Spokane Journal of Business

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Gonzaga student launches Table Topperz startup

No more naked tables. That’s the slogan at Table Topperz LLC, a Spokane startup company that turns ordinary tables and cornhole boards into works of art using adhesive vinyl wraps. ...


Killer Burger franchise expands to Spokane Valley

Killer Burger, a popular Portland, Oregon-based burger franchise that has made headlines with its ...


Wake Up Call served win in battle for coffee shops

The former Roasters coffee shops in the Tri-Cities, Washington, area have changed ...


Companies tap tried, true strategy: senior discounts

The hospitality industry is still in recovery mode to bounce back from the challenges caused by ...

Karina Elias

USL Spokane, PFD finalize stadium lease

The Spokane Public Facilities District and United Soccer League Spokane have finalized a 10-year con...


Birdie’s Pie Shop to open in Spokane

Post Falls-based Birdie’s Pie Shop is mixing Spokane into its operations this week with the opening of a bakery just north of the Monroe Street Bridge. The grand opening of the new shop, at 712 N. Monroe, is set for Sept. 16, says owner Sharee Moss...


2023 Rising Star Tony Reed: Blending culinary skills, innovative thinking

Tony Reed is the longest-standing employee at Spokane-based Spiceology Inc., the fast-growing spice and rub manufacturer. The 34-year-old executive director of culinary innovation uses his formal chef training to help develop new spice blends...


2023 Rising Star Jessica Garza: Making place for rural businesswomen

Jessica Garza says her decade of experience as a police officer continuously informs the way she operates her agrotourism business, Moose Valley Ranch Inc. “It’s the lens through which I view my community and the kind of legacy I want to leave,” ...


2023 Rising Star Matt Meyer: Rocking Spokane’s concert scene

Entertainment in Spokane has expanded to a varied and diverse range of options for patrons to enjoy in the 13 years since Matt Meyer, 39, joined the Spokane Public Facilities District, says Jessica Deri, facility director and director of sales at the Spok...


Spokane businesses rally to assist wildfire recovery

Uncontrolled wildfires near Medical Lake and Elk have compelled dozens of Spokane County businesses to come together to provide immediate support of relief and recovery efforts, resulting in about $1 million worth of donated funds and goods received at...

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