posted: 03/05/2014 3:10 a.m.
QUOTE OF THE DAY “There is always going to be a surprise out there. Ukraine is an example. You have to be flexible.” Stephen Odell, CEO of Ford Europe, on European auto sales
posted: 03/05/2014 3:08 a.m.
Bonus plan approved for USA Truck execs USA Truck executives are eligible for a management bonus plan approved by a compensation committee of the company’s board of directors.
posted: 03/04/2014 12:44 p.m.
Hot Springs-based Mountain Valley Water Company has been acquired by Great Range Capital, the private equity firm announced Tuesday.
posted: 03/04/2014 3:05 a.m.
The Forbes list of the world’s billionaires was released Monday with Wal-Mart heirs Christy Walton and Jim Walton moving into the top 10 for 2014 and Christy Walton regaining the title of the world’s richest woman.
posted: 03/04/2014 1:29 a.m.
Russell D. Harrington Jr., president and chief executive officer of Little Rock-based Baptist Health, said Monday that he will step down on July 1 to become president emeritus and senior adviser to the state’s largest health-care organization.
posted: 03/04/2014 1:25 a.m.
Stampede Transportation LLC of Little Rock is merging with Dallas-based fuel-hauling company American Energy Transport.
posted: 03/04/2014 1:19 a.m.
WASHINGTON — Americans spent more in January, the Commerce Department said Monday, but the increase came from a surge in spending on heating bills during the harsh winter. Spending in areas such as autos and clothing declined.
posted: 03/04/2014 1:12 a.m.
New owner of Allens selects Kiser as CEO Chris Kiser has been appointed the new chief executive officer of Allens Inc. — the Siloam Springs company that declared bankruptcy in October and was recently purchased by Sager Creek Acquisition Corp.
posted: 03/04/2014 1:11 a.m.
QUOTE OF THE DAY “March will give us a sense of how real the recovery is going to be this year.” Alec Gutierrez, Kelley Blue Book senior analyst, on U.S. auto sales.
posted: 03/03/2014 1:25 p.m.
HOT SPRINGS — The National Park Service says the Ozark Bathhouse in Hot Springs is set to reopen this week.
posted: 03/02/2014 2:29 a.m.
A recent University of Arkansas study suggests many chief executive officers paint a brighter picture of their company’s financial future in the year before they retire than the one they see in the rear-view mirror once they’ve left.
posted: 03/02/2014 2:24 a.m.
The Arkansas Club at the Queen Anne Mansion in Eureka Springs is looking for owners — 82 to be precise.
posted: 03/02/2014 2:21 a.m.
BANKING Kelly Ashcraft, president and chief operation officer of Warren Bank and Trust Co., has been installed as the newest addition to the bank’s board of directors.
posted: 03/02/2014 2:18 a.m.
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posted: 03/02/2014 2:17 a.m.
The Arkansas Oil and Gas Commission last week issued 33 drilling permits, 5 well completions and 4 well recompletions.