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Website Wisdom.(information to avoid legal ramifications due to web sites)(Brief Article)

Website Wisdom.(information to avoid legal ramifications due to web sites)(Brief Article) Websites are a quick and cost effective medium for accessing information about most anything, anytime and anywhere. Businesses, big and small, are jumping on the information highway. Before you invest too much time and money in website development, you should consider two important issues: […]

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Superior grows.(Whispers)(Superior Automotive Group)(Brief Article)

Superior grows.(Whispers)(Superior Automotive Group)(Brief Article) Have you heard about the latest acquisition by Superior Automotive Group of Fayetteville, led by David Slone and Avis Bailey? Superior, already with eight locations in Arkansas, has now picked up United Motor Co. of Conway. United officials confirmed the deal, and Superior officials said the deal was done pending […]

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Fine line between genius and insanity.(Commentary)

Fine line between genius and insanity.(Commentary) Weintz, Steve AFTER MORE THAN A DECADE of working with start-up and early-stage companies, I’ve concluded that, often, only two degrees of separation exist between ingenious and crazy business ideas. Contestants on “American Idol” have Simon Cowell to tell them, “You sing like a squealing pig. You look like […]

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Enronitis

Enronitis Gwen Moritz THE PUNDITS ARE CALLING it “Enronitis,” the contagious fear that any publicly traded company’s financial statements might be suspect. Arkansas is not immune. On the same day that a 220-point drop in the Dow Jones Industrial Average was blamed on Enronitis, Superior Financial Corp. of Little Rock announced that it was actively […]

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Fed product helps banks serve Mexican immigrants

Fed product helps banks serve Mexican immigrants MEXICAN IMMIGRANTS working in the United States send at least $20 billion annually to family members in their home country. The bulk of these transactions (called “remittances”) are made through storefront money-transfer services, which, on average, charge the sender about $10 in fees for a $300 transfer. Recently, […]

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Same thing, different prices

Same thing, different prices Jim Karrh WHATEVER HAPPENED TO setting a price for your product and sticking to it? Everywhere you look there are price differences for essentially the same product or service — matinee prices at the movies, for example, or discounts for different types of customers (students, seniors or military personnel). Selling the […]

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Camping World of Bowling Green, Ky., America’s largest retailer of RV and outdoor supplies, camping accessories and recreational vehicles, opened its first store in Arkansas last week off Interstate 40 in North Little Rock

Camping World of Bowling Green, Ky., America’s largest retailer of RV and outdoor supplies, camping accessories and recreational vehicles, opened its first store in Arkansas last week off Interstate 40 in North Little Rock Camping World of Bowling Green, Ky., America’s largest retailer of RV and outdoor supplies, camping accessories and recreational vehicles, opened its […]