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Arkansas Flag and Banner in Industrial Fabric Products’ Review magazine

Industrual Fabric Products’ Review Magazine features Kerry McCoy as a profile of the American Way. In the article Kerry speaks of her beginnings in the flag business as the first flag seller in Arkansas. She later discusses with interviewer Gene Rebeck about her expansion into custom banner making, and the pivotal point in her business […]

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ADDY Awards

The American Advertising ADDY® Awards recognize excellence in advertising and promote the highest creative standards in the advertising industry. Each year, the Arkansas Advertising Federation conducts the ADDY® competition and honors award-winning work by Arkansas agencies and organizations at the annual ADDY® Awards Show. Winners in the Arkansas competition may move on to compete at […]

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Flag Firm Raises Its Banner

Kerry Thompson-McCoy started Arkansas Flag & Banner Inc. 22 years ago – in that time, she’s taken it from a part-time job for herself to a $1.5 million corporation with more than 20 employees. And the company’s growth, the president and CEO says, is just starting to pick up momentum. “My goal is to make […]

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1996 Arkansas Business of the Year Awards

Arkansas Business presents finalists for its 1996 Arkansas Business of the Year Awards, which honors businesses, nonprofits and executives in Arkansas. Arkansas Flag and Banner, a manufacturer of custom banners and flags in Little Rock, Arkansas has been named as a finalist for the 1996 Arkansas Business of the Year Award presented by Arkansas Business […]

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Blue Chip Enterprise Award

The Blue Chip company, in partnership with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Nation’s Business magazine, co-sponsors the Blue Chip Enterprise Award. It is designed to recognize the challenges and rewards of small businesses that have overcome obstacles to emerge stronger. ProTrans International is proud to be an Indiana winner. A significant difference between the […]

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A Time To Sew, A Time To Reap

Entrepreneur’s Notebook by Kerry Krouse Thompson-McCoy Nation’s Business Magazine I didn’t get into business to make a fortune. I got into it to make ends meet. So where a lot of entrepreneurs pull money out of their businesses, I never take much more than what I need to live. Of course, in the 19 years […]

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Kerry McCoy featured in Entrepreneur magazine

Entrepreneur magazine’s cover story is about Entrepreneurs across the 50 states of America. For Arkansas, they focus on Kerry McCoy. Thompson-McCoy’s custom work, which involves hand-painting, screen-printing and more, keeps her business flying high. “Fifty-five percent of our business is custom work,” she says proudly.”Sewing is our specialty.” Entrepreneur/June 1993 pg. 85 [ generic name […]

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July 4th Marks Banner Year for LR Flag-Maiking Business

Arkansas Democrat By Ellen F. Kreth Not only is Arkansas Flag and Banner celebrating the Fourth of July, but it is celebrating the holiday in a new building, the restored Taborian Hall. For Kerry Krouse Thompson McCoy, the Fourth of July is more than a patriotic event. It’s her busiest time of the year. As […]

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Work Begins to Transform Taborian Hall to Flag Plant

Arkansas Democrat Gazette by Mick Normington Construction workers began this week renovating Taborian Hall, which once was the center of Little Rock’s thriving black business and entertainment district, to transform the building into a flag manufacturing plant. In March, Taborian hall will become the new headquarters and manufacturing center of Arkansas Flag and Banner. “I […]

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War in the Gulf

Arkansas Gazette There were yellow ribbons and red-white-and-blue banners. Anti-war signs and pro-war signs. Faces of fear, faces of pride. Arkansans saw signs of the Persian Gulf War everywhere they looked Thursday. And everywhere, there were flags. Employees at Arkansas Flag and Banner comment on the effect the Persian War has had on sales of […]