The company is expanding its saltwater manufacturing through the purchase of North Carolina's Hatteras Inc.
St. Joseph-based prepared meal service franchise Lean Kitchen Co. LLC debuted in Springfield; Republic gained a franchise of The UPS Store Inc.; and Reborn Co., which makes soy wax candles and fragrant sprays, opened its production center to the public after relocating to Rogersville from Springfield.
Newsmakers in the areas of banking, communications, education, engineering, nonprofit and retail.
The Pearcy family remembers the early process of getting name recognition for Heartland Labs in the medical marijuana industry.
The organization announces 80 people will engage in programming via two classes.
The site of a previous Solo-Mart at the corner of Division Street and National Avenue will be home to a new Dollar Tree store.
Columnist Bennet Bodenstein isolates the unique tastes of a familiar wine.
The soft drink bottler schedules a ribbon-cutting ceremony this weekend.
Chairperson David O'Reilly discloses trades worth $30.7 million.
SBJ connects with four business owners from varying sizes, industries and experiences to ask five questions that apply to any small business.
The proposed fiscal 2022 budget is $394.5 million.
Drive-thru coffee shop Bigfoot Coffee Co. LLC opened; a pair of Springfield attorneys launched medical marijuana certification clinic The Med Card Co. LLC; and husband-and-wife owners Ryan and Lesley Day debuted their first business venture with the opening of The Farmhouse on Boone Cafe LLC.
Pet groomer Brittny Knapp becomes first-time business owner with her new venture.
Newly opened Schuchmann Meat is among the recipients.
Lilac Market grows from a home-based business to retail venture in short time span.
Visionhealth Eye Center in Republic moved; Gettin’ Basted expanded north to Springfield; and the second Springfield facility for Blue Iguana Car Wash opened.
As the Pearcy family heads into their first summer running Heartland Labs, they acknowledge getting involved in the medical marijuana industry was far from an obvious collaborative choice.
Retailers statewide receive grants to market local goods in their stores.
Raleigh, North Carolina-based Advance Auto Parts opened its first store in Springfield; Natural Grocers made its Springfield debut; and a business owner with experience in the insurance, financial planning and digital marketing fields entered the restaurant industry.
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.