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Building to house startups, chamber

Fayetteville gets innovation hub

Subscriber onlyThe Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce announced Thursday that it is purchasing a building on the downtown square and dedicating one floor to the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub. Continue reading...

Fayetteville chamber buying Bradberry building, partnering to create NWA Launch Pad

Chamber buying Bradberry building and dedicating floor to innovators

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- The entrepreneurial community gained a third space around the downtown square Thursday. Continue reading...

Speakers share stories of turning tragedy into strength

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Tommy Van Zandt and Scarlett Lewis have different stories, but both led them to use tragedy to spread messages of strength and love. Continue reading...

Howell, Saatchi CEO since '10, to retire

Subscriber onlyDina Howell is retiring as chief executive officer of Saatchi & Saatchi X, a Springdale-based shopper marketing company. Continue reading...

NWA hospitals expand NICU services

NWA hosptials expand NICU options

Subscriber onlyExpanded services are allowing more Northwest Arkansas women to give birth to high-risk babies close to home and hopefully saving more lives. Continue reading...

Springdale-based Whitbeck Labs expands, plans new office

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- Gordon Whitbeck has cracked a lot of eggs in his day, and most of them he threw away. Continue reading...

Benton County wages grow most in U.S.

Subscriber onlyBenton County led the nation in average weekly wage growth in the last quarter of 2014, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Continue reading...

Benton County's 9.9 average weekly wage growth leads nation

Agency report shows 9.9% increase in weekly earnings is nation’s best

Subscriber onlyBenton County led the nation in average weekly wage growth to close out 2014, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Continue reading...

NWA chamber leaders don't expect Pulaski County court ruling to hurt economic development contracts

Pulaski County ruling not expected to affect area economic development

Subscriber onlyLeaders of the area's largest chambers of commerce don't expect a Pulaski County court ruling to stop their economic development contracts with cities, but it has prompted changes. Continue reading...

Growing number of people step into homeownership

Increasing number of residents buying houses

Subscriber onlyAn increasing number of area residents are hurdling barriers such as tougher lending standards and rising home prices to buy their first home. Continue reading...

Sixty Northwest Arkansas teens with disabilities starting jobs as part of grant

Sixty local teens with disabilities part of Promise Program

Subscriber onlyOne teen's summer job has the potential to save the federal government $550,000 over the teen's lifetime. Continue reading...

Wal-Mart paying UA nearly $1.2 million for shareholder week services

Retailer to pay univeristy nearly $1.2 million

Subscriber onlyWal-Mart Stores Inc. will pay the University of Arkansas about $1.2 million to house and feed an estimated 4,700 employees attending shareholder events this week. Continue reading...

Springdale jobs grow in varied fields

Subscriber onlyWhile Springdale's workforce has grown rapidly in the past five years, much of the growth has come from modest increases at a variety of companies, and it happened without much fanfare. Continue reading...

EngageNWA working on immigrant needs, resources

Area’s minority population growing

Subscriber onlyArea leaders hope a collaborative effort will help immigrants find resources they need to integrate into the community. Continue reading...

Summit: Hispanics play growing role in U.S. labor

Subscriber onlyThe face of the America's workforce is becoming increasingly more Hispanic, Robert Rodriguez, founder and president of Chicago-based DRR Advisors, told business leaders Thursday. Continue reading...

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