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January 20, 2014

Former Ulta Beauty CEO Lyn Kirby is reportedly part of a group that acquired Beauty Brands, a cosmetics chain based in Kansas City, Mo.

July 25, 2013

O’Reilly Automotive achieved a record quarterly gross margin of 50.8% for the second quarter ended June 30, primarily driven by improvements in acquisition costs, product mix and pricing management, according to president and CEO Greg Henslee.

July 15, 2013

Brooklyn-based home furnishings retailer West Elm is heading to the Midwest to open its first-ever retail store in St. Louis, Mo., Thursday, July 25.

June 11, 2013

Overstock.com announced it would resume using Missouri advertisers after Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon's veto of the recently enacted affiliate nexus bill. The bill sought to recruit remote sellers into state sales tax collection if they continued to use Missouri Internet advertisers.

June 4, 2013

In commemoration of National LGBTQ Pride month, Macy’s and its employees will participate in 23 Pride parades, hold in-store events nationwide celebrating diversity and offer special merchandise to help support the fight for LGBTQ equality.

May 28, 2013

Walmart has pleaded guilty to charges that it inappropriately transported and disposed of common consumer products, such as bleach and fertilizer, while reiterating that the misdemeanor violations of certain environmental laws occurred years ago and had no specific environment impact.

April 12, 2013

The University of Missouri-Kansas City will bestow its Entrepreneur of the Year award onto Costco co-founder Jim Sinegal, at a special ceremony this fall, according to published reports.

March 22, 2013

Teen apparel retailer Rue21, opened its 900th store on March 21 in the Southern Hills Shopping Center of West Plains, Mo.

February 28, 2013

A Walmart Neighborhood Market store in Springfield, Mo., was ground zero this week as the retailer showcased efforts to make food healthier and more affordable to First Lady Michelle Obama.

February 25, 2013

First Lady Michelle Obama is scheduled to visit a Walmart store in Springfield, Mo., this week as part of a nationwide tour to generate interest in her Let’s Move! children’s health initiative.

September 13, 2012

The Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas was ranked among the top 30 public undergraduate business schools in the most recent edition of U.S. News & World Report's "Best Colleges 2013."

July 30, 2012

O'Reilly Auto Parts, reported that sales for its second quarter ended June 30 increased $84 million, or 6%, to $1.56 billion from $1.48 billion for the same period one year ago.

March 19, 2012

Long-time Kroger executive Tim Brown will now be responsible for stores in Western Tennessee, Kentucky, Mississippi, Arkansas and Missouri as president of the company's Delta division.

March 8, 2012

Kohl’s Department Stores has opened eight new stores, bringing approximately 1,000 new jobs nationwide. The company now operates 1,134 stores in 49 states.

March 7, 2012

Mother Nature unleashed her fury again this month when dozens of tornadoes swept across the Midwest and South, killing 41 people and prompting Target to take action.

March 5, 2012

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Stein Mart has plans to open three new stores on March 15, located in Irvine, Calif.; Suwanee, Ga.; and Sunset Hills, Mo.

The Irvine store is a relocation of another Irvine location. The two new and one relocated store bring Stein Mart’s total store count to 264.

“We are pleased to announce the expansion of our footprint in these three existing markets,” said Jay Stein, interim CEO.

December 23, 2011

Enfamil Newborn baby formula was quickly pulled from shelves at 3,000 Walmart stores earlier this week following the death of an infant in Missouri, the Associated Press reported.

September 7, 2011

Hannibal Regional Medical Group has announced that on Sept. 13 it will open its first “The Clinic at Walmart” inside a Walmart in Hannibal, Mo.

August 22, 2011

Walgreens on Monday celebrates the re-opening of two Joplin, Mo., stores just 90 days after one was severely damaged and the other demolished by a tornado that swept through the city on May 22.

August 22, 2011

Walgreens on Monday celebrates the re-opening of two Joplin, Mo., stores just 90 days after one was severely damaged and the other demolished by a tornado that swept through the city on May 22.

July 14, 2011

Members of the Retail Industry Leaders Association on Wednesday arrived in Joplin, Mo., to help clean up the Midwest city that was hard-hit in May by a category F-5 tornado.

July 14, 2011

Members of the Retail Industry Leaders Association on Wednesday arrived in Joplin, Mo., to help clean up the Midwest city that was hard-hit in May by a category F-5 tornado.

June 3, 2011

CVS Caremark announced that it has donated approximately $40,000 in monetary and in-kind donations to support residents of Joplin, Mo., who were impacted by the recent tornado.

June 3, 2011

CVS Caremark announced that it has donated approximately $40,000 in monetary and in-kind donations to support residents of Joplin, Mo., who were impacted by the recent tornado.

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