NWA Business Journal

The question of funding highways in Arkansas has been a perennial topic of discussion. In today's Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Report, we hear from two state business leaders to learn more about the impact of Governor Asa Hutchinson's $300 million highway funding plan.  

In today's Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Report, we hear about legislation concerning business that came this year from the Arkansas Legislature. We also hear about the banks with the best return on assets ratio in northwest Arkansas.

Next week, the Arkansas Aerospace and Defense Alliance will host the Mid-America Aerospace and Defense Summit in Fort Smith. In today's Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Report, we hear from Chad Causey, the organization's executive director, to learn more about the event. Plus we hear some banking and transportation earnings reports and more.

In May, the University of Arkansas will host the NCAA Division 1 Men's and Women's Golf Championships at Blessings Golf Club in Johnson. In today's Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Report, we hear from Johnny Tyson, the club's owner, about bringing the prestigious event to the golf course, which opened 15 years ago.

  The Yield Curve Inversion has been an accurate predictor of past recessions, but it may not be as accurate when considering current economic variables. In today's Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Report, Mervin Jebaraj, director of the Center for Business and Economic Research at the University of Arkansas, explains why.

Startup Weekend, an event aimed at taking entrepreneurial ideas and turning them into successful businesses, takes place April 5 through 7 in Fayetteville. In today's Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Report, we hear from Haley Allgood, executive director of the Startup Junkie Foundation, about the event. And we hear about a significant development at the Legacy building in downtown Fayetteville.

The Greater Bentonville Area Chamber of Commerce has hired Travis Stephens as Vice President of Operations. In today's Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Report, we hear from chamber CEO Graham Cobb about the organization's new operations officer, and we hear about WhyteSpyder's plans to relocate to downtown Springdale.

Recognizing National Consumer Protection Week

Mar 8, 2019

In today's Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Report, we hear from Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge, whose office is using this week to remind Arkansans of their consumer rights. 

The Future of Tech in Arkansas

Feb 28, 2019

In today's Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Report, we hear Charles Morgan, a member of the Arkansas Business Hall of Fame, talk about his new book and his work in the state's tech sector. 

Considering Energy

Feb 21, 2019

In today's Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Report, we hear a roundtable discussion with three of the state's energy industry leaders. We hear from Bill Hanna, CEO of Hanna Oil and Gas Co. in Fort Smith; Katie Niebaum from the Arkansas Advanced Energy Association; and Peter Nierengarten, sustainability director for the City of Fayetteville.

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