Media & Marketing Archive

Cesar Conde Appointed to Walmart's Board of Directors

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/11/2019 08:45 am

Walmart Inc. on Monday appointed Cesar Conde, chairman of NBCUniversal International Group and NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises, to its board of directors.

Big Deals of 2018 Skyrocket in Arkansas by 267 Percent

by Jan Cottingham 2/11/2019 12:00 am

The value of big deals in Arkansas leaped to $53.9 billion in 2018, a 267 percent increase over the $14.7 billion figure of 2017.

Central Arkansas Lags U.S. in Slow-Growing Economy

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/11/2019 12:00 am

Job growth in central Arkansas has lagged behind that for the nation as a whole since 2010-11, though it's starting to catch up.

Partner in John Daly Steakhouse Venture Files for Bankruptcy

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/11/2019 12:00 am

The minority partner in the failed John Daly Steakhouse project in Conway recently filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy liquidation, listing $4.7 million in debts.

Marginally Acceptable (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 2/11/2019 12:00 am

We're never going to find a tax structure that suits everyone — this is the essential tension of governing. But any honest discussion would have to start with this: Taxation isn't child's play.

Rules of Thumb (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/11/2019 12:00 am

Whew, that was a long seven days — and we aren't even residents of Virginia.

The Questions to Ask (Jim Karrh On Marketing)

by Jim Karrh 2/11/2019 12:00 am

We can all probably ask more — and more effectively — in our businesses and communities.

Larry Harris Switches to Windstream as Regional Sales Director (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/11/2019 12:00 am

Larry Harris is the new sales director for Arkansas, Louisiana and Alabama at Windstream in Little Rock.

KARK's Kellerman, Who Put Spotlight On 'Babe Bracket,' Heading Home to Texas

by Kyle Massey 2/8/2019 11:31 am

KARK-TV News Director Austin Kellerman says he's going home to Texas to work for parent company Nexstar Communications, ending a seven-year stint of directing news coverage for the Little Rock NBC affiliate.

Arkansas State Seeks Delay in Free Speech Lawsuit

by Associated Press 2/5/2019 01:22 pm

Arkansas State University attorneys want a freedom of speech lawsuit against the university to be delayed, citing a bill legislators are considering that regulates university speech.

ADEQ Seeking Applications, Nominations for Environmental Awards

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/4/2019 10:30 am

The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality is seeking the state's top environmental leaders to apply for this year's ADEQ Environmental Awards.

Tax Liens Total Nearly $972K for Media Gateway

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/4/2019 12:00 am

Last year, a slew of tax liens was visited upon SSN Media Gateway LLC, the limited liability company does business as Media Gateway.

News Whets Local Appetite for Minute Man

by Jan Cottingham 2/4/2019 12:00 am

The response to the news that the Minute Man Restaurant brand was planning a revival couldn't have been much warmer.

In the Internet of Things, Many Things to Worry About

by Marty Cook 2/4/2019 12:00 am

The convenience of computer networks and smartphones and data-sharing devices — the “internet of things” — can seem a godsend to those who appreciate the speed and ease of staying connected. For others, the all-inclusiveness of the IoT — eye-oh-tee, as most tech people say — means a constant battle for security.

UCA Cyber Range to Produce Needed Talent

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 2/4/2019 12:00 am

The new cyber range at the University of Central Arkansas will complement the school's new bachelor's degree program and deliver to a fast-growing job field the talent it desperately needs to combat cybercrime.

Rick O'Brien to Lead Marketing Efforts for Sage Partners (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/4/2019 12:00 am

Rick O'Brien will be responsible for directing brokerage, asset management and administrative functions for the central Arkansas office.

Generations Bank Hires Banister, Promotes Three (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/4/2019 12:00 am

Charlotte Banister is the new director of marketing for Generations Bank in Rogers.

Money in Journalism? Know Where to Look

by Kyle Massey 2/4/2019 12:00 am

A recent tweet posed a tough question to news veterans. If a promising young person asked, would you still recommend a journalism career?

Calculated Compromise (Craig Douglass On Consumers)

by Craig Douglass 2/4/2019 12:00 am

Compromise is not a four-letter word. It's a way to appeal to the greatest number of players or customers. Compromise moves ideas, issues and products toward acceptance.

UA Little Rock's Carolina Cruz-Neira on Taking Virtual Reality at Face Value

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/4/2019 12:00 am

Carolina Cruz-Neira, the director of UA Little Rock's Emerging Analytics Center, describes how she and her team stay ahead of the curve in virtual reality.