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The 2020 20 In Their 20's: The Future Looks Bright From Here

The 2020 20 In Their 20's: The Future Looks Bright From Here

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From Rogers to Jonesboro to Benton and McCrory, there is bright young talent across our state. For the 11th year, Arkansas Business is proud to introduce 20 of the freshest faces in business and community service. read more >

Protests Fail to Boost Black-owned Businesses

Protests Fail to Boost Black-owned Businesses

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Social media campaigns urged consumers to buy goods and services from Black-owned businesses following protests against racism and police brutality. But several African American business owners told Arkansas Business that they saw little, if any, boost in sales. read more >

Schwyhart Meltdown Followed Hunt's Exit

Schwyhart Meltdown Followed Hunt's Exit

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Thirteen years ago, word began leaking out that one of the most dynamic commercial development partnerships in fast-growing northwest Arkansas was breaking up. read more >

No Summer Fling (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

No Summer Fling (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

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Instead of simply asking what white-owned businesses can do to promote diversity in their workforce or in their customer base, Americans of goodwill are asking how they can make minority-owned businesses more stable and profitable. read more >

Pine Bluff Gets a Sprucing Up

Pine Bluff Gets a Sprucing Up

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Led by the Saracen Casino Resort, which has a construction value of $215 million, Pine Bluff is seeing growth across the city unlike any in recent years. read more >

U.S. Bankruptcies on Pace to Hit 10-Year High

U.S. Bankruptcies on Pace to Hit 10-Year High

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Bankruptcies in the United States are on track to hit their highest levels in 10 years as the coronavirus pandemic continues to quell economic activity and keeps many Americans from re-engaging fully with the economy. read more >

Southern Bancorp On the Move

Southern Bancorp On the Move

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Arkadelphia's Southern Bancorp Bank will be relocating its west Little Rock operations into leased space formerly occupied by the State Bank Department. read more >

On Loan Accommodations (Commentary)

On Loan Accommodations (Commentary)

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As borrowers near the end of initial accommodation periods related to COVID-19, the FFIEC encourages financial institutions to consider arrangements that might mitigate adverse effects. read more >

NanoMech Faces $1.5M Foreclosure

NanoMech Faces $1.5M Foreclosure

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While the Chapter 11 bankruptcy of Springdale's NanoMech Inc. concluded earlier this summer, the industrial lubricants manufacturer recently was served with a nearly $1.5 million foreclosure suit read more >

Walmart CTO Tops Executive Compensation List

Walmart CTO Tops Executive Compensation List

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Walmart CTO Suresh Kumar's experience explains why his total compensation for the first seven months he spent at Walmart made him the highest-paid executive among Arkansas' public companies. read more >

Art, Nature Bring Life to Bank OZK HQ

Art, Nature Bring Life to Bank OZK HQ

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The checklist of finishing touches has dwindled to artwork at the new Bank OZK headquarters in west Little Rock. The grandest of the yet-to-arrive artisan pieces has reserved placement outside the 248,000-SF office building clad in glass, granite and zinc. read more >

A Remade Windstream Bets on Itself

A Remade Windstream Bets on Itself

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Windstream's immediate plans once it comes out of bankruptcy includes investing in high-speed broadband for rural consumers. read more >