Northeast Arkansas



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 >

Know Your News Source (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Know Your News Source (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionLegalTechnology & TelecomEditor's Note

Bumper-sticker mentality was a problem before social media, but it required acquiring a bumper sticker and deciding that sharing a nuance-free opinion with tail-gaters was worth putting sticky gunk on the car's bumper. Now spreading opinions — and, all too often, demonstrably false information from unknown sources — can be done with a click. read more >

Protests Fail to Boost Black-owned Businesses

Protests Fail to Boost Black-owned Businesses

Business ListBanking & FinanceRestaurants & FoodCover Story

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 >

NYITCOM to Provide Contact Tracing for ASU System

NYITCOM to Provide Contact Tracing for ASU System

Health Care

The New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine has reached an agreement with the Arkansas State University System to conduct COVID-19 contact tracing for each of the system's campuses across the state. read more >

Smoke Clears on Cannabis Cards

Smoke Clears on Cannabis Cards

WhispersHealth Care

Medical marijuana patients in Arkansas have been getting mixed signals about when their cards — whose expiration dates have been extended during the coronavirus pandemic — will start to expire. read more >

Distilleries Pouring Out New Products

Distilleries Pouring Out New Products

Restaurants & Food

Five Arkansas distilleries are working on new products, and business is flowing steadily for them, despite the COVID-19 pandemic delaying the opening of a sixth and bringing a seventh to a standstill. read more >