Northwest Arkansas


Walton Family Announces Plans for 55-Acre Osage Park
Plans for Osage Park include a pavilion, pickleball courts, volleyball courts, a food truck lot, fishing, kayaking and a boardwalk through 12 acres of wetlands.

Walton Family Announces Plans for 55-Acre Osage Park

by Arkansas Business Staff – 4 days ago

The Walton Family Foundation announces plans for a 55-acre park north of Thaden Field, the city's municipal airport.


Bank OZK Packs Little Rock With New Deposits

Bank OZK Packs Little Rock With New Deposits

Business ListBanking & Finance

Bank deposits in Arkansas grew by 6.5% in the 12-month period that ended June 30, outpacing the national growth rate of 4.2% and topping $70 billion for the first time, according to data released in September by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. read more >

Walmart Seeks Way Into Your Wallet

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Banking & FinanceTechnology & TelecomCover Story

Walmart's recent patent application for a cryptocurrency system hints at the Bentonville retailer's next move into the financial services sector. read more >

SAFE Banking and Cannabis (Dan Roda Commentary)

SAFE Banking and Cannabis (Dan Roda Commentary)

OpinionBanking & FinanceHealth Care

SAFE Banking will also enable more banks to begin offering conventional loan products to cannabis operators, with a lower cost of capital than currently available from the mostly nonbank lenders filling this void today. read more >

PAM Profit Slides Amid GM Strike

PAM Profit Slides Amid GM Strike

Transportation

The carrier's largest customer, General Motors of Detroit, has been in negotiations over a new labor contract with the United Automobile Workers, which has been on strike since mid-September. read more >

Tusk & Trotter Finds Argenta to Its Taste

Tusk & Trotter Finds Argenta to Its Taste

Restaurants & Food

Tusk & Trotter American Brasserie, the acclaimed Bentonville restaurant, plans to open a location in North Little Rock because, says executive chef and owner Rob Nelson, the Argenta Arts District is radiating a Bentonville vibe. read more >

Arkansas Business Announces CFO Finalists, Tickets Info

Arkansas Business Announces CFO Finalists, Tickets Info

Banking & FinanceHealth CareLegalRestaurants & FoodTechnology & TelecomTransportation

Arkansas Business' 2019 CFO of the Year finalists and Lifetime Achievement Award winners will be recognized at a luncheon on Thursday, Nov. 7, at the Embassy Suites in Little Rock. read more >

Four to Join Arkansas Business Hall of Fame

Four to Join Arkansas Business Hall of Fame

Banking & FinanceArkansas Business Hall of Fame

Four business leaders who have made contributions to the banking, construction, publishing and real estate industries will be inducted into the Arkansas Business Hall of Fame on Feb. 7 at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock. read more >

UA's Jamie Loftin Named to National Board

UA's Jamie Loftin Named to National Board

Jamie Loftin, assistant vice provost for distance education administration at the University of Arkansas, was recently appointed as constituent chair to the board of directors for the Southern Association of College and University Business Officers. read more >

Brian Wolff Gives UA Blair Center $1M

Brian Wolff Gives UA Blair Center $1M

University of Arkansas alumnus Brian Wolff commits a $1 million planned gift to the university's Diane D. Blair Center of Southern Politics and Society in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences. read more >

High Noon for Solar Costs in Arkansas?

High Noon for Solar Costs in Arkansas?

Technology & TelecomCover Story

The sun never sets on Arkansas' solar power pricing battle, it seems, but a swirl of cases before Arkansas regulators and a major ruling in Louisiana favoring Entergy Inc. suggest a reckoning may be near. read more >