Caterpillar, CDI & Dillard’s and Driving While Texting in Arkansas Business This Week

The latest Arkansas Business is online now. This week, reporter Mark Hengel takes a look at how North Little Rock Mayor Patrick Hays and Little Rock Chamber executives Jay Chesshir and Joey Dean worked to lure Caterpillar to North Little Rock:

The outcome can be attributed to two factors: One, the years-long courting by area economic development officials of national site-selection companies, and two, the success of that courtship, which created a momentum prompted by other recent economic development announcements. It’s an economic snowball effect and it was intentional.

The complete story here.

Also this week:

More stories from this week’s edition here.


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