Spokane Journal of Business

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Oddities shop Petunia and Loomis opens in downtown Spokane

Oddities shop Petunia & Loomis, a newcomer to Spokane’s downtown retail scene, offers a bit of the bizarre and antique at its shop in the Paulsen Center, at 421 W. Riverside. Owner Samantha Fetters says the shop is a longtime dream come true. ...

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Insights: Local-focused chefs can help to build regional identity

Imagine getting to a restaurant without knowing the time of year, the location, or really anything ...

Gee Automotive acquires Oregon dealerships

Liberty Lake auto retailer Gee Automotive Cos has acquired three Dick’s Auto Group dealerships, ...

Blooms on the Blvd. opens in northwest Spokane

Floral shop Blooms On The Blvd. has opened at 2611 W. Northwest Boulevard, next to Harold’s Sewin...

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Hispanic Business Professional Association steps up in pandemic

Oscar Escamilla, who co-owns Tacos el Sol restaurant with his wife, Irma Zuniga, says h...

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Goodwill to expand its presence east of downtown Spokane

Goodwill Industries of the Inland Northwest has signed a lease to occupy the former Rockwood Physical Therapy building, at 505 E. Third, on the northeast corner of Third Avenue and Sherman Street....

Boiada Brazilian Grill to expand into old Maracas downtown

After finding success in the Tri-Cities area, the owners of Boiada Brazilian Grill are opening a second location in downtown Spokane. Friends and Brazilian-born restaurateurs Josiane Ballin and Hélio Vieira say they plan to open the all-you-can-eat ...

New Blissful Blends coffee stand planned in Garland District

The Power Wash car wash at 1707 W. Garland will be razed, and a Blissful Blends coffee stand will take its place, according to documents filed with the city of Spokane. Sarah Birnel-Davis, owner of Blissful Blends, couldn’t be reached immediately ...

Circle K to re-enter Spokane market

A Circle K store and gas station will be constructed on more than 2 acres of undeveloped vacant land at 9132 W. U.S. 2, east of Airway Heights. The new 5,200-square-foot convenience store and fuel canopy are valued at $1.15 million, according to a ...

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Historic change at the Davenport Hotel Collection

When the Historic Davenport Hotel was being renovated, the energy and excitement behind the project drew in Lynnelle Caudill, who would soon join the team and become the hotel’s founding managing director when it reopened in 2002. “It was such ...

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