Retailers get to try out a new shopping center without signing a long term lease and they can raise their brand awareness with old and new customers.
TopGolf, a high-tech driving range/bar/restaurant complex, is coming to the metro. The Dallas-based company wants to build a 65,000-square-foot, three-level center at the northeast corner of 107th Street and Nall Avenue in Overland Park. If all goes as planned it will open in the second quarter of 2015.
Mercedes-Benz outsold Audi for the first time this year and became the world’s second largest luxury car brand in November as a new line of compacts lured customers to the Daimler unit.
Ahh, the first year of a baby's life — learning to sit up, crawl, even walk. But how about playtime in a bouncy seat with an iPad and some cool apps?
Sprint Corp. chief executive Dan Hesse touted the companys emerging new network Tuesday as its fastest Spark service debuted in Chicago. Spark is an enhanced version of Long Term Evolution, or LTE, technology. according to the Overland Park-based company. It promises faster Internet connections for mobile users so they can download apps, stream video and otherwise handle data at previously unseen speeds on the companys network.
A Dutch luxury bus company is testing technology that monitors whether a driver is becoming drowsy.
U.S. employers advertised the most job openings in more than five years in October, and the number of people quitting also reached a five-year high.
Overland Park-based YRC Worldwide on Monday sent field leaders and vice presidents to company work sites to campaign for extending the giant trucking companys contract with the Teamsters union into 2019. Their message is that the proposed changes to the contract would save jobs without cutting health benefits and without further reducing paychecks or pension contributions.
The network of auto repair centers is now based at 4200 W. 115th St. The company expects to continue to expand.
KC Commercial Realty Group wants to begin construction on the $8 million project on the southeast corner of Fifth Street and Grand Boulevard early next spring. It’s an example of the development encouraged by the planned downtown Kansas City streetcar line.
If youve just returned to the market or are just a rookie, you probably pay more attention to market reports and commentary from the financial press, pundits and equity analysts. Now may be a good time not only to brush up on hoary but effective market maxims, but to arm yourself against the hyperbole and outright nonsense issued by "expert" market observers.
What country are you in? Where is your business situated? In what country did your trade take place? Those were once questions whose answers were so obvious that no one asked them. Now they are questions that can drive financial regulators and tax collectors to distraction.
A federal judge has refused to declare a mistrial in the case of a former BP drilling engineer charged with obstruction of justice following the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Newly released numbers from the Kentucky budget office show tax collections were up in November.
It was a safe bet that Cerner Corp. would once again lead the The Stars rankings as the regions top-performing public company. Cerner, the nations second-largest company that helps hospitals and doctors offices convert paper files into computerized medical records, is in a sweet spot. Other top-ranked companies here do business in areas that have an edge: energy, rail transit and online government services.
The already-hefty pay packages of many public-company executives bulged last year, thanks to higher values of their company stocks. Million-dollar base salaries as paid to Cerner Corp. CEO Neal Patterson (pictured) and Waddell & Reed Financial CEO Hank Herrmann are only the beginning. For most of the bigger-company CEOs, stock awards, options and non-equity incentive compensation dwarf their base pay.