Spokane Journal of Business

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Jedi Alliance: A collection connection

Tyler Arnold says he and his brother, Tim, have been collecting Star Wars and other TV, movie, and pop culture memorabilia for more than 22 years now. “It all started with a ‘Return of the Jedi’ lunch box I bought when I was 17,” he says. “Now,...

Maverik plans two more Spokane-area stores

Maverik Inc., the Salt Lake City-based fueling station and convenience store chain, plans to constru...

Inaugural Crave NW food, drink event set for June

Like Miami’s South Beach Wine & Food Festival and Oregon’s culinary bounty FeastPortland, the or...

Longtime friends acquire three Wheel Sport stores

Business partners Mark and Sarah Neupert, who are husband and wife, and their longtime friend, Nick ...

Cascadia Public House opens in Five Mile area

A group of five investors with prior restaurant experience has opened a restaurant and bar called th...

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Sweetbox Delivery: Bakery to doorstep

Clay Cerna easily whips up a batch of cheese-stuffed bagels to sell for an office meeting, but as owner of Sweetbox Delivery, he sees more growth potential in providing a service that brings baked goods to clients’ doorsteps. Cerna handles delivery of ...

Northern Quest launches golf course promotions

Northern Quest Resort & Casino, owned by the Kalispel Tribe of Indians, has started more actively promoting the Kalispel Golf & Country Club to its casino patrons, says Jake Patterson, marketing manager for the Kalispel Tribal Economic Authority. “Last...

Chronic Tacos to open on Bennett Block

A fast-casual Mexican restaurant will take up the last remaining store frontage on the main floor of the recently renovated Bennett Block downtown, says a real estate broker involved in the lease negotiations. MCW Tacos Washington LLC, a Spokane franchis...

Extended-stay hotel opens after long renovation

Lee Carney, principal and general manager at Turning Leaf Townhomes extended-stay lodging on Spokane’s North Side, says the facility is now fully operational after two years of room-by-room rehabilitation of the former Solar World Estates complex. Turn...

McDonald’s tabs Spokane for mobile-order testing

Oakbrook, Ill.-based McDonald’s Corp. has rolled out mobile, to-go ordering beta testing at 51 restaurants across the Inland Northwest. Mark Ray Jr., owner of North Idaho Food Services Inc., which operates five McDonald’s restaurants in Post Falls an...

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