GOOGLE WILL ALLOW rivals to bid on coveted advertising spots that it previously reserved for itself at the top of product search results in Europe, but there are widespread doubts that the move will create meaningful competition. Google announced the change Wednesday in response to a June ruling by the European Commission that...
When a Portland, Ore.-based artist needed help last spring constructing an exhibit at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, museum officials in Bentonville called upon the University of Arkansas. To the rescue, UA art students cut hundreds of fern fronds out of emerald paper using a laser cutter, forming the...
Walmart and Target seem to be in a fierce race as to which one can change up their stores more. Both recently updated The News Tribune on changes to area stores, including both in-store and digital features. WALMART The proof of Walmart’s $56 million statewide investments is starting to show at...
Being a leader comes with a host of responsibilities, including being a good influence on those you work with and who work for you. Whether you've recently landed your first leadership role or you've been managing employees for years, there are always lessons to be learned and improvements to...
Supply chain visibility has become an increasingly important technology as carriers look to control costs, improve efficiency and address consumer demands that have risen along with e-commerce sales. Visibility between businesses refers to tracking order placement, allocation and manufacturing, warehousing and delivery and payment, according to transportation software company 3Gtms....
The legal structure you choose for your business is one of the most important decisions you will make in the startup process. Each business entity has its own pros and cons, and it's important to sort through it all before settling on one. Your choice can greatly affect the...
Wall Street analysts don't expect Tenet Healthcare Corp. (THC - Get Report) to be swallowed whole in a blockbuster deal, despite buzz generated by a Wall Street Journal report late Wednesday, Sept. 13, that the activist-pressured hospital operator was exploring strategic options, including a sale of the company. Tenet shares were up...
Big cities are alive with big ideas, and some of those big ideas can be about starting a small business. Small towns, while being a great environment for small businesses, might not have the clientele entrepreneurs need to build a thriving, successful business. Here are eight small businesses anyone...
There is no magic formula to landing a good job, even though most people tend to lean towards job search activities that worked for them in the past. Job searching plays a part of your career and it’s a learned skill. It is no surprise that job candidates stay stuck...
It’s one of the first questions business owners ask: How do I make people aware of my company? Today’s business environment requires you have an online presence. It’s important for business owners to consider the many online tools available to get the word out about their products and services....