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Emma Hurt

Business Reporter

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Vietnamese plant near state debut

posted: 03/26/2017 2:13 a.m. Discuss

In 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.

Hunt's $2.75M to set up UA hub

posted: 03/22/2017 2:09 a.m. Discuss

J.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.

Arkansas move let ad-tech firm get back on feet

posted: 03/19/2017 1:59 a.m. Discuss

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

Apparel website is added to lineup

posted: 03/18/2017 2:16 a.m. Discuss

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

Trump budget ends air subsidy

posted: 03/17/2017 2 a.m. Discuss

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

Data-driven USA Truck on way

posted: 03/12/2017 1:54 a.m. Discuss

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

Acxiom tower sells for $25M

updated: 03/11/2017 3:44 a.m. Comments 2

Acxiom 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.

Accrued data driving force, truckers say

posted: 03/05/2017 1:56 a.m. Discuss

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

UA center researches inland waterways

posted: 02/26/2017 1:55 a.m. Discuss

With the third-largest number of navigable, inland waterway miles in the nation, Arkansas is a logical headquarters for the Maritime Transportation Research and Education Center.

Trucking tech division of Uber meets with Arkansan experts at state event

posted: 02/23/2017 5:45 a.m. Discuss

Representatives from Uber Freight, a segment of Uber that focuses on matching trucks with loads to be shipped as well as on self-driving truck technology, met Wednesday with supply-chain experts in Bentonville.






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