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  1. Birth of a Franchise, DocuLock - St. Joseph, MO

    • May 9, 2022

    “Our first quarter sales this year almost exceeded our total sales of last year because of a paradigm shift in how we do business,” said Paul Janicek, owner of DocuLock in St. Joseph, Missouri.Janicek attributes that shift to the open-heart... Read more ...

  2. Russia Sanctions and Technology Controls as of March 10 2022

    • March 11, 2022

    We will be updating this article periodically as information is available.On February 24, 2022, the US and its allies, including NATO members and other independent nations around the globe, imposed sweeping sanctions and technology controls against... Read more ...

  3. Black female entrepreneur “being the change,” Locs of Glory - St. Louis, MO

    • Jan. 17, 2022

    Tameka Stigers is passionate about seeing more Black-owned businesses serving the needs of the Black community.“We [Blacks] are consumers,” Stigers said. “We’re always consuming and not owning. We have to change that.”Stigers is being the... Read more ...

  4. Homegrown small business ready to scale and diversify, Hannibal Machine - Hannibal, MO

    • Dec. 3, 2021

    From wielding a broom to welding metal art, Scott Haycraft grew from a youngster helping around the shop to a skilled machinist and part-owner of Hannibal Machine in Hannibal, Missouri.“[My father] always had a crew of guys that were generally... Read more ...

  5. From friendship bracelets to order fulfillment and beyond: One entrepreneur’s journey, Court Street Custom Fulfillment - Fulton, MO

    • Nov. 19, 2021

    Some people are born entrepreneurs. Beth Snyder is among them.Snyder is the owner of Court Street Custom Fulfillment (CSCF) in Fulton, Missouri, among other companies. CSCF is just the latest of her businesses. She started her first one in fourth... Read more ...

  6. Missouri SBDC receives grant to help underserved communities succeed with the Small Business Innovation Research Program

    • Nov. 8, 2021

    MISSOURI – The Missouri SBDC (Small Business Development Centers) was awarded $125,000 for specialized training, business counseling, and technical assistance for research and development (R&D)-focused small businesses under the Federal and State... Read more ...

  7. Small business set to not only elevate but skyrocket, Schempp Wholesale - St. Joseph, MO

    • Nov. 8, 2021

    After working in the equipment rental industry for more than 20 years, during many of which he was a travelling sales representative, Phil Duane decided to strike out on his own.“I was ready for a change and challenge,” said Duane, owner of... Read more ...

  8. Lone Star Physiques, Kirkville, MO

    • Nov. 5, 2021

    Stephanie McGrew is the owner of Lone Star Physiques in Kirksville, MO. Check out our latest client highlight video to learn about Stephanie's relationship with the Missouri SBDC in Northeast Region and more about her rural, personal fitness... Read more ...

  9. The Cherry Company, Kansas City, MO

    • Nov. 5, 2021

    Thalia Cherry started working with the Missouri SBDC at UMKC in 2016 and continues to work with her business coach to help her business grow. Check out our latest client highlight video to learn more about Thalia's entrepreneurial journey.

  10. Good News Brewing, Defiance, MO

    • Nov. 5, 2021

    Good News Brewery has grown amidst the pandemic. They find opportunities and reach out to the Missouri SBDC at EDC of St. Charles County. Check out this latest video and hear how working with the SBDC helped them.

  11. Branson Airport, Hollister, MO

    • Nov. 5, 2021

    The Branson Airport started working with the Missouri SBDC at Missouri State University in 2020 to learn more about various programs to help them navigate the pandemic impacts on travel. Check out this latest video and hear how working with the SBDC... Read more ...

  12. The Export Plan: Pricing Strategy

    • Sept. 13, 2021

    Now that you’ve identified a country for export and have selected a path to your customers, it’s a good time to start to think about pricing. You’ll need to make the important decision on what you will charge for your product. In this issue,... Read more ...

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