Emma Hurt

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One more exec gone, USA Truck says goal now is to move faster

Subscriber onlyAfter about a year and a half at USA Truck, the president of its struggling truckload segment, Martin Tewari, resigned in early March, continuing a recent series of leadership changes. Continue reading...

Acxiom leases space for staff in Little Rock

Subscriber onlyAcxiom Corp. has signed a five-year lease on two floors of a building at 301 Main St. in Little Rock, about two weeks after announcing the sale of its 12-story tower building in the city. Continue reading...

Vietnamese plant near state debut

Investment now $15M, Morrilton site gears for summer start

Subscriber onlyIn 2013, the state of Arkansas announced that the first Vietnamese company to open a manufacturing plant in the United States selected Morrilton as its new home. More than three years later, the plans conveyed in that news release finally are becoming a reality. Continue reading...

Accrued data driving force, truckers say

Using it is vital in all areas of a company, execs state

Subscriber onlyIn the trucking industry -- where profit margins are narrow and every cent and second can have repercussions -- analytics has a good chance of affecting results. Continue reading...

Hunt's $2.75M to set up UA hub

Industry research will be the focus

Subscriber onlyJ.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. and the University of Arkansas are creating the J.B. Hunt Innovation Center of Excellence by way of a $2.75 million investment from the Lowell trucking company. Continue reading...

Arkansas move let ad-tech firm get back on feet

Subscriber onlyInuvo may not have begun in Arkansas, but the digital publishing and advertising technology company purposefully selected it as its home. Continue reading...

Apparel website is added to lineup

ModCloth fits in, Wal-Mart notes

Subscriber onlyWal-Mart Stores Inc. added another e-commerce company to its portfolio Friday, acquiring women's clothing retailer ModCloth for an undisclosed amount. Continue reading...

Trump budget ends air subsidy

Harrison, 2 other cities lose service

Subscriber onlyPresident Donald Trump inaugural budget includes a proposal to eliminate the program that subsidizes commercial air service to Harrison, Hot Springs and El Dorado. Continue reading...

Data-driven USA Truck on way

New CEO striving for a safer, more competitive hauler

Subscriber onlyAs USA Truck's president and CEO of about six weeks, James Reed has already started changing things at the Van Buren campus. Continue reading...

Acxiom tower sells for $25M

Buyer is Simmons Bank; data firm shifting HQ to Conway

Subscriber onlyAcxiom Corp. has sold its Little Rock building on East Third Street and is moving its headquarters back to Conway, the company said Friday. Simmons Bank of Pine Bluff purchased the building in the River Market District for $25 million. Continue reading...

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