A sushi restaurant and dental office are opening at the retail and office center.
The Finley brings a speakeasy to the town in an atypical setting.
Rusty Worley of the Downtown Springfield Association gives three ways to support local businesses.
SBJ sits down with local brewery owners to discuss the craft beer industry.
Buying into farm-to-table dining requires relationships, extra costs and a flexible menu.
Menard Inc. arrived to town with two locations opened simultaneously; Maes Gelateria launched a south-side shop; and Jeremy and Emily Burcham purchased Meridian Title Co.
Renovations are complete at the former Old Chicago restaurant.
After nearly four years in business, local barbecue shop expands with grab-and-go location.
“Ready. Set. Give.” is a seven-part series that helps companies create a culture of giving. “I think a lot of people don’t know where to volunteer or how to get involved,” says Mitch …
Domino’s franchisees Art Hurteau and Marty Prather are building a four-unit strip center to house their first new store in the direct Springfield market in over 20 years.
Vib Springfield began operations; David Wenzel started his own studio after seven years working in the hair salon industry; and Little Danube LLC opened to honor the owner's father escaping from communism.
The restaurant operators are ordered to pay $27,500 to landlord.
The renovation process is similar to the company’s restaurant in Republic, the contractor says.
A pair of former Springfield residents start a refilling shop for soaps, shampoos and other cleaning products; Midwest Archery opens at the former Carpet Barn; and The Rib Shack rebrands as The Rib Joint LLC.
Jason Pullman and Jeff Hebble are opening their second Zaxby’s chicken restaurant.
Sunterra Springs Springfield opens its doors; a husband and wife take on their second venture in Branson Landing; and Gooey’s Grilled Cheese LLC launches in the SGF Mobile Food Park.
The Universal Society of Hinduism called for its removal.
The operators of a pop-up concept plan a brick-and-mortar restaurant in Farmers Park.
Roots Coffee Bar takes over the former Skybox Too space; Discount Tire opens a second Springfield store; and QCR Holdings Inc. completes its purchase of Springfield First Community Bank.
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.
Michael Doss of Emerson Park didn't want to take away from the company's candle sales, while developing a grooming line. So he and his wife are working to build a new brand Wilder & Co. They started building the new brand on social media first with the entire product line eventually moving under the new brand.
Jumping in to lead a team that is already in place can be a challenge in sports and in business. Dana Ford, Head Men's Basketball Coach at Missouri State University says it's important to keep all …
What's the future of marketing research? Deborah Kassarjian of DK Insights says a lot of current marketing innovations are overpromising and underdelivering. Make sure you trust the data source that …
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.
Jason Gage, City Manager for the City of Springfield, says he wants coworkers to enjoy their job, take ownership, as well as understand and fulfill the mission. Gage says the problem in trying to …
“I’ve had a lot of employees that have given their two weeks notice and it was over things that I didn’t even know about, ” says Lauren Brown, Co-owner of Neighbor’s …
Rob Keck, Director of Conservation at Bass Pro Shops, says whether it’s a child negotiating with their parents for an allowance or partnering with some one to meet a goal, we all make deals. Keck …
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 …