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Arkansas Motorcoach Industry Desperate for Aid
Cary Martin, president of Little Rock Coaches, sits behind the wheel of one of his buses.

Arkansas Motorcoach Industry Desperate for Aid

by Marty Cook – 6 days ago

Little Rock Coaches, a charter motorcoach company, has basically seen its business shut down since mid-March. It is not a Little Rock or an Arkansas phenomenon; the pandemic has hammered motorcoach businesses across the nation.

Pandemic Pushes Lumber Prices Up This article is available only in print.

Pandemic Pushes Lumber Prices Up
6 days ago

The coronavirus pandemic has boosted lumber demand throughout the United States, a surge that has pushed prices to record heights, raising the average price of a new single-family home by more than $16,000.


Encore Bank to Migrate West

Encore Bank to Migrate West

Banking & Finance

The main office of Little Rock's Encore Bank is on the move. The $584 million-asset lender is relocating its headquarters to Suite 100 at 1801 Rahling Road in west Little Rock. read more >

ABC Financial Acquires Vancouver Firm

ABC Financial Acquires Vancouver Firm

Health CareTechnology & Telecom

ABC Financial Services LLC of Sherwood, a provider of gym management software and membership services, acquires Trainerize of Vancouver, a mobile fitness product. read more >

Pandemic Collateral Damage? Small Firms

Pandemic Collateral Damage? Small Firms

Health CareCover Story

The COVID-19 pandemic has delivered a wallop to the country's economy, but experts interviewed by Arkansas Business don't expect too much lasting damage. There is a caveat, of course. read more >

State's Financial Firms Add Assets Under Management

State's Financial Firms Add Assets Under Management

Business ListBanking & Finance

While two registered investment advisory firms associated with Stephens Inc. of Little Rock remain firmly atop the annual list of the state's largest money managers, even the second-tier firms are posting impressive new totals of assets under management. read more >

Landmark Gives $50K to UCA Fund

Landmark Gives $50K to UCA Fund

Banking & Finance

Landmark PLC, Certified Public Accountants has given $50,000 to the University of Central Arkansas College of Business Enhancement Fund. read more >

Central Arkansas Population Stands at 750,000

Central Arkansas Population Stands at 750,000

Banking & FinanceHealth CareLegalRestaurants & FoodTechnology & TelecomTransportation

The Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway Metropolitan Statistical Area now has a population of about 750,000, according to a report by Metroplan, the planning agency for Faulkner, Lonoke, Pulaski and Saline counties. read more >

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

Banking & FinanceHealth CareLegalRestaurants & FoodTechnology & TelecomTransportationCover Story

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 >