seMissourian.com Business http://www.semissourian.com/business/ Business headlines from the seMissourian.com newspaper in Cape Girardeau, Missouri en-us Business notebook: Alaska seafood firm boasts local ties http://www.semissourian.com/story/2298621.html The Cape Farmers Market opened Thursday, and vendors of all types showed up to sell their wares. Among them was Trevor Tripp from Wild Alaska Salmon and Seafood. Though the fish, as the name... Sun, 24 Apr 2016 22:35:41 -0500 Business notebook: Busy Codefi claims space in Marquette Tech project http://www.semissourian.com/story/2296471.html The Marquette Tech District was created as a means to develop the tech community in Cape Girardeau. James Stapleton, through the co-working space and technology incubator Codefi, is helping see that... Tue, 19 Apr 2016 14:00:25 -0500 Business notebook: Mexican food veteran strikes out on his own http://www.semissourian.com/story/2294207.html Southeast Missouri has a variety of Mexican restaurants, and Jon Seyer has worked at several of them. Eventually, he decided it was time to strike out on his own and bring his own interpretation of... Sun, 10 Apr 2016 18:35:51 -0500 Business notebook: Stylist takes her biz downtown http://www.semissourian.com/story/2292050.html Shelby Allee always has been on the move. Growing up with a father in the military, she and her family relocated whenever the job called for it. Allee employs a similar tactic in her professional... Sun, 03 Apr 2016 19:18:15 -0500 People on the move 4/25/16 http://www.semissourian.com/story/2298622.html Kevin Windham, a senior at Southeast Missouri State University, was selected into the inaugural class of FOCUS St. Louis' Impact Fellows Program. Kayla Gaffney of The Arrow reported of those selected... Mon, 25 Apr 2016 07:27:50 -0500 Local company makes eco-friendly kitty litter that cuts cat-box smell http://www.semissourian.com/story/2298623.html SIKESTON, Mo. -- For the better part of the last century, clay cat litter has been the standard for people with indoor cats. However, a local company is giving people a different, more... Sun, 24 Apr 2016 22:36:34 -0500 Enough with the earnings: SEC may reduce company reports http://www.semissourian.com/story/2298625.html NEW YORK -- Four times a year, there's a kind of parade on Wall Street: companies announce their quarterly earnings, all in a row, with the banks first, then the tech companies, and the retailers... Sun, 24 Apr 2016 22:33:17 -0500 Freeway views are hot: Homeowners cozy up to urban eyesores http://www.semissourian.com/story/2298626.html LOS ANGELES -- Robert Leviton's loudest neighbor is a 12-lane freeway. The busy stretch of highway that runs alongside his townhouse complex is visible from his north-facing windows. The drone of... Sun, 24 Apr 2016 22:32:57 -0500 Prost! Germany celebrates 500 years of beer-purity law http://www.semissourian.com/story/2298627.html INGOLSTADT, Germany -- To some, it's the real deal. To others, it's a bland brew. But thanks to a 500-year-old rule, everybody can be sure what's in German beer. Chancellor Angela Merkel was among... Sun, 24 Apr 2016 22:32:19 -0500 Market boycott due to LGBT law could hurt North Carolina economy http://www.semissourian.com/story/2296473.html HIGH POINT, N.C. -- Furniture retailer Ron Werner usually spends $2 million a year at North Carolina's gargantuan, semiannual furniture market, but he's skipping this week's event. Werner knows not... Sun, 17 Apr 2016 21:35:03 -0500 Financial markets are calmer, but world economy faces risks http://www.semissourian.com/story/2296472.html WASHINGTON -- While markets are calmer, and China's economic problems look more manageable, top global finance officials still are struggling to deal with a world recovery that is fragile and growth... Sun, 17 Apr 2016 21:34:45 -0500 Business briefs http://www.semissourian.com/story/2295928.html Fri, 15 Apr 2016 12:39:56 -0500 A path to success: Five tips for mastering a phone interview http://www.semissourian.com/story/2295932.html The path to professional success often begins with a phone interview. Ninety-two percent of human resources managers rely on phone interviews to narrow down the pool of job applicants, and 88 percent... Fri, 15 Apr 2016 12:23:24 -0500 Tax liens http://www.semissourian.com/story/2295935.html Fri, 15 Apr 2016 12:20:51 -0500 Business licenses http://www.semissourian.com/story/2295936.html Fri, 15 Apr 2016 12:19:35 -0500 Bankruptcies http://www.semissourian.com/story/2295929.html Fri, 15 Apr 2016 12:18:05 -0500 Health briefs