The Daily Meal, a website covering food and drink topics, has listed Americas 50 Best Coffee Shops. Topekas PTs was No. 9 on the list. PTs recently took over the Crossroads Coffeehouse at 310 Southwest Blvd. in Kansas City's Crossroads Arts District.
Leawood’s AMC Town Center 20 gets a seven figure renovation. SweetFrog premium frozen yogurt to enter the market with a shop in the Legends Outlets in Kansas City, Kan.
After a nearly 20-year absence, Italian car maker Alfa Romeo is returning to the U.S. market.
We soon could know the identity of the manufacturer — only known now as "Company Doe" — in a product safety case linked to a child's death.
Google Fiber is surveying potential customers for a pilot Internet service for small businesses in Kansas City.
In the multiyear agreement, the second-largest U.S. wireless carrier will provide mobile connections for Volvo Cars services, such as Internet radio, maps and Volvo On Call, which lets drivers remotely start up their cars and alerts the companys emergency center if an airbag goes off. AT&Ts service will be introduced for Volvos 2015 model year, according to a statement today.
In a 5-2 decision, the court ruled that employees no longer have to prove that workers’ compensation claims were the exclusive cause for their dismissal in order to win lawsuits alleging retaliation. Instead, the court said employees must show only that workers’ compensation claims were a contributing factor in the subsequent dismissal from their job.
The marketing company said its lease is expiring and it is moving 93 jobs to other call centers it operates outside the Kansas City area. A separate fulfillment center will remain open.
The $35 million Lee’s Summit project, called Residences at New Longview, is planned for Kessler Drive and Longview Road near the New Longview retail center. Construction is expected to begin on the Village West complex this summer and be completed in about a year.
The new 60,000-square-foot operation will serve LightEdge, a cloud computing, co-location and managed services company based in Des Moines. The 21-employee operation is the anchor tenant for what’s being called the Subtropolis Technology Center.
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.
Rising inequality could lead to an unsustainable use of resources and the collapse of global industrial civilization. The stark warning is based on a sound observation: Over the course of history, the collapse of advanced, complex societies is quite common. Although civilizations can last centuries, in reality theyre fragile and impermanent.
Big East commissioner Val Ackerman will receive the woman of distinction award at the 20th annual WISE luncheon.
Republican Gov. Phil Bryant has signed three bills to limit labor union activities in Mississippi.
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.