TopGolf, a high-tech driving range, bar and restaurant complex, is coming to the metro. The Dallas-based company wants to build a 70,000-square-foot, three-level center at the northeast corner of 107th Street and Nall Avenue in Overland Park. If all goes as planned it will open in the second quarter of 2015.
Ivan Marquez has built a strong following with two Overland Park restaurants one full-service, the other fast-casual. Now hes expanding with a third restaurant. But this one is in Gladstone. Marquez and Marco Diaz will open Diegos Bar & Grill on Friday at 6024 N.E. Antioch Road, Suite B.
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
FedEx will raise its FedEx Ground and FedEx Home Delivery rates in January in addition to raising express shipping rates.
The maker of a popular Android mobile app that turns your phone into a flashlight has agreed to settle the Federal Trade Commission's charges that the software secretly supplied cellphone locations to marketers, even when consumers rejected its terms of service.
Microsoft shares fell 3 percent Thursday after Ford CEO Alan Mulally said that there is "no change in my plan" to stay with the automaker through the end of next year, dampening some investors' hopes he would take the top job at the software giant soon.
The goal of $15 an hour is about double the current minimum wage of $7.25 an hour and about $6.50 more an hour than what the average fast-food worker is earning in the Kansas City area.
The number of people applying for U.S. unemployment benefits fell 23,000 to a seasonally adjusted 298,000 last week, indicating of a healthier job market.
KC Commercial Realty Group wants to begin construction on the $8 million project on the southeast corner of Fifth Street and Grand Boulevard early next spring. It’s an example of the development encouraged by the planned downtown Kansas City streetcar line.
The sprawling Bannister Federal Complex, which opened in World War II to make warplane engines and stayed busy through the Cold War and after supplying nuclear weapons parts, will be demolished beginning in 2016.
If youve just returned to the market or are just a rookie, you probably pay more attention to market reports and commentary from the financial press, pundits and equity analysts. Now may be a good time not only to brush up on hoary but effective market maxims, but to arm yourself against the hyperbole and outright nonsense issued by "expert" market observers.
What country are you in? Where is your business situated? In what country did your trade take place? Those were once questions whose answers were so obvious that no one asked them. Now they are questions that can drive financial regulators and tax collectors to distraction.
Kohl's Department Stores says it's keeping its doors open around the clock in the days leading up to Christmas.
World stock markets advanced Friday but gains were held in check as investors awaited a U.S. jobs report that could solidify expectations about when the Federal Reserve will start reducing its expansive stimulus.
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.