Spokane Journal of Business

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Beau Monde Clothing adds Post Falls store

Hayden-based resale clothing boutique Beau Monde Clothing Exchange LLC has opened its third store, a 1,000-square-foot outlet, at 3145 E. Mullan, in Post Falls. Brooke Miller, who co-owns Beau Monde along with her husband, David, says she started the...

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2018 Rising Stars: Ramsey Pruchnic

Ramsey Pruchnic, 31, describes himself as both a creative thinker and a serial entrepreneur, having established two new businesses in Spokane—an online marketing company and a donut shop—within less than a year. Pruchnic says that for him, being a...

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Resorting to recycling at the Coeur d’Alene Resort

Blue recycling receptacles located at bars, restaurants, catered events, and service elevators throughout the 334-room Coeur d’Alene Resort are filling up faster than ever. And it’s no wonder. The thousands of guests filtering in and out of the...

Spokane Barre to relaunch in September

Spokane Barre, a barre exercise studio located on the third floor of the historic Globe Hotel building at 204 N. Division, is under new ownership. New co-owners Hillary Atkins and Katie Grainger were fitness trainers on staff at Spokane Barre before...

Brewery tour service launches in downtown Spokane

Spokane native Shelly Bailey is the owner and operator of a new brewery tour service, Spokane Brewery Tours, which launched here last month. Bailey says she previously ran a Seattle-based event planning business but was inspired by the growth of the...

Krew’s Vape Shop rolls into Hamilton

Krew’s Vape Shop has opened in the 1,300-square-foot former ReCoil Vapor & Espresso space at 1718 N. Hamilton, in the Gonzaga University neighborhood. The business is co-owned by its namesake, Krew Cunnington, along with his mother and stepfather...

Gemelli Coffee plans new roasting facility

Paul and Scott Jacob, owners of Gemelli Coffee Roasting, say they plan to convert a former office building at 2502 E. Sprague into a new bean roasting facility. The twin brothers also own and operate Jacob’s Java, a local coffee business that began in...

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Full speed ahead: Boat sales surge in the Inland Northwest

Spokane-area dealers say boat sales and values are both up this year, with many consumers choosing newer, bigger, and better-quality models. George Harris, president for the Northwest Marine Trade Association, says during the second quarter in Spokane...

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A healthy buzz at BumbleBar

Spokane Valley-based gluten-free snack bar maker BumbleBar Inc. is abuzz with new growth this year, as it moves into a leaner model of manufacturing and works to expand both its own product line and co-packing relationships. “Our focus right now is...

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Mary’s Pacific Island Store: Marshalling in a taste of home

Mary’s Pacific Islands Store on north Monroe Street opened in May as a way to give Spokane’s Marshall Islands community a taste of home, with some popular favorites lining the shelves. Getting to the store, however, has been a challenge. The street...

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