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Walmart, Sam’s Club in Little Rock area hosting Flu vaccine clinics

Walmart, Sam’s Club in Little Rock area hosting Flu vaccine clinics

Walmart customers and Sam’s Club members who have not yet received their flu shots can do so at select store and club locations in the Little Rock area.

Walmart and Sam’s Club pharmacists will administer flu shots for individuals 18 and older. In addition to flu shots, Walmart and Sam’s Club pharmacists are able to provide immunizations for the top vaccines recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention including:

  • Pneumonia (pneumococcal)
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Chickenpox (varicella)
  • HPV (human papilloma virus)
  • MMR (measles, mumps, rubella)
  • Meningitis (meningococcal)
  • Shingles (herpes zoster)
  • Tetanus, diphtheria and whooping cough

 Locations offering immunizations include:

Acxiom named "Supplier of the Year" by MEDIA Magazine

Acxiom named "Supplier of the Year" by MEDIA Magazine

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Acxiom® (Nasdaq: ACXM), the leading enterprise data, analytics and software-as-a-service company, today announced that it has been named "Supplier of the Year" by one of the most respected industry publications, MEDIA Magazine, for its unique contributions to the industry with the recent launches of its Audience Operating System (AOS) and AboutTheData.com, its consumer portal.

"We're thrilled to be recognized by MEDIA Magazine and especially by Joe Mandese, who understands this segment as well as anyone," said Scott Howe, Acxiom CEO. "This is a win for the industry. We never set out to build an Acxiom product. Our intent was to always build an industry solution that everyone could use and build upon to advance privacy-compliant 1:1 marketing at scale. It's extremely gratifying to be recognized for the progress we've made."

Sister Restaurant of the Pantry Coming to Hillcrest

Sister Restaurant of the Pantry Coming to Hillcrest

Tomas Bohm, owner of The Pantry restaurant, is bringing a sister restaurant, The Pantry Crest, to Hillcrest... Read More

SBA seeks nominations for Arkansas Small Business Person of the Year, Small Business Champions

SBA seeks nominations for Arkansas Small Business Person of the Year,  Small Business Champions

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (SBA) The U.S. Small Business Administration Arkansas District Office is seeking successful and inspiring entrepreneurs to represent Arkansas during SBA’s 2014 Small Business Week.  Nominations are due January 17, 2014.

“This is the time to honor an outstanding entrepreneur in your area.  Small business owners are so important to the strength of our country, and these awards provide an opportunity to celebrate their success,” said Yolanda Garcia Olivarez, SBA Regional Administrator.  Olivarez heads Region VI which serves more than 3.3 million entrepreneurs in Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas.  “Each day these men and women overcome obstacles with creativity and perseverance, and help create jobs for themselves and others.”

Waffles for every meal

Waffles for every meal

The Waffle Wagon is worth tracking down.

Now that the food truck is a fixture on our culinary landscape, those who would succeed must develop a menu to separate it from all the various chow trucks roaming the streets of Little Rock. One of our newest trucks, the Waffle Wagon, has managed to do just that by taking the ordinary waffle concept and bending it into such a wide variety of sweet and savory offerings that folks used to their morning Eggo will hardly recognize these tasty waffles as even being the same sort of pastry... Read More

Tyson Foods hires three on first trip to UALR

Tyson Foods hires three on first trip to UALR

Following their first visit to the University of Arkansas at Little Rock campus, recruiters from Tyson Foods Inc. hired three College of Business students studying management information systems.

Tyson, with headquarters in Springdale, Ark., is one of the world’s largest processors and marketers of chicken, beef, and pork, the second-largest food production company in the Fortune 500 and a member of the Standard & Poor’s 500 index.

UALR Senior Francesca Salcido of Cabot will join Tyson following graduation this month. Seniors Amy Jo Hall of Louisville, Ky., and Nia Gregory of Collierville, Tenn., have secured positions with the company following their graduation in May.

To have a major company from Northwest Arkansas hire students so far in advance of graduation dates is fortunate, but somewhat unusual, according to Dr. Jane Wayland, Stephen Harrow Smith Dean of the College of Business... Read More

Report: Manufacturing jobs down in Arkansas, but draws remain

Report: Manufacturing jobs down in Arkansas, but draws remain

Manufacturing jobs in Arkansas aren't quite back to their pre-recession levels, but the state's low taxes and abundant natural resources continue to be a draw for manufacturing companies, according to a report issued by Manufacturers News Inc. of Evanston, Ill... Read More