Business Business headlines from the newspaper in Cape Girardeau, Missouri en-us Business notebook: Crader Distributing is Stihl growing MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Stan Crader can remember when his family business, then owned by his grandfather, Buford Crader, first began distributing Stihl products. He recalled the image of a shipment of... Sun, 23 Oct 2016 21:58:02 -0500 Business notebook: Retiree goes crackers with her snack company The farmers-market season is nearing an end, but Nancy Mayfield is just getting started. The retired elementary-school secretary from Patton, Missouri, recently began her own line of baked goods --... Sun, 16 Oct 2016 23:25:36 -0500 Business notebook: Part of media center reflects its patriarch Students are hard at work inside the Rust Center for Media, which began operating at the beginning of the fall semester. A dedication ceremony and open house took place Friday, showing the public the... Sun, 09 Oct 2016 22:50:41 -0500 Business notebook: Tropical-fish hobby turns into a store Not long ago, Catherine and Rodney Stovall bought their daughter a fish tank -- a nicely stocked, 55-gallon tank. Over the months that followed, the number of tanks and fish the family had in their... Wed, 05 Oct 2016 12:23:43 -0500 Business notebook: Assisted-living facility being built in Jackson A new long-term care option soon will be available in Southeast Missouri. Villas of Jackson, a 58-bed assisted-living facility, is under construction in Jackson. Janice Unger, spokeswoman and... Sun, 25 Sep 2016 21:57:01 -0500 People on the move 10/24/2016 Saint Francis Healthcare System announced orthopedic surgeon Dr. Khalid Waliullah as a new Saint Francis medical partner. He joins six other orthopedic surgeons at Advanced Orthopedic Specialists.... Mon, 24 Oct 2016 06:50:58 -0500 Pets at work may help atmosphere but bring their own risks NEW YORK -- When a conference call turns tedious, Brent Robertson still can count on getting a smile from watching Gus rolling around on the floor. The golden retriever is a regular visitor to... Sun, 23 Oct 2016 22:00:22 -0500 Survey: More first-timers than expected are buying homes WASHINGTON -- First-time buyers may be entering the U.S. home market in greater numbers than industry watchers had assumed. Nearly half of sales in the past year went to people buying their first... Sun, 23 Oct 2016 21:55:40 -0500 Area businesses, organizations working to expand technical training opportunities in Southeast Missouri Southeast Missouri businesses have been particularly focused in recent months on bringing vocational education to the region. Technology throughout a variety of industries is expanding quickly, and... Mon, 17 Oct 2016 16:40:40 -0500 KC brewers say hops shortage may be easing KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kansas City-area brewers are raising a toast, believing the nation's shortage of hops used to add bitterness and aroma to beer may be nearing an end. The demand for hops has been... Sun, 16 Oct 2016 23:26:31 -0500 Goldman Sachs launches personal-loan service NEW YORK -- Goldman Sachs unveiled a long-awaited online consumer lending service last week, the investment bank's latest push to retail banking. Eligible customers will be able borrow up to $30,000... Sun, 16 Oct 2016 23:26:12 -0500 Whiskey workers strike at 2 Beam distilleries in Kentucky CLERMONT, Ky. -- Bill Ball has handled several whiskey-making tasks in his 47 years at Jim Beam, but Saturday he took on an unexpected role -- joining colleagues on a picket line outside a Beam... Sun, 16 Oct 2016 23:25:55 -0500 Election campaign sparks more chatter, anger in some workplaces NEW YORK -- Dan Stewart walked into the room just in time to hear one of his employees say one presidential candidate should be in jail and a second staffer respond that another was the worst since... Sun, 16 Oct 2016 23:23:12 -0500 Health briefs Fri, 14 Oct 2016 13:19:58 -0500 Names in the news Fri, 14 Oct 2016 13:17:30 -0500 Business briefs Fri, 14 Oct 2016 13:12:35 -0500 Bankruptcies Fri, 14 Oct 2016 13:08:59 -0500 Business licenses Fri, 14 Oct 2016 13:07:07 -0500 Tax liens Fri, 14 Oct 2016 13:04:54 -0500 Internships often turn into full-time careers for students at Cape Girardeau Career and Technology Center In Southeast Missouri, high-school students not wishing to pursue further education in college or elsewhere have a resource in the Cape Girardeau Career and Technology Center, which offers technical... Fri, 14 Oct 2016 12:56:29 -0500 Dr. Susan Swartwout will retire