The Rountree neighborhood gained a flower shop; drive-thru coffee shop Chance of Sno & Coffee Co. LLC launched in Nixa; and a former over-the-road truck driver transitioned into a new career path.
Flora Farms has three dispensary licenses and a cultivation facility; the next to open is in Springfield.
E-commerce giant targets March opening for 'AMXL' station near Partnership Industrial Center.
The health care system plans to open a clinic at Kansas Expressway and Grand Street.
State officials order the company to pay more than $240,000 for alleged COVID-19 rule infringements.
The company offers $4 million in prizes for the nationwide amateur circuit.
Even with vaccine delivery underway, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in December reported most small-business owners nationwide believe the worst of the pandemic is ahead.
Ankeny, Iowa-based Casey’s General Stores is opening its 10th convenience store and gas station in Springfield.
Vintage Paris owners predict revenue will surpass $300,000 in 2021.
Nixa gained a fishing retail shop; Springfield attorney Terry Tolbert and Realtor Kat Tolbert added a real estate brokerage to the market; and the $9 million CoxHealth Ozark “super clinic” opened.
Ozarx Botanicals becomes the second company to open a Springfield medical marijuana shop.
Home improvement supply wholesaler ProSource Springfield opened; Jenkins CPA LLC owner Heather Jenkins added a division of the firm in Springfield; and MaMa Jean’s Natural Foods Market LLC relocated its flagship store.
In SBJ’s 12 People live interview, the Old Route 66 Wellness co-owner projects $1 billion in statewide sales in 2022.
Flora Farms plans a weekend launch for the medical marijuana store.
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.