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$11M Judgment Lands on Would-be Heartland Suitor
The former Riverdale headquarters of Heartland Bank.

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by Arkansas Business Staff – 2 days ago

A California businessman who in late 2015 was going to work a deal to rescue the now-defunct Heartland Bank was hit last month with an $11 million default judgment in a lawsuit brought by CTHC Holdings LLC, led by Richard “Rick” Williams of Hot Springs.


Unemployment Claims Soar to 3.28 Million

Unemployment Claims Soar to 3.28 Million

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This chart highlights the dramatic effect of the coronavirus pandemic on the job market in the United States. read more >

Arkansas Businesses Should Prepare Now to Apply for Federal Aid

Arkansas Businesses Should Prepare Now to Apply for Federal Aid

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Businesses can begin preparing now to apply for assistance under the federal rescue package signed last week by President Trump, but it will be about two weeks before they can turn in their paperwork. read more >

Fed Projects Decade's Fastest-Growing Occupations

Fed Projects Decade's Fastest-Growing Occupations

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Employment in the United States is forecast to grow by 8.4 million jobs to 169.4 million jobs during the decade of 2018-28, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Or it was; the report was released months before the coronavirus pandemic caused widespread job losses. read more >

Arkansas Business Presents 2020 40 Under 40 Honorees

Arkansas Business Presents 2020 40 Under 40 Honorees

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Arkansas Business announces the 40 honorees in this year's 40 Under 40 class, which honors people in business, nonprofits and government making a significant impact. read more >

Hot Springs Dispensary Leads in Cannabis Sales

Hot Springs Dispensary Leads in Cannabis Sales

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The early bird may get the worm, but being the first legal medical marijuana dispensary to open in Arkansas was not enough to keep Suite 443 of Hot Springs ahead of the rush of competitors. read more >

A Woman's Place: Cannabis Industry Promotes Female Ownership

A Woman's Place: Cannabis Industry Promotes Female Ownership

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Feminine hands are everywhere in the medical marijuana and hemp industries, up and running in the state for less than a year. Their roles range from co-owning $10 million cultivation centers to staffing dispensary counters as budtenders. read more >

U.S. Cannabis Market Sales Reach $13.6B

U.S. Cannabis Market Sales Reach $13.6B

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Overall sales in the legalized cannabis industry in the United States were expected to hit $13.6 billion in 2019, a 32% increase of the 2018 total of $10.3 billion, according to New Frontier Data of Washington, D.C., a data provider for the cannabis sector. read more >

Court Date Scheduled for PAM CFO Allen West

Court Date Scheduled for PAM CFO Allen West

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West, 52, is charged with third-degree battery, disorderly conduct and public intoxication, all misdemeanors, after an incident with an Uber driver in the early morning hours of Feb. 16. read more >

Women Helping Women: NWA Groups Are Networking

Women Helping Women: NWA Groups Are Networking

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Woman-Run, an initiative that brings together business leaders and prospective businesswomen for networking and informative events, is but just one channel in a growing network of female professionals. read more >