Opinion

by Barbara Taylor -

Tell it like it is

A while back I read an article about an entrepreneur on the horns of a dilemma. She was facing a big decision at her successful, venture-backed startup. If I could…

by Boyd Evert -

The squeeze continues for retail suppliers

There is a growing area of vulnerability in suppliers’ relationship with retailers. For each item, retailers must decide the price they will charge consumers to buy it. But, with increasing…

by Kent Middleton -

Is print a smart investment?

We’ve all heard it. Newspapers are dying, magazines are on their way out and digital media is king. There’s no denying the internet has significantly, and permanently, changed the landscape…

by Martha Londagin -

Look to the fans in the stands

Let’s face it: truly “small” small businesses can’t afford Arkansas Razorback team sponsorships, stadium advertising and television ads during the big game. However, a local sports team marketing plan is…

by Robert Coon -

A compassionate and conservative dream

“I call my philosophy and approach compassionate conservatism. It is compassionate to actively help our fellow citizens in need. It is conservative to insist on responsibility and results. And with…

by Greg Kaza -

Measuring Arkansas’ high-tech employment

Entrepreneurs, public officials and academics have worked in the 21st Century to increase market awareness that Arkansas’ economy includes a growing “high-tech” component. One way to illustrate this development is…

by Roby Brock -

De-glorifying our Confederate statues

It is time to either remove Confederate statues from public grounds or to change the plaques that purport their reason for being there. Gov. Asa Hutchinson said on Wednesday: “When…