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No Daily Report, Morning Report or E-newsletters on Thursday, Friday

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/26/2014 11:03 am

Arkansas Business will not send the Daily Report, Morning Report or weekly industry e-newsletters on Thursday and Friday in recognition of the Thanksgiving holiday.

Arkansas Cartoonist Jon Kennedy Dies at 96

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/13/2014 10:07 am

Jon B. Kennedy of North Little Rock, a former editorial cartoonist at the Arkansas Democrat and Arkansas Business, died Friday. He was 96.

Whatsoever Things Are of Good Report (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 8/18/2014 12:00 am

Sometimes newsworthiness isn’t cut and dried. But things that are true and honest and just — I actually get paid to think on these things and to decide whether they are newsworthy, whether or not they are pure and lovely and praiseworthy.

The Weekly Miracle (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 7/28/2014 12:00 am

Later this week, I’ll celebrate my 15th anniversary as editor of Arkansas Business. If your first thought is, “Wow, you’d think she’d be better at it by now,” let me assure you that I am in complete agreement. The longer I do this job, the more I realize just how much I don’t know. But that’s one of the reasons I keep doing it: I learn something about something every day.

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.

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 8:15 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 9:06 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 1:09 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 9:59 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 4:00 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 2:01 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 2:18 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 2:20 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 9:51 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.