June 19, 2018 - 6:05 am
LENEXA, Kan. (AP) - Business icon Warren Buffett plans to open a new Geico Insurance service center that will bring 500 jobs to Lenexa. Geico is owned by Buffett's company, Berkshire Hathaway. The commerce department says Geico invested almost $10 million in a Lenexa office building for the center...
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March 09, 2018 - 4:07 pm
Sprint will be cutting 500 jobs from its headquarters in Overland Park. The Kansas City Business Journal reports the cuts are part of a broad restructuring effort by Sprint to reduce internal costs and free up money for its network and sales. The layoffs are expected to begin in the next three to...
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Marc LaVoie
February 07, 2018 - 9:11 am
Kansas City, KS - The Procter & Gamble company is reportedly closing its soap factory in KCK before the end of 2020. Operations are to be transferred to West Virginia. Employees were told to go home around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday and to return at 8 a.m. Wednesday for a meeting, according to a story...
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September 08, 2017 - 4:53 am
Amazon, bursting out of its Seattle headquarters, is hunting for a second home. Must haves: A prime location, close to transit, with plenty of space to grow. Kansas City economic leaders believe their city would be an ideal fit for the online retailing giant. The City is already working to develop...
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May 25, 2017 - 7:00 am
The Kansas City's Morning News Cover Story for Thursday is "The Big Gig," about seeking and landing a job. This time of year college graduates are sending out resumes at a frantic pace. Resumes can easily be lost in the pile if they don't have something that grabs an employer's attention. Karen...
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May 16, 2017 - 5:41 am
DETROIT (AP) — The Wall Street Journal reports that Ford Motor Co. is planning substantial job cuts in order to boost profits and raise its stock price. The newspaper says the cuts would target salaried employees and would reduce Ford’s global headcount by an equivalent of 10 percent. The automaker...
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Kara Marxer
May 01, 2017 - 6:13 am
Business leaders in Kansas City say major changes to the North American Free Trade Agreement would affect the local economy in a major way. Mexico and Canada are two of the largest trading partners for both Missouri and Kansas. NAFTA touches almost every sector in the local economy, said Ivry...
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