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.
Toyota kept its position at the top in global vehicle sales for the first quarter of this year, outpacing rivals General Motors and Volkswagen.
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.
A study by the U.N. education agency says cellphones are getting more and more people to read in countries where books are rare and illiteracy is high.
Amazon is teaming up with HBO, the first such streaming arrangement agreed to by the cable network, in a deal that will make available to Amazon Prime members some classic TV like "The Sopranos" and "The Wire."
The Boeing Co. is offering buyouts to some of its nonunion employees in the St. Louis region.
Aiming to streamline employment resources for people leaving the military, the government is creating an integrated website that can help job-seekers create resumes, connect with employers and become part of a database of veterans and their spouses for companies to mine for skills and talents.
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.
A contract worker has died after falling about 25 feet while doing routine cleaning at a Formosa Plastics Corp. Texas plant.
The Supreme Court has thrown out a nearly $3.4 million judgment against a man convicted of possessing two pornographic images of a child that have been seen by thousands of online viewers.
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.