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Arkansas Business Announces CFO Finalists, Tickets Info

Arkansas Business Announces CFO Finalists, Tickets Info

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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 >

High Noon for Solar Costs in Arkansas?

High Noon for Solar Costs in Arkansas?

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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 >

Ever Seen a Purple Cow? Muñoz Pugh Counts on It

Ever Seen a Purple Cow? Muñoz Pugh Counts on It

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Christina Muñoz Madsen, a former TV news anchor and VP of marketing and public relations at the University of Central Arkansas, has been partnered with branding and marketing specialist Michelle Pugh of Conway for a little over a year. read more >

Bentonville WeWork Still a Go

Bentonville WeWork Still a Go

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A planned 200,000-SF WeWork office project in downtown Bentonville should not be affected by the turmoil surrounding the parent company. read more >

Flexible Workspaces Meet Business Needs

Flexible Workspaces Meet Business Needs

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Flexible workspaces are attracting businesses of all sizes because they offer affordable short-term leases, collaboration, networking and a professional aesthetic along with a turnkey setup, according to providers in Arkansas. read more >

Central Arkansas Population Growth Slows

Central Arkansas Population Growth Slows

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The planning agency Metroplan has found that growth slowed considerably in most cities in central Arkansas when comparing the period 2000-10 with 2010-19, according to its latest report. read more >

Millennial Life: Better Educated, Most Women Work

Millennial Life: Better Educated, Most Women Work

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Millennials are better educated than previous generations, with the share of young adults in the millennial generation (born 1981 through 1996) who have a bachelor's degree or higher standing at 39% compared with 15% for the silent generation (1928-1945). read more >

Helena Newspaper Buyers Rescue The World

Helena Newspaper Buyers Rescue The World

Retired Helena businessman Chuck Davis and Phillips County Community College instructor Andrew Bagley are buying the Helena-West Helena World from GateHouse Media Inc., which had planned to shutter the paper. read more >

Hot Springs Distilleries, PattiCakes Moving Ahead

Hot Springs Distilleries, PattiCakes Moving Ahead

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While Crystal Ridge Distillery and Hot Springs Distilling are working to open their doors in Hot Springs, Patti Stobaugh says she expects to have the downtown Conway location of PattiCakes Bakery open by the end of this month. read more >

Historic Helena District Chosen as Home for Delta Dirt Distillery

Historic Helena District Chosen as Home for Delta Dirt Distillery

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Led by Harvey Williams Jr. and his wife, Donna, Delta Dirt Distillery will begin producing vodka, gin, cordials and more in the coming weeks. Their son, Thomas, will oversee the production of spirits made with corn, wheat, rye and sweet potatoes grown on the family farm. Tours and a tasting room with a full-service bar are on tap. read more >

Kim Lane Resigns as CEO of The Conductor

Kim Lane Resigns as CEO of The Conductor

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Wednesday was Kim Lane's last day as CEO of The Conductor in Conway, a public-private initiative of the University of Central Arkansas, Startup Junkie of Fayetteville and the Central Arkansas Venture Team focused on supporting entrepreneurship and innovation. read more >

Teslar Software by 3E Touts ICBA Investment

Teslar Software by 3E Touts ICBA Investment

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Financial technology company Teslar Software by 3E of Springdale announced Tuesday that the Independent Community Bankers of America has invested in it, bringing the company's total seed capital raised to $2 million. read more >