rue21, a discount retailer of contemporary clothing for young men and women, plans to open in Ward Parkway Center in May. Elite Nail is expanding in the center.
Kanbrews plans to open its first Rock & Brews on May 1 in Overland Park’s Prairiefire development and at least one more location could open in the metro. McDonald’s to open in former Houlihan’s space across from Oak Park Mall in Overland Park. Marv’s Original Delicatessen closes in Leawood.
Gas prices are inching toward $3.50 again, thanks to the so-called “summer blend” that refineries announce they’re transitioning to now.
Southwest Airlines Co. is raising the ante over Dallas Love Field.
FOMO —or the fear of missing out— is a common complaint at the South By Southwest Interactive festival in Austin, Texas each year.
Google Fiber is starting its second round of “rallies” to sign up prospective customers in northern and southern Kansas City and in Raytown, Grandview and Gladstone. The process will determine which neighborhoods ultimately get the ultra-fast Internet and TV service. The company says it will complete installations by year’s end.
The education premium which says that more education will increase your earning power has survived the Great Recession.
The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits dropped 26,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 323,000, the lowest level in three months as layoffs remain at pre-recession levels.
A developer is proposing a $78 million office tower at 46th Terrace and Pennsylvania Avenue, the first new office project for the Country Club Plaza area since a controversial plan fell through three years ago. The approximately 12-story building is being proposed by Block Real Estate Services for a 1.5-acre location where the firm had pitched a hotel project last year.
Gaw Capital Partners USA of Los Angeles has partnered with Leawood-based Executive Hills Management in conjunction with the refinancing of the skyscraper at 12th and Main streets. Its major tenants include Kansas City Power & Light, Bank of America and the Bryan Cave law firm.
After all, the young have to make their way in a world and economy created by their parents and elders.
Here in the heartland, design, creativity and innovation thrive boosting the development of our diverse business sectors. Through its Annual Design Week, Kansas City joins other top cities internationally in celebrating design and educating communities about its effects in both industry and our daily lives.
Wildlife officials said they will consider a plan to move millions of hatchery-raised salmon by tanker trucks to the ocean if the Sacramento River and its tributaries prove inhospitable due to the drought.
Two black men who say they were harassed and denied entrance into a downtown Kansas City entertainment district nightclub because of their race have filed a lawsuit against the district's owners.
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.