Northwest Arkansas


Arvest Promotes Gooch to Regional Director

Arvest Promotes Gooch to Regional Director

Banking & Finance

Don Gooch, an 18-year employee who most recently served as southwest Arkansas community bank president, has been promoted to regional director of community bank presidents by Arvest Bank of Fayetteville. read more >

Tyson Foods Sues Over Tortilla Woes

Tyson Foods Sues Over Tortilla Woes

WhispersLegal

A subsidiary of Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale is suing a Wisconsin firm for at least $4.8 million over allegations that it botched a tortilla project it was hired to do. read more >

Arkansas' 'Firstborn' Osteopaths Near Graduation

Arkansas' 'Firstborn' Osteopaths Near Graduation

Health CareCover Story

One-hundred at New York Institute of Technology's College of Osteopathic Medicine at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro to walk in May; ceremony set for next year at Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Smith. read more >

Specialized Cannabis Clinics Rise to Meet Demand

Specialized Cannabis Clinics Rise to Meet Demand

Health CareLegalCover Story

With medical marijuana expected to boom into a $100 million-a-year business in Arkansas within a year or two, medical clinics specializing in marijuana certifications are cropping up to handle the rush. read more >

Elise Mitchell Makes News With New Year's Greeting

Elise Mitchell Makes News With New Year's Greeting

Outtakes

“New year, new beginnings,” writes northwest Arkansas PR entrepreneur Elise Mitchell, who led a parade of new year's greetings, big and small, funny and poignant, posted by Arkansas marketing, media and political figures. read more >

The Year in Executive Q&A: 2019

The Year in Executive Q&A: 2019

Banking & FinanceHealth CareLegalRestaurants & FoodTechnology & TelecomTransportationCover Story

We approached executives from businesses large and small, nonprofits and even government agencies, and asked them to answer questions about their organizations, their industries and themselves. read more >

In the Workplace 2020: Succession Planning: Avoiding Pitfalls

In the Workplace 2020: Succession Planning: Avoiding Pitfalls

Banking & FinanceHealth CareLegalRestaurants & FoodTechnology & TelecomTransportation

Succession planning necessitates talking to current key employees about their retirement plans. Planning how you will approach these conversations can help you avoid claims of age bias. Remember, there is no mandatory retirement age (with very few exceptions). read more >