5/1/2017 12:00 am

Pulaski County Judge Barry Hyde calls PACE financing a home run, something that makes "a lot of sense to a lot of people." U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton calls PACE a scam to "trick seniors into taking out high-interest loans for 20 years, along with liens on their homes."

Josh Throne Named VP/Partner at Mockingbird Creative (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/1/2017 12:00 am

Josh Throne has joined Mockingbird Creative as vice president and partner.

CaseStack CEO Dan Sanker on Keeping Supply Chains Unbroken

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/1/2017 12:00 am

Dan Sanker is the founder and CEO of CaseStack Inc., a provider of logistical and supply chain management support for consumer packaged goods companies.

NWA Vacancy Rates Stable As New Buildings Go Modern

by Marty Cook 5/1/2017 12:00 am

The success of new office construction is partially based on the quality of product but also because of the demand for it.

School for Math & Science Leases Tech Park Space

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/24/2017 06:04 pm

The Little Rock Technology Park says the Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences & the Arts in Hot Springs will lease space at the park for its Coding Arkansas' Future initiative.

Wal-Mart's Store No. 8 Hires Jenny Fleiss as CEO

by Reuters 4/24/2017 03:23 pm

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said its recently launched startup investment arm, Store No 8, has hired Jenny Fleiss as the chief executive of its first portfolio company.

Fayetteville's Old Post Office On the Market

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/24/2017 12:00 am

The Old Post Office building in the Fayetteville downtown square is for sale, and its star tenant is soon to be on the move.

Georgia Pacific, UAM-CTC Team Up to Train Workers for 21st Century

by Jan Cottingham 4/24/2017 12:00 am

A worker-training technique that evolved in the Middle Ages is gaining new currency in 21st century Crossett.

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