A pop-up art shop surfaced in the Rountree neighborhood; Matthew Picking opened Melancholy Roasting Springfield coffeehouse; and Burlington added another store in Springfield.
The Greene County Commission approves more than $264,000 in latest round.
The restaurant in shipping containers had been delayed due to COVID-19 and a leaky roof.
Springfield couple Joe and Bethany Mizell opened a local franchise of Australia-based F45 Training; Seattle Roast Coffee took the place of a downtown Starbucks store; and a Domino's store launched in Willard.
The city is asked to provide $4.4 million toward project infrastructure in expanded development plan.
Community members can fill out survey or request in person meeting to discuss feedback
Corporate sales fuel Bon Bon's Candy House activity beyond holidays.
Ozark Trading and Liquidation LLC opened; Raising Cane’s made its Springfield debut; and Downtown Ozark Nutrition got its start.
Husband-and-wife-run food truck evolves into million-dollar business.
A first-time business owner launched Talk of the Town Barbershop LLC; RepMo Burger Co. opened in Republic; and the 12th Missouri store for international clothing retailer H&M opened.
City officials confirm Wire Road Brewing owners plan to build facility.
Hold Fast Brewing's owners work to overcome COVID-19 sales impact.
After a few months in operation exclusively online, Springfield Charcuterie LLC opened a brick-and-mortar store; Springfield Plaza gained the second Queen City store of national retail chain Ulta Beauty; and Alicia Jones started Vanity Pawz Pet Salon LLC.
An upstart organization is giving urban spaces splashes of life to show what's possible.
Baton Rouge, Louisiana-based restaurant chain Raising Cane’s is adding to the busy intersection of Sunshine Street and Campbell Avenue, near the Bass Pro Shops campus.
The product already has sold more than 5,000 bottles since last year.
Curtis Marshall also points to upcoming expansions at the Rountree business.
The Bark Yard dog park and bar concept launched; Charity Fent Cake Design LLC moved; and a pair of business owners collaborated on opening The Hidden Hut LLC.
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Heather Kite, owner of startup business Rooted Deep Farms, talks about tough times during the winter of 2020-2021. She says determination was a necessary component that kept her going.
Jeramey and Julia Henson, co-owners of HM Dentworks Academy, discuss the importance of family in work-life balance. They say you can’t make up for the major life events. HM Dentworks Academy is also co-owned by Chris McWhirter.
Rachel Barks, owner of Artistry Pottery, talks about her struggle with PXE, or Pseudoxanthoma elasticum, a disease that affects the eyes. She says that despite her struggle, she is ultimately thankful.
Jessica Burkland, a Missouri State University business instructor in the Department of Management, talks about small business start-up trends in a post-pandemic year. Burkland, who owns Activate Consulting & Training and volunteers as a small business mentor for SCORE of Southwest Missouri, says startups that offer new services and products to help people work from home or that enhance mental health could find greater success.
Jim and Debbie Meinsen, co-owners of TCI Graphics, say the past year has been one of the toughest they have faced. Now in the company's 50th year, the couple says they learned a few things in 2020.
Charlie Rosenbury, president of Self-Interactive, calls on his experience in programming to illustrate lessons he has learned running a business and life in general. Springfield Business Journal's 90 Ideas is presented by Great Southern Bank.
Darline Mabins talks with SBJ’s Christine Temple about growing up after a tragic accident took the lives of her mother and older brother. Mabins is now the regional branch sales manager for Arvest Bank. No Ceiling is an SBJ podcast, going in depth with local women, sharing their journey to the top of their professions.
Caleb Scott, owner, coach and player for Queen City Insane Asylum semi-professional football team, talks about the ways that the team works to support each other on and off the field. Scott says you can’t force people to become leaders, they have to come naturally.
Steve Williams, owner of Crosstown Barbecue, discusses the role relationships have played throughout the 51 years that Crosstown Barbecue has been in business. He says that while he puts effort into providing the best food he can, ultimately “people like to do business with people they like.”
Randy Bacon, professional photographer and humanitarian, relates his experience building relationships with clients since he became a photographer. He says building relationships with his clients and perfecting his craft are the most important things he does to spread his business.