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Big Deals of 2018 Skyrocket in Arkansas by 267 Percent

by Jan Cottingham 2/11/2019 12:00 am

The value of big deals in Arkansas leaped to $53.9 billion in 2018, a 267 percent increase over the $14.7 billion figure of 2017.

Tyson Foods to Buy Parts of BRF S.A. for $340M

by Lance Turner 2/7/2019 6:54 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale agrees to buy the Thai and European operations of BRF S.A. for $340 million.

Tyson Foods' 1Q EPS Beat Expectations

by Lance Turner 2/7/2019 6:47 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale reports fiscal first-quarter net income of $551 million, down 66 percent from the same quarter last year. But earnings per share beat analysts' expectations.

Tyson Announces Leadership Changes Following Keystone Acquisition

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 1/15/2019 9:54 am

As part of the integration of recently acquired Keystone Foods and the company’s global growth efforts, Tyson Foods Inc. has made changes to its enterprise leadership team that reports directly to President and CEO Noel White.

Harrison Doctor’s Second Chances Piling Up at State Medical Board

by Mark Friedman 1/14/2019 12:00 am

The Arkansas State Medical Board suspended a Harrison doctor’s medical license last June, for the third time in four years, after multiple complaints that the doctor overprescribed opioids and had serious mental health issues, an examination of his file reveals.

Tyson Foods Details Former CEO's Severance Package

by Marty Cook 12/20/2018 5:16 pm

Former Tyson Foods Inc. CEO Tom Hayes, who unexpectedly stepped down in September, will receive a severance package worth more than $6 million. New CEO Noel White, previously Tyson's president of its fresh meats and international divisions, will early a fiscal 2019 salary of $1.15 million.

Tyson Family Commits $6M to Upgrade UA Track Center

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/6/2018 11:42 am

The Tyson family has committed $6 million toward renovating the University of Arkansas' Randal Tyson Track Center, according to UA athletics and the nonprofit Razorback Foundation.

Tyson Foods Completes Deal for Keystone Foods

by Lance Turner 11/30/2018 3:35 pm

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale completes its $2.16 billion cash acquisition of Keystone Foods from Marfrig Global Foods of São Paulo, Brazil.

Arkansas Business Concludes 2018 Executive Leadership Academy, Sets 2019 Dates

by Chris Bahn 11/26/2018 12:52 pm

Leaders from a mix of business, nonprofit and policy sectors concluded the Arkansas Business Executive Leadership Academy on Oct. 26.

Mission of New Program at SAU: Incubating Poultry Managers

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 11/26/2018 12:00 am

A $100K grant and new facilities at Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia offer a workforce pipeline for a big Arkansas industry.

Shorter Public Companies List Reveals Top, Median Pay

by Gwen Moritz 11/19/2018 12:00 am

Much about this year’s rankings of public companies and their highest-paid executives by total compensation is typical. But there is something new: data on the median employee compensation of most of the state’s publicly traded companies.

Tyson Foods' 4Q Profit Beats Expectations, But Revenue Misses

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/13/2018 9:57 am

Record beef income helped push Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale to fiscal fourth-quarter profit that beat analysts' expectations, but revenue for the publicly traded meat processor fell short.

The Full Monte: Suits Cite Spiral of Abuse

by Mark Friedman 11/5/2018 12:00 am

Monte Johnston was a successful Springdale businessman with several lucrative companies, a wife and four daughters, a big house and write-ups in local publications. But in 2015, his life started falling apart, personally and professionally.

Courtney Goodson Sues Again to Stop Outside Attack Ads

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/26/2018 7:31 am

Arkansas Supreme Court Justice Courtney Goodson sues to block a Washington-based conservative group's attack ads and mailers.

Group Spends $1.1M Against Courtney Goodson

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/25/2018 6:45 am

A Washington-based group says it's spent $1.1 million so far this fall on mailers and TV ads in the race to oust a Supreme Court justice in Arkansas, including a new spot similar to one by another group that a state judge temporarily blocked from airing earlier this year.

Tyson Founder, Warren Stephens to Join Arkansas Business Hall of Fame

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/10/2018 10:19 am

The late founder of Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale and the CEO of Stephens Inc. of Little Rock are among the latest inductees to the University of Arkansas' Arkansas Business Hall of Fame.

Update: Noel White Named Tyson Foods CEO as Tom Hayes Departs

by Lance Turner and Marty Cook 9/17/2018 7:05 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale says that Noel White, formerly group president of beef, pork and international, has been named president and CEO effective Sept. 30. White, who will also join the board of directors, will succeed Tom Hayes, who the company said is stepping down for personal reasons.

Karen Knutson to Lead Government Affairs for Tyson Foods

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/7/2018 11:04 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale this week named Karen Knutson to lead all government relations activities for the publicly traded meat processor.

Northwest Arkansas’ Task? Working on Good Problems

by Marty Cook 8/27/2018 12:00 am

As the growth spree in northwest Arkansas rolls on, worries like scarce housing and infrastructure arise.

Tyson Foods to Buy Keystone for $2.16B Cash

by Lance Turner 8/20/2018 6:43 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale announced Monday that it will buy the Keystone Foods business from Marfrig Global Foods of São Paulo, Brazil, for $2.16 billion in cash.