Johnny Morris’ Finley Farms adds to its offerings as development work continues.
Frontier Airlines is expected to boost visitor spending by $25 million.
Operators say demand is high for tournaments in the area.
The April 24-28 tournament also brings back Mark Wahlberg and Kid Rock, as well as pro golfers.
Alisa Lawler, Vice President of Marketing and Business Development with Multipli Credit Union, says many employees ask their human resources director about borrowing money from their 401(k) plan. …
Newsmakers in the areas of architecture, health care, manufacturing, municipal, real estate and recreation.
Fundraising to the tune of $270,000 remains.
The $2.5 million Jefferson Avenue Footbridge restoration project is one step closer to fruition.
The senator seeks the implementation of safety provisions.
Tim Guillot and Thom Lundberg, partners with Esterly Schneider & Associates say architecture is more than designing a space to fit physical needs. It should also improve emotional well-being. …
The attraction is adding a permanent exhibition for the American Museum of Fly Fishing.
Newsmakers in the areas of accounting, banking and finance, education, engineering, hospitality, insurance, manufacturing, municipal and recreation.
The four-story, 98-room Tru by Hilton is designed to appeal to millennials in the midscale pricing category, officials say.
Indianapolis-based Airport Interactive Media plans to invest $260,000 in Springfield.
Branson Top Ops replaces former amphibious vehicle depot.
The Bass Pro campus at Campbell Avenue and Sunshine Street is the focus of a feasibility study, which recommends a 100,000-square-foot convention center and three hotels in the vicinity.
Are you looking for reasons why you aren’t achieving your business goals? Sherry Coker, Executive Director at the OTC Center for Workforce Development, says to make sure you’re addressing …
Springfield Paper Co. maintains revenue growth trend in second century of operation.
Vera Gibbons visited family in California. Their aunt, who is in the cosmetics industry, introduced them to Baby Foot®, which they immediately loved. The product learning curve was shallow, but the complications came into play when it was time to go to market. Learn the team of experts they consulted along the way to success.
How do you develop your company's core values? Mark Struckhoff and Michele Delcoure, both with Council of Churches discuss how they did it and the importance of why you should. Ask the Experts is a monthly series in cooperation with Springfield Business Journal. This is sponsored content.
As employees are more mobile and have a desire to work from home, Haden Long owner of Ellecor, explains office spaces are trending towards a more home-like feel. Things like shared work spaces, office pets, and cozy furnishings allow employees to be selective about where they work and become more effective as a result.
Every industry has to navigate trend shifts, but Scott Shotts of Missouri Spirits describes the changes in beverage industry as anarchy. Tried-and-true spirits rules are being ignored. Learn how the local distillery balances following the trends for product development with taking risks.
Kevin Wyas, founder of ECRI, started his first business at the age of 19, ran the business for 16 years before selling it. He recognizes the benefits of starting a business so young when he had relatively little to lose. "The stress and the uncertainty of this would be crippling," he says for somebody accustomed to a regular paycheck.
ighty percent of questions are common across industries, so you don't need industry-specific experience to do effective market research according to Debra Kassarjian, independent consultant and owner of DKInsights. As a matter of fact, she thinks there is a great deal to be gained from exchanging ideas outside of your industry.
Danny Collins, 37 North founder and guide, says the biggest leap they took in the first year was to purchase a vehicle. That major financial investment, however, allowed them to provide their outdoor guide services at a price point they felt was more appropriate.
Springfield Diner owner Ömer Önder sits down with a restaurant consultant who starts challenging the menu offerings."No bashful food." The blunt conversation is the launching off point to determine how the Mediterranean influence will affect the young restaurant's offerings in the future. Made to Order is an ongoing sbjLive documentary series in collaboration with Springfield Business Journal tracking the rebranding of a local restaurant.
Haden Long, owner of Ellecor, opened a retail home decor business five years ago in a traditional retail space. When the interior design side of the business took off, she decided to renovate a 100-year old bungalow to better show off product samples and installations.
Scott Shotts, partner with Missouri Spirits, says when they started in 2011 there were approximately 300 distilleries in the U.S. and now there are more than 3,000 so competition has grown significantly. Diversification of their business model has helped them succeed.