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Pandemic Collateral Damage? Small Firms

Pandemic Collateral Damage? Small Firms

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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

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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 >

Central Arkansas Population Stands at 750,000

Central Arkansas Population Stands at 750,000

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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

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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 >

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 >

Amid COVID-19, CARTI Sees Its Numbers Get Better

Amid COVID-19, CARTI Sees Its Numbers Get Better

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While other health care providers were reporting losses of hundreds of thousands of dollars a day as patients stayed away from hospitals, the cancer treatment provider reported its best financial year. read more >

Arkansas Bankers Seize a National Moment

Arkansas Bankers Seize a National Moment

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George Floyd's death in May in Minneapolis set off protests against police brutality and racism nationwide, but it had an unforeseen effect on Arkansas banking. read more >

HMS Pays $15.1M for Port Property

HMS Pays $15.1M for Port Property

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Industrial property in east Little Rock, convenience stores in west Little Rock and North Little Rock, duplexes in Faulkner County and more form this week's conga line of million-dollar real estate transactions. read more >

Bankers Decry $22.4M Award in Fax Case

Bankers Decry $22.4M Award in Fax Case

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A $22.4 million judgment against Wells Fargo Bank tied to a case over unwanted faxes wasn't based in reality, according to bankers' associations. read more >