Read the profiles of the selected guests for the editorial live interview series.
Andrew Spurling with GFI Digital dispels five common myths around the selection and maintenance of your office copier from what your machine up-time expectations should be to how you can vet copier …
Outlook: Recession risks should be contained through 2019.
Springfield City Manager Jason Gage definitely didn’t have city management in his crosshairs when he was in college at Missouri Southern State University in Joplin.
Summer interior upgrades are planned at 2331 E. Pythian St.
Chamber Economic Outlook event keynote speaker Kathleen Navin spoke with Springfield Business Journal on tariffs, minimum wage and other topics.
Local leaders work to highlight the stories of once-bustling African-American communities and business districts.
Officials say time is now for Missouri to bolster workforce development efforts.
The Bass Pro campus at Campbell Avenue and Sunshine Street is the focus of a feasibility study, which recommends a 100,000-square-foot convention center and three hotels in the vicinity.
“I think this really empowers them to identify and to be able to have the courage to speak up, “ says Tijuana Julian, Executive Director of Student Affairs and Dean of Students at Drury …
Maurice Jones rounds out the city’s leadership team, bringing 20 years of economic development experience to a new role.
Newsmakers in the areas of accounting, education, health care, municipal, real estate and technology.
Missourians will get $4.7 million, Attorney General Eric Schmitt announces.
The health care system is scheduled to host a May 1 groundbreaking for a new hospital.
Voters will decide Nov. 5 on a new representative after the former legislator was named treasurer.
Gary Grove pleads guilty to a misdemeanor after death of motorcyclist.
Public Works officials reveal results of August survey on capital improvements sales tax.
Josh Hawley defeats Claire McCaskill, and Greene County gets a new presiding commissioner.
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.