Phase II of the estimated 150,000-square-foot Springfield Plaza retail center near West Bypass and Sunshine Street is underway.
The concept, which also features a bar for owners, is scheduled to open in 2020.
Commercial tenants are on board, a representative says.
John “Buz” Hosfield’s children seek to pass on the brewery.
U-Haul also plans to retrofit the former Napleton Autowerks dealership.
Kristen Gossett took on her first business venture with Extra Care Hair Co.; the second Springfield restaurant for Neighbor’s Mill Bakery & Cafe opened; and Branson-based Clear Entertainment and Marketing Group LLC was sold.
The hiring event hosted by American Legion is designed to fill up to 400 job openings.
An amendment last night clarifies individual sales of tobacco products.
A manager at Prime trucking is bringing the bite-sized pastry concept to the Ozarks.
Got Your Six Coffee Co. donates to organizations that help veterans and local first responders.
The new headquarters and second branch for Volt Credit Union began operations; Mary Overbey opened Borealis Consulting LLC; and Staxx and Jellybeans relocated.
The Outland downtown is among those given the green light.
A Dunkin’/Baskin-Robbins combination store is coming to Republic.
Business owners are looking for smaller, redeveloped spaces as the industry sees a shift to e-commerce and service retail.
Second Eden Village rezoning doesn’t meet supermajority vote requirement.
Springfield Paper Co. maintains revenue growth trend in second century of operation.
Adventure Bicycle Co. opened; BluCurrent Credit Union launched its fourth branch in the Ozarks; and Able Coffee & Provisions LLC got its start.
Six Texas men now have been ordered to serve time in prison.
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.