Tagged: University Of Arkansas Walton College Of Business

J.B. Hunt-UA Partnership Is Key Supply Chain Link

J.B. Hunt-UA Partnership Is Key Supply Chain Link

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The transportation giant gave the school another $1.5 million — bumping its total gifts to more than $7 million since 2014 — so the university naming it the J.B. Hunt Transport Department of Supply Chain Management came as no surprise. read more >

Health Tech Projects Up for Federal Funding

Health Tech Projects Up for Federal Funding

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Two projects that could receive some of a $75 million grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration would give a booster shot to health care technology in Arkansas. read more >

Walmart and ‘Vendorville’ Just Part of Building Boom

Walmart and ‘Vendorville’ Just Part of Building Boom

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While Walmart Inc.’s new headquarters in Bentonville propelled the value of commercial building permits to record highs during the first half of this year, the rest of northwest Arkansas generated its own sizable increases over the previous year. read more >

NIL Law Shows Arkansas Players The Money

NIL Law Shows Arkansas Players The Money

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It didn’t take much time for student-athletes to get in on the money — or gift cards or merchandise — once the NCAA removed its regulations against the commercial use of their name, image and likeness. read more >

Jebaraj Gives Passing Grade to CARES Act

Jebaraj Gives Passing Grade to CARES Act

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Mervin Jebaraj works at the University of Arkansas’ Walton College of Business so it is apropos that he has a grade for the federal response to the COVID-19 pandemic. read more >

Pandemic Collateral Damage? Small Firms

Pandemic Collateral Damage? Small Firms

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The COVID-19 pandemic has delivered a wallop to the country’s economy, but experts interviewed by Arkansas Business don’t expect too much lasting damage. There is a caveat, of course. read more >

Logistics Experts Say Supply Chain Unbroken

Logistics Experts Say Supply Chain Unbroken

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The American consumer culture and the supply chain it depends on have both been put to the test by the restrictions and safety precautions of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. read more >

UA Redesigning MBA Program on Quest to Be Best

UA Redesigning MBA Program on Quest to Be Best

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The University of Arkansas slipped from first to fifth place on this year’s list of the state largest MBA programs after temporarily halting admissions to finish redesigning its full-time Master of Business Administration program. read more >

Walmart Hits Gas In Going Greener

Walmart Hits Gas In Going Greener

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After a decade of success in its sweeping sustainability efforts, Walmart Inc. is working on a new goal: slashing greenhouse gas production in its supply chain. read more >

Newcomers to Northwest Arkansas Refilling Labor Pool

Newcomers to Northwest Arkansas Refilling Labor Pool

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The Arkansas Department of Workforce Services released a report in July that showed Arkansas’ seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 3.8 percent in June 2016. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported unadjusted unemployment rates of 3.1 percent for northwest Arkansas and 4.2 percent for Arkansas. read more >

Charities Prosper Under New Laws, Economy

Charities Prosper Under New Laws, Economy

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An improving economy and a state full of philanthropic hearts have meant another good year for Arkansas charities, despite concerns that tax law changes might have caused complications. read more >