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Reach more than 140,700 “Star Business Weekly” readers including 51,200 professionals, managers and executives.*

Star 40 offers a comprehensive ranking of the region’s top-performing public companies. The Star ranks the region’s public companies in a weighted scale that covers sales, percentage sales growth, income growth, profits, year-end market capitalization and percentage change. It has lasting appeal and stays in readers’ hands as the “go-to” business resource.

The in-depth and timely editorial content includes:

  • A complete CEO compensation report
  • Company ranking by market value
  • Profit leaders and revenue leaders
  • Company mini-profiles
  • Digital copy on for 365 days


  • Publishes: Tuesday, May 6 inside Tuesday Business Weekly
  • Advertising deadline: Thursday, April 24
  • Info: Download the sales flyer
  • Contact: For more information about advertising, contact Charlie James at 816-234-4155 or  your Kansas City Star account executive.
Earlier Event: May 2
Food Truck Friday
Later Event: May 8