Business Business headlines from the newspaper in Cape Girardeau, Missouri en-us Business notebook: Website connects customers to area organic farmers A January drizzle didn't stop Sharla Green from making her weekly delivery Saturday as she, a local farmer and a customer turned one corner of Cup 'n' Cork into a de facto farmers market. Green, with... Sun, 22 Jan 2017 22:05:10 -0600 Business notebook: Jackson salon owner also opens a clothing store Amie Glass said her vision with Cutting Edge Clothing was to give Jackson residents a place where they could get a one-stop makeover. The Jackson native moved her Cutting Edge Salon to its current... Sun, 15 Jan 2017 21:16:12 -0600 Business notebook: Faithfully Fed aims for more than just food The menus are written in chalk. Acoustic guitar plays on the radio. One wall has directions for the do-it-yourself pour-over coffee station. Tina Graham's cafe feels at first like, well, a cafe. But... Sun, 08 Jan 2017 22:47:25 -0600 Business notebook: Renaissance owner opens her own art shop With a brown crocheted poncho over a robin's- egg blue sweater, even Sherry Montgomery's clothes match the interior of her new shop, Sherry Annette Fine Art & Fabulous Finds. All that's missing is a... Mon, 02 Jan 2017 21:07:33 -0600 Business notebook: Cape Crucible offers access to special tools Deep in the basement of the old federal building in Cape Girardeau, there is a place. A place for the technically minded, the artistic, the creative. Rooms with resources they can use to bring their... Mon, 26 Dec 2016 23:13:21 -0600 People on the move 1/23/2017 Kent H. Puchbauer will serve as Semo Port Board chairman, replacing Rice P. "Pete" Burns Jr. Mark Kluesner will serve as vice chairman, Larry Dowdy will serve as treasurer, and Will Bucher will serve... Mon, 23 Jan 2017 06:32:56 -0600 Drury increasingly goes downtown with creative restorations of landmark buildings Drury Hotels Co. makes a good living with its roadside lodging business but is adding downtown accommodations and historic preservation to its lineup. Newly opened in downtown Pittsburgh is a Drury... Sun, 22 Jan 2017 22:00:53 -0600 People on the move 1/16/17 Michael Van de Ven was named chief operating officer of Southwest Airlines Co. A 1980 graduate of Cape Girardau Central High School, Van de Ven already had been responsible for ground, air and... Mon, 16 Jan 2017 06:41:34 -0600 Area workers discuss their best practices for staying warm while facing harsh winter conditions The human race does not hibernate for the winter. While many people work indoors and can avoid the worst of winter's bite, not everyone can retreat with a cup of hot coffee in the face of ice, snow... Thu, 12 Jan 2017 10:31:04 -0600 The best wearable tech devices to help you look and feel better Wearable health technology first started in hospitals as a way to help people with injuries heal faster. Now, the trend has gone mainstream and pro-active; one in five online adults uses a wearable... Thu, 12 Jan 2017 10:28:36 -0600 People on the move 1/9/2017 Cardiologist Fernando A. Arzola has joined the medical staff at Southeast Hospital. He will work with Cardiovascular Consultants at the Dexter, Missouri, clinic. Arzola, who earned his medical degree... Mon, 09 Jan 2017 06:42:43 -0600 Eight ways the U.S. job market has evolved over Obama's 8 years WASHINGTON -- When President Barack Obama took office in January 2009 in the midst of the recession, the economy was hemorrhaging jobs. Employers panicked in the face of plummeting demand and a... Sun, 08 Jan 2017 22:49:39 -0600 Here come 'smart stores' with robots, interactive shelves LAS VEGAS -- Tomorrow's retail stores want to take a page from their online rivals by embracing advanced technology -- everything from helpful robots to interactive mirrors to shelves embedded with... Sun, 08 Jan 2017 22:48:50 -0600 Obama's final jobs report: Big pay gain, slower hiring WASHINGTON -- Americans' paychecks rose in December at the fastest pace in more than seven years as steady hiring and low unemployment led some businesses to pay more to attract and keep workers.... Sun, 08 Jan 2017 22:48:27 -0600 People on the move 1/3/17 Meredith E. McLeod will join Brost and Strohmeyer Family Eye Care as an associate optometrist, effective today. A specialist in primary care, pediatric and geriatric optometry, McLeod will work in... Tue, 03 Jan 2017 07:05:03 -0600 2017 investment forecasts: possibly good, no longer great NEW YORK -- Get ready for investments to be merely good again. They already have been great for years, as stocks and bonds have delivered fat returns since the worst of the financial crisis passed in... Mon, 02 Jan 2017 21:07:49 -0600 U.S. stocks notched big gains in 2016 despite an early stumble In a year with no shortage of surprises and stomach-churning turns in the market, stock investors can feel pretty good about 2016. Wall Street repeatedly bounced back from steep slumps, including the... Mon, 02 Jan 2017 20:50:10 -0600 Humanoid robot Pepper is amusing, but is it practical? SAN FRANCISCO -- While merrily chirping, dancing and posing for selfies, a robot named Pepper looks like another expensive toy at a San Francisco mall. But don't dismiss it as mere child's play.... Mon, 02 Jan 2017 20:49:59 -0600 People on the move 12/27/2016 Jason Ewing has been named the chief information officer for Saint Francis Healthcare System. He will be responsible for directing Saint Francis' information-systems strategy and operations and serve... Tue, 27 Dec 2016 06:38:34 -0600 Holiday shopping season is losing some of its power NEW YORK -- The holiday shopping season is losing some of its power in the year's sales. November and December now account for less than 21 percent of annual retail sales at physical stores, down... Mon, 26 Dec 2016 23:14:22 -0600 Greed is trumping fear: Investors give stocks another chance NEW YORK -- Investors finally may be giving stocks another chance. For years, many refused to buy into the hype, even as the stock market climbed to record after record. Wounds from the 2008... Mon, 26 Dec 2016 23:14:01 -0600 Some smaller ski resorts tout their authenticity DENVER -- A budget ski resort in western Colorado came up with an eye-popping offer -- a $700 lift ticket, the most expensive in the nation. This lift ticket comes with a bonus: a pair of handcrafted... Mon, 26 Dec 2016 23:13:47 -0600