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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 Hosticka 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.

Little Rock Tech Park Offers Director Job to Brent Birch

by Mark Carter 6/4/2014 11:42 am

Brent Birch, chief information officer for Arkansas Business Publishing Group, has been offered the director's job for the planned Little Rock technology park.

Mitch Bettis Named President of ABPG

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/12/2014 12:00 am

Arkansas Business Publishing Group of Little Rock announced Monday that Mitch Bettis, general manager of ABPG and publisher of Arkansas Business, has been named president of the company.

Former AY Publisher Harrell Moves to Gatehouse

by Luke Jones 3/5/2014 3:01 pm

Scott Harrell has been named publisher of Gatehouse Media publications for the company's Arkansas and northern Louisiana region.

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.

Newspapers' Costs Shift To Consumers

by Luke Jones 9/16/2013 12:00 am

Print publications that traditionally relied on advertising for the bulk of their revenue have watched that money stream slowly dry up even as the demand for news — more often and in more formats — has grown. Newspapers are now asking, “Who will pay the cost of news if advertisers won’t?”

Darin Gray Purchases Full Ownership of Northwest Arkansas Business Journal

by Luke Jones 9/9/2013 12:00 am

Darin Gray, majority owner of Gray Matters LLC of Springdale, previously owned 75 percent of the journal, according to the announcement posted on the journal’s website. He purchased the remainder of the stake from Olivia Farrell, CEO of Arkansas Business Publishing Group, parent company of Arkansas Business.

Jennifer Pyron Leaves 'Soiree' for Arkansas Children's Hospital Foundation

by Kate Knable 5/13/2013 12:00 am

Jennifer Cobb Pyron, editor of Arkansas Business Publishing Group’s Little Rock Soiree magazine, has accepted a job as director of communications and strategic planning for the Arkansas Children’s Hospital Foundation beginning June 3.