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Here are today’s top business headlines from across Missouri:
Monsanto shareholders voted to approve the agribusiness company’s acquisition by Bayer AG at a special meeting Tuesday. Read more
Caleres on Tuesday announced it has acquired Allen Edmonds, a men’s footwear retailer, for $255 million. The purchase by Caleres, the St. Louis-based footwear company formerly known as Brown Shoe Co., increases its presence in the men’s footwear market, the company said in a release. Read more
Boeing Co. officials plan to move the company’s Defense, Space and Security unit that is now headquartered in Hazelwood to Washington, D.C. The decision, which will affect about a dozen top executives and some support staff, reflects the aerospace giant’s desire to be closer to the levers of power in the nation’s capital. Read more
Missouri Gov.-elect Eric Greitens has tapped former U.S. Attorney Todd Graves to serve as chairman of the Missouri Republican Party. Read more
Contegix, the St. Louis-based cloud hosting provider, has acquired Admo.net Web Services, a Kansas City-based cloud and managed services provider. Read more
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