NWA Business Journal

Making Concrete More Resistant to Deicing Solutions

Nov 29, 2018

Sam's Club wants to build an employer-sponsored childcare center near its Bentonville headquarters. We learn more in today's Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Report, and we hear about research at the University of Arkansas that could result in pavement that is more resistant to damage from deicing salts.

Assessment of Regional Music Scene Continues

Nov 15, 2018

In today's Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Report, we hear about a new initiative to increase the value of the northwest Arkansas music ecosystem. Plus, we hear about a new online shopping option being offered at some Harps stores throughout the region.

Fayetteville Logistics Firm Acquired

Nov 8, 2018

Fayetteville based CaseStack announced this week that it will be acquired by The Hub Group, based in Illinois, for an estimated $255 million. We learn more in today's Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Report, and we hear about a new mobile app under development in Benton County that is aimed at disrupting the grocery delivery market.

State Unemployment Still Low, Workforce Continues to Shrink

Nov 1, 2018

Highlands Oncology Group will break ground this weekend on a new clinic near Interstate 49 in Springdale. In today's Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Report, we learn more about the new development, and Mervin Jebaraj, economist and director of the Center for Business and Economic Research at the University of Arkansas, gives us analysis of the latest jobs report for the state.

Bringing Businesses and Educators Together to Address Workforce Needs

Oct 25, 2018

Fayetteville based startup Engine recently raised $3.5 million to further develop its cloud based e-commerce platform. We get more details in today's Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Report. We also hear from Bill Rogers of the Springdale Chamber of Commerce about the fourth annual Northwest Arkansas Workforce Summit, which is coming up in early November.

Assessing the Impact of Regulatory, Tax Reforms

Oct 18, 2018

In today's Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Report, we hear from Gary Norcross, CEO of FIS Global, about how regulatory relief and tax reforms are affecting the financial services sector.

In today's Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Report, we get a preview of the Northwest Arkansas Technology Summit, taking place later this month in Rogers. Plus, we get new numbers for the northwest Arkansas residential and multifamily real estate market from the latest Skyline Report from Arvest Bank and the Center for Business and Economic Research at the University of Arkansas.

Region Attracts Residents from Throughout Arkansas, Surrounding States

Oct 4, 2018

Northwest Arkansas has welcomed about 12,000 new residents per year since 2014. In today's Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Report, we learn more about the region's population growth trends, and we get details on a new Aldi being built in Walmart's backyard.

Energy Efficiency Reduces Need for New Power Plants

Sep 27, 2018

In today's Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Report, we hear how Bentonville is becoming a hotspot for hotel development. We also hear from Duane Highley, CEO of Arkansas Eelectric Cooperative Corporation, about a paradigm shift in the state's energy sector.

Transitioning Customers From One Bank to Another

Sep 20, 2018

Former customers of Bear State Bank will soon become customers of Arvest Bank. In today's Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Report, we hear from Michelle Fittro of Arvest Bank to learn about the customer transition. We also hear about a new commercial development near Arvest Ballpark in Springdale.

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