Spokane Journal of Business

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AppleBrides.com: Wedding Blogging Bliss

Planning her own 2009 Spokane wedding from Ireland, Rachel Sandall hit an online wall. Google searches six years ago yielded two or three options for venues, without much for photos, so Sandall leaned on personal knowledge from growing up in Spokane to ...

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Young restaurateurs cook up a fresh dining scene

With six years of college, four different majors, and no degree earned, Matt Goodwin still had no idea what he wanted to do for a living as he started bartending at Fast Eddie’s Bar & Grill in 2000....

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Davenport Grand Hotel is off to strong start

Don’t plan on staying at the posh, Davenport Grand Hotel between July 7 -11. It’s booked. The hotel will be at capacity when it hosts its first official group of convention attendees—1,300 sales reps from the national company Essential Oils. And fo...

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Specialty grocers eye Spokane

Specialty grocery stores looking to enter or expand in the Spokane-Coeur d’Alene market likely will change the landscape for supermarkets here, says Guy Byrd, a principal at Sperry Van Ness|Cornerstone commercial real estate brokerage, of Spokane. By...

Transamerican Auto Parts plans big distribution center, store in Post Falls

Transamerican Auto Parts Co., of Compton, Calif., said this morning it plans to open a distribution center and a 4 Wheel Parts retail store in Post Falls. The company has leased an 85,000-square foot warehouse building at 5300 W. Riverbend that’s vis...

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Downtown Spokane’s West Main energy expands

You know that downtown Spokane area west of Division that doesn’t have a name? It’s called everything from the East End to the Community Block to the east end of West Main—depending on who’s talking. Businesses on West Main seem to be ground ze...

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Ruby Suites rolls out phased opening

Ruby Suites, a new extended-stay hotel, has opened one building in its complex on the former Burgans Block north of downtown, and the other building is expected to open next month. The four-story north building, which is the larger of the two buildings a...

Wurth Louis & Co. set to open Spokane Valley store

Wurth Louis & Co., an international distributor of woodworking, supplies, accessories and equipment supplies whose U.S. operations are based in Brea, Calif., plans to open a retail store in Spokane Valley. Kathy Greene, Brea-based director of marketing ...

Northern Quest makes changes to upscale Masselow’s

Masselow’s, a highly rated restaurant located inside the Northern Quest Resort & Casino at 100 N. Hayford Rd. in Airway Heights, is rebranding itself as Masselow’s Steakhouse, complete with an expanded menu introduced this month. Northern Quest, own...

Yoke’s Foods refurbishes North Foothills supermarket

Spokane Valley-based Yoke’s Foods Inc. has started work on a $2.5 million renovation project at its Yoke’s Fresh Market grocery store in the North Foothills neighborhood, on Spokane’s North Side. The project will include remodeling the interior of ...

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