Spokane Journal of Business

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Outlaw Woman makes return to brick-and-mortar store

Before the arrival of COVID-19 to the U.S., Tamra Brannon, owner and operator of the retail jewelry store Outlaw Woman, moved her business exclusively online after closing her former brick-and-mortar location at 1720 N. Ash, in the West Central...

People’s Waffle hopes to fill void in downtown Spokane

It’s been almost a decade since Alyssa and Bryan Agee returned to Spokane from Portland, Oregon. And it has taken that long for the couple to bring a feature here that they loved in the Rose City: an exquisite waffle house....

Versalia Pizza plans store in Liberty Lake

Versalia Pizza, formerly Veraci Pizza, announced on its Facebook page that it plans to open its second brick-and-mortar store in Liberty Lake in the fall. “We’ve been a part of the Liberty Lake Farmers Market since 2009, and we’re thrilled...

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Pint House Burgers & Brews debuts in Indian Trail area

After repeated stops and starts in attempts to open in the face of COVID-19 challenges, restaurant owner Josh Blair is hopeful that his Pub House Burgers & Brews, at 3325 W. Indian Trail Road, is open for good....

Ashley Homestore to open in Spokane Valley

Ben Kandola, president of Ashley Homestore Spokane, says the furniture retailer will celebrate the grand opening of a new store on May 1. The new furniture and mattress retail outlet will be located at 13414 E. Sprague, in Spokane Valley. ...

Starbucks plans new drive-thru, walk-up shop near Gonzaga

Construction of a new Starbucks coffee shop at the southwest corner Indiana Avenue and Hamilton Street, just north of Gonzaga University, is expected to start late this month or early next month....

Denver developer eyes Liberty Lake electric-vehicle dealership

A Denver-based developer is envisioning an electric car dealership in Liberty Lake, planning documents on file with the city of Liberty Lake show. The facility, which is tentatively named Mission Auto Dealership, is being developed...

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Amazon plans delivery station in Airway Heights

A month after scuttling plans to develop a North Spokane delivery station, Amazon.com Inc. is moving forward with a station in Airway Heights, the company announced this morning....

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ZAGANOMICS: Gonzaga basketball becomes economic engine

A near-perfect, capstone season by Gonzaga University’s men’s basketball team has generated far more W’s than just those on the court. And while the season didn’t end with perfection or a national championship after a Monday night defeat ...

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Convenience store operators expand with Spokane’s population

The number of gas stations and convenience stores in the Spokane area has been growing along with its population, convenience store representatives say. Jim Redmon, president and owner of Spokane-based Divine Corp., says he’s noticed an influx of new ...

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