The metros first Skechers Factory Outlet Store is scheduled to open June 13 in Overland Park. In other news, Freddys Frozen Custard & Steakburgers plans to open another restaurant in Olathe, and Kiss co-founders Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley have set an April 29 opening for Rock & Brews in Overland Park and a May 29 fundraiser.
The Myriad House Coffeehouse & Vintage Shop, at 4448 Bell St., sells coffee drinks and Italian sodas, as well as quiche, sandwiches from the Nutty Girl and pastries from downtowns Scratch Bakery + Cafe, along with gelato.
Corporate deals and some solid earnings reports propelled the stock market to its sixth straight gain Tuesday. Allergan surged after Valeant Pharmaceuticals said it had teamed up with activist investor Bill Ackman to make a bid for the Botox maker. Netflix and Harley-Davidson rose sharply after reporting earnings that beat analyst's expectations.
Sales of existing U.S. homes slipped in March to their lowest level since July 2012 as rising prices and a tight supply of available homes discouraged many would-be buyers.
CorvisaCloud, based in Milwaukee, provides cloud-based communications services to businesses, such as contact centers and phone systems. It will use the $30 capital investment from Novation to increase its sales and marketing efforts as well as to improve operations and pursue acquisitions.
On Tuesday, the tech giant is asking nonprofit groups to propose ideas for how to use the Web-connected eyewear Google Glass in their work. Five charities that propose the best ideas by May 20 will get a free pair of the glasses, a trip to Google for training and a $25,000 grant to help make their project a reality.
With college commencement ceremonies nearing, the government is offering a modest dose of good news for graduating seniors: The job market is brightening for new grads a bit. But finding work especially a dream job remains tough for those just graduating.
Recently I read an article on how to deal with toxic people in the workplace. Frankly, I found the advice to be, well, toxic, at least when it comes to workplace diversity. I dont fault the writer of the article; she was getting most of her advice from a book written by a psychiatrist. But psychiatric advice has its limited place in the workplace.
The Kansas City Tax Increment Financing Commission supports a $41.9 million TIF request for the proposed expansion of the engineering firm’s headquarters on the former Beth Shalom Synagogue site at 9400 Wornall Road.
We may not be as red-hot as Denver and Portland, Ore., but Kansas City is holding its own when it comes to attracting the Millennial generation, thanks to a vibrant cultural life and inexpensive living. The reasons why many young adults like Kansas City reverberate with other generations.
Scott Samuelsons recent Wall Street Journal piece titled Would you hire Socrates? challenges the myth that studying humanities doesnt pay. This finding reflects my experience with the U.S. Army, but I seek to emphasize something greater than an economic advantage. The more practical advantage gained from a liberal arts education is preparation for leadership.
A recent local case demonstrates that employers responsibilities for addressing harassment in the workplace extend beyond the individuals who collect a paycheck from the company. Objectionable behavior by customers, subcontractors, vendors and others could be employers problem, too.
Official figures show that governments across the 28-country European Union recorded lower budget deficits in 2013 amid lower spending and an economic recovery that shored up revenues.
Shares were mixed Wednesday, as weak data from China sapped the upward momentum from an overnight rally on a flurry of deals in the pharmaceutical sector.
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.