“Ready. Set. Give.” is a seven-part series that helps companies create a culture of giving. “The first thing I think a company needs to do is assess the individual interest of their employees …
Business closes for the day after electrical accident.
Group led by Bryan Properties LLC closes the business temporarily for renovations.
Pyramid Foods CEO says Ruby’s Market will merge with multiple Price Cutters over next couple of years.
Read the profiles of the selected guests for the editorial live interview series.
Education and conversation weave through Lyle Foster’s work – in the classroom, his coffee shop and the community.
Entrepreneur Josh Widner has spent the last six years bringing new concepts to Springfield’s nightlife.
Satori Sound Frequency Therapy opened; Hannah Vale moved into the insurance industry; and Big Whiskey’s American Restaurant & Bar launched its eighth corporate-owned store.
“Ready. Set. Give.” is a seven-part series that helps companies create a culture of giving. “One way employees can get involved is to volunteer as a lunch buddy. That’s where you would spend …
“When searching for an assisted living community for your loved one, we want to make sure that it meets their personality and their personal needs,” says Alecia Robinson, Administrator at …
The launch comes two months after sister restaurant Progress transitioned from a pop-up dinner venture.
Business owners and friends Kandice Alexander and Inna Oksenchuk now share space under one roof; Larry Ellison sold his half of EllisonLiggett Litigation Consultants; and Dacia LLC opened.
The family of restaurateurs sell their stake in Galloway Creek development.
WannaGetta Pizza follows Big Fat Burritos in exiting Medical Mile Plaza.
“Ready. Set. Give.” is a seven-part series that helps companies create a culture of giving. “One idea is to use an employee outing day to volunteer for an organization so you can accomplish …
Originally targeting a September opening, local First Watch franchisees say they’re now on pace to open the breakfast and lunch cafe early next year.
Craft Sushi opened at a new retail and office center; O’Reilly Development Co. LLC added senior-living center Tower Village to its portfolio; and Sun Solar LLC’s new headquarters became fully operational.
Ashley Tate has a goal of bringing "customers the nostalgia of great old-fashioned tastes with family and friends but with modern convenience and flair."
Sam Dryer, Managing Director with the Greater Ozarks Division of Mutual of Omaha explains how companies can create a customer-focused culture and still meet sales goals. Dryer provides four tips and …
Caleb Arthur of Sun Solar aims to re-energize the funding board.
ighty percent of questions are common across industries, so you don't need industry-specific experience to do effective market research according to Debra Kassarjian, independent consultant and owner of DKInsights. As a matter of fact, she thinks there is a great deal to be gained from exchanging ideas outside of your industry.
Danny Collins, 37 North founder and guide, says the biggest leap they took in the first year was to purchase a vehicle. That major financial investment, however, allowed them to provide their outdoor guide services at a price point they felt was more appropriate.
Springfield Diner owner Ömer Önder sits down with a restaurant consultant who starts challenging the menu offerings."No bashful food." The blunt conversation is the launching off point to determine how the Mediterranean influence will affect the young restaurant's offerings in the future. Made to Order is an ongoing sbjLive documentary series in collaboration with Springfield Business Journal tracking the rebranding of a local restaurant.
Haden Long, owner of Ellecor, opened a retail home decor business five years ago in a traditional retail space. When the interior design side of the business took off, she decided to renovate a 100-year old bungalow to better show off product samples and installations.
Scott Shotts, partner with Missouri Spirits, says when they started in 2011 there were approximately 300 distilleries in the U.S. and now there are more than 3,000 so competition has grown significantly. Diversification of their business model has helped them succeed.
Matthew Blystone of Theta Float Spa had the financial means to start the unique business, but used crowdsourcing for pre-orders to determine market interest in addition to gathering a nice cash reserve before opening.
Avery Parrish with the Springfield Regional Arts Council explains how businesses can display local art in their spaces for a fraction of the price of investing in a permanent collection. The corporate partnership program allows a business to select from a customized portfolio of local artists' work curated based on the company's mission and aesthetic that can be switched out every six or 12 months.
After a year of experiential market research, Danny Collins, 37 North founder and guide, found three ways they plan to expand. Some were anticipated and others were not expected until they …
Inspirational speaker Chad Porter shares his story of turning a tragic accident that took him to the darkest depths into a rewarding career as a motivational speaker and business coach.
"For me success is...a little bit fleeting. Today's success and goal achieved only lasts about that long," says Curtis Millsap, owner of Millsap Farms. Look beyond the day-to-day financial achievements to the long-term victories.