Daily business briefing: Build-A-Bear reports $5 million profit

May 1, 2014 

Build-A-Bear Workshop Inc. has recorded a $5 million profit for the first quarter, the St. Louis Business Journal reports. That is up from the $13,000 profit the St. Louis-based company reported the year before. Read more at http://www.bizjournals.com/stlouis. ...

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Teamsters at Anheuser-Busch's 12 U.S. breweries has reached a new contract. The St. Louis Business Journal reports that the new five-year deal covers more than 4,500 workers. Find out more at http://www.bizjournals.com/stlouis. ...

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Income at Exxon Mobil over the past fourth quarter fell by 4 percent. The company blamed lower production of oil and gas and weaker refining. Learn more at http://www.bnd.com/business. ...

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First-quarter revenue at Kellogg dropped by 5.5 percent. The cereal company has been facing sluggish cereal sales as Americans increasingly turn to alternatives such as Greek yogurt or breakfast sandwiches from fast-food chains. For more information, go to http://www.bnd.com/business.

-- Will Buss, BND business writer

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