Twitter Ruling Blurs the Line of Public and Private

It's hard to escape the world of social media in 2018.  Your business undoubtedly uses it for marketing or news releases, your family uses it for fun and to be informed and your employees use it in the same way. … more

Coleman Co. Renews Distribution Center Lease

Outdoor product maker Coleman Co., which helped spearhead the region’s growth as a national center for logistics and distribution a decade ago, has renewed the lease on its 1,107,000-square-foot distribution center in Gardner.  Newmark Grubb Zimmer, a commercial real estate… more

GDPR: What It Is and Why It Affects You

There is a looming deadline in the European Union but its effects will be felt worldwide.  On Friday, businesses will have to be in compliance with the GDPR, or General Data Protection Regulation, which the EU passed in 2016. Essentially,… more

Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Arbitration

A 5-4 ruling by the US Supreme Court today allows businesses to "force employees to use arbitration, not the courts, to resolve disputes." In an article by the Associated Press, the ruling is noted to not affect unionized employees but… more

Sheahon Zenger Relieved of Duties at KU

University of Kansas Athletic Director Sheahon Zenger was relieved of his duties this morning by Chancellor Doug Girod.  Zenger was let go without cause so he will get a payout of a little more than $1.4 million.  That includes two… more

New Distribution Center Opening in Edgerton

Emporia-based Hopkins Manufacturing Corporation will open a distribution center in Edgerton in June of this year.  The facility will be located in the Inland Port VIII at the Logistics Park, next to the BNSF Intermodal Facility.  The first shipments from… more

New Name, New Look for Kemper Arena

Kemper Arena is now officially Hy-Vee arena.  An agreement between Hy-Vee Inc. and Foutch Architecture and Development was announced this week with Hy-vee purchasing exclusive naming rights and other partnership benefits.   "The commitment of Hy-Vee is a symbolic step for… more

Century-old Kansas City Business Involved in Merger

Bartlett and Company, a 111-year-old Kansas City company, announced on Wednesday that it will merge two portions of its enterprise with Savage Companies, which is based in Salt Lake City.  The deal will include Bartlett's grain and milling businesses and… more

Increase Battery Life by 100-Fold? We’re listening..

A study released by the University of Missouri news bureau today states that a group of physicists at MU have "applied for a patent for a magnetic material that employs a unique structure—a “honeycomb” lattice that exhibits distinctive electronic properties."… more

JE Dunn Gets Contract for KCI Parking Garage

Kansas City-based JE Dunn has been awarded the $100 million contract for the parking garage at the new KCI terminal.  The announcement was made Wednesday morning by Edgemoor team member Clark, Weitx, Clarkson (CWC), the joint venture responsible for the… more