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James “Buster” Corley, co-founder with Dave Corriveau of Dave & Buster’s: “I don’t think things would have been the same if I hadn’t journeyed through Arkansas.”
Public Companies / Restaurants & Food / Tourism

James ‘Buster’ Corley of Dave & Buster’s Chain Dead at 72

The Dave & Buster’s concept was born of Corley’s experience operating Buster’s Bar & Restaurant in Little Rock’s Union Station. read more >
Bentley Blackmon, CEO of Naviter Wealth
Banking & Finance / Investments

Naviter Wealth Scouts Expansion to Dallas, Atlanta and BeyondLock Icon

The Little Rock firm plans to double its assets under management and employee count by the end of 2023. read more >
Owners Doug Bowen, left, and Darren Winstead of Compass Cold Storage of Mulberry.
Agriculture & Poultry / Restaurants & Food / Transportation

A Chill Idea, Just in Time for a Hot Market

Doug Bowen and Darren Winstead picked a nearly perfect time to go into the cold storage business. read more >
A rendering of the proposed Diamond Valley Hotel, Spa and Residence shows a transparent pool suspended between two high-rise buildings.
Construction / Real Estate / Tourism

Eye-Popping NLR Proposal Draws SkepticismLock Icon

A Hot Springs developer claims the massive project on 463 acres would create more than 7,000 jobs. read more >
William Callahan, principal broker for the Little Rock office of CBRE Group, talks about restoring the luster to the Regions Center. The 30-story office tower opened in 1975 as the First National Building.  
Banking & Finance / Construction

New Owner to Put Millions Into Regions Center Update

Taconic Capital Advisors got a bargain on the building, but will pay to unleash tower’s ‘potential’ read more >
Deme Yuan, a co-founder of FR8relay, compares the enterprise to the Pony Express mail system of the 1860s. Riders went from station to station, either handing off the mail to other riders or picking up fresh mounts.  

Handing Off Truckloads To Hasten Drivers HomeLock Icon

Co-founders of FR8relay, Aayush Thakur and Deme Yuan, belive introducing "relay nodes" could transform the trucking industry. read more >