Category Archives: Nebraska

Primp and Blow fluffs up Omaha expansion.

OMAHA, Neb. — Blow dry bar Primp and Blow will open its first Omaha store in The Shops of Legacy. The Omaha location is the newest addition to the Primp and Blow family with five locations in the greater Phoenix area and a franchise location in Overland ...

Engineer plans new Approach with climbing gym.

OMAHA, Neb. — An architectural engineer has decided to step away from her chosen profession and follow a dream to open a climbing gym called Approach. Sarahjoy Allen plans to open the indoor climbing facility in August with a staff of 12. Approach and w ...

Dino’s Storage expanding in Omaha.

OMAHA, Neb. — Dino’s Storage is adding 500 storage units at its Papillion site. The four-story complex will house 700 storage units when the expansion is completed. The company will tear down an existing 12,000-square-foot building to make room fo ...

Nebraska jobless rate lowest in 17 years.

LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska posted the lowest unemployment rate in the country for March based on preliminary numbers from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The state’s unemployment rate was 2.6 percent, which also was the lowest in the state sinc ...

Bulu Box launching new software.

LINCOLN, Neb. — Bulu Box plans to launch Bulu Insights, a proprietary software that collects sample surveys, user profiles and purchase behaviors of consumers. The company recently secured $1.5 million in funding to launch the project. Bulu Insights uti ...

Wind comes sweeping down Berkshire Hathaway’s plains.

OMAHA, Neb. — Berkshire Hathaway plans to build a wind farm in Nebraska through one of its subsidiaries. It is expected to create 350 temporary jobs and 12 to 15 full-time positions. The Omaha-based company, led by Warren Buffet, will construct the Gran ...

Pellet Technology USA launches cattle feeding product.

GRETNA, Neb. — Pellet Technology USA has launched PowerFeed Pellets designed to feed and nourish cattle. The commercial launch of the product is in response to reduced pasture land in which cattle can graze. In a recent 300 head/84 day cattle feed trial ...

Berkshire Hathaway set to welcome thousands to Omaha.

OMAHA, Neb. — Omaha is set for an economic boost when an estimated 42,000 to 44,000 Berkshire Hathaway shareholders descend on the city May 2 for the company’s annual meeting. Hotels and restaurants are set to welcome the shareholders. The expecte ...

Hudl plans new HQ, 300 Lincoln jobs.

LINCOLN, Neb. — Hudl plans to expand in Lincoln and hire 300 employees in the next three years. The sports video software company also plans to build a headquarters in Lincoln near Pinnacle Bank Arena. Mayor Chris Beutler praised the move, and touted th ...

Bobby’s Dancewear doubles size of Omaha store.

OMAHA, Neb. — Bobby’s Dancewear, a store in business since 1963, is expanding into a new space at Baker’s Square shopping center. Owner Melissa Jewell purchased the business in 2006. Three years ago, she moved it to Baker’s Square. Sin ...

Allstate expanding, hiring 20 in Nebraska.

NEBRASKA — Allstate plans to add about 20 jobs in Nebraska this year, including six agency owners and support staff. Allstate is looking for people with sales, customer-service and management experience to operate agencies across the state, but anyone i ...

Graepel North America expands manufacturing in Lincoln.

LINCOLN, Neb. — Graepel North America has completed its expansion in Lincoln with the debut of its new 45,000-square-foot facility. The facility houses equipment the company uses in its manufacturing processes. Graepel makes products for companies inclu ...

Hey sport, Opendorse looks to add 10 jobs in Lincoln.

LINCOLN, Neb. — Sports branding firm Opendorse plans to hire 10 employees as the business continues its growth. Just one year ago, the budding business only had seven employees. With $1.75 million in recent financing the company is looking to add more c ...

Fluff Interior Design plans first retail store.

LINCOLN, Neb. — Fluff Interior Design, formerly known as Fluff Your Stuff Interior Design, will move into a new space and expand to offer a retail component. The Lincoln company has been based near 149th and I Street, but that location was only a meetin ...

Omaha’s Lindsay Corp. gets Golden opportunity.

OMAHA, Neb. — Lindsay Corp., an Omaha irrigation systems company, recently installed a traffic barrier on the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco through the company’s Transportation Solutions division. The innovative technology creates a barrier ...