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The Mobile Discovery Center is designed to educate guests about water issues worldwide.
Liquidated merchandise company Bin Crazy opened; Tall Tales Bar & Grill got its start in Hollister; and Modern Earth LLC opened a retail shop.
A retailer calls the issue complex.
Shango's second Springfield medical marijuana shop debuts.
The special section analyzes the local market's competition for talent.
A restaurant industry veteran invested in a mobile food operation centered on hot dogs; the second shop for Schuchmann Meat Co. opened; and wireless carrier U.S. Cellular relocated.
When $850 billion in pandemic-related stimulus money hit personal banking accounts in three waves, many U.S. households used it for immediate needs, paid down debt or stashed it away for rainy days.
A hip joint Willard LLC marked the fourth chiropractic clinic for the company; The Brook Wellness Center Inc. added a second location; and Springfield-based organizational solutions company 2B Organized LLC expanded with new franchisee Megan Neyer.
Company winners also are announced at a ceremony held at Oasis.
Jeff Shaw is exiting the company after more than 33 years.
Pagination Bookshop leans heavily on e-commerce to navigate pandemic.
Local medical marijuana dispensaries must find ways to get creative with their marketing in light of industry advertising regulations released this summer by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services.
Marc Thornsberry, a Senior Engineer at CJW, says he joined the company after working in the public sphere. He says CJW had a ton of experience working with the community, and putting their customer's and clients.
Sandra Smart, a technology and commercialization specialist, shares helpful advice and cautionary tips about the importance of tracking cash flow for new or established businesses. Smart works with tech entrepreneurs and hosts training workshops through the Missouri SBDC at Missouri State University's efactory.
Michael Smith and Chris Sawyer, COO and CEO of Next Level Solutions respectively, discuss how they keep their remote teams and offices in and out of country on the same page. Next Level Solutions was ranked #1 in the Springfield Business Journal's 2021 Dynamic Dozen.
John Oke-Thomas, architect and co-founder of minorities in business, responds to the accusation that minority businesses are only successful because of the priority they have received in lending. He says that if a business uses a loan well, it shows their worth.
Sandra Smart, a technology and commercialization specialist, shares tips for entrepreneurs who are ready to seek funding. Some of her tips apply broadly; some target technology industry businesses. Smart works with tech entrepreneurs and startups, and hosts training workshops through the Missouri SBDC at Missouri State University's efactory.
Hollie Elliott discusses common misconceptions about locating your business in a small town. She says that there are a lot of benefits that people may not consider.
Drawing on his own experience dynamically evolving his company and business model, Jim Meinsen discusses when and how you might need to draw on new technology. Jim and Debbie Meinsen are co-owners of TCI Graphics in Springfield.
John Oke-Thomas, longtime Springfield architect, discusses his philosophy on architecture. He says that future historians will be focused on the sustainability of our contemporary architecture.
Erin Hedlun, director of marketing and communications at Evangel University, says compassion is an important job skill. Hedlun says it is a component of what makes a leader.
Rachel Barks, owner of Artistree Pottery, talks about the concepting that went behind the aesthetic of the business.