Retail


KC Corporations See Potential in Minority Entrepreneurs

Today is graduation day for 30 Kansas City-area participants in a program called Strategy and Business Development for Minority Business Entrepreneurs—a 2½ -day intensive education program for executives, brought to Kansas City by the Ivy League staff of Dartmouth College's  Tuck School… more

Amazon Breaks Ground on New KCK Facility

Online-shopping giant, Amazon, broke ground yesterday for its fifth fulfillment center in the state of Kansas. The Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kansas said the center, measuring more than 855,000 square-feet on 190 acres, “will create at… more

Nation’s Largest Grocer Cooperative Is Formed

Associated Wholesale Grocers, Inc. (AWG) and Affiliated Foods Midwest Cooperative, Inc. (AFM)—wholesale cooperatives serving the needs of grocery store member-owners around the country—have agreed to combine their businesses. Operating under the AWG name, the new cooperative will provide products and… more