Mercy Northwest Arkansas is again expanding the reach of its specialties announcing its integration with Ozark Orthopaedics of Rogers. Mercy said this integration is another piece of its plan to create a patient centered health care model. The six Roger’s orthopedists: Dr. Cody Grammer, Dr.
Shearer’s Foods, a private label salty snack manufacturer owned by Toronto-based private equity firm Wind Point Partners, has acquired the assets of the Medallion Foods business from ConAgra Foods,Inc. for $33.5 million.
Home BancShares Inc., parent company of Centennial Bank, announced late Thursday (April 17) plans to acquire Florida Traditions Bank. The two institutions have entered into a non-binding letter of intent that will merge the Florida bank into Centennial.
BioBotic Solutions, an undergraduate business plan competition team at the University of Arkansas, beat more than two dozen teams from across the United States to take the $25,000 grand prize at the Richards Barrentine Values and Ventures Business Plan Competition.
Doug McMillon, an alumni of the University of Arkansas, and his wife Shelley donated $1 million toward establishing the McMillon Family Endowed Excellence Fund at the Sam. M. Walton College of Business.
Rep. Terry Rice, R-Waldron, picked up several endorsements from his fellow legislators this week in his race to unseat District 9 Sen. Bruce Holland, R-Greenwood, who is seeking a third term in the Arkansas Senate.
Of the five endorsements, three come from Crawford County legislators.
Northwest Medical Centers in Springdale and Bentonville are hosting a community-wide disaster drill at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, April 15. The event is designed to assess staff and facility preparedness in the event of an actual disaster.
Railway Age magazine has named Arkansas & Missouri Railroad its 2014 Regional Railroad of the Year. The award will be presented at the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association's annual meeting in San Diego, Calif., April 25.
Massmart, Wal-Mart’s joint partner in South Africa, announced a top management change on Friday (April 11). Grant Pattison resigned as CEO of Massmart Holdings after seven years. Pattison oversaw the sale of a majority stake to Wal-Mart Stores Inc. in June 2011.
Wal-Mart Stores said it’s serious about reducing energy costs with LED ceiling lighting fixtures engineered by its supplier partner GE. The retailer announced Thursday (April 10) it plans to use the new fixtures in its new U.S.