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Private Companies See Solid Revenue Growth for 2022

Mountaire Corp. of Little Rock remained the largest private company headquartered in Arkansas as measured by revenue in fiscal 2022. read more >
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Medical Marijuana Firms Lead Donations to Recreational Cannabis Campaigns

All told, marijuana legalization campaigns have raised about $23 million in five states, including Arkansas. read more >
Nate Steel, a Little Rock lawyer, is chief compliance and government affairs officer for Good Day Farm, which supports adult-use cannabis and the causes that tax proceeds from legalization would support.
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Cannabis Legalization: Business Pros and ConsLock Icon

What the vote for recreational marijuana could mean for business, from the size of the market to its sales and tax potential. read more >
Doug Hendrix, left, and his brother David Hendrix own Summerwood Partners LLC of Bryant, which owns convenience store chain Big Red and this year ranked No. 5 for revenue growth among the largest private companies in Arkansas.
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2021: A Good Year for Big Private CompaniesLock Icon

For most of the businesses on this year’s list of Arkansas’ 75 largest private companies, top-line revenue in 2021 was significantly better than in 2019, before any of us had heard of COVID-19. read more >
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Jobs Come With Catch: No Jumping To a RivalLock Icon

Noncompete contract clauses draw scrutiny, but often prevail. read more >
Agriculture & Poultry

Mountaire Workers in Delaware Vote to Oust Teamsters Union

Selbyville is the only Mountaire Farms plant where employees are represented by unions. read more >
Agriculture & Poultry / Legal / Public Companies

Update: Tyson Granted Restraining Order After Former Exec Joins Competitor

The company alleges that he broke a non-competitive agreement by going to work for Mountaire Corp. read more >
Patrick Schueck is president of Lexicon Inc. For some companies, automating jobs helps companies either keep their operations here or reshore them. Many Arkansas manufacturers are having difficulty filling jobs because of the lack of qualified workers.
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2020 Brought Feast, Famine to Private Companies

Data collected for this week’s list of private companies illustrated the uneven and sometimes counterintuitive impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on various industries. read more >
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Mountaire Settles Environmental Suit in Delaware

Mountaire Corp. last month settled an environmental lawsuit in Delaware for $65 million and agreed to other improvements in its process. read more >
Agriculture & Poultry

Judge Sanctions Mountaire in Wastewater Lawsuit

A Superior Court judge has ordered Mountaire Corp. of Little Rock and two Delaware subsidiaries to pay more than $28,000 in sanctions for repeatedly refusing to provide information in a lawsuit over wastewater violations. read more >
Agriculture & Poultry

Mountaire Farms Buys Grain Facility in Delaware

Mountaire Farms, which says it's the sixth-largest chicken processor in the country, has purchased a grain facility in Delaware read more >
Agriculture & Poultry / Legal

Mountaire Farms Fires Back Over Lawsuit

An Arkansas-based poultry company is firing back against lawyers who have filed a purported class-action lawsuit stemming from wastewater violations at a southern Delaware processing plant. read more >
Stephens Inc. ranks as the second-largest private company in Arkansas.
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75 Largest Private Companies in Arkansas Combine for $38.9BLock Icon

Revenue at Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield topped $2.5 billion last year, a milestone achieved by only one other company in the 30 years that Arkansas Business has been ranking private companies by revenue. read more >

Mountaire Corp. Owner Argues Influence of Rich Donors on Politics

Politico recently ranked the top 100 donors to political campaigns in 2014 and an Arkansan made the list. read more >
Agriculture & Poultry

Agricultural Firms Note Strong Growth

Most large private agricultural enterprises in Arkansas posted double-digit growth last year, and the chiefs of at least two of those companies expressed cautious optimism that the worst of the recession is behind them. read more >
Agriculture & Poultry

Mountaire Celebrating 100 Years of Business

Mountaire Corp., one of the largest private companies headquartered in Arkansas, is celebrating the 100th anniversary of its founding by the family of current Chairman Ronnie Cameron. read more >
About half of the U.S.’s rice production comes from Arkansas. Most of the time, barring fluctuations, Riceland is Stuttgart’s single largest employer.
Agriculture & Poultry

Arkansas Agriculture Interests Strengthen Revenues

Private companies in Arkansas’ hugely important poultry, agriculture and timber industries — reported stronger revenue in 2012 for the most part. read more >
This is the 25th year for Arkansas Business' annual list of the state's 75 largest private companies.
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Revenue at Largest Private Companies Ranges From $80 Million to $3 Billion

Truman Arnold Cos. returned to the top of Arkansas Business' annual list of the state's largest private companies last year and remains there with 2011 annual revenue that is more than double the next-highest confirmed figure on the list. read more >