Opinion

by Glen Hooks -

Clean energy is booming despite Trump

More than a decade ago, the Sierra Club kicked off what came to be known as its “Beyond Coal” campaign. Our goals were aimed at stopping dirty coal-burning power plants…

by Martha Londagin -

Entrepreneurs and the 5 C’s

Every small-business borrower and banker is familiar with the “five C’s” of credit that affect lending decisions — character, capacity, capital, collateral and conditions. Of the five, only the first…

by Michael Tilley -

Arkansas’ economic divide

Historical context is difficult to craft in describing the real and growing economic divide between Arkansas’ rural and urban areas. Solutions to the divide are outside the comforts of simple…

by Karen Armstrong -

Invest in company culture

You’ll never see the word “culture” on a company’s profit and loss statement, but it’s been proven that a company’s culture is reflected in its bottom line. Today’s work force,…

by Boyd Evert -

Walmart ripples squeezing suppliers

The supplier community is all too familiar with the changes in terms and conditions that took place at Walmart two years ago: Walmart now takes a larger cash discount while…