Tagged: arkansas business publishing group

Startups, Manufacturers Want City to Invest in Workforce Development

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 5/23/2018 10:25 am

Conway-area employers need talent, and the community should tell young people that they can snag high-paying jobs without a college degree, business owners and educators said during the Outlook Conway event this week.

Some Companies Say Dogs Make for a Lower-Stress Workplace

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 4/9/2018 12:00 am

Having dogs at work sets a fun tone and reduces employee stress, three Arkansas companies that welcome them in their offices told Arkansas Business.

Arkansas Business Hits Historical High for Paid Subscribers

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/26/2018 12:00 am

Arkansas Business is ending February with the highest number of paid print subscribers in the publication’s 34-year history.

Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame Inducts 10 for 2017 Class

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/22/2017 10:30 am

The Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame on Friday announced ten inductees to its third class, which includes three posthumous honorees and one organization.

The Women’s Foundation of Arkansas Fighting for Female Power

by Rosemary Hallmark 3/8/2017 12:00 am

The Women’s Foundation of Arkansas is fighting to improve the lives of women in our state, and you don’t want to mess with them.

Are 401(k) Costs Fair? Firms Can Analyze Fees

by Gwen Moritz 1/16/2017 12:00 am

The suspicion that one’s 401(k) plan might be costing more in fees than necessary has taken root in the American consciousness.

Update: Natural State Media to Buy the Northwest Arkansas Business Journal

by Kyle Massey 9/1/2016 11:31 am

The Northwest Arkansas Business Journal of Springdale will be acquired by the owners of Talk Business & Politics, the two publications announced Thursday.

Arkansas Business Wins National Awards for Investigative Reporting, Scoop

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/13/2016 10:13 am

Arkansas Business Senior Editor Mark Friedman was recognized Saturday with a gold award for investigative reporting for his expose of the class-action legal strategy for which John Goodson of Texarkana and 15 other attorneys will be sanctioned by a federal judge next week.

Reminiscences Flow at CJRW Reunion

by Kyle Massey 6/6/2016 12:00 am

There were no mad men — or women — at a recent reunion of former CJRW employees. Just jovial colleagues drinking and laughing about old times.

Arkansas Women’s Hall of Fame

by Staff 10/1/2015 12:00 am

A joint effort of Arkansas Business Publishing Group and the North Little Rock Chamber of Commerce, the inaugural Arkansas Women’s Hall of Fame ceremony and dinner was presented by Centennial Bank and honored some of the state’s most exceptional women, including: Mary Ann Ritter Arnold, Betty Bumpers, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Mary Good, Johnelle Hunt, Edith Irby Jones and Alice Walton. Posthumous honorees were Daisy Gatson Bates, Hattie Caraway, Hester Davis and Roberta W. Fulbright. The Women’s Emergency Committee was also celebrated. The event was held at the Statehouse Convention Center’s Wally Allen Ballroom. For more info, visit ARWomensHallOfFame.com.

Inaugural Inductees Honored at Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame

by Alexis Crowe 8/28/2015 9:12 am

The new Arkansas Women’s Hall of Fame inducted its first members, 11 women and one group, during a ceremony Thursday night at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock.

Women to Watch Party

by Staff 6/30/2015 12:00 am

Olivia Farrell, chairman and CEO of Arkansas Business Publishing Group, and Mandy Richardson, publisher of Little Rock Soirée, hosted the 2015 Women to Watch party at Cache Restaurant & Lounge in downtown Little Rock. The special annual event was sponsored by Cache and Dr. DJ Dailey and honored the 2015 class of Soirée’s Women to Watch, as well as Women to Watch from previous classes. Guests enjoyed heavy hors d’oeuvres, beer and wine and a sneak peek of the June issue.

Women Share Stories, Strategies About Leading, Growing Ranks in Business

by Lance Turner 5/15/2015 12:07 pm

Women must have an expectation that their potential is limitless, and organizations must understand that diversity is key to powering success, three women business leaders said at a panel discussion Friday morning. Includes video.

They Just Eat It Up (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 3/9/2015 12:00 am

Restaurant news drives online business. There is no other industry that can be counted on to generate so much instantaneous online traffic.

Treatsie Breaks Out of Box by Offering Online Artisan Sweets

by Todd Traub 2/2/2015 9:00 am

Treatsie sends its subscribers monthly, boxed selections of sweets treats from some of the nation’s best gourmet candy and confection makers.

Sing Their Praises (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 12/15/2014 12:00 am

Women are caught in a double bind: Brag on themselves, and they may be seen as pushy. Fail to brag on themselves, and they may be seen as pushovers. That’s just one of the reasons that last week’s launch of the Arkansas Women’s Hall of Fame by the North Little Rock Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Arkansas Business Publishing Group, is a welcome development. The Hall of Fame’s purpose is to recognize the many contributions of women in the state.

NLR Chamber, ABPG Launch Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame

by Lee Hogan 12/10/2014 1:38 pm

The North Little Rock Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Arkansas Business Publishing Group of Little Rock, launched the Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame on Wednesday.

NLR Chamber, ABPG Join In Women’s Hall of Fame

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/5/2014 11:36 am

The North Little Rock Chamber of Commerce is partnering with Arkansas Business Publishing Group of Little Rock to launch a new program to honor the significant contributions of Arkansas women in business, politics, philanthropy and other fields.

Women to Watch Party at Cache

by Staff 9/1/2014 12:01 am

Olivia Farrell, chairman and CEO of Arkansas Business Publishing Group, and Sandra McGrew, editor-in-chief of Little Rock Soirée magazine, hosted a reception to honor the 2014 class of Women to Watch. Held at Cache, the event featured cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, a sneak peek of the June 2014 issue and swag bags for all honorees. Sponsors of the event included Cache Restaurant, Dr. DJ Dailey and Southern Accented.

Jim Bolt Criminal Saga Reveals ‘A Certain Amount Of Genius’

by Gwen Moritz 6/30/2014 12:00 am

A federal judge sentenced James W. Bolt to a sentence 29 months longer than standard sentencing guidelines. It was an acknowledgement that the only way to keep Bolt from breaking the law was to keep him locked up.