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.
Property owners can choose from among 20 charitable organizations including the American Heart Association, March of Dimes, the Muscular Dystrophy Association and the Heartland division of the American Cancer Society.
Average U.S. rates for fixed mortgages eased slightly this week, remaining near historically low levels.
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.
A labor group monitoring three Chinese factories that make iPhones and other Apple products says once-oppressive working conditions have steadily improved in the last 18 months, but more must be done to reduce the amount of overtime that employees work.
The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits rose 68,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 368,000, the largest increase in more than a year.
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.
NEW ERA: Mexico's lower house of Congress gave general approval to historic legislation that would open the state-run oil industry to private investment, but final passage was delayed by a debate on its provisions that continued throughout the night and past dawn.
FLYING HIGH: The global airline industry expects its profits to jump to a record next year, helped by falling jet fuel prices, rising travel demand and cost-cutting. The International Air Transport Association forecasts a profit of $19.7 billion — well above the $12.9 billion expected this year and the $7.4 billion made in 2012.
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.