The decorated World War II serviceman was on Springfield’s governmental body for 10 years.
Voters will decide Aug. 7 on the fate of Senate Bill 19, now Proposition A. A Drury University professor makes the case for a no vote.
The vote marks the second time this month the governing body did not add a building to the Springfield Historic Register.
Protect your company against fraud. Summer Massey, Loan Manager at Arvest Bank and Kala Forehand, Treasury Management Adviser at Arvest Bank, have tips to guard against internal and external fraud in …
Nearly 50 want Proposition B to pass in November.
The southwest Missouri representative succeeds Eric Schmitt, who's transitioning to attorney general.
More than a dozen speakers address the topic at April 8 meeting.
He worked 33 years advocating for southwest Missouri organizations.
A $12 hourly rate would be reached by 2023, if Prop B passes in November.
The shop owners are ordered to pay nearly $50,000 in back rent and other fees.
Some residents oppose the proposed Cherry Street development.
Jay Rasmussen, General Manager with Ameripride, says they lowered their turnover rate nearly 50% in a year's time.
Area educators learn about corporations through externships.
The decision follows former leader Bob Cirtin’s denial of Nicole Galloway’s examination.
Frank Romines is exiting after two years in the role.
Council gives its approval to list that includes economic vitality and fiscal sustainability.
Trading Epic allegedly uses Facebook to solicit a local investor.
Bike enthusiast Cody Stringer is betting his bike share nonprofit will lead to a more bike-friendly city.
As employees are more mobile and have a desire to work from home, Haden Long owner of Ellecor, explains office spaces are trending towards a more home-like feel. Things like shared work spaces, office pets, and cozy furnishings allow employees to be selective about where they work and become more effective as a result.
Every industry has to navigate trend shifts, but Scott Shotts of Missouri Spirits describes the changes in beverage industry as anarchy. Tried-and-true spirits rules are being ignored. Learn how the local distillery balances following the trends for product development with taking risks.
Kevin Wyas, founder of ECRI, started his first business at the age of 19, ran the business for 16 years before selling it. He recognizes the benefits of starting a business so young when he had relatively little to lose. "The stress and the uncertainty of this would be crippling," he says for somebody accustomed to a regular paycheck.
ighty percent of questions are common across industries, so you don't need industry-specific experience to do effective market research according to Debra Kassarjian, independent consultant and owner of DKInsights. As a matter of fact, she thinks there is a great deal to be gained from exchanging ideas outside of your industry.
Danny Collins, 37 North founder and guide, says the biggest leap they took in the first year was to purchase a vehicle. That major financial investment, however, allowed them to provide their outdoor guide services at a price point they felt was more appropriate.
Springfield Diner owner Ömer Önder sits down with a restaurant consultant who starts challenging the menu offerings."No bashful food." The blunt conversation is the launching off point to determine how the Mediterranean influence will affect the young restaurant's offerings in the future. Made to Order is an ongoing sbjLive documentary series in collaboration with Springfield Business Journal tracking the rebranding of a local restaurant.
Haden Long, owner of Ellecor, opened a retail home decor business five years ago in a traditional retail space. When the interior design side of the business took off, she decided to renovate a 100-year old bungalow to better show off product samples and installations.
Scott Shotts, partner with Missouri Spirits, says when they started in 2011 there were approximately 300 distilleries in the U.S. and now there are more than 3,000 so competition has grown significantly. Diversification of their business model has helped them succeed.
Matthew Blystone of Theta Float Spa had the financial means to start the unique business, but used crowdsourcing for pre-orders to determine market interest in addition to gathering a nice cash reserve before opening.
Avery Parrish with the Springfield Regional Arts Council explains how businesses can display local art in their spaces for a fraction of the price of investing in a permanent collection. The corporate partnership program allows a business to select from a customized portfolio of local artists' work curated based on the company's mission and aesthetic that can be switched out every six or 12 months.