Work is underway for the area’s first Car Max.
Mine remediation has begun at the site along Central Park Drive in O’Fallon for the pre-owned car dealership. A ground breaking is expected by August.
Car Max is the nation’s largest used car dealership and has locations across the river in St. Louis and St. Peters, Missouri.
Shareholders of Office Depot have approved the office supply company’s $6.3 billion acquisition of rival Staples. Read more here.
Hershey is expected to cut about 300 of its 1,300 employees by the end of the year. Find out more here.
The price for benchmark U.S. crude oil has dropped to $59.66 a barrel early Friday after having risen the day before. Learn more here.
-Will Buss, BND business writer