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Elle’s Patisserie plans closure

Elle Feldman is focusing on her other business, Lavare Day Spa.

Mother-daughter duo expand dance academy in square footage and class options.

It’s designed for fewer than 50 employees, and three agencies in Springfield area involved.

The screen-printing and embroidery firm purchases Springfield competitor Bigfish.

Bankers associations are seeking to curtail a small-business revision to Dodd-Frank.

Options are available for businesses with 50 employees or less, officials say.

Jack and Donna Ewing, owners of Kona Ice of Central Springfield, MO, say they looked at several franchises before finding the one they wanted. They say this truck stood among the competition and like the company’s giveback program.

The eFactory is preparing to launch the next Business Accelerator program with updates to enhance networking.

So-called new age farmers go all in on their agriculture dreams.

New markets, rebranding and new releases — it’s all so complex.

The ecommerce brand branches out with brick and mortar.

Kraig Butrum takes over as the nonprofit’s chief development officer.

Nine local leaders present business advice at SBJ’s second-annual event.

In a second career, Jack and Donna Ewing join a mobile shaved ice franchise.

A south-side PaPPo’s Pizzeria and Pub opened; restaurateur Angel Kim launched all-you-can-eat Italian restaurant The Hill; and a new Doe’s Eat Place franchise restaurant got its start.

Eleven Springfield-area companies make the annual ranking of the fastest-growing U.S. private businesses.

Independently owned Republic Warrior Sports offers fans of ‘American Ninja Warrior’ a chance to try extreme obstacles.

Cassie Hartman started Ozark Mtn Flower Truck LLC; master plumber and gas fitter Jerry Kendall re-entered the industry; and Brooks and Danielle Milioni launched Sometimes Spouse Springfield.

Friends turned business partners design and build costume pieces inspired by animated comics.

Members have until Oct. 16 to submit their own nominations.

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