posted: 04/13/2014 3:11 a.m.
Personal data has become a valuable commodity for U.S. technology and Internet companies to use and sell.
posted: 04/12/2014 2:26 a.m.
While more and more data are being collected and analyzed by companies and the government, there is a push for greater openness about how consumer information is used, Jennifer Barrett Glasgow, chief privacy officer for data broker Acxiom Corp., said Friday.
posted: 04/09/2014 4:43 a.m.
The price of gasoline in Arkansas has jumped 14 cents in the past month, and motorists will see little relief on average this summer when prices are expected to soften only slightly, according to a monthly government report released Tuesday.
posted: 04/07/2014 2:56 a.m.
Recent cyberattacks on Target Corp. and Neiman Marcus have the retail industry searching for ways to strengthen safeguards protecting consumer data gathered during in-store and online transactions.
posted: 04/06/2014 3 a.m.
Acxiom Corp. will allow consumers a better look at the information the company has collected about them when it rolls out an update to its data website in the fall, Chief Executive Officer Scott Howe said during a recent interview at the data broker’s Little Rock headquarters. “We want to give people more options,” Howe said.
posted: 04/05/2014 2:35 a.m.
Murphy Oil Corp. is deciding whether to shut down its Milford Haven refinery in Wales after talks with a potential buyer collapsed last month.
posted: 04/04/2014 1:55 a.m.
Natural-gas inventories have hit an 11-year low as a result of a long winter and a cold start to spring, according to a weekly government report released Thursday.
posted: 03/17/2014 2:58 a.m.
Stephens Inc. is joining a new thriving, albeit risky, venture: social media.
posted: 03/14/2014 3:44 a.m.
Natural-gas inventories plunged to 11-year lows this winter as prolonged cold weather in the United States led to record-breaking gas use, according to a weekly government report released Thursday.
posted: 03/11/2014 2:45 a.m.
Covered for years, the facade on a brick building in the 600 block of Main Street hid the identity of the original occupant, the Arkansas Democrat.
posted: 02/28/2014 2:13 a.m.
Windstream Holdings Inc. on Thursday reported a profit of $241 million for its 2013 fiscal year, a 43 percent jump from 2012.
posted: 02/27/2014 3:22 a.m.
Acxiom Corp. is laying off more than 215 employees nationwide, sources familiar with the job cuts said Wednesday.
posted: 02/25/2014 2:33 a.m.
Dillard’s Inc. shares dropped 6.4 percent Monday after the retailer missed Wall Street expectations in posting a fourth-quarter profit of $119.1 million.
posted: 02/22/2014 2:19 a.m.
Windstream Holdings Inc. said Friday that it is cutting about 400 employees nationwide, including 67 in Arkansas.
posted: 02/21/2014 3:19 a.m.
Retail gasoline prices in Arkansas jumped 7 cents in the past week, and motorists can expect them to continue to rise as spring nears, analysts said Thursday.