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Douglas Cos. Names New Food Services Director

Douglas Cos. Names New Food Services Director
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Douglas Cos., a wholesale distributor to convenience stores headquartered in Conway, has hired Mitzi Warren as its director of food service, following a national search to fill the position.


Video: Can Employers Mandate the COVID-19 Vaccine?

Video: Can Employers Mandate the COVID-19 Vaccine?

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Arkansas Business' Lance Turner talks to Stuart Jackson, a partner on the Labor & Employment Team at the Wright Lindsey Jennings law firm in Little Rock, about whether employers can require employees to get the COVID-19 vaccine read more >

Simmons Battles Encore Bank

Simmons Battles Encore Bank This article is available only in print.

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Simmons Bank of Pine Bluff has accused former employees of taking customer and proprietary bank information when they left to work for Encore Bank of Little Rock. read more >

Update: Second PPP Now Accepting Applications

Update: Second PPP Now Accepting Applications

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The second $284 billion Paycheck Protection Program, which will offer more forgivable loans designed to soften job losses from the pandemic, began accepting applications from businesses today. read more >

The Year in Executive Q&A: 2020

The Year in Executive Q&A: 2020

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Week after week, we approach executives from businesses large and small, nonprofits and even government agencies, and we ask them to answer questions about their organizations, their industries and themselves. read more >

Steve Forbes Interview Kicks Off New Webcast Series

Steve Forbes Interview Kicks Off New Webcast Series

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Former presidential candidate and Forbes Media Chairman Steve Forbes will kick off a new webcast series presented by Arkansas Business next month featuring authors, entrepreneurs and key leaders in business and sports. read more >

Beyond COVID-19: Industries and Leaders Look to Future

Beyond COVID-19: Industries and Leaders Look to Future

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Arkansas Business asked industry leaders to share their expectations for 2021, both before and after the coronavirus vaccine is widely available. Here's what they said. read more >

Notable Deaths in 2020

Notable Deaths in 2020

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Legends in Arkansas died this year, ranging from the state's best-known writer to the father of the modern bass boat to the founder of what became the state's largest real estate company to a “titan of the steel industry.” read more >