Prairie Village’s new Starbucks is scheduled to open at 5 a.m. Friday at 6920 Mission Road, Suite A. Starbucks relocated from another spot in The Village.
On Wednesday, 14 months after their restaurant was destroyed in a gas explosion and fire, brothers Jimmy and David Frantze announced they will reopen JJs in late summer on the very Plaza Vista development site that for eight years had caused them so much grief. Were coming back from the ashes, Jimmy Frantze said.
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
Meredith Corp. is ending subscription service for "Ladies' Home Journal," one of the nation's oldest women's magazines, due to declining advertiser interest.
Tom Wheeler defended the proposal in a blog post, saying it doesn’t abandon the FCC’s Internet fairness policy. Advocacy groups that have supported rules to prevent Internet service providers from unfairly blocking or slowing Web traffic — known as “Net neutrality” — objected.
Facebook acquired the startup behind the popular fitness tracking app Moves as it expands beyond its namesake service into a company with multiple, differentiated mobile apps.
The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits surged 24,000 to a seasonally adjusted 329,000 last week, though the gain likely reflected temporary layoffs in the week before Easter.
One rally Thursday will be outside the Staples at 8450 N.W. Prairie View Road in the Zona Rosa shopping center in Kansas City, and the other will be at the Staples at 11880 W. 95th St. in Overland Park. The postal workers union opposes the program because it replaces well-paid union workers with low-wage non-union workers.
The proposed 110-room Hilton Home2 Suites would occupy the southeast corner of 20th and Main streets, but before it can proceed, a billboard owned by Lamar Advertising has to be removed. The pole sign also has been protected by a perpetual visual easement that says nothing can obstruct its view. The council unanimously designated the sign as blighted, beginning the condemnation process.
Martinrea International of Canada will get more than $3.2 million in tax credits and job training incentives to come to Riverside and employ 290 people at a new auto parts plant.
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.
Baidu Inc., operator of China's most popular Internet search engine, said Friday its quarterly profit jumped 24.1 percent over a year earlier as its mobile business grew.
Egypt will try to save half the money it spends on wheat subsidies by issuing a new smart card system to ensure that the cheap bread goes to only the neediest.
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.