Small Business Archive

William Willis Appointed to Caddo Mountain Spring Water Board

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/11/2019 03:56 pm

Caddo Mountain Spring Water LLC, a spring, artesian and mineral bottled water company based in Hot Springs Village, has appointed William Willis, president of Willis Mineral Resources Consulting LLC of Hot Springs, to its advisory board.

New York Organization to Open NWA Office With $2M Walton Grant

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/11/2019 09:52 am

Endeavor of New York City has received a $2 million grant from the Walton Family Foundation that will help it launch a new office in northwest Arkansas.

State Unemployment Unchanged at 3.7 Percent, Due to Revision

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/11/2019 09:36 am

Arkansas' unemployment rate was 3.7 percent in January and unchanged from the previous month because December's rate was revised up, to 3.7 percent from 3.6 percent.

Need Cannabis Marketing? Perhaps This Bud's for You

by Kyle Massey 3/11/2019 12:00 am

Elizabeth Michael has teamed up with Martin Thoma of Thoma Thoma to create Bud Agency, the marketing and PR firm devoted to the new medical marijuana industry.

NLR Attorney Nicki Nicolo Racking Up Acquittals

by Mark Friedman 3/11/2019 12:00 am

North Little Rock attorney Nicki Nicolo is getting accustomed to hearing words rarely uttered in a federal courthouse: not guilty.

HR, Meet THC: Bosses Told to Prepare for Cannabis

by Kyle Massey 3/11/2019 12:00 am

Medical marijuana is now legal in Arkansas and due to hit the market in six weeks. Lawyers, compliance professionals and the Society for Human Resource Management are warning companies to get ready.

Hotel Hale Hiring; Distilleries Delayed in Spa City

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/11/2019 12:00 am

It's almost spring, a good time for day trips and an update on hospitality doings in the Spa City.

Companies Break Ground on $10M Argenta Office Building

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 3/6/2019 10:05 am

Taggart Architects of North Little Rock, the Arkansas Automobile Dealers Association and the North Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau break ground on their $10 million, 25,000-SF office building at 600 Main St. in North Little Rock.

Jim Keet to Chair Little Rock A&P Commission

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/5/2019 10:07 am

The Little Rock Advertising & Promotion Commission recently named Jim Keet its chairperson and announced its newest members.

Marlon Blackwell Raises Bar on Framework of Arkansas Architecture

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/4/2019 12:00 am

Marlon Blackwell , the Fayetteville architect, admits he sees little downside in being famous, as long as he remembers where he came from.

Everett Auto Group Acquires Landers Ford Dealership in Benton

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/1/2019 10:17 am

Everett Automotive Group has acquired Landers Ford at 19501 Interstate 30 in Benton in a deal that closed Thursday. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed.

US Economic Growth Slows to 2.6 Percent Rate in 4Q

by Associated Press 2/28/2019 11:05 am

The U.S. economy slowed in the final three months of last year to an annual growth rate of 2.6 percent, the slowest pace since the beginning of 2018, as the government shutdown and other factors took a toll on growth. Economists believe growth has slowed even more in the current quarter.

Presenting the 31st Annual Arkansas Business of the Year Awards

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/25/2019 12:00 am

Arkansas Business honors the state's top executives, small businesses and nonprofits with the annual Arkansas Business of the Year Awards.

Population & Job Growth Shifts in Central Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/25/2019 12:00 am

Job growth in central Arkansas exceeded population growth until about 2010.

At Our Own Business, A Passing of the Torch

by Kyle Massey 2/25/2019 12:00 am

After blazing a four-decade trail for Arkansas women, helping build the Arkansas Times and then ABPG into two of the state's biggest independent multimedia firms, Olivia Farrell is taking her dogs and going home.

Refurbished Cedar Corner Purchased for $1.45M (NWA Real Deals)

by Marty Cook 2/25/2019 12:00 am

Bapuji Vakkalagadda, through his VFAM Group Inc., bought Cedar Corner, a 20-unit apartment complex in Fayetteville.

Banking Magazine Gives Kudos to Bank OZK, Home BancShares

by George Waldon 2/25/2019 12:00 am

Two Arkansas members of the public company club received recognition from Bank Director magazine for regional achievements.

Stephanie Shine Sheds Light on Employment Retention Strategies

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/25/2019 12:00 am

Stephanie Shine, the vice president for Robert Half Finance & Accounting, says soft skills are increasingly important for accounting professionals.

Innovation Council Summit: Working Together A Must

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 2/19/2019 02:44 pm

Arkansas can become a leader in the knowledge-based economy if its state government, industries and educators work together to develop a workforce attractive to innovators.

Mitch Bettis Buys Arkansas Business Publishing Group

by Lance Turner 2/18/2019 04:02 pm

Mitch Bettis, president of Arkansas Business Publishing Group of Little Rock, is purchasing the company from a limited partnership led by Olivia Myers Farrell, the two announced Monday.