Missouri Business

Payless ShoeSource Implements Path Forward to Enhance Company's Growth Profile and Profitability

2017-04-04

TOPEKA, Kan., April 4, 2017 — Payless ShoeSource (“Payless,” “the Company”), the largest specialty family footwear retailer in the Western Hemisphere, offering a range of everyday and special occasion shoes and accessory items at affordable prices, announced today that it has filed a voluntary petition for reorganization pursuant to Chapter 11 of the U.S. Federal Bankruptcy Code to facilitate the financial and operational restructuring necessary to strengthen its balance sheet and position the Company for long-term success. The Company’s North American entities, as well as two foreign Hong Kong-based entities involved in logistics (CBL) and supply chain (DAL), are included in the restructuring, which has been filed in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Missouri in St. Louis. Payless is also filing for recognition of the U.S. Chapter 11 proceedings under Part IV of the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice. Payless...

DroneDeploy's Drone Data Platform Now Integrated with John Deere API
DroneDeploy's Drone Data Platform Now Integrated with John Deere API

2017-04-04

John Deere Operations Center Users Can Now Securely Access Same-Day Drone Data in the Field SAN FRANCISCO, CA– – Apr 4, 2017) – DroneDeploy, the leading drone data platform for businesses, is now connected with the John Deere Operations Center. Just in time for the critical spring planting season, the integration allows users to synchronize their DroneDeploy and MyJohnDeere™ accounts to view and analyze drone-generated field maps in combination with other important crop data in Operations Center. Individual farmers and growers who are using Operations Center can now connect their accounts to DroneDeploy to: Import field boundaries from Operations Center for easy drone flight planning Capture, view and annotate drone maps Export DroneDeploy maps and insights into Operations Center According to Jeff Buyck, owner and...

Catalent Expands Kansas City Clinical Storage and Secondary Packaging Capabilities to Meet Growing Demand for Cold Chain Services
Catalent Expands Kansas City Clinical Storage and Secondary Packaging Capabilities to Meet Growing Demand for Cold Chain Services

2017-04-04

Customers have benefitted from our Kansas City campus’ integrated analytical, oral solid manufacturing, and clinical supply services, and now we can offer them expanded cold storage and packaging services as well. Somerset, N.J. April 04, 2017 — Catalent Pharma Solutions, the leading global provider of advanced delivery technologies and development solutions for drugs, biologics and consumer health products, today announced that it had completed an expansion project at its Kansas City, Missouri, facility to significantly increase controlled-temperature storage capabilities for its clinical supply business. The expansion has added 70,000 cubic feet of storage (2-8 degrees Celsius) at the site, representing a five-fold increase in controlled-temperature capacity. This is made up of a combination of both pallet and high density storage options to increase flexibility. In order to support growing customer demand, two...

“Hits for Homes” returns to Miller Park this baseball season
“Hits for Homes” returns to Miller Park this baseball season

2017-04-04

MILWAUKEE, April 4, 2017 — For the third consecutive year, Associated Bank and Brewers Community Foundation teamed-up to launch “Hits for Homes” at Miller Park on Opening Day. This charitable program benefits Housing Resources, Inc. (HRI), a nonprofit organization that provides support to low- to moderate-income homeowners in the Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Washington and Waukesha Counties. For every hit recorded by the Brewers during 2017 home games, Associated Bank and Brewers Community Foundation will donate $150 to HRI, up to a combined $100,000. Each hit and corresponding donation will be tallied on the Associated Bank LED board, located above the Check Deck in the outfield, throughout the baseball season. Donations are tallied...

Games4Health 2017 Winners Announced by the Sorenson Center for Discovery & Innovation at the Eccles School
Games4Health 2017 Winners Announced by the Sorenson Center for Discovery & Innovation at the Eccles School

2017-04-04

SALT LAKE CITY, April 3, 2017 — Games4Health at the Sorenson Center for Discovery & Innovation at the University of Utah David Eccles School of Business celebrate the achievements of student teams that competed in this year’s challenge. On March 30, Games4Health hosted a public arcade that showcased nearly two dozen of the 70 innovative games designed and developed by students. That evening, a gala honored all the winners and welcomed Ofer Leidner, president of Happify, as he discussed the positive impact digital games can have on health and wellness. This year’s competition focused on five challenges including corporate wellness, happy fitness, clinical health, chronic diseases and mental wellbeing, with a grand prize sponsored by Samsung Health. A total of 160 teams and more than 300 students from across the world came together to create innovative gaming solutions that impact health through successful behavioral change. Competitive teams came from 21 states, 86 universities...

The 4A’s Reveals Winners of the 2017 Partner Awards
The 4A’s Reveals Winners of the 2017 Partner Awards

2017-04-04

LOS ANGELES, April 3, 2017 — The 4A’s, the leading trade association representing the advertising agency business, closed out the first day of its flagship conference, Transformation, by unveiling the winners of the third annual 4A’s Partner Awards. The 4A’s Partner Awards celebrate the ad industry’s most creative collaborations and shine a light on partnerships that challenge convention to produce truly innovative work. The Awards recognize small, medium and large-sized agencies, who vie in their competitive sets across a range of categories: Brand, Cause, Creative, Diversity, Media, Pro Bono and Technology. From those category winners, two are elevated to top prizes. Partnership of the Year was presented to the Ad Council with partners, including Goodby Silverstein & Partners,...

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