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Walmart Seeks Way Into Your Wallet

Walmart Seeks Way Into Your Wallet

Banking & FinanceTechnology & TelecomCover Story

Walmart’s recent patent application for a cryptocurrency system hints at the Bentonville retailer’s next move into the financial services sector. read more >

In Age of Influencers, P. Allen Smith Faces Pay Cut

In Age of Influencers, P. Allen Smith Faces Pay Cut

LegalCover Story

Instead of boosting his state pay for promoting Arkansas from $200,000 to $845,000 a year, gardening and lifestyle star P. Allen Smith appears likely to get 95% less than his previous contract provided — or perhaps nothing at all. read more >

Ever Seen a Purple Cow? Muñoz Pugh Counts on It

Ever Seen a Purple Cow? Muñoz Pugh Counts on It

OuttakesHealth CareRestaurants & FoodTechnology & Telecom

Christina Muñoz Madsen, a former TV news anchor and VP of marketing and public relations at the University of Central Arkansas, has been partnered with branding and marketing specialist Michelle Pugh of Conway for a little over a year. read more >

Tech World Still a Man’s World

Tech World Still a Man’s World

Technology & TelecomTransportation

Although the percentage of women in the U.S. workforce now stands at 46.8%, it remains much lower than that in the technology sector. read more >

Facebook to Launch National Program at Winrock’s Innovation Hub

Facebook to Launch National Program at Winrock’s Innovation Hub

Technology & Telecom

Facebook is set to kick off a new national program called Career Connections with a Skills Summit at the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub at Winrock International on March 30 and 31. The Hub said Career Connections will connect emerging talent to training opportunities, local internships and Facebook mentors. read more >

A Publisher’s Duties (Editorial)

A Publisher’s Duties (Editorial)

OpinionLegalTechnology & Telecom

If Facebook is a publisher, with free speech rights, then it should have the same responsibility of trying to ensure, to the best of its ability, that the information it disseminates is true. read more >

SPONSORED: Is Facebook In Trouble?

SPONSORED: Is Facebook In Trouble?

Technology & Telecom

The popular social media platform has gone through some recent, public struggles. But healthy numbers explain its continued value as a marketing tool. read more >

Acxiom Corp. Trims Workers As It Combines Segments

Acxiom Corp. Trims Workers As It Combines Segments

Technology & Telecom

Acxiom Corp. of Conway says it is cutting 2 percent of its global workforce of about 3,300 as it combine its Audience Solutions and Marketing Services divisions into a new business unit called Acxiom Marketing Solutions. The company declined to say how many Arkansas workers would be affected. read more >

Update: Facebook Decision Will Cost Acxiom Up to $25M

Update: Facebook Decision Will Cost Acxiom Up to $25M

Technology & Telecom

Facebook's decision to stop offering advertisers data provided by third-party aggregators will cost Acxiom Corp. up to $25 million, the Conway data mining company announced late Wednesday. Acxiom said the decision to end Facebook Partner Categories will hit both revenue and profitability. read more >

In Personal Use of Company Jets, Tyson Soars

In Personal Use of Company Jets, Tyson Soars

Banking & FinanceTransportationCover Story

Arkansas Business reviewed proxy documents from 17 publicly traded companies based in Arkansas to report on those that offer executives the perk of using the company jet for personal trips. read more >