Past Issues

Thinking Bigger Business Staff

ProfessionalChats acquired by Oregon company

Lee’s Summit-based ProfessionalChats has been acquired by Ruby Receptionists, a live receptionist service based in Portland, Ore., that serves thousands of small businesses across North America. (more…)

Platte County council honors standout small businesses

Eight Platte County companies were awarded Business Excellence awards for job creation and/or significant expansion and investment projects at the Platte County Economic Development Council’s 28th Annual Business Excellence Luncheon on Dec. 7. (more…)

Symbia Logistics acquires Innovative Fulfillment Solutions

Innovative Fulfillment Solutions (IFS), an e-commerce fulfillment and logistics company that is celebrating its 20th year in business in Riverside, Mo., has been acquired by Symbia Logistics of Edwards, Colo.

IFS has been a pioneer in providing third-party fulfillment services to e-commerce companies since 1998, getting its start around the time that Amazon became a household name.  (more…)

Small Business Bootcamp will cover sales, management and more

Mid-Continent Public Library’s Square One Small Business Services will tackle some of the challenging issues of owning a business at an upcoming seminar.

Small Business Bootcamp will include talks on business growth, funding and using social media, as well as networking opportunities with local resource organizations that help small businesses. (more…)


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