Missouri Minute: Wehrenberg Theatres sold; Comcast bumps up KC speeds

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

St. Louis’ Wehrenberg Theatres to be sold

St. Louis’ largest theater chain, Wehrenberg Theatres, has agreed to be sold to Milwaukee-based Marcus Theatres, the companies said Monday. Read more

Downtown Columbia apartment building moratorium extended until March

Developers seeking to build apartment complexes in downtown Columbia will have to keep waiting. The Columbia City Council extended its moratorium Monday on new downtown residential housing. Read more

Connected devices drive Comcast to ramp up KC internet speeds

Comcast will ramp up its service for Kansas City-area customers by next week, boosting download speeds by 25 percent for two of its most popular services. Read more

Despite quiet M&A year, Post Holdings continues to eye deals

Rob Vitale, President and CEO of Post Holdings Inc., says mergers and acquisitions remain a “central theme” of the consumer goods company’s strategy. Read more

Hallmark aims for the engagement, wedding markets

Hallmark Cards Inc. has been in the special occasion business since 1910. This November it began testing a new kind of social expression. Read more

Want the state’s top business and entrepreneurship news in your inbox? Sign up here for our newsletters.

Leave a Reply

Have you heard?

Missouri Business Alert is participating in CoMoGives2019!

Find out how we plan to use your gift to enhance training and programming for our students