No sweet choices for Interstate Bakeries Bankruptcy filing, hiring of turnaround specialist are painful first steps to getting KC-based baker on firm financial footing
Tony Alvarez, co-founder of turnaround firm Alvarez & Marsal, landed in Kansas City on Monday. By JENNIFER MANN / The Kansas City Star
‘Bottle District' to add fizz to St. Louis Nightclub, concert space, lofts, offices planned near stadium
ST. LOUIS — A new seven-block entertainment district will bring restaurants and attractions to an area near the Edward Jones Dome, developers said Wednesday.
Verizon to launch new Web service Will compete with Sprint in markets including KC
The country's largest wireless phone company announced plans Wednesday to bring its wireless high-speed data service, BroadbandAccess, to Kansas City and 10 other metropolitan areas starting next week.
A healthy workout Growing costs, demand challenge nation's hospitals
The weight of rising health-care costs has created a heavy lifting task for hospitals, which account for the largest chunk of the nation's nearly $1.8 trillion annual medical bill. By JULIUS A. KARASH / The Kansas City Star
Yellow Roadway tops STAR 50
Yellow Roadway Corp. made an uphill climb to reach the top of The Kansas City Star's annual STAR 50 report on the state of business in the Kansas City region. Even while undertaking a $1.1 billion buyout of its biggest rival, Roadway Corp., Yellow's financial results improved impressively. Also, read profiles of Kansas City's top 50 publicly held companies and their executives.