Tag: Business

RELEASE: Build-A-Bear Workshop Announces New Licensed Partnership With Nintendo

Available Online Now; Rolling Out to U.S., U.K. and Canada Build-A-Bear Workshop Stores This Weekend ST. LOUIS, Dec. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (NYSE: BBW), an interactive destination where Guests can create personalized furry friends, today announced a new licensed partnership with Nintendo, unveiling three new Make-Your-Own Super Mario furry friends—plus, a pre-stuffed Toad, sound chips and accessories. This is the first time Super Mario products have been offered at Build-A-Bear Workshop. Starting today, […]

RELEASE: Edward Jones Named One of the 2017 Best Workplaces for Parents By Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE Magazine

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Edward Jones has been named one of the 2017 Best Workplaces for Parents, ranked by research and consulting firm Great Place to Work and FORTUNE magazine.  The firm ranked No. 6 on the list of 50 companies. This accolade was based on more than 440,000 employee surveys from organizations nationwide. It considered 50-plus factors that contribute to team members’ success, with a strong emphasis on the well-being of co-workers […]

RELEASE: Final Reminder Regarding Centene Corporation’s 2018 Financial Guidance And Investor Day In New York City

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) issued a final reminder today regarding its previously announced annual Investor Day, to be held on Friday, December 15, 2017, beginning at 8:30 a.m. ET.  Hosted by Michael F. Neidorff, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer; Jeffrey A. Schwaneke, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, and other members of Centene’s senior management team, the annual investor day event will be held in the Grand Ballroom […]

St. Louis-based construction company completes 50th store in five years for fashion boutique Altar’d State

A St. Louis-based construction company has completed construction on its 50th store they’ve built for a fashion boutique chain in five years. Knoebel Construction announced that the 50th Altar’d State boutique store has finished in Lone Tree, Colo. The construction company has worked with the retail chain since its inception in 2012 and has assisted construction for their retail stores across 26 states in the country. According to Knoebel Construction, the building of these unique […]

Clayton Board of Aldermen to consider Protect Clayton Neighborhoods appeal once again

For the third time in the last two months, Clayton’s Board of Aldermen will consider an appeal from a neighborhood group looking to stop Centene Corporation’s redevelopment plans of the Maryland School property Tuesday night. Centene, the nation’s largest healthcare provider, agreed in July to buy the building from the School District of Clayton with plans to use it to house its employees development program and offer an early childhood center for employees’ children. A […]

New luxury apartment opens its doors in downtown Clayton

After two years worth of construction, a new high-end apartment and retail building in Clayton opened its doors on Thursday. The Opus Development Company welcomed the public to Ceylon Luxury Apartments grand opening party with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and an appearance by Clayton Mayor Harold Sanger. The new 120-unit luxury residential apartment is adjacent to a variety of public transit options as well as featuring amenities fit for an active, urban lifestyle, such as a […]

RELEASE: Express Scripts Appoints James M. Havel Chief Financial Officer

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ: ESRX) today announced that James M. Havel, who previously served as Express Scripts’ Executive Vice President, has been named Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective October 25, 2017. Eric Slusser, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, is leaving the Company to pursue other opportunities, but will stay with the Company through the first quarter of 2018 in order to ensure a […]

RELEASE: World’s Largest Car Rental Enterprise Marks 10 Years of Customer Service Excellence, Fleet Expansion and Revenue Growth

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Sixty years after it was founded and 10 years after it acquired the National Car Rental and Alamo Rent A Car brands, Enterprise Holdings Inc. (“Enterprise Holdings”) – together with its affiliate Enterprise Fleet Management – marked fiscal year 2017 by increasing annual revenues 6.5 percent to achieve $22.3 billion. “Our total revenues not only continued to increase significantly during FY2017, but they actually more than doubled during the last […]

St. Louis based LaunchCode wins big in MIT competition

A St. Louis non-profit organization LaunchCode has been named one of the grand prize winners in the MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge. In August, it was announced that LaunchCode was one of the finalists in the MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge, earning them an immediate $35,000 and a chance to win the grand prize of $150,000. At Thursday’s award ceremony in Boston, LaunchCode won the grand prize and the money that went along with it. LaunchCode, which […]

RELEASE: Centene Comments on Medicare Star Quality Ratings

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) commented on updated Medicare Star quality ratings for the 2018 rating year published today by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The 2018 rating year will affect quality bonus payments for Medicare Advantage plans in 2019. The results indicate that Health Net of California, Inc.’s  Medicare Advantage plan (H0562) will move to a 3.5 Star rating from a 4.0 Star rating for the […]