Issues: Vol. 27 Issue 9

Company to Watch, Expansion, Success Stories

Chicken N Pickle: Entrepreneurs plan to expand with unique concept

Pickleball is one of the fastest-growing sports in the nation, so it should be no surprise that Chicken N Pickle has expansion plans of its own. The owners of the North Kansas City hotspot broke ground on their second location in May in Wichita, but the expansion won’t stop there. Kellen Mumm, vice president of business development, said the company could have as many as 10 locations within three years.…

KC Entrepreneurs, Success Stories

Senior services boom: Wide range of businesses cater to aging population

The numbers are staggering—but so, too, are the opportunities. Baby boomers—Americans aged 55 to 75—number anywhere from 75 million to 83 million in the U.S. Generation X, which is the next younger group at ages 38 to 53, includes 61 million to 65 million people. In the next few years, most of them will be seniors or caring for seniors. Businesses that are ready and waiting to cater to the…