Tagged: Ventures

Sissy’s Log Cabin Heights Location to Grow

Sissy’s Log Cabin Heights Location to Grow

Ventures

The Sissy’s Log Cabin location at Grant and R streets in Little Rock is set to expand this summer “in an effort to continue making Sissy’s Log Cabin an exciting customer experience,” a company press release said. read more >

Farmers Insurance Now Offers Rideshare Coverage

Farmers Insurance Now Offers Rideshare Coverage

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Farmers Insurance recently announced that it has begun offering Arkansas drivers rideshare insurance coverage in response to the state’s new ride-sharing law, Act 1267, which was signed by Gov. Asa Hutchinson in early April. read more >

Redfin Enters Little Rock Market

Redfin Enters Little Rock Market

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William Porterfield — a long-time executive broker at Pike Realty Group and then executive broker for Blackwood Realty, both of Little Rock — has been appointed to head Redfin’s central Arkansas operation as market manager and principal broker. read more >

Arkansas Insurance Hall of Fame Announced

Arkansas Insurance Hall of Fame Announced

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Steve Russell, president of Risk Services of Arkansas in Little Rock, along with other insurance industry leaders have announced that the College of Business at the University of Central Arkansas in Conway will house the Arkansas Insurance Hall of Fame. read more >

Western’s 100th Year Sparks Name Change

Western’s 100th Year Sparks Name Change

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What was formerly Western Waterproofing Co., a firm based in St. Louis with a branch in Little Rock, has been renamed Western Specialty Contractors in honor of its founding 100 years ago. read more >

Staffing Agencies Struggle to Fill Jobs

Staffing Agencies Struggle to Fill Jobs

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Bullhorn, a Boston company that provides software for the staffing and recruiting industries, in February released “The 2015 North American Staffing and Recruiting Trends Report.” read more >

UAMS, ACHRI Help Find Key to Allergic/Immune Disorder

UAMS, ACHRI Help Find Key to Allergic/Immune Disorder

VenturesHealth Care

A group of researchers, including a group at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and the Arkansas Children’s Hospital Research Institute, have made what’s being hailed as a “breakthrough” in understanding the cause of a rare disorder. read more >

First Mini Dealership in State Uses Enhanced IT Solutions

First Mini Dealership in State Uses Enhanced IT Solutions

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Parker Mini of Little Rock opened earlier this year as the first MINI dealership in the state. The dealership, owned by the Parker Automotive Group, uses information technology services unique to the dealership provided by the Computer Hut of Little Rock as a way to promote its “Dare to be different” strategy. read more >