Mama Reschs, a gluten-free and allergen-friendly bakery, is set to open next week in south Overland Park. Menu items will include millet sandwich bread, banana bread, vegan multi-purpose buns, oatmeal cookies, baked chocolate donuts, and pancake mix.
During the holidays, Topsys Popcorn and other retailers also rely on pop-up locations around town to increase brand awareness and make it even more convenient for their customers to shop with them during the busy holiday season. Retailers also can try out a mall without signing a long term lease.
Disappointing earnings from a handful of U.S. companies pushed the stock market to its biggest loss in five weeks. Health care stocks had some of the biggest declines.
Microsoft said sales of the new $499 Xbox One video game console reached more than 2 million in its first 18 days on the market. That about matches Sony’s early results for its $399 PlayStation 4.
A Seoul court rejected Samsung's claim that iPhone and iPad models violated three of its patents, another setback for the South Korean electronics giant in a global battle with Apple over rights to technologies that power smartphones and tablets.
Music service Spotify has launched a new free streaming service for mobile devices. The Swedish-based company announced Wednesday that it will allow users to stream playlists for free as long as the songs are shuffled randomly.
Avon said Wednesday that it plans to eliminate about 650 jobs as part of its ongoing plan cut costs by $400 million. The cuts are expected to be largely completed by before the end of 2014. The company expects the moves to save it about $40 million to $45 million per year on a pre-tax basis.
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. The Labor Department said Tuesday that job openings rose 1 percent to a seasonally adjusted 3.93 million. That is the highest figure since May 2008.
Chartwell Hospitality plans to break ground in March on a hotel and garage that will occupy much of the block northeast of 16th Street and Baltimore Avenue. The 10-story building will jointly house a 104-room Residence Inn and a 153-room Courtyard Marriott.
The federal government has picked the new home for 900 employees currently at the Bannister Federal Complex with the move expected to begin one year from now. The decision to lease about 140,000 square feet in the 11-story building at 2300 Main St. was made after a year-long search of downtown properties.
Uncertainty about how the Affordable Care Act will unfold is creating havoc for employers, writes Jim Holland, a labor and employment lawyer in Fisher & Phillips Kansas City office. Its possible that executive orders will unilaterally change the directives being debated, that more provisions will be postponed or changed or that the ACA will simply implode under its own weight.
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.
Federal bus safety regulators announced that they have shut down 52 companies in what they describe as a major nationwide crackdown on unsafe carriers.
The investigation into the crash-landing of an Asiana Airlines flight at San Francisco's airport last summer has highlighted problems with cockpit culture and the trainee pilot's lack of confidence in his ability to safely land the Boeing 777.
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.