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Arkansas Industries Attempt to Divine The Post-Pandemic Future

Arkansas Industries Attempt to Divine The Post-Pandemic Future

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Some, like the hospitality industry, are bracing for a long, slow return to pre-COVID vitality. Others, like the energy sector, see a quicker recovery after the early swoon. Some trends seem baked into expectations, like reliance on home-based employees and the technology they use. read more >

Pandemic-Infused Demand Puts Enviro Tech In 24-7 Mode

Pandemic-Infused Demand Puts Enviro Tech In 24-7 Mode

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Making hand sanitizer is nothing new for Enviro Tech Chemical Services Inc. of Modesto, California. But three months ago, the product was swept up in an unexpected surge in popularity thanks to COVID-19. read more >

Arkansas Cattlemen Refuse to Run With The Herd

Arkansas Cattlemen Refuse to Run With The Herd

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The cattle ranching industry may undergo some changes in the turbulent wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, but the changes may not include the one cattlemen fear the most: loss of independence. read more >

A&P Trends Show Pandemic Pummelling Arkansas Visitors Bureaus

A&P Trends Show Pandemic Pummelling Arkansas Visitors Bureaus

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The coronavirus pandemic has battered city convention and visitors bureaus in Arkansas and sapped their sources of revenue: lodging and restaurant taxes. An industry built on bringing people together and attracting tourists is uniquely vulnerable to an infectious disease. read more >

Oklahoma STACK Play Produces Lawsuits

Oklahoma STACK Play Produces Lawsuits

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After negotiating a $7 million judgment last year against a former partner and manager, an Arkansas-heavy investment group hasn’t given up trying to recover damages from others they say helped him in his scheme. read more >

Collecting Legal Fees In the Age of COVID-19

Collecting Legal Fees In the Age of COVID-19

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The coronavirus pandemic complicates collecting fees on outstanding bills from existing clients as well as new clients who would be expected to pay up-front retainers or flat fees for services. read more >

Job Law Evolves as Reopening Begins

Job Law Evolves as Reopening Begins

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As COVID-19 has upended the economy and caused more than 100,000 deaths across the country, it also has altered employment law from safety to workers’ compensation issues. read more >

Arkansas Farmers Cope With COVID-19

Arkansas Farmers Cope With COVID-19

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Arkansas agriculture producers expected to see a nice recovery in 2020 after a bruising trade war with China, but the COVID-19 pandemic has tested the agricultural business model. read more >

Arkansas Factories Pivot in Pandemic Efforts

Arkansas Factories Pivot in Pandemic Efforts

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The future is murky for Arkansas manufacturers that pivoted to produce masks and hand sanitizer during the pandemic, but as they shift back to pre-pandemic operations they’re grateful that pivoting saved jobs. read more >

Gallery: Arkansas Made

Gallery: Arkansas Made

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From steel to toilet tissue, chainsaws to snack foods, Arkansas delivers the goods. read more >