Spokane Journal of Business

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Parting Thoughts with Rosauers CEO Jeff Philipps

Jeff Philipps has spent nearly 50 years in the grocery industry. Originally from Great Falls, Montana, Philipps says he’s climbed the ladder of the grocery industry from a service clerk at Montana-based Buttrey Food & Drug, where he worked to put ...

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Magnolia American Brasserie restaurant finally in full swing

Hotel Indigo developer and owner Curtis Rystadt is still gleeful of his creation and is perpetually ...

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Spokane economy grew for some in pandemic year

What a difference a year makes. In May 2020, U.S. employment had slipped over 25 million from its ...

Goodwill plans West Plains facility

Goodwill Industries of the Inland Northwest has purchased 6.3 acres of land on the West Plains, wher...

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Q&A with Fery Catering’s Fery Haghighi

Fereshteh “Fery” and Ahmad Haghighi arrived in the U.S. in September 1980. They had fled from ...

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Lord Stanley’s sports bar hopes to start filling cups in mid-August

Business partners—and rabid hockey fans—Jesse Koester and Eowen Rosentrater have their sights set on opening Lord Stanley’s sports bar and restaurant in downtown Spokane next month....

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Saltese Flats learning center project to start this fall

Spokane County hopes to break ground soon on a $2 million project that will serve largely as an environmental education center for students from across the Inland Northwest....

Fred’s Appliance plans $13 million warehouse on West Plains

Spokane-based Fred’s Appliance Inc. plans to build a $13 million, 10,000-square-foot warehouse near the city of Spokane’s western edge on the West Plains, says company owner John Amistoso. A general contractor hasn’t been selected...

Sharp Shooting Indoor Range pulls trigger on ownership change

Sharp Shooting Indoor Range & Gun Shop Inc. has changed hands, but the 26-year-old company will remain a family business. Jeremy Ball says that as of July 1, his parents Robin and Steve Ball retired and sold the business to him and his wife, Katie....

Kaspien added to microcap stock index

Spokane Valley-based e-commerce company Kaspien Holdings Inc. has been added to the Russell Microcap Index. The company was added to the index on June 28 and will retain membership for one year, according to a press release. ...

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