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Apple Pay, CurrentC Shake Up the Checkout

by Mark Friedman 11/3/2014 12:00 am

The battle over mobile payment platforms is heating up. On one side is Apple Pay, which launched Oct. 20 and encourages users to pay for merchandise with Apple’s iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. Its rival is the payment system backed by Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville and about 50 other retailers: CurrentC, created by a joint venture called MCX, the Merchant Customer Exchange of Boston.

Home BancShares 3Q Earnings Up 49 Percent From 2013

by Lee Hogan 10/17/2014 10:08 am

Home BancShares Inc. of Conway, the parent company of Centennial Bank of Conway, announced $24.7 million third quarter earnings, up 49 percent from $18.4 million for the same period of 2013.

Home BancShares' 1Q Profit A Record, Up 56 Percent

by Lance Turner 4/17/2014 10:52 am

Home BancShares Inc. of Conway on Thursday announced another record quarterly profit as it continues to integrate the operations of Liberty Bancshares Inc. of Jonesboro.

Compensation Unchanged for Most Home BancShares Execs

by George Waldon 3/4/2014 3:38 pm

The 2013 compensation packages among the five top executives at Home BancShares Inc. of Conway didn't grow except for one: Tracy French, regional president of Centennial Bank, was awarded an 18 percent increase.

Federal Reserve, State Bank Board OK Home BancShares, Liberty Deal

by Lance Turner 9/3/2013 3:28 pm

Home BancShares Inc. of Conway says its previously announced $280 million merger with Liberty Bancshares Inc. of Jonesboro has been approved by the Federal Reserve Board and the Arkansas State Bank Board.

Davy Carter Named Regional President of Centennial Bank, Will Oversee Liberty Bank Deal

by Lance Turner 7/9/2013 8:04 am

Centennial Bank, a subsidiary of Home BancShares Inc. of Conway, names Davy Carter as regional president, with duties and responsibilities that include overseeing the company's acquisition of Liberty Bank of Arkansas Inc. of Jonesboro.

Home BancShares Announces Stock Split, Quarterly Dividend Hike

by Gwen Moritz 4/19/2013 8:20 am

Chairman John Allison had a couple of surprises for shareholders who attended Home BancShares Inc.’s annual meeting in Conway Thursday night: Their stock will be split 2-for-1 on May 22, and their quarterly dividend will be increased from 13 cents to 15 cents per share.

Home BancShares Execs See Bigger Bonuses, Stock Options

by George Waldon 3/6/2013 7:22 am

Home BancShares Inc. of Conway releases its 2013 proxy statement, showing that executives cashed in on bigger bonuses and stock options.

Centennial Bank Buys Heritage Bank of Florida In FDIC-Assisted Deal

by Lance Turner 11/2/2012 5:21 pm

Centennial Bank, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Home BancShares Inc. of Conway, said Friday that it has acquired all the deposits and substantially all the assets of Heritage Bank of Florida.