Germany-based Symrise acquires American Dehydrated Foods and International Dehydrated Foods.
Newsmakers in the areas of banking, culinary, education, government, health care, hospitality, insurance, municipal and nonprofit.
MakerGeeks owner says the company is filling orders after Black Friday and Christmas created a backlog.
Elite Comfort Solutions becomes part of the company’s residential products segment.
Newsmakers in the areas of construction, education, government, health care, logistics, manufacturing, media, nonprofit and real estate.
They said it. We're reporting it. Sixteen industry forecasts lead the way into 2019.
Nikki Holden is a knowledgeable voice in the industry that recognizes its challenges and opportunities, as she’s accrued a quarter-century of experience at stainless steel manufacturer Custom Metalcraft Inc.
Officials recruit at-risk youth for classes that pay them while they learn.
“Ready. Set. Give.” is a seven-part series that helps companies create a culture of giving. “The first thing I think a company needs to do is assess the individual interest of their employees …
The company is downsizing its fashion bed and home furniture businesses.
About 325 attend chamber event in DoubleTree’s new convention space.
Officials recommend $5 million for Springfield project.
“Ready. Set. Give.” is a seven-part series that helps companies create a culture of giving. “One way employees can get involved is to volunteer as a lunch buddy. That’s where you would spend …
New brewery launching in Quarry Town development on Saturday, making it the eighth in the city.
As F and H Food Equipment prepares to enter its 60th year in business, crews are nearing the finish of a new distribution center and headquarters in north Springfield.
Planning & Zoning recommends approval to council.
Annual chamber event is first to be held in DoubleTree’s new convention space.
“When searching for an assisted living community for your loved one, we want to make sure that it meets their personality and their personal needs,” says Alecia Robinson, Administrator at …
“Ready. Set. Give.” is a seven-part series that helps companies create a culture of giving. “One idea is to use an employee outing day to volunteer for an organization so you can accomplish …
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.