Tagged: arkansas business

10 Years After the War: Is the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Really ‘The Best of Both'?

by Lance Turner 3/31/2014 12:00 am

On Oct. 19, 1991, the newly christened Arkansas Democrat-Gazette landed on doorsteps and in the newspaper boxes of the state's new media landscape. Having whipped its nemesis, the Democrat-Gazette pushed ahead, working to take in advertising dollars left homeless when the Gazette collapsed and selling the mantra, “The Best of Both.”

Arkansas Business Seeking 40 Under 40 Nominations

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/14/2014 08:15 am

The 2014 class of 40 Under 40 honorees will be profiled in the June 23 issue of Arkansas Business. Included in this issue will be a listing of their accomplishments within their businesses, organizations and/or community.

Graham Cobb Enters Little Rock Regional Chamber as New Chief Operating Officer

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/25/2013 12:00 am

Graham Cobb has joined the Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce as its new chief operating officer. A Little Rock native, Cobb will run the day-to-day operations of the business lobbying group.

Tickets Available for Arkansas Business CFO of the Year Awards Luncheon

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/4/2013 09:06 am

Arkansas Business will recognize the state's most outstanding CFOs at its 5th annual CFO of the Year Awards Luncheon on Wednesday, Nov. 6, from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Embassy Suites in Little Rock.

FBI Raids Rogers Business Associated With Jim Bolt

by Gwen Moritz 6/27/2013 01:09 pm

A Rogers "cancer research facility" affiliated with Jim Bolt, a convicted felon who was acquitted of federal charges related to investments in a previous company that claimed to treat cancer, was raided by the FBI on Thursday morning.

UA Scoop, 'Greenhead' Magazine Honored in National Competition

by Gwen Moritz 6/24/2013 11:12 am

Northwest Arkansas Editor Chris Bahn's astonishing revelation that the University of Arkansas' advancement office had spent millions of dollars more than budgeted has been recognized as one of the best scoops of 2012 among business journals.

Video: Arkansas' Ken Duke Earns $1.1 Million With First PGA Tour Victory

by Chris Bahn 6/24/2013 09:59 am

Pro golfer Ken Duke keeps getting better with age. Duke, 44, won his first PGA Tour event on Sunday. With the 2013 Travelers Championship victory came a $1.1 million payout. Includes video.

Video: 'Arkansas Week' & the Arkansas Business Week in Review

by Lance Turner 5/18/2013 10:06 am

On AETN's "Arkansas Week," we talk about the farm bill in Washington D.C., new developments in the Arkansas governor's race, earnings season and the abortion law in court. Also: The "Arkansas Business Week in Review" on THV 11 News.

Sam Alley, Brian Itzkowitz Named Top Executives at Arkansas Business of the Year Awards

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/27/2013 12:17 am

Sam Alley, CEO of VCC in Little Rock, and Brian Itzkowitz, CEO of Goodwill Industries of Arkansas, won executive of the year awards at Tuesday's 25th annual Arkansas Business of the Year Awards at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock, presented by Centennial Bank.

Update: G. David Gearhart Names Chris Wyrick New Vice Chancellor For Advancement at UA

by Chris Bahn 2/13/2013 04:00 pm

University of Arkansas Chancellor G. David Gearhart announced Chris Wyrick as the new vice chancellor for advancement during a news conference Wednesday.

UA Assistant Law Dean Defends Against Critics Who See Law School As 'Scam'

by Chris Bahn 2/11/2013 10:14 am

An associate dean at UALR defends the notion that law school is a valuable investment for students.

Japan's Dentsu Network Acquires Mitchell Communications Group

by Chris Bahn 1/4/2013 02:01 am

Mitchell Communications Group Inc. of Fayetteville has sold to Dentsu Network, a Japanese-based company looking to expand its global operations into public relations.

Arkansas Business Publishing Group Announces Changes to Internet Publications

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/31/2012 02:18 pm

Arkansas Business Publishing Group of Little Rock has launched a new version of ArkansasBusiness.com optimized for mobile platforms and will reallocate its resources to focus on its core Arkansas Business brand.

Video: Michael Pakko Says More Slow Growth Ahead, No Matter Who Wins Election

by Mark Carter 10/30/2012 02:20 pm

Michael Pakko's "broken record" of slow, steady growth for the Arkansas economy was played again at Tuesday's 2012 UALR Economic Forecast Luncheon at the Clinton Center's Great Hall.

Jeff Hankins Resigns As President, Publisher of Arkansas Business Publishing Group

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/22/2012 09:51 am

Olivia Farrell, chairman and CEO of Arkansas Business Publishing Group of Little Rock, announced today that Jeff Hankins, president and publisher, has submitted his resignation.

Arkansas Jobs: Feds, Meds and Wal-Mart

by Mark Carter 3/18/2010 12:04 pm

Government and health care continue to carry the bulk of jobs in the state; Wal-Mart is No. 2 on the list of largest employers.