http://www.semissourian.com/story/2295931.html Fri, 15 Apr 2016 12:12:09 -0500 Names in the news http://www.semissourian.com/story/2295930.html Fri, 15 Apr 2016 12:09:52 -0500 Love your logo: How to choose a logo that suits your business and your brand http://www.semissourian.com/story/2295938.html The first thing to consider when selecting a logo for your company, even before asking what message you desire to convey, is who are you trying to communicate with. Brand design is, in a sense, an... Fri, 15 Apr 2016 12:03:25 -0500 Social media strategy: As sites throttle pageviews to gain more advertising, social media savvy is more important than ever http://www.semissourian.com/story/2295937.html Many business owners rely on social media to promote their goods and services. Whether it's a special discount available only to Twitter followers, or a video of a hamster eating a carrot shared on... Fri, 15 Apr 2016 11:44:56 -0500 'I don't stand still': Robbie Spurlock tells stories of businesses and people via KR Film + Media http://www.semissourian.com/story/2295934.html Some kids dream of being pirates or baseball players or astronauts. For Robbie Spurlock, the goal was always to be a business owner. That dream came true about a year ago, when he launched Katholokos... Fri, 15 Apr 2016 11:38:09 -0500 What are you worth? Rules for negotiating a better salary http://www.semissourian.com/story/2295933.html Between networking, polishing your resume, applying and interviewing, finding a job is time consuming. Once the offer comes in, all your hard work is done, right? Not necessarily. Now is the time for... Fri, 15 Apr 2016 11:25:26 -0500 People on the move 4/11/16 http://www.semissourian.com/story/2294206.html Saint Francis Healthcare System announced Tina Berry is the new manager of radiation oncology in Cape Girardeau and Sikeston, Missouri. Berry will be responsible for the planning, coordinating and... Mon, 11 Apr 2016 07:00:46 -0500 Reed's Metals facility opening in Scott City http://www.semissourian.com/story/2294208.html A new metal manufacturing and sales facility is opening in Scott City. Reed's Metals, headquartered in Brookhaven, Mississippi, produces metal roofing and pre-engineered steel buildings. The company... Sun, 10 Apr 2016 18:36:59 -0500 Experts tell NHTSA to slow down on self-driving cars http://www.semissourian.com/story/2294209.html WASHINGTON -- Engineers, safety advocates and even automakers have a safety message for federal regulators eager to get self-driving cars on the road: Slow down. Fully self-driving cars may be the... Sun, 10 Apr 2016 18:34:10 -0500 Trade group egged on FDA to act against vegan mayo http://www.semissourian.com/story/2294210.html NEW YORK -- Mayonnaise impostors, beware! An industry group is patrolling the grocery aisles. The Association for Dressings and Sauces, founded in 1926, repeatedly urged federal regulators last year... Sun, 10 Apr 2016 18:32:02 -0500 Shareholders approve sale of Starwood Hotels to Marriott http://www.semissourian.com/story/2294211.html NEW YORK -- Marriott International cleared one of its major hurdles on its journey to acquire rival Starwood and become the world's largest hotel chain. Shareholders in both Marriott and Starwood... Sun, 10 Apr 2016 18:31:35 -0500 People on the move 4/4/16 http://www.semissourian.com/story/2292051.html Dr. Amber Richardson has been appointed to the Three Rivers College board of trustees, filling the term left vacant by a recent resignation. Richardson will serve the remainder of the term, which... Mon, 04 Apr 2016 06:52:26 -0500 $15 minimum-wage movement sets sights on more states http://www.semissourian.com/story/2292048.html NEW YORK -- California and New York -- where almost 1 in 5 Americans live -- are on their way to raising their minimum wage to $15 an hour, and the activists who led those efforts are setting their... Sun, 03 Apr 2016 19:22:17 -0500 Job-seekers return at fastest pace since before recession http://www.semissourian.com/story/2292049.html WASHINGTON -- Americans are flooding back into the job market at the fastest pace since before the recession, encouraged by steady hiring and some signs of higher pay. The flow has halted, at least... Sun, 03 Apr 2016 19:21:49 -0500 'This Old House' brand gets a new owner http://www.semissourian.com/story/2292052.html "This Old House" is getting new ownership. The venerable home-improvement brand -- whose flagship TV series has been on the air since 1979 -- has been acquired from Time Inc. by former Time Inc. exec... Sun, 03 Apr 2016 19:15:09 -0500