Trends & Analysis

Personal Income in Arkansas Metro Areas See Increase

Personal Income in Arkansas Metro Areas See Increase

The eight metropolitan areas of Arkansas reported increases in local area personal income in 2014, with growth ranging from 1.6 percent in Pine Bluff to 4.1 percent in Fort Smith.
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When Every Day's a Super Bowl (Ross Cranford Expert Advice)

Everybody knows that the Super Bowl is one of the most watched televised events of the year — 114.4 million viewers in 2015, the largest U.S. audience in history. And every client is now trying to reach customers where, increasingly, they live: on mobile devices. But as Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg recently said, “We have a Super Bowl on mobile every day.”
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US Adds Just 151K Jobs in January; 4.9 Percent Jobless Rate

U.S. employers added 151,000 jobs in January, a sharp deceleration from recent months as companies shed education, transportation and temporary workers.
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NRF Forecasts Retail Sales Growth of 3.1 Percent in 2016

The National Retail Federation is forecasting retail spending growth of 3.1 percent in 2016, a slowdown from the group's annual estimate a year ago. read more >

Personal Income in Arkansas Metro Areas See Increase

The eight metropolitan areas of Arkansas reported increases in local area personal income in 2014, with growth ranging from 1.6 percent in Pine Bluff to 4.1 percent in Fort Smith. read more >

When Every Day's a Super Bowl (Ross Cranford Expert Advice)

Everybody knows that the Super Bowl is one of the most watched televised events of the year — 114.4 million viewers in 2015, the largest U.S. audience in history. And every client is now trying to reach customers where, increasingly, they live: on mobile devices. But as Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg recently said, “We have a Super Bowl on mobile every day.” read more >

What the Changees Think (Jim Karrh On Marketing)

Although change initiatives are common and well-intentioned (and often necessary), the results are usually a letdown. read more >

Arkansas Up for Grabs After Huckabee Exit (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

Former Gov. Mike Huckabee's exit from the presidential race could expose where the rifts lie in the Arkansas GOP. read more >

US Adds Just 151K Jobs in January; 4.9 Percent Jobless Rate

U.S. employers added 151,000 jobs in January, a sharp deceleration from recent months as companies shed education, transportation and temporary workers. read more >

Annual Pay for Architects and Engineers Above National Median

The median annual pay for architects in the United States was $74,520 in May 2014, the latest figures available. That compares with $35,540 median annual pay for all occupations. read more >