It looks as though sponsorship negotiations between the PGA and Bass Pro Shops have come to an agreeable conclusion.
Tags: Bass Pro, Bass Pro Shops, branson, golf, Missouri, PGA, Show-Me State
Dispelling rumors can be tricky business.
A person hears something from someone who knows somebody else and so maybe there’s a story. Continue reading ‘It’s a no-go for Trader Joe’s’
Tags: candy, chocolate, consumer, flowers, holiday, Valentine, Valentine's Day
Thank God I’m married.
When it comes to a marketing holiday such as Valentine’s Day, I know I don’t have to worry about who might be the object of my affection. And frankly, my partner and I have been together long enough now that we aren’t overly concerned about impressing each other at this point. She gets something she likes (hopefully); I get something I like, and we can call it a day. Continue reading ‘Fast food: The most romantic of industries’
Tags: Bitcoin, bitcoin mining, journalism, math, SBJ, Springfield Business Journal
Like most Americans, I’d only heard of Bitcoin in passing. It was just this thing out there that some people I knew were talking about, or tweeting about or Facebooking about, but nobody really seemed to know what it was or how it worked.
So, I set out to find out.
And then I fell down the rabbit hole.
(A hole, which was probably mined by Bitcoin.)
Tags: Boeing, capital expansion, DED, financial incentives, Ford, job creation, Missouri Department of Economic Development, Monsanto, Republic
Fifty-four companies last year announced business expansion plans using financial incentives through the Missouri Department of Economic Development.
Tags: 2013, 2014, blog, business, new year's, year in review
Springfield Business Journal’s blog, The Fine Print, saw enough visitors in 2013 to house seven sold-out performances at the Sydney Opera House. Continue reading ‘The Year in SBJ Blogs’
Tags: 2013, Hammons, hotel, John Q. Hammons, JQH, Resorts, Top of 2013
As 2013 draws to a close, it seems only natural to reflect on the year’s highlights.
This year, challenging stories were common, but one stands out above the rest from my reporter’s desk: the May 29 private funeral of John Q. Hammons. Continue reading ‘Private Hammons funeral stood out in 2013′