Arkansas Business Weekly Edition

September 26, 2016

Clean Line Meets Resistance from Arkansas Lawmakers

Clean Line Meets Resistance from Arkansas Lawmakers

Despite the promise of jobs and clean wind energy for Arkansas, the Clean Line has met resistance in court and from the state's entire congressional delegation. read more >

UAMS Cures RxResults' One-Sided Contract

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has corrected a contract that for nearly eight years gave a private company the exclusive right to market UAMS' intellectual property and resulted in no royalty payments for UAMS. read more >

Solar Power On the Rise in Arkansas

There's nothing new under the sun? A quick glance around Arkansas, where solar power projects are popping up all over, shows just the opposite. read more >

Real Deals

A look at important real estate deals & transactions in Pulaski County.

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NWA Real Deals

A look at important real estate deals & transactions in Washington and Benton Counties.

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Executive Q&A

Ecoark's Randy May on Covering All Four Corners

Ecoark's Randy May on Covering All Four Corners

Before coming to Ecoark Holdings Inc. of Rogers and becoming its chairman of the board and CEO, Randy May spent over 15 years in divisional roles with Wal-Mart Stores Inc. read more >

Spotlight: Environmental & Green Business

Volkswagen Faces Long Road in Regaining Trust

Volkswagen Faces Long Road in Regaining Trust

German automobile maker Volkswagen still smarting after an emissions scandal left 2,540 Arkansans eligible for buybacks. read more >

Solar Jobs Grow in US by 20 Percent in 2015

Solar Jobs Grow in US by 20 Percent in 2015

In Arkansas, however, only 264 people were employed in solar jobs in 2015, putting the state at 49th in per-capita ranking of solar jobs among the 50 states and the District of Columbia. read more >

Clean Line Meets Resistance from Arkansas Lawmakers

Clean Line Meets Resistance from Arkansas Lawmakers

Despite the promise of jobs and clean wind energy for Arkansas, the Clean Line has met resistance in court and from the state's entire congressional delegation. read more >

Clean Line Commits To Building With Arkansas-Made Products

Clean Line Commits To Building With Arkansas-Made Products

Clean Line Energy Partners of Houston has agreed to buy Arkansas-made supplies for its huge transmission line construction project from manufacturing facilities in Malvern and West Memphis. read more >

Solar Power On the Rise in Arkansas

Solar Power On the Rise in Arkansas

There's nothing new under the sun? A quick glance around Arkansas, where solar power projects are popping up all over, shows just the opposite. read more >

Arkansas at Crossroads for Individual Solar

Arkansas at Crossroads for Individual Solar

Solar power generated at individual homes and businesses remains relatively rare in Arkansas, but it has been growing. read more >

Opinion & Analysis

Wells Fargo's Other Victims (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Wells Fargo's Other Victims (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Customers of Wells Fargo whose personal information was used to create accounts they didn't want, need or request were also victims. Those unauthorized accounts could reflect negatively on the unsuspecting customer's credit score, and that could cost them far more for far longer. read more >

New Training Trends Engage Employees (Jim Karrh On Marketing)

New Training Trends Engage Employees (Jim Karrh On Marketing)

An increasing number of organizations have dramatically changed their approach to training, making it far less about dispensing information and far more about engagement and skill development. read more >

Ideology vs. Jobs (Editorial)

Ideology vs. Jobs (Editorial)

Arkansas' congressional delegation opposes the Clean Line project, citing concerns about a lack of local control. At the same time, state officials have awarded $340,000 in taxpayer money to Sediver, one of the Clean Line suppliers, along with other incentives. read more >