Pagination Bookshop LLC opened in a century-old house; Branson Bank made its first appearance in the Stone County market; and attorney Corey Kilburn left McAnany, Van Cleave and Phillips PC to start RoundTable Legal LLC.
Springtown Coffee Co. opened in Galloway Village; Antonio and Christy Serrano closed on the purchase of the 222 E. Republic Road office of real estate company Assist 2 Sell; and The Merry Moore Boutique launched a brick-and-mortar presence.
Halotherapy, also known as dry salt therapy, is on tap at Breathe Salt Vault; a new decade has dawned with the opening of 1984 Branson; and Sandy Park starts her own nail salon.
A new OakStar Bank branch opened; a 19-year-old became a first-time business owner; and accounting firm Elliott, Robinson & Co. LLP relocated and expanded its Republic office.
A hot dog venture dubbed Frank ‘n’ Steins launched; the first Bank of Bolivar branch in Marshfield, dubbed BOB Community Financial, opened; and Armstrong World Industries Inc. (NYSE: AWI) finalized its acquisition of Marshfield’s Architectural Components Group Inc.
Cape Girardeau-based carGo Technologies LLC launched its ride-hailing and delivery services in the Springfield market; the 90-bed, $8.7 million Lake Stockton Healthcare Facility began operating; and First Home Bank officially changed its name to Stockmens Bank.
Cicis returned to Springfield; Branson Boardgame Cafe opened; and Hamra Enterprises added to its portfolio.
One coffee shop replaced another in the French Quarter shopping center; Andie Bottrell started Designing Indie; and Orange Leaf frozen yogurt returned to Springfield.
Camp Bow Wow opened a new location; TLC Properties Inc. created an umbrella company for its five business units; and Entertainment venue Questledge began operating in Nixa.
Ozark-based men’s substance abuse treatment campus Synergy Executive opened for patients; Old Missouri Bank's sixth full-service branch launched; and Maritime set sail as a brick-and-mortar restaurant.
Hair stylists John Fahey and Carly Hamilton partner on their first business; Ozarks Community Health Center opened its Miles for Smiles dental clinic; and Canna Bliss LLC started selling a line of products centered around “cannabidiol."
Former clothing model C.C. Guice started her first retail venture; the Jimmy Buffett-inspired LandShark Bar & Grill opened at Branson Landing; and O’Reilly Hospitality Management LLC added a Holiday Inn Express & Suites to its portfolio.
Kuat Racks moved; Mercy-GoHealth Urgent Care’s third co-branded center in Springfield began serving patients; and Branson Bank finalized the purchase of a Hawthorn Bank branch.
Best of Luck Beer Hall began operations; Springfield gained a new event venue with the arrival of Moon Town Crossing; and the state’s first automated 24-hour library kiosk opened.
Planet Fitness franchisee PF Arkansas LLC opened its third Springfield club; Leggett & Platt completed a $1.3 billion acquisition; and New Covenant Academy started classes at its new Liberty Campus.
Longtime restaurant Ebbets Field comes under new leadership; nonprofit Leadership Springfield opened its first office space; and Ellecor Design and Gifts relocated to the Rountree neighborhood.
The 22nd branch for Central Bank of the Ozarks opened; the Gene Taylor Community Based Outpatient Clinic began seeing patients; and The Adam Johnson Team at Keller Williams Greater Springfield broke off to form Alpha Realty MO LLC.
Bigfoot Subs opened at 2204 W. College St.; ReeceNichols Real Estate acquired Re/Max Lifestyle Realty in Branson West; and veteran restaurateur David Bauer bought Harbell’s Grill and Sports Bar LLC.
Ozarks Elder Law LLC closed on its acquisition of RTR Attorneys in Marshfield; Nashville-style fried chicken and catfish restaurant Hot Cluckers got its start; and the first Geico insurance office in the Queen City opened.
First entering the Springfield market 15 years ago, Kum & Go LC’s local construction activity is hard to miss these days.
Learn how customer surveys and the Amazon business model inspired Curtis Millsap to find technology to give his customers a better Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program experience at Millsap Farms. His intention was to create a better product for his customers, but discovered it also opened up new markets for the small family-owned agribusiness.
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Why would an employee ever turn down a $200 a month raise? Jody Dow with The Springfield Dream Center explains the “Cliff Effect” that exists in the state of Missouri for people who are employed and on state or federal assistance. “You may be getting $500 in food stamps, and your raise is only increasing your pay that month by $200. Well, that’s a $300 discrepancy.” In the state of Missouri, assistance is all or nothing. The Dream Center helps workers in this situation learn how to prepare for in advance for a pay increase that results in a gap in monthly income.
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Mark Walker, a local CEO and a member of the Drury University Board of Trustees, says employers are increasingly seeking college graduates who have some kind of meaningful real-world, hands-on …
“When I started this, I realized, number one, I have to have grit. I have to be able to know it’s a tough road,” says Julie Higgins, CEO of I Pour Life. Higgins says you shouldn’t focus on …