Spokane Journal of Business

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De Leon Foods: Building a food empire

Sergio and Mayra De Leon, owners of De Leon Foods Inc., are building a food empire in the Spokane area. Under the De Leon banner, the couple currently own and operate two ethnic grocery stores and two restaurants, with plans for a third. ...

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Hi Ho! It’s Spokane’s Scone Ranger

David Ainley's Chrysler van features spray paint renderings of the Lone Ranger...

Spokane’s Contract Resource Group changes hands

Contract Resource Group Inc., a Spokane-based commercial furniture dealer and interior services ...

Wander Spokane walking tours starts up

Spokane native Alana Livingston has opened a new business called Wander Spokane...

H.I.V.E. Virtual Reality opens on North Side

H.I.V.E. Virtual Reality is a new virtual reality gaming and entertainment business that has opened ...

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No baloney: National Furniture to go out of business

National Furniture Store Inc., the Spokane furniture retailer known for its “No Baloney” tagline, plans to close its doors this November, following a three-month liquidation sale. While the store’s owner, Mark Barnes, says the closure is mostly an ...

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Sister Sky Enterprises: Cultivating roots

Sisters Marina TurningRobe and Monica Simeon’s roots run deep in Indian Country, and that strongly influences their business, Sister Sky Enterprises Inc., they say. What started nearly two decades ago with two sisters creating natural...

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Duluth Trading Co. builds store in Valley

A new 15,700-square-foot Duluth Trading Co. workwear and accessories retail store is in development in Spokane Valley, says Marc Cable, project manager with Illinois-based Interwork Architects Inc., the company that designed the project. The project site...

Ponderosa Village signs two retail tenants

Doughnut shop Hello Sugar LLC and salon The Mix Salon & Day Spa LLC have been secured as tenants for the first phase of the Ponderosa Village retail development under construction in Spokane Valley, says Mike Tuntland, co-owner of Tuntland Enterprises LLC...

Filling Station on 5th plans Post Falls restaurant

The Filling Station on 5th, a popular gastropub in downtown Coeur d’Alene, plans to open a second location at 306 N. Spokane Street in Post Falls. Filling Station co-owner Justin Carpenter says the new restaurant will be in a 1,500-square-foot leased ...

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