A ribbon-cutting ceremony is scheduled Wednesday ahead of a Nov. 5 launch date.
More than 25 businesses and organizations attend the EmployAbility event.
Company invests over $1 million with move near former facility.
Speakers at council meeting cite traffic congestion and greenspace preservation as biggest concerns.
Jay Jung launched his third restaurant venture; SmileDirectClub LLC opened a SmileShop; and James Financial Partners LLC launched a Branson branch.
You’ve just invested a significant amount of time and money to train members of your team. Now you have to see if your employees actually learned the confidence, skills, behaviors, or attitudes you …
Sean Brownfield speaks as SBJ’s monthly 12 People live interview guest.
The health care plan through the Missouri chamber impacts 2,100 individuals at almost 150 businesses in Springfield.
Newsmakers in the areas of banking and finance, education, government, health care, law and retail.
“Ready. Set. Give.” is a seven-part series that helps companies create a culture of giving. “The best, most efficient way a company can help is just start that conversation,” says Esther …
Dr. Brian Clonts succeeds Betsy Seay, who resigned last month.
Scott Pitts and Jason Delcour partnered to open Black Market Smokehouse LLC; IMAC Holdings Inc. purchased Advantage Therapy LLC; and Longitude LLC started.
Newsmakers in the areas of banking and finance, education, entertainment, health care, municipal, politics, real estate and transportation.
Quapaw House to finalize deal after signing letter of intent last month.
SmileDirectClub plans launch of local SmileShop next week.
The contribution prompts the university to rename its College of Health and Human Services.
Caleb Arthur of Sun Solar aims to re-energize the funding board.
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.
After a year of experiential market research, Danny Collins, 37 North founder and guide, found three ways they plan to expand. Some were anticipated and others were not expected until they …
Inspirational speaker Chad Porter shares his story of turning a tragic accident that took him to the darkest depths into a rewarding career as a motivational speaker and business coach.
"For me success is...a little bit fleeting. Today's success and goal achieved only lasts about that long," says Curtis Millsap, owner of Millsap Farms. Look beyond the day-to-day financial achievements to the long-term victories.