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Edible Art opened; Angel Woods became a first-time business owner with the opening of Legacy Hair Studio; and Yolo Rolled Ice Cream got its start in Branson.
Leveled Up Loot LLC, which owner Christopher Smith dubs a pop culture marketplace, opened; a dog-centered business concept morphed into another for a Marshfield couple; and an attorney with seven years of experience founded her own firm specializing in elder law.
Hurts Donut Co. opened its newest location; architecture firm Kinetic Design and Development LLC launched; and Whataburger made its Ozarks debut.
Big Momma’s Coffee and Espresso Bar LLC expanded; a mother and daughter with nearly 30 years of combined experience in massage therapy opened Birch & Willow Spa LLC; and Aneva Jefferson launched Crescent Cradle Birthing Co.
Nonprofit FosterAdopt Connect Inc. targeted downtown as the short-term home for its new Youth Connect Center; Pitt Technology Group LLC acquired Protel Systems and Supplies Inc.; and Nov. 21 marked the opening of Kaiju Coffee at The Fairbanks in northwest Springfield.
The newest facility for Springfield-based preschool and early child care operator Little Sunshine’s Enterprises Inc. opened; a love of food and cooking spurred Brian Keener to launch Contorto; and a CrossFit gym in Marshfield changed owners.
Atlanta-based Chicken Salad Chick made its Springfield debut; husband and wife Garrett and Rose Cochran opened Heirloom Candle Bar; and mobile eatery Girldad BBQ LLC was launched.
A baked goods vendor at Farmers Market of the Ozarks expanded to a brick-and-mortar operation; the first lending center for Old Missouri Bank opened; and London Calling Pasty Co. added a new food truck.
Bakery, cafe and espresso bar Blue Heron debuted on C-Street; Christy Stilfield launched 417 Beautiful You LLC, her first brick-and-mortar studio; and food truck Elorine’s Jamaican Kitchen LLC relocated its home base.
Following several years working in the food service industry, Aden Watson started his first business ownership venture; the fifth location of Blue Iguana Car Wash opened; and Twin Crescent Drive-In made its debut.
Entertainment venue Ozarks Event Center launched; the first Missouri franchise for Virginia Beach, Virginia-based mobile pet grooming company Zoomin Groomin opened in Springfield; and RBW Agricultural LLC launched a brick-and-mortar store.
Children are the focus at Where the Wild Things Play LLC, which opened in Ozark; Love 4 Life Wellness moved; and seafood eatery Big Al’s Crab Shack relocated.
Real estate firm Alpha Realty MO LLC moved; mobile hot dog eatery Doggy Style Food Truck LLC opened its first brick-and-mortar shop; and downtown Lebanon gained a new retailer.
Nixa resident Elizabeth David launched her first boutique store, Rosebud’s Cottage LLC; Lawrenceville, Georgia-based consumer finance company Lendmark Financial Services made its Queen City debut; and a married couple became first-time owners of a food truck with the opening of Keleke Hawaiian BBQ & Catering LLC.
Business partners Sarah Perryman and Sherry O’Brien decided to start their first ownership venture, The Glasses Place LLC; Murfreesboro, Tennessee-based home decor retailer Old Time Pottery LLC opened its first Springfield store; and Embers Cigar Lounge relocated.
Austin, Texas-based Kendra Scott LLC made its Springfield debut; Lost Boys Barber Co. LLC relocated; and Wilson Logistics Inc. opened its corporate headquarters in Strafford.
417 Cocktails LLC moved; 7 Brew Coffee added its first shop in Lebanon; and Branson outlet store for Baltimore, Maryland-based sports apparel retailer Under Armour relocated.
Two veterans in the wellness industry teamed up for their first ownership venture; Triple Diamond Real Estate LLC moved; and the Springfield-Greene County Library District opened Library Express East.
The newest store for Springfield-based chain Andy’s Frozen Custard Inc. opened; a Marshfield bookstore that opened in March and closed two months later came under new ownership; and Hippos Marijuana Dispensary opened its second of three planned shops in Missouri.
One bike shop replaced another in the Rountree neighborhood; 7 Brew Coffee expanded its Ozarks footprint; and Gloria Hereford launched her first restaurant, Mama G’s Kitchen.
The first downtown Springfield branch for Arvest Bank opened; a longtime licensed massage therapist became a first-time business owner; and 7 Brew Coffee opened its fourth shop in Springfield.
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