Downtown Springfield Association's Rusty Worley: "Local retailers and restaurants must band together to offer viable alternatives" to Amazon and others.
His investment along Glenstone Avenue is attracting new retail tenants.
Hold Fast Brewing debuted as the ninth brewery in operation in the Queen City; Nest Interiors LLC moved in Ozark; and New York City-based Smart Choice Communications LLC relocated to a new Queen City home.
Newsmakers in the areas of accounting, education, health care, nonprofit and retail.
Artistic Works by Lu is set to debut Thursday in the Fremont Center.
West Des Moines, Iowa-based Kum & Go continues to rebuild its stores in the Springfield market.
“A lot has to be done within 72 hours,” says Keke Rover, Director of Ambassadors for Children. School enrollment, court dates and finding daycare are several issues a foster parent must …
Trail Labs takes the extra mile to meet biking suspension needs in the Midwest.
Downtown jazz club The Hepcat opened; husband and wife Jerry and Crystal Yarnell began a shuttle service that takes visitors to area breweries; and The Lash Room and Brow Bar LLC relocated.
After a car wash was demolished, crews began erecting a retail center in its place.
Phase II of the estimated 150,000-square-foot Springfield Plaza retail center near West Bypass and Sunshine Street is underway, with national discount store chain Five Below Inc. signed on as a tenant.
Burnsville, Minnesota-based Northern Tool and Equipment is coming this fall to James River Commons between Sam’s Club and Walmart Neighborhood Market.
Plans by East Sunshine Property Group LLC call for the retail center near Bass Pro Shops to accommodate multiple retail tenants, as well as space to build a restaurant.
The owners of e-commerce company Girls Clothing Hut begin a new venture.
The purchase represents the Springfield company’s first expansion outside of the United States.
History Museum on the Square opened; Lash Co. Studios LLC moved; and Team Taco LLC got its start.
One Drop Coffee Co. is scheduled to open next month on the south side.
Legal, government and nonprofit officials are among the honorees.
The outdoor retailer will anchor a new mixed-use development in West Virginia.
SBJ compiles news on the respiratory virus outbreak.
Life coach Ann Leach says having a structured routine helps her maintain a positive attitude during difficult times. She says it might seem to be anathema to a creative spirit, but the framework …
Motivational speaker Zach Troutman says his grandmother and a coach helped him discover his passion. He founded Follow the Leader to normalize conversations about mental health after dealing with …
Independent consultants Mary Overbey, Damion Trout and Lucas Walker discuss ways businesses can reduce the time it takes to recover from the pandemic. They say proactively planning, setting goals …
Technology business consultant Mackenzie Scherer says many small business owners don’t understand the need for a business website or social media. Scherer says there are three steps to establish an …
Joe Daues, CEO of the Breast Cancer Foundation of the Ozarks says he wants to focus on collaboration and developing long term partnerships with other not for profits. Daues says this will allow …
Since Justin Larkin hasn’t been able to perform publicly because of the pandemic, the singer-songwriter has been writing new material. Larkin says he’s excited to be creating new music in his …
Richard Ollis, CEO of Ollis/Akers/Arney, says clearly defined goals and teamwork will prepare you for success. Listen to others’ perspectives to help find a better game plan. Duration: 1:22
Author and Consultant Rosie Ward says only one third of employees are engaged in their wellness program. She says one organization has been examining how to reduce healthcare costs and encourage …
Speaker, coach and writer Erika Gerdes says there is a deep seated belief that you must choose between fulfillment and success. Gerdes says she had to change her mindset to see it’s possible to …
Taylor Otwell, CEO of Laravel, started his company as a way to prototype ideas, but ended up releasing the application to the world. Now others use it to build their businesses. Duration: 1:16