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LR program gives startups a nudge along

10 qualify for accelerator

Subscriber onlyOnly hours before he was to make a presentation about his startup business, Greg Ellis decided to change the focus of the firm, Mortgage Peer Network. Continue reading...

Bankruptcy watch

Subscriber onlyALEXANDER Donald Joe and Julie Anne Horton, 12100 County Line Road, May 20, 2016, Chapter 13. Continue reading...

Women few among Arkansas' high-paid execs

Subscriber onlyOnly a few women in the executive suites of Arkansas' largest public companies can say they are among their firms' top earners. Continue reading...

Owner of Little Rock's new 1836 Club says it fills privacy void for members

Subscriber onlyMark Camp's search for an executive chef at Little Rock's recently opened 1836 Club further confirmed his belief that the town was lacking an appropriately private place for politicians and business people to meet. Continue reading...

BUSINESS PEOPLE: Latest promotions and hires around the state

Subscriber onlyACCOUNTING - BKD announced the promotion of Keith Lindsey to senior manager. Kyle Elmore has been promoted to senior manager. Gary Edwards was named partner. Continue reading...

Mood festive at Wal-Mart before event

Retailer sees lot to celebrate

Subscriber onlyWal-Mart Stores Inc. executives say there is plenty to celebrate this week as thousands of shareholders and employees from around the world arrive in Northwest Arkansas for the retailer's elaborate and star-studded business party. Continue reading...

U.K.'s small businesses divided on EU vote

Subscriber onlyLONDON -- With sparks flying from a welder at work behind him, Simon Boyd's voice rises as he explains why he believes the United Kingdom should leave the European Union even though his company, REIDsteel, has put up buildings across the 28-nation bloc, from the Netherlands to Poland and Italy. Continue reading...

BUILDING PERMITS

Subscriber onlyBuilding permits for the Little Rock metro area, projects valued at $75,000 or more: Continue reading...

PATENTS AWARDED

Subscriber onlyU.S. patents issued to Arkansans Continue reading...

OIL AND GAS REPORT

Subscriber onlyThe Arkansas Oil and Gas Commission last week issued zero drilling permits, zero well completions and one well recompletions. Continue reading...

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS

Subscriber onlyPulaski County real estate transactions of $150,000 or more, deeds recorded 04/25/2016 through 04/29/2016: Continue reading...

UA business team wins in Las Vegas

Subscriber onlyVivImmune, a business plan developed by graduate students at the University of Arkansas, was the overall graduate division winner at the ninth Donald W. Reynolds Tri-State Collegiate Business Plan competition Thursday in Las Vegas. Continue reading...

State's out front of U.S. on jobs

Economist notes a rural upswing

Subscriber onlyArkansas is, for the first time in a while, outpacing the national economy in job growth and unemployment, largely because of improvement in the state's rural areas. Continue reading...

Home sales in state jump 8.7% in April

Subscriber onlyHome sales in Arkansas in April rose 8.7 percent compared with April last year, the Arkansas Realtors Association said Friday. Continue reading...

Business news in brief

Subscriber onlyUSA Truck to pay former exec $630,000 USA Truck has agreed to pay former Chief Financial Officer Michael Borrows $630,000 as part of a separation agreement, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Continue reading...

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