Tag: Business

St. Louis-based technology company bridges the gap between business and innovation

A technology company has grown to become a global technology solution provider with up to $10 billion in annual revenue, all from the backyard of St. Louis. World Wide Technology (WWT) was founded by David Steward in 1990 and hires thousands of IT engineers, developers and has testing labs for deploying various technologies that help customers bridge the gap between IT and business. Based in the City of St. Louis, WWT has over 4,000 employees and […]

RELEASE: Express Scripts Holding Company to Cancel Investor Day Meeting

ST. LOUIS, March 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Express Scripts Holding Company (Nasdaq: ESRX) (“Express Scripts“) announced today it cancelled its previously announced investor day meeting, which was scheduled to be held in New York Cityon May 2, 2018, at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time (7:00 a.m. Central Time) at The Roosevelt Hotel New York.  The cancellation is due to the recent announcement that Cigna and Express Scripts have entered into an Agreement and Plan of Merger. About Express Scripts Express Scripts is […]

RELEASE: Dunkin’ Donuts Announces Plans For Three New Restaurants In Kansas City, Missouri With New Franchisee Hope And Destiny, Inc.

CANTON, Mass., March 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Dunkin’ Donuts, America’s all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, announced today the signing of a multi-unit store development agreement with new franchise group Hope and Destiny, Inc. to open three Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants throughout Kansas City, Missouri.  Development plans for the restaurants are currently underway, which are slated to open over the next several years throughout the Warrensburg and Sedalia areas. The first of the three restaurants is scheduled to open in 2019, with future […]

RELEASE: Hostess Brands Introduces Individually-Wrapped Cake Slices for Scrumptious On-the-Go Breakfast

Hostess® Iced Lemon Cake and Hostess® Cream Cheese Pound Cake Are Now on Store Shelves KANSAS CITY, Mo.–(BUSINESS WIRE) Hostess Brands, LLC, maker of America’s best-loved single serve breakfast items and snacks, is launching its newest treat: individual cake slices in two flavors, Iced Lemon Cake and Cream Cheese Pound Cake. Hostess® Iced Lemon Cake is a moist pound cake made with real lemon juice and topped with a refreshing lemon icing, and Hostess® Cream Cheese Pound Cake is […]

St. Louis Arch Angels invests over $11 million in local startups in 2017

A St. Louis Angel Investor group has invested millions in promising local startups companies in 2017 and hopes to continue their success into the new year. The St. Louis Arch Angels, is a group of accredited investors that seeks to fund and support high potential startup ventures from St. Louis in hopes that the companies could result in returns for the groups’ members and corporate partners. In 2017, members invested over $11 million in 26 […]

RELEASE: Emmis Announces Agreements to Sell its St. Louis Radio Stations for $60 Million

INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — As part of its previously announced agreements in principle to sell its St. Louis stations, Emmis Communications Corporation (Nasdaq: EMMS) announced today that it has entered into definitive agreements to sell its St. Louis stations KSHE (94.7 FM) and The Point (KPNT, 105.7 FM) to Hubbard Radio for $45 million, and St. Louis stations KFTK (FM News Talk 97.1 FM) and NOW (KNOU, 96.3 FM) to Entercom Communications Corp for $15 million. The transactions […]

Ameren Missouri launches new electric energy initiative

A new program from Ameren Missouri hopes to encourage electric vehicle use amongst Missouri residents and businesses to help conserve energy within the area. Ameren Missouri on Thursday has announced that the company has filed its Charge Ahead program with the Missouri Public Service Commission. According to a press release, the energy company is focused to encourage its Missouri customers to use electricity in ways that provide reduced emissions, lower overall energy costs and improve […]

RELEASE: Express Scripts Holding Company Announces Webcast of Investor Day Meeting

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Express Scripts Holding Company (Nasdaq: ESRX) (“Express Scripts“) announced today it has scheduled an investor day meeting in New York City on May 2, 2018, at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time (7:00 a.m. Central Time) at The Roosevelt Hotel New York.  At the meeting, senior leaders will discuss the Company’s future outlook, its strategy of creating value for patients and clients and how its innovative tools and solutions position the Company for the future of healthcare. […]

RELEASE: Intalere Members to Benefit from Renewed Medline Distribution Agreement

Contract will provide savings on large portfolio of medical/surgical products NORTHFIELD, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE) Medline, a global manufacturer and distributor of medical products with patient-centered solutions, services and expertise across the continuum of care, today announced it has been awarded a new agreement with Intalere for distribution services. This is a renewal of the current distribution agreement with an enhanced financial offering for a new, four-year collaboration. Members will receive competitive pricing on products purchased through Medline as […]

RELEASE: Healthcare Regulatory Attorney Denise Bloch Joins Lathrop Gage

St. Louis (February 19, 2018) – Lathrop Gage is pleased to welcome Denise Bloch to its St. Louis office as Of Counsel in the Healthcare practice. Bloch has a strong background in healthcare law and brings over 20 years of experience to the firm. She is well versed in numerous areas of healthcare law, privacy, pharmacy, reimbursement, licensure, contracting, drafting, negotiations, employment and labor counseling and related litigation, reimbursement appeals, litigation management and claims management. Bloch […]