Small Business Archive

TeleComp of Bentonville Acquires Tulsa Firm

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/8/2019 09:26 am

TeleComp Holdings Inc. of Bentonville has acquired TeleGen Solutions of Tulsa. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed, but the deal closed on Dec. 17.

The Year in Executive Q&A: 2018

by Gwen Moritz 1/7/2019 12:00 am

We asked 51 Arkansas business leaders to weigh in on challenge and success throughout 2018.

Alessi Keyes Construction Has New Ownership, Board

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 1/3/2019 03:44 pm

Alessi Keyes Construction Co. of North Little Rock has two new owners, Bob Butler and Charley Dawson, and they will help Co-Founder Jimmy Alessi manage the firm.

Tony Award-Winner William Trice to Lead Arkansas Repertory Theatre

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 1/3/2019 09:14 am

Arkansas Repertory Theatre has named William Trice its new executive artistic director. Trice, a Little Rock native, has served as Broadway producer in New York since 2010, producing work that has earned him three Tony Awards and five nominations.

Expect 2019 to be Quiet in Congress — for Small Business

by Associated Press 1/2/2019 11:30 am

Small business issues often win bipartisan support on Capitol Hill, but given the divisions in the incoming 116th Congress, advocates for companies have low expectations.

SBS CyberSecurity Names COO

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/2/2019 10:48 am

SBS CyberSecurity of Little Rock has named George Schaefer its COO.

Flake & Kelley Gains 4 Shareholders

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/2/2019 10:27 am

Flake & Kelley Commercial has four new shareholder partners: Nicholas Kelley, Cynthia Lu, Kevin Pledger and Eric Varner.

In the Workplace 2019: Data Security in the Workplace

by Daveante Jones 1/2/2019 09:26 am

Despite notable data breaches and the call for stronger data security in the past few years, individuals and companies alike continue to fall victim to hackers. Two industries that have found themselves continually in the crosshairs of hackers are the hospitality and financial services industries.

In the Workplace 2019: Rethinking Sexual Harassment Prevention

by Michelle Kaemmerling 12/27/2018 08:32 am

Preliminary data provided by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission shows a 12 percent increase in the number of sexual harassment charges filed, and a 50 percent increase in the number of harassment lawsuits filed by the agency.

Legal Marijuana Industry Had Banner Year in 2018

by Associated Press 12/27/2018 07:10 am

The last year was a 12-month champagne toast for the legal marijuana industry as the global market exploded and cannabis pushed its way further into the financial and cultural mainstream.

A Strong Economy Means Big Sales This Holiday

by Associated Press 12/27/2018 06:55 am

Retail sales rose 5.1 percent between Nov. 1 and Dec. 24 from a year ago, according to Mastercard SpendingPulse,

Top 10 Arkansas Business Stories That Defined 2018

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/24/2018 12:00 am

These are the top 10 news stories that defined 2018 in Arkansas' business world.

Arkansas Business Year in Review: Best & Worst of 2018

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/24/2018 12:00 am

High times and low moments were both enjoyed by Arkansas readers in 2018.

Best Quotes of 2018: 'What NYC and the Delta Have in Common'

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/24/2018 12:00 am

They said it, we only quoted them. Here are some of the best things said in 201.

Doctors, Lawyers and Lauren James Big Online Draws in 2018

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 12/24/2018 12:00 am

A March 19 follow-up to a Whispers column item about the firing of CARTI'S highest-paid oncologist was the most-read story of the year on The Whisper item itself, which was published just hours earlier, was a close second.

Christmas 2018 by the Numbers

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/24/2018 12:00 am

Holiday figures for the shopping season show slight bumps over last year.

Dave's Place Marks 25 Years In Heart of Little Rock

by Jan Cottingham 12/24/2018 12:00 am

Restaurateur David Williams has seen a lot of change in downtown Little Rock since he opened Dave's Place on Dec. 20, 1993. And yet in the notoriously difficult restaurant business, Dave's Place has reached its 25th anniversary.

Forming the Coaching Habit in 2019 (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

by Barry Goldberg 12/24/2018 12:00 am

Somewhere between telling your direct reports what to do and taking the action item yourself is the territory of the leader as coach.

Arkansas Business Year in Review: Notable Deaths in 2018

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/24/2018 12:00 am

The notable Arkansans, former and current, who died in 2018 ranged from business owners to newspaper publishers to educators to philanthropists.

Northwest Hills Hosts $7 Million Transaction (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 12/24/2018 12:00 am

A suburban Chicago company purchased the 35-year-old, 128-unit apartment project from an affiliate of Maxus Properties of North Kansas City, Missouri.