<![CDATA[Business News | The Kansas City Star & KansasCity.com]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/ en-us Wed, 21 Jan 2015 22:59:13 CST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Wed, 21 Jan 2015 22:59:13 CST Business 60 In KC and beyond, more women crack the glass ceiling to become CEOs http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article19691334.html#storylink=rss Women in Kansas City and nationally have made some recent gains in becoming chief executive officers of large companies, but women still are under-represented in top corporate jobs. That’s why women’s advocacy organizations such as Central Exchange try to keep tabs and advocate for more.

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KFC franchisee KBP Foods expands manager ownership http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article19719303.html#storylink=rss The Overland Park-based company said seven senior managers gained ownership in the company in a transaction announced Monday.

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Corinthian Colleges to shut down all 28 remaining campuses http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article19693254.html#storylink=rss Corinthian was one of the country’s largest for-profit educational institutions. It collapsed last summer amid a cash shortage and fraud allegations.

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Starbucks breakdown shows how registers have evolved http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article19719225.html#storylink=rss A glitch that disabled registers at thousands of Starbucks stores Friday was a reminder of the invisible systems restaurants rely on to run increasingly sophisticated operations.

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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 11:39:58 CDT By CANDICE CHOI, AP Food Industry Writer

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Students see their business startup ideas tested at OneDayKC event http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article19426833.html#storylink=rss Six teams of high school and college students spent 12 hours Friday thinking up and presenting their ideas for new businesses. The students’ charge was to come up with business ideas that could tap into Kansas City’s emerging future, the one with Google Fiber, the downtown streetcar and the Smart City initiative.

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Updated: Interactive report on Kansas City's downtown development boom http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article3989409.html#storylink=rss Stay current on downtown's rejuvenation with our interactive report. What's new? Changes at the Savoy, the Power & Light apartment building project, Cornerstone Apartments and The Nerdery coming to the The old Western Union building at 100 E. Seventh St.

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Olathe engineering firm celebrates 50 years http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article19442559.html#storylink=rss Terracon, started in Iowa, moved to the Kansas City area in 1980. It which has grown and moved up the Engineering News-Record’s rankings the past 10 years, and now has 3,400 employees in 150 offices.

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Three hardware chains recognize Compass Minerals as top supplier http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article19440507.html#storylink=rss Big road-salt supplier also is recognized for consumer products by Ace, True Value and Do It Best hardware stores.

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Google executive among hundreds dead from Nepal quake http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article19551282.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 25 Apr 2015 19:23:04 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article19551282.html How London man may have helped trigger the 'flash crash' http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article19455237.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 25 Apr 2015 14:38:08 CDT By BERNARD CONDON ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article19455237.html Fire damages the roof of a Gates Bar-B-Q restaurant in KC http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article19368018.html#storylink=rss No one was injured when the roof of the Gates Bar-B-Q Restaurant at 12th Street and Brooklyn Avenue caught fire early Friday. This is the fourth fire at a Gates Bar-B-Q restaurant in about as many years.

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Fiorella’s Jack Stack Barbecue is bringing a full plate to new Lee’s Summit location http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article19434150.html#storylink=rss The new 11,000-square-foot, freestanding restaurant in SummitWoods Crossing at 1840 N.W. Chipman Road is scheduled to open at 11 a.m. Monday with all the Jack Stack favorites.

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Because of lower fuel prices and strong demand, airline earnings are flying high http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article19434096.html#storylink=rss There was an unmistakable shift in tone in the airline industry this week as the nation’s top carriers all reported record earnings. The airlines kept their planes full as they reaped the benefits of their long drive to consolidate the industry into fewer, bigger carriers. The financial performance was particularly striking because the first quarter is traditionally the weakest of the year.

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Diane Stafford: Summer jobs should be easier to get in 2015 http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article19429053.html#storylink=rss Teens have better odds of landing a summer job this year — assuming they want one and use good job-hunting techniques.

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Stocks rise on tech earnings as Nasdaq adds to record http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article19420698.html#storylink=rss The Dow rose 21.45, or 0.1 percent, to 18,080.14. The S&P 500 rose 4.76, or 0.2 percent, to 2,117.69. The Nasdaq rose 36.02, or 0.7 percent, to 5,092.08.

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Worlds of Fun seeks seasonal workers http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article19375155.html#storylink=rss Worlds of Fun will host a job fair Sunday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Kansas City recreation park. Applicants must be at least 14 years old. Openings include ride operations, food service and lifeguarding.

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McClatchy, owner of The Star, reports a first-quarter loss http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article19436223.html#storylink=rss The McClatchy Co. reported a first-quarter loss of $11.3 million, or 13 cents a share, down from a year-ago net loss of $16.1 million, or 19 cents a share, from continuing operations. Pat Talamantes, McClatchy’s president and CEO, said in the company’s earnings release that McClatchy’s “expense performance” improved from recent quarters.

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Burger King heats it up with spicy Whopper and sales surge http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article19720836.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 27 Apr 2015 12:19:07 CDT By CANDICE CHOI and DAMIAN TROISE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article19720836.html Greenwich hedge fund controller imprisoned for embezzlement http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article19722198.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 27 Apr 2015 12:18:48 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article19722198.html The Latest: People at Holmes' hearing disperse during recess http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article19712010.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 27 Apr 2015 12:14:05 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article19712010.html US stocks mixed at start of busy week for earnings http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article19697658.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 27 Apr 2015 11:59:08 CDT By BERNARD CONDON ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article19697658.html Starbucks breakdown shows how registers have evolved http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article19699230.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 27 Apr 2015 11:59:07 CDT By CANDICE CHOI ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article19699230.html VW chairman quits, but questions over future remain http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article19720527.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 27 Apr 2015 11:58:02 CDT By DAVID McHUGH ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article19720527.html Senate tax plan far slimmer than cuts pursued by House http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article19720323.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 27 Apr 2015 11:53:05 CDT By BRIAN BAKST ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article19720323.html With economy uncertain, no Fed rate hike is seen before fall http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article19715790.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 27 Apr 2015 10:53:05 CDT By MARTIN CRUTSINGER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article19715790.html Compromise GOP budget hikes war funds, targets 'Obamacare' http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article19717968.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 27 Apr 2015 11:44:08 CDT By ANDREW TAYLOR ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article19717968.html Gas prices climb 6 cents in Rhode Island to $2.53 per gallon http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article19719387.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 27 Apr 2015 11:43:14 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article19719387.html France probes migrant abuse claims linked to 2022 World Cup http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article19719378.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 27 Apr 2015 11:43:10 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article19719378.html BC-Noon Oil http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article19719363.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 27 Apr 2015 11:43:17 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article19719363.html PawSox owners to pitch stadium proposal to state commission http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article19716081.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 27 Apr 2015 11:39:05 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article19716081.html