Michael Tilley, with our partner Talk Business and Politics, says recent financial numbers give us an idea of how the economy was doing before the pandemic, but don't offer a clear picture of what is next.
Arkansas United hosted a teleconference this week to discuss how immigrants are being impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Advocates argue immigrants are vital to keeping the economy running and they're concerned immigrants won't receive support from initiatives like the $2 trillion economic rescue package approved by the Senate.
In today's edition of the Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Report, Paul Gatling speaks with Keith Woodruff, the chief technical officer at Edafio Technology Partners, about how IT companies are responding to the increased demand for remote capabilities as companies and schools go virtual during the coronavirus pandemic.
Arkansas's medical marijuana industry appears to be immune to the coronavirus pandemic, according to Scott Hardin, spokesperson for the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission. Sales are surging, with more dispensaries providing home delivery.
While the coronavirus outbreak has slowed down a lot of other industries, new home construction and renovation in Northwest Arkansas remains mostly on track, for now, according to Shana Kasparek, executive officer of NWA Home Builder's Association.
Walmart’s legendary supply chain is built to withstand the economic ravages of the global coronavirus pandemic. That’s according to Matt Waller, dean of the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas. The world's largest retailer is also supporting — and expanding — its U.S. workforce during the crisis.