Tara Rigger bought a Buffalo event business; Branson Cafe reopened; and Clear Creek Golf Car and Vehicles expanded with a headquarters move to Ozark from Springfield.
Therefore, Pizza LLC relocated to Springfield and opened a brick-and-mortar space; Aurora-based The Garden Exchange added a second location; and Hermitage-based Ozarks Community Health Center moved its Urbana clinic to a newly constructed building.
Green House Coffee and Affogato Bar launched; White Stag Barber Co. LLC relocated; and Marshfield-based custom graphics business SignEffx moved.
A trio of sisters became first-time business owners with the opening of Rise Nutrition in Republic; Copper Run Distillery reopened; and Bolivar-based Stephens Pharmacy at CMH expanded its footprint into rural Dallas County.
Photo studio Selfie Vibes reopened in Springfield after moving last year from Branson; Old Missouri Bank launched its newest branch; and Hobby Lobby moved its Springfield store.
Beyond Bliss Desserts and More opened on C-Street; Comic Force added a location in Springfield; and The Social launched in Marshfield.
Advertising Plus acquired Yates Promotions; the third Scooter’s Coffee franchise store in the Springfield area opened; and The Hive opened in Willard.
The second Queen City store for West Des Moines, Iowa-based Hy-Vee Inc. opened; the Springfield office for the Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Missouri Chapter moved; and a trio of longtime Ozarks area businesspeople partnered to open Dynamic EVC.
The newest branch for Old Missouri Bank opened; a pair of friends teamed up in Branson to launch Summit Nightlife; and Karen Maxson decided to strike her own tune with personalized ukulele instruction through Ukulele Academy of the Ozarks.
An entrepreneurial married couple entered the beverage industry; Republic Ford Lincoln changed hands; and Bridgestone Retail Operations LLC opened its fourth Springfield location for Firestone Complete Auto Care.
The owners of Garden Adventures, a Nixa-based plant nursery, expanded into Springfield; the office total for Springfield-based Ozarks Elder Law neared double digits in southwest Missouri; and a certified public accountant became a first-time business owner in Branson.
Corwin Automotive Group relocated its operations; the city of Nixa opened its first park for dogs; and Rise Coffee Co. transitioned to a brick-and-mortar shop.
Battlefield entered the craft brewery scene; a veteran of the HVAC industry opened Garrison Heating & Air LLC; and first-time business owner Sean Barnhill debuted e-commerce venture Gents Glow.
Longtime grilling hobbyists made a professional pivot with the opening of The Grill Guys of Missouri LLC; new ownership took over personal training business Big Time Results; and friends and first-time business owners Kathryn Barber and Madi Sheppard launched Ozark Mountain Hydration.
A pair of military veterans with an interest in cigars opened Tabak Co. LLC; CoxHealth’s first “super clinic” in Springfield opened; and Quarters Arcade & Boba Bar got its start in Ozark.
A new player in the tabletop gaming scene emerged in Nixa; an entrepreneur teamed with his wife and a family friend to open Lake and Bake Pizza; and the first medical marijuana dispensary in the Table Rock Lake area opened.
Citizens Memorial Hospital’s service footprint expanded; Fayetteville, Arkansas-based 7 Brew Coffee made its Queen City debut; and Ramata Italian opened in Branson.
Little Rock, Arkansas-based Encore Bank opened its first Springfield branch; Fitness ER LLC, which repairs, installs and sells used and refurbished commercial fitness equipment, relocated; and mattress manufacturer iSense relocated its Springfield headquarters.
A couple with nearly two decades of combined experience in food service became first-time restaurant owners; Frisco, Texas-based Stonebriar Auto Services LLC opened its second Jiffy Lube store in Springfield; and Banter Brewing Co. opened.
After getting its start as a food truck, Dani’s Flour Pot Bakery converted into a brick-and-mortar operation; Rogersville health care clinic Nourish’d Wellness Center and Spa opened; and the first brick-and-mortar headquarters for 8-year-old nonprofit On Angels’ Wings opened its doors.
Whataburger launched its second local store; Branson shop Revive Juice and Coffee Bar LLC moved; and a new Monett branch of the Barry-Lawrence Regional Library District opened.