Spokane Journal of Business

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New tenants announced near Target on South Hill

Regal Plaza shopping center, the new South Hill retail development anchored by a Target department store, has signed four new tenants, and is negotiating an additional lease with a bank, leaving one retail bay left to fill, says Spokane real estate develo...

Kilgore Construction erecting $1 million North Side retail building

Colbert-based Kilgore Construction Inc. has started construction on a $1 million, nearly 8,000-square-foot building at 9412 N. Newport Highway that’s planned to be used for retail space. ...

Trader Joe’s plans North Side store

Trader Joe’s, the Monrovia, Calif.-based grocery store chain, announced today plans to open a store in the second half of 2015 in the Franklin Park Commons shopping center, at 5520 N. Division, on Spokane’s North Side. The store will be the company...

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Waiting for Apple Pay Day

Two credit unions here, Numerica Credit Union and Spokane Teachers Credit Union, will be among the first wave of financial institutions to partner with technology giant Apple Inc. and offer Apple Pay, a new payment platform launched Oct. 20. ...

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Marijuana retailers in Spokane grapple with pricing

As the recreational marijuana industry slowly rolls out throughout Washington state, retailers here are reporting modest initial sales. However, several challenges remain. As of Oct. 21, Spokane County has 55 approved marijuana producers, 39 approved ...

Spokane Valley grocer adds True Value to store

Ken Tuntland, owner of Spokane Valley grocery store Barney’s Harvest Foods, has opened an outlet of Chicago-based retailer-owned cooperative hardware chain True Value Co. inside the store, he says. Barney’s Harvest Foods, which operates under the co...

Buffalo Wild Wings might build at NorthTown

Buffalo Wild Wings, a national chicken-wing restaurant and sports bar chain, plans to open its third Spokane-area outlet in the NorthTown Mall, predevelopment documents on file with the city of Spokane show. The restaurant would face Queen Avenue, on the...

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Prairie Dog Pet Mercantile: Happy, holistic pets

Amy Barker, co-owner of South Hill pet-supply shop Prairie Dog Pet Mercantile, has a house full of dogs and cats, including some very young ones—but she’s not complaining. “Our house is a zoo right now,” she laughs. Barker and her husband and ...

Pilgrim’s Market renovates, reopens with new bakery in Coeur d’Alene

Coeur d’Alene natural foods and health store Pilgrim’s Market has completed a $300,000 renovation of a 2,000-square-foot commissary kitchen and bakery, says owner Joe Hamilton. The market, located in about 25,000 square feet of retail space at 1316 ...

Rite Aid resuscitates plan for new North Side outlet

Rite Aid Corp., the Camp Hill, Pa.-based pharmacy and retail store chain, has submitted a building permit application to construct a stand-alone store on the north end of the Franklin Park Commons shopping center, where it would move an existing outlet fr...

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