Industries in Arkansas: (Courtesy Arkansas Business)
Can you name 10 Arkansas-based businesses? Do you know any fun facts about industries in Arkansas? Impress your friends with your knowledge of Arkansas corporations and industries.
Acxiom Corp -
In addition to being considered one of the best companies to work for, Acxiom Corporation of Little Rock is one of the leading information management services providers.
Arkansas Best Corporation -
Arkansas Best Corporation is a motor carrier and intermodal transportation company with 15,000 employees throughout the United States.
Bank of the Ozarks -
Bank of the Ozarks Inc. of Little Rock is among the largest banks in Arkansas.
Dillard's Inc. -
Beginning with a small store in Howard County in 1938, Dillard's Inc. of Little Rock has become one of the top department store chains in the country.
J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc -
Born from the husband-wife team of J.B. and Johnelle Hunt, J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. is a $2 billion leader among trucking and freight companies.
Murphy Oil Corporation -
Having begun in southwest Arkansas in the early 1900s, Murphy Oil Corporation has become one of the world's most successful oil companies.
The Stephens Group -
It is impossible to overstate the statewide influence and importance of the Stephens Group, which includes Stephens Inc. and the Stephens Media Group.
Tyson Foods Inc. -
Now the world's largest processor and marketer of chicken, beef and pork, Tyson Foods began with a single truck shipping Arkansas chickens to Chicago in 1935.
USA Truck Inc. -
USA Truck Inc. is the No. 3 trucking company in the state, hauling goods throughout North America.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. -
From its famously humble beginnings as a single store in Rogers in 1962, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has risen to become the world's largest company with more than $246 billion in revenue.
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