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Health InnovatAR Accelerator Participants Announced

Health InnovatAR Accelerator Participants Announced

Health CareTechnology & Telecom

Winrock International, Arkansas Heart Hospital, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and BioVentures announced six startups that have been selected to participate in the first Health InnovatAR health care accelerator. read more >

E.C. Barton & Co. Gets Big Man at Top

E.C. Barton & Co. Gets Big Man at Top

Cover Story

Steven H. Brimner, who stands 6-foot-7 and played college basketball in Montana, has been learning a new playbook since Jan. 1 as the new president and CEO of E.C. Barton & Co., the 102-store building materials chain based in Jonesboro. He also has some big sneakers to fill. read more >

Three Little Letters That Say 'A' Lot in PR

Three Little Letters That Say 'A' Lot in PR

OuttakesTransportation

What do the initials APR stand for, beyond some vague notion of achievement in public relations? Several Little Rock communications pros explained, and their answers were surprisingly fervent and personal. read more >

Put Asia on Your Business Radar (Yang Luo-Branch Commentary)

Put Asia on Your Business Radar (Yang Luo-Branch Commentary)

OpinionTechnology & Telecom

From the ubiquitous “Made in China” and “Made in Vietnam” commodities to agricultural imports and exports to rising industries like artificial intelligence, high-tech manufacturing and e-commerce, businesses in Asia and the United States are intertwined. read more >

Plains & Eastern Clean Line Appears Doomed In Arkansas

Plains & Eastern Clean Line Appears Doomed In Arkansas

LegalTechnology & TelecomCover Story

After putting nearly nine years and more than $100 million of investors’ money into a $2.5 billion power transmission project across Oklahoma and Arkansas, the electric dream of Michael Skelly has shorted out. read more >