Skechers USA Inc. will open its first area Skechers Factory Outlet Store. The Manhattan Beach, Calif.-based company plans a June 13 opening for the store at 6740 W. 119th St. The store will carry Skechers fashion and lifestyle footwear for the family, as well as work footwear for men and women.
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.
Ford Motor Co. said Thursday it will sell high-end Lincoln cars in China for the first time later this year when it opens eight dealerships in seven cities.
Target is vastly expanding the goods available to order by subscription as it fends off its biggest non-traditional retail rival, Amazon.com.
Google's first-quarter earnings growth faltered as the Internet's most influential company grappled with a persistent downturn in advertising prices while spending more money to hire employees and invest in daring ideas.
IBM's first-quarter earnings fell and revenue came in below Wall Street's expectations amid an ongoing decline in its hardware business, one that was exacerbated by weaker demand in China and emerging markets.
The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits last week rose 2,000 to a seasonally adjusted 304,000. Jobless claims continue to be near pre-recession levels despite the slight increase.
The Women’s Foundation of Greater Kansas City will release the report Monday. The study, led by Barbara Kerry, a professor at the University of Kansas, included online surveys and focus groups. It determined that lack of awareness about opportunities and inconvenient meeting times are among barriers to women’s involvement.
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.
Bailed-out Cyprus says it will issue six-year government bonds every month starting in June as a first step to returning more permanently to international markets after a three-year absence.
LeBron James' jersey remains the most popular in the NBA.
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.