The company’s top officers strengthen their stakes in the manufacturer.
Kelli Stephens is the new owner of Edgewood Creamery, and she has big goals for the family farm.
Springfield Business Journal reports on the companies’ local operations.
The nearly 100,000-square-foot structure is expected to be complete by November.
Head brewers from Tie & Timber and the soon-to-open Hold Fast Brewing collaborate.
An executive and a board member make nearly $1 million combined from the transactions.
Springfield Business Journal Editor Eric Olson discusses the manufacturing industry with executives.
Made in the USA? These companies do one better: Made in the Ozarks.
Ashley Johnson co-founded Mattie's Eats and Treats out of the need for allergen-free dog treats.
All cocoa beans for Askinosie Chocolate are sourced directly from farmers.
Brad Calbert’s foldable fire pits started out of necessity.
The company produces a line of lotions, lip balms, deodorant, soap and salt scrubs.
If a project involves wood and steel, there isn’t much Dustin Stewart can’t make.
Kuat Racks moved; Mercy-GoHealth Urgent Care’s third co-branded center in Springfield began serving patients; and Branson Bank finalized the purchase of a Hawthorn Bank branch.
German company’s president of nutrition begins preparation for the closing of the $900 million sale.
SMC Packaging Group is expanding the former home of Watts Radiant.
Taking the helm of the Springfield Innovation Inc. board, Scott Dalenberg outlines the nonprofit’s mission to foster technology, research and create jobs.
Planet Fitness franchisee PF Arkansas LLC opened its third Springfield club; Leggett & Platt completed a $1.3 billion acquisition; and New Covenant Academy started classes at its new Liberty Campus.
Fueled by her own story of recovery, new NAMI leader Stephanie Appleby is challenging the community to talk about mental illness.
Ömer Önder, owner of Springfield Diner, struggles with the process of renaming his restaurant. The process led by Dustin Myers and Jeremy Wells, owners of the branding agency Longitude LLC. Ömer expresses all of the emotions he is going through as they work together to revise his seating, menu, hours, and a name to reflect those changes.
It is projected that 10,000 people in the United States will turn 65 years old everyday for 19 years, and non profits are going to be competing over the coming years in a fierce labor market. Give Five was developed as a civic matchmaking program to help connect capable retirees with charitable organizations that need help. Greg Burris outlines the problems the program addresses, opportunities for individuals and organizations, as well as how United Way of the Ozarks is licensing to the program to share with other communities.
Jamie Kinkeade noticed most of the women in her fitness classes at The Studio were wearing Lululemon. She knew her clients were driving to Kansas City to purchase the brand, so she approached the athletic apparel company to stock their merchandise in her store, The Movement. They said "no" at first because they were not looking to expand into the Springfield market, but her persistence paid off.
With more job openings than people to fill them, it is time for your company to evaluate how you are motivating and engaging your team to help you retain and attract the best talent. Sherry Coker, Executive Director at the OTC Center for Workforce Development, walks you through tangible and intangible incentives that encourage employee engagement, performance enhancement, and higher job satisfaction.
"When we first started we thought we could pretty much do this on our own," discloses Vera Gibbons with Baby Foot®. "We thought we knew what would be great...that's not really what happened." Gibbons recommends partnering with a strong marketing partner early and give them a budget.
With four generations in the workplace, understanding the strengths and weaknesses of how each approaches brainstorming can make all the difference in arriving at the best idea. Boomer Kay Logsdon, Director of Applications at CultureWaves, and self-described fossil Millennial Locke Hilderbrand share what their trends research at CultureWaves tells us about generational differences and tips on how to bridge the gaps. Generations in the Workplace is an ongoing multi-episode series tackling the issues of generational conflict.
One year into opening Ellecor, Haden Long gave birth to her second daughter. The first five months of her life, she was with her constantly at work. "They're why we do this," Long explains.
Brandy Hickman with 2B well & Living Light with Brandy Lane advises to be responsive and authentic with your clients. If you don't, the business will go elsewhere.
Kevin Wyas, founder of ECRI, knows he can't always do things as well as somebody else, but he knows if he's done it before successfully he knows he can do it again adapted for the new situation. If you don't believe in yourself nobody else will.
Brandy Hickman with 2B Well & Living Light with Brandy Lane, give you useful tips to help you identify what is causing you stress so you can better engage and enjoy life.