Missouri Minute: Supervalu sells Save-A-Lot; Missouri Medicaid law may clash with federal regulations

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

Supervalu to sell Save-A-Lot to Canadian firm for $1.37 billion

Supervalu Inc. has agreed to sell Save-A-Lot, the Earth City-based discount grocery chain, to Canadian private equity firm Onex Corp. for $1.37 billion in cash. Read more

New Missouri Medicaid law may clash with federal law

A new Missouri law that took effect Friday was supposed to allow medical providers to charge Medicaid patients for missing appointments. But that isn’t going to happen — at least not yet. Read more

Cushman & Wakefield to add 600 jobs in St. Louis

Cushman & Wakefield, St. Louis’ largest commercial real estate firm by number of local active brokers, plans to add 600 new jobs in the St. Louis area over the next three years. Read more

Former Schnucks president sues chain and CEO

Schnucks, one of the biggest grocery chains in St. Louis, is the target of a boycott, faces a potential strike and has, in recent weeks, managed to anger some local nonprofit groups. Now the company is embroiled in a fight with one of its former top executives. Read more

Tensions rise in Bootheel as suspected herbicide drift strains finances, relationships

Although this year’s soybean harvest is setting national records for volume, many farmers in the Missouri Bootheel are not experiencing the same abundance. Read more

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