Today's News

CARTI Lays Off 17 Employees, Eliminates 5 More Positions

by Mark Friedman 4/13/2018 10:55 am

CARTI of Little Rock eliminated 22 positions on Thursday, including 17 that were occupied, as part of what CEO Adam Head called a restructuring aimed at making the cancer treatment nonprofit "strong and sustainable."

Solar Leads Way as Net Metering Has Record Year

by Kyle Massey 4/12/2018 01:57 pm

More than 350 Arkansans added on-site generation systems in 2017, raising the state's number of net-metering customers from 633 to 988, a 56 percent increase.

Fruit Growers in Arkansas Prepare for More Cold Temperatures

by Associated Press 4/12/2018 11:22 am

Arkansas fruit growers are preparing for another round of freezing temperatures this weekend. The National Weather Service estimates a low temperature of 29 degrees Sunday in northwest Arkansas.

Bank of the Ozarks' 1Q Net Income Up 27 Percent

by Lance Turner 4/12/2018 11:15 am

Bank of the Ozarks on Thursday announced first-quarter net income of $113.1 million, up 27 percent from the same quarter last year.

Former Interim Chief Marty Schack Will Lead KTHV

by Kyle Massey 4/11/2018 01:16 pm

Marty Schack, a broadcast advertising sales veteran who served as interim general manager at KTHV-TV last year, has been named as the Little Rock CBS affiliate's president and general manager.

Arkansas Pauses Marijuana Dispensary Review

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 4/11/2018 10:25 am

Arkansas officials have halted their evaluation of applications to sell medical marijuana after a judge struck down the state's licensing process for businesses that want to grow the drug.

CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs Joins ACH's Nursery Alliance

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/11/2018 09:16 am

CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs announced Wednesday that it is joining Arkansas Children's Hospital Nursery Alliance, which will coordinate care between neonatologists at ACH's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and physicians in CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs' Anthony Childbirth Center.

SPONSORED: Facts For Fighting Heart Failure

by 4/11/2018 08:32 am

Knowing the signs and risk factors can empower people to treat and ward off heart disease.

Study: South's Native Talent Suffers Without Better Schools

by Associated Press 4/11/2018 06:46 am

The South's increasingly diverse homegrown talent won't share in the region's economic growth unless state leaders commit to spending more on public schools and higher education, according to a study released Tuesday.

Mack McLarty to Rotary: Globalization Is the Reality

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 4/10/2018 04:24 pm

Thomas F. "Mack" McLarty, speaking at the Little Rock Rotary Club, stressed the importance of globalization, noting that Americans are "living in a much more interconnected world than ever before."

SPONSORED: Wood Sales Leadership Center Teaches Art, Science Of Selling

by 4/10/2018 11:21 am

Rare program poised to turn out its first class of future salespeople at Arkansas State University.

Walmart Partners With Postmates to Delivery Groceries in North Carolina

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/10/2018 10:55 am

Walmart Inc. of Bentonville has reached a deal with local delivery company Postmates of San Francisco that will help Walmart expand its online grocery delivery service over the coming months.

Bank of the Ozarks Named Top Performer

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/9/2018 03:47 pm

Bank of the Ozarks has again been named the nation's best performing regional bank in its asset size category, claiming the top spot in the S&P Global Market Intelligence ranking of regional banks for 2017.

Manhattan Road & Bridge Awarded $87.3M I-630 Widening Project

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/9/2018 01:36 pm

Manhattan Road & Bridge, a road construction firm with offices in Little Rock and northwest Arkansas, is awarded an $87.3 million Arkansas Department of Transportation widening project.

RPM Group Names Kris Upton CEO

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/9/2018 11:22 am

RPM Group of Little Rock on Monday said its board of directors had appointed Kris Upton as chairman of the board and CEO.

Total Compensation Increases for Dillard Family Members

by Mark Friedman 4/9/2018 10:32 am

In 2017, Dillard family members who work at Dillard's Inc. of Little Rock saw their total compensation packages rise.

Stephens, Economics Arkansas Launch Free Enterprise Education Program

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/9/2018 09:14 am

Stephens Inc. of Little Rock and Economics Arkansas, an educational nonprofit, have created an umbrella PreK-12 program focused on free enterprise education for schools and students across the state.

Judge Slashes $12.4M Award Against Walmart

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/9/2018 12:00 am

U.S. District Court Judge Timothy L. Brooks last month reduced the amount a jury awarded last year to a Southern California digital design firm against Walmart Inc. to just $745,000.

Daredevil Displays Leave Verizon Arena Officials Living On a Prayer

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/9/2018 12:00 am

Michael Marion says recent antics by Jon Bon Jovi and Katy Perry at Verizon Arena demonstrate the juggling act between safety issues and dynamic performances.

Herget Lines Up Physician Investors for Sniffle Health App

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/9/2018 12:00 am

Little Rock entrepreneur Ryan Herget said his telemedicine company, Sniffle Health Inc., will launch an app by the end of the month that allows patients to communicate directly with their own doctors.