from Southeast Missouri State University in January, but never from writing and editing Dr. Susan Swartwout has been a member of the Southeast Missouri State University faculty for the past 20 years. With a passion for the written word and a knack for multitasking, she has continued to... Fri, 14 Oct 2016 12:54:24 -0500 Hosting an exchange student can be a learning experience for everyone in the household Although she's only been a local coordinator for the Council on International Educational Exchange since May, Holly Lintner has been involved in hosting foreign exchange students since she was a... Fri, 14 Oct 2016 12:50:10 -0500 To grow or not? Some successful small-business owners say no NEW YORK -- When a small business is successful, an owner will likely face the question of whether to grow. After a lot of soul-searching, many say no. Some worry that the quality of their products... Thu, 13 Oct 2016 16:42:44 -0500 People on the move 10/10/2016 Rodney Bridges, owner of Garber's Men's Wear in Cape Girardeau, was elected Sept. 1 to a one-year term as vice president of the board of directors of North West Buyers. With a membership of over 300... Mon, 10 Oct 2016 06:31:23 -0500 World finance officials reject anti-trade attacks WASHINGTON -- World finance officials said the answer to growing attacks on globalization is not to erect new trade barriers but do a better job of protecting workers who are harmed by free trade.... Sun, 09 Oct 2016 22:51:52 -0500 As U.S. adds 156,000 jobs, more are seeking employment WASHINGTON -- U.S. employers added a decent 156,000 jobs in September, even while an influx of job-seekers lifted the unemployment rate slightly to 5 percent. The rise in people seeking work is an... Sun, 09 Oct 2016 22:51:36 -0500 Agreement moves Missouri utility closer to merger JOPLIN, Mo. -- A Joplin-based utility announced an agreement with Kansas regulators that could remove a final hurdle to the utility's $2.4 billion merger with a Canadian company. Empire District... Sun, 09 Oct 2016 22:51:20 -0500 Campaign to give workers paid sick leave gains momentum NEW YORK -- The campaign to give workers paid time off when they're sick is picking up momentum. A bill that would give workers for the Illinois county that includes Chicago one hour of paid sick... Sun, 09 Oct 2016 22:46:25 -0500 People on the Move 10/3/16 Pain management specialist Dr. Robert Bowers has joined Saint Francis Healthcare System as a new Saint Francis Medical Partner. He joins two other specialists at the Pain Management Center. Bowers... Mon, 03 Oct 2016 06:46:04 -0500 Britain will launch Brexit by April, premier says LONDON -- Britain will trigger the formal process for leaving the European Union before the end of March, Prime Minister Theresa May said Sunday, putting to rest weeks of speculation on the timing of... Sun, 02 Oct 2016 21:51:26 -0500 Uncertainty over Philippine president alarms investors MANILA, Philippines -- Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's bloody anti-drug war and his foul-mouthed outbursts in defense of the campaign have unnerved foreign investors in one of Asia's... Sun, 02 Oct 2016 21:51:04 -0500 People on the move 9/26/2016 Denise Ernst is the new clinical director for medical and critical-care services for Saint Francis Healthcare System. In this role, Ernst will plan and direct the administrative and clinical... Mon, 26 Sep 2016 06:56:22 -0500 In Yahoo breach, hackers may seek intelligence, not riches SAN FRANCISCO -- If a foreign government is behind the massive computer attack that compromised a half-billion user accounts at Yahoo, as the company says, the breach could be part of a long-term... Sun, 25 Sep 2016 21:54:52 -0500 UPS tests drones for use in its package delivery system MARBLEHEAD, Mass. -- One of the world's largest package-delivery companies is stepping up efforts to integrate drones into its system. UPS has partnered with robot-maker CyPhy Works to test the use... Sun, 25 Sep 2016 21:54:19 -0500 Marriott buys Starwood, becoming world's largest hotel chain NEW YORK -- Several of the best-known names in travel now are united in one hotel company. Marriott International closed Friday morning on a $13 billion acquisition of Starwood Hotels & Resorts... Sun, 25 Sep 2016 21:54:03 -0500 Snapchat changes name, debuts video-recording glasses NEW YORK -- Social-media app Snapchat is introducing video-recording glasses called Spectacles and is changing its company name to incorporate the new product. The glasses can record video 10 seconds... Sun, 25 Sep 2016 21:53:41 -0500