Atlanta-based Chicken Salad Chick made its Springfield debut; husband and wife Garrett and Rose Cochran opened Heirloom Candle Bar; and mobile eatery Girldad BBQ LLC was launched.
A baked goods vendor at Farmers Market of the Ozarks expanded to a brick-and-mortar operation; the first lending center for Old Missouri Bank opened; and London Calling Pasty Co. added a new food truck.
Bakery, cafe and espresso bar Blue Heron debuted on C-Street; Christy Stilfield launched 417 Beautiful You LLC, her first brick-and-mortar studio; and food truck Elorine’s Jamaican Kitchen LLC relocated its home base.
Following several years working in the food service industry, Aden Watson started his first business ownership venture; the fifth location of Blue Iguana Car Wash opened; and Twin Crescent Drive-In made its debut.
Entertainment venue Ozarks Event Center launched; the first Missouri franchise for Virginia Beach, Virginia-based mobile pet grooming company Zoomin Groomin opened in Springfield; and RBW Agricultural LLC launched a brick-and-mortar store.
Children are the focus at Where the Wild Things Play LLC, which opened in Ozark; Love 4 Life Wellness moved; and seafood eatery Big Al’s Crab Shack relocated.
Real estate firm Alpha Realty MO LLC moved; mobile hot dog eatery Doggy Style Food Truck LLC opened its first brick-and-mortar shop; and downtown Lebanon gained a new retailer.
Nixa resident Elizabeth David launched her first boutique store, Rosebud’s Cottage LLC; Lawrenceville, Georgia-based consumer finance company Lendmark Financial Services made its Queen City debut; and a married couple became first-time owners of a food truck with the opening of Keleke Hawaiian BBQ & Catering LLC.
Business partners Sarah Perryman and Sherry O’Brien decided to start their first ownership venture, The Glasses Place LLC; Murfreesboro, Tennessee-based home decor retailer Old Time Pottery LLC opened its first Springfield store; and Embers Cigar Lounge relocated.
Austin, Texas-based Kendra Scott LLC made its Springfield debut; Lost Boys Barber Co. LLC relocated; and Wilson Logistics Inc. opened its corporate headquarters in Strafford.
417 Cocktails LLC moved; 7 Brew Coffee added its first shop in Lebanon; and Branson outlet store for Baltimore, Maryland-based sports apparel retailer Under Armour relocated.
Two veterans in the wellness industry teamed up for their first ownership venture; Triple Diamond Real Estate LLC moved; and the Springfield-Greene County Library District opened Library Express East.
The newest store for Springfield-based chain Andy’s Frozen Custard Inc. opened; a Marshfield bookstore that opened in March and closed two months later came under new ownership; and Hippos Marijuana Dispensary opened its second of three planned shops in Missouri.
One bike shop replaced another in the Rountree neighborhood; 7 Brew Coffee expanded its Ozarks footprint; and Gloria Hereford launched her first restaurant, Mama G’s Kitchen.
Alex Peck became a first-time business owner with the opening of Offworld Tattoo; husband and wife Brandon and Brittny Stockstill opened Bowl’d Behavior in Bolivar; and the remodel of a former employee pharmacy building on the Bolivar campus of Citizens Memorial Hospital resulted in the launch of CMH Dermatology Clinic.
Hybrid coffeehouse and plant shop Urban Grounds launched in Ozark; the Missouri Job Center relocated; and Closet Chic LLC opened a brick-and-mortar shop.
Retro Metro changed ownership; print shop Grafpros expanded to Mount Vernon; and the new headquarters and third full-service branch in Springfield for Multipli Credit Union opened.
An ownership change took place for longtime retailer Computer Innovations; Ozark home-based company Bee Flight Aerial Services; and an office for Springfield-based Ozarks Elder Law LLC relocated.
Food trailer Swirly’s Ice Cream & Waffles began serving cool treats; St. Louis-based Visionary Wealth Advisors LLC opened its first Springfield office; and Fuel Fresh American Grill opened in Branson.
Craft Sushi launched its second restaurant; Win Publishing, a fundraising company for high schools, relocated; and Citizens Memorial Hospital expanded its services in Willard.
The corner of North Main Street and Tracker Road in Nixa is abuzz with development activity, and the latest structure to emerge is the Walker Heights Retail Center.