The Urban Cup reopened with new owners at a new spot; Business Scents LLC got its start; and clothing retailer H&M opened a shop at Branson Landing.
Newsmakers in the areas of economic development, education, health care, hospitality, municipal, nonprofit and retail.
The Kansas Battlefield CID, where Hy-Vee was constructed, has extra funds for public improvements.
Nika’s Olive is a second shop for a couple in the retail district.
A Dallas company plans a 30,000-square-foot attraction in Springfield.
“I think the biggest barrier to solar installation is making sure you’re fully informed on what you’re buying, says Leroy Schaefer with Sunbelt Environmental Services. Leroy says whether it’s …
The Kansas Battlefield CID, where Hy-Vee was constructed, has $225,200 in extra funds for public improvements.
Members of the Pinegar family are expanding their business holdings with a multitenant commercial development.
A local real estate family sells an investment trust and opens a new five-unit commercial group.
The Ridge at Ward Branch is in the works south of The Library Center on Campbell Avenue.
A grocer exec and pharmacist go all in on prescription drug business.
New and soon-to-arrive stores have the retail center at 97% capacity.
Springfield’s governing body votes to make the corridor a “multiproject redevelopment” area; blight and tax abatements pending.
Baron Design & Associates principal Rita Baron is remodeling and expanding a center she bought earlier this year.
MC Salon LLC opened; Luco’s Pizza started; and Inspired Boutique relocated.
The shop on Lake Taneycomo becomes the eighth Missouri store for the clothing retailer.
A 14,000-square-foot project is underway east of the existing development.
Architect Rita Baron is renovating and expanding what’s now called Bedford Side Plaza.
Cheryl Mitchell started Suddenlies Gallery & Boutique; Crave Cookie Dough LLC got its start; and a third branch of The Seymour Bank opened on the Marshfield square.
First entering the Springfield market 15 years ago, Kum & Go LC’s local construction activity is hard to miss these days.
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 …
Dustin Myers and Jeremy Wells, co-owners of branding agency Longitude LLC, are using an online survey to get insights from customers about Springfield Diner. “Just as far as feedback, one of …