Morning Minutes: KPMG hiring in St. Louis, E-commerce seasonal hiring boom

Photos courtesy of (clockwise from top left) AFP/Getty Images, Tim Hamilton/Flickr, and Erika Peepo/Missouri Business Alert
Photos courtesy of (clockwise from top left) AFP/Getty Images, Tim Hamilton/Flickr, and Erika Peepo/Missouri Business Alert

Here are today’s top business headlines from across Missouri:

KPMG picks St. Louis for new tech hub, plans to add 175 jobs

Accounting firm KPMG has picked downtown St. Louis as a location for one of its largest U.S. tech hubs and will add 175 jobs there over the next three years, the firm announced Tuesday. Read more


Regulators win $325 million related to Lenexa credit union’s fall

More than six years after the demise of U.S. Central Federal Credit Union, regulators won a $325 million settlement stemming from the Lenexa, Kan.-based credit union’s failure. Read more


Retailers see a seasonal surge in e-commerce hiring

The critical fourth-quarter seasonal shopping surge this year is marked by a continued swing to e-commerce, with 46.1 percent of holiday shopping likely to be done online. Read more


A few hold the political purse strings in Missouri

More than a quarter of all large campaign contributions in Missouri over the last five years were doled out by 10 individuals and groups, according to analysis by The Star of reports filed with the state ethics commission. Read more


UMKC names top Kansas City entrepreneurs

The University of Missouri-Kansas City’s business school has named two local business owners entrepreneurs of the year. Read more


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