Commodities


Crossroads Hotel Offers Unique Space to Work and Play

With a storied past, and a renewed future, the Pabst Brewing Depot building now serves as a home to Crossroads Hotel, which is the first boutique hotel in the district. Located at 2101 Central St., the hotel’s grand opening was… more

The 2018 Ingram’s 250

Before you can compile a roster of the most influential business executives in a market of nearly 3 million people, you first must define what it means to have influence as an executive, what it means to wield that power,… more

Overstock.com Leases Distribution Center in KCK

Another major retailer is set to open a distribution center in the Kansas City metro area, as Overstock.com announced it will put down roots in Kansas City, Kan. The online retailer, which sells everything from home goods to apparel and… more

NAFTA: Handling Uncertain Trading Times

Mexico is Kansas City’s second-largest export market after Canada, which means the stakes are high for our city as with the Trump administration's efforts to revise the North American Free Trade Act. With Kansas City companies exporting primarily automobile parts,… more

USDA’s Milk Purchase Spotlights Food Insecurity Issues

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced this week that it would buy $50 million worth of milk to distribute to food-assistance programs, which will provide some relief for dairy farmers feeling the squeeze of lower prices. Dairy Farmers of America,… more

CBOE Holdings to Acquire Bats Global Markets

Bats Global Markets, Inc.— operator of the second-largest stock exchange in the U.S., as well as the largest stock exchange and trade reporting facility in Europe—has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by CBOE Holdings, Inc., the holding… more

Lansing Trade Group Releases Tender Offer Update

Lansing Trade Group, LLC, the Overland Park-based commodity merchandising company focused on commodities including grains, feed ingredients and energy products has announced preliminary results of a tender offer that began in August. The company reports that 79.2 percent of the… more