This week, I wrote a story about the things retailers are doing to get ready for Black Friday, and I was a bit surprised by how tough it was. Continue reading ‘Holiday PR in full swing’
Tags: Black Friday, holiday, PR, Sales, Wal-Mart, Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Walmart
Tags: Aviary Cafe and Creperie, Big Cedar Lodge, Fire & Ice, Hy-Vee, InHarvest, Jay Ziobrowski, Keeter Center, Leong’s Asian Diner, Sisters in Thyme Bakery, Taste of Victory, Twin Oaks Country Club, Victory Trade School
There’s more than one way to slice up a career, especially in culinary arts. For some 20 graduates of Victory Trade School, that’s exactly what they’re doing.
Tags: construction, Famers Park, IKEA, IKEA Kansas City, IKEA Merriam, Matt O'Reilly, Mother Road, Queen City, Red's Giant Hamburg, Route 66, Salute to Design and Construction, southwest Missouri, Springfield Business Journal
Following three weeks of back-to-back-to-back special sections, I’ve got a few minutes to breath, step back and take a gander at what’s been going on outside this three-story building Springfield Business Journal calls home.
It seems everyone has been busy. Continue reading ‘Reporter’s notebook: construction edition’
Tags: Breakfast at Tiffany's, MIW, Most Influential Women, Springfield Business Journal, Springfield Hot Glass, Tiffany blue, White River Room, WIN, Women in Need
It is said behind every great man, there is a great women. In Springfield, those women are right out front.
The Springfield Business Journal hosted the 14th annual Most Influential Women event Oct. 18, honoring 20 of the Ozarks’ best, brightest and most influential ladies. Continue reading ‘Ladies lunching: Annual event showcases area’s Most Influential Women’
Tags: #PSL, fall, pumpkin, pumpkin spice, pumpkin spice latte, pumpkin spice pringles, spice, Springfield Business Journal, Starbucks
Pumpkin is having a banner year.
Despite our proximity to Halloween, I’m not referring to the simple orange globes adorning most front porch stoops these days, but rather the combination of the winter squash and one seemingly magical word – spice.
The word spice is the best thing to happen to a food since the invention of the bread slicer. Continue reading ‘Too much of a good thing: Pumpkin spice overload’
Tags: Congress, debt, debt ceiling, furlough, government shutdown, shutdown, U.S.
Our nation faces a debt crisis. Again. In less than two weeks, we could default on our nearly $17 trillion debt load if lawmakers in Washington don’t increase the debt ceiling. Continue reading ‘Raising the roof on the debt ceiling’
Tags: federal government, Feds, government, government shutdown, NASA, shutdown, Space, twitter, U.S., United States
Amid federal worker furloughs, small-business loan delays and stock market uncertainty, NASA tweets may seem trivial. But it’s the latest of woes for the sorely underfunded agency. Continue reading ‘NASA tweets fall victim to shutdown’