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Tre Baker

Deputy Online Editor

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Tre Baker edits and maintains Web content for all of Arkansas Business Publishing Group's online publications including ArkansasBusiness.com. He is also an occasional contributing writer for Little Rock Family and Little Rock Soirée.

Baker has been with ABPG since 2007.


Last 10 Articles & Blog Posts

Judge Puts Brakes on Parks Lawsuit Against Tyson

A federal judge in Pennsylvania dismissed a trademark infringement lawsuit against Tyson Foods Inc., allowing the Springdale company to continue using the phrase "Park's Finest" on its Hillshire brand of Ball Park Hot Dogs. read more >

New Residents in Northwest Arkansas Help Expand Market for New Apartments

Bentonville has more than doubled its population since 2000, reaching an estimated 41,613 in 2014. That's a 78.9 percent jump over fourteen years. read more >

Traditional Business Cards Get High Tech Tweaks

The days of having a plastic rolodex on your desk with hundreds of cards inside are diminishing. In 2013, the contacts you keep are instead listed on your smart phone or other mobile device. However, there are now ways to exchange information without any transcription and you can still swap calling cards. read more >

Elevator Pitches Help Meetings Hit New Heights

In the same sense that water-cooler conversations in the office rarely take place near an actual water cooler, elevator pitches are usually done in more open environments. There remain two goals elevator pitches still have in common with their namesake however: you want to get moving quickly and reach a destination in a short amount of time. read more >

Southern Arkansas Saddles Up For Its Version of 'Gangnam Style'

The South Korean hit song "Gangnam Style" by Psy has spurred its fair share of parodies, with the latest one being a student-produced recruiting video for Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia. read more >

ArkansasSports360.com: Hogs Basketball Stays In Recruiting Mix With Kentucky, Florida

Kentucky and Florida are grabbing some of the most noteworthy recruits for their respective basketball teams, but Otis Kirk points out in today's Recruiting 360 that Arkansas is keeping up with the blues quite well. read more >

Morgan Keegan Loses $1.45M Appeal to Former Bulls Star Horace Grant

Former NBA star Horace Grant becomes the latest investor to win back money from investment firm Morgan Keegan after saying he was misled over investments backed by subprime mortgage debt read more >

Wal-Mart Rides The Wind In Northern California

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. officially puts into play a new $5.5 million 20-story wind turbine to help power one of its California distribution centers. read more >

Hurricane Sandy's Impact Felt Even in Arkansas

Hurricane Sandy may have been 900 miles away from Arkansas, but the state is feeling effects from the storm in other ways. read more >

What Analysts Say Will Be In Latest Quarterly Report From Murphy Oil

Murphy Oil Corp. of El Dorado is expected to release its third-quarter earnings report today. It will mark the first time since the company announced it would be spinning off its retail operations into a new publicly traded company. What's the feeling on Wall Street about the direction Murphy Oil is headed? Here's three takes. read more >