Spokane Journal of Business

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Blissful Whisk pastry shop to open this spring

With a teaching kitchen and rustic country space for customers to enjoy high tea, Blissful Whisk LLC bakery will have the kind of cozy atmosphere baker and owner Tiffany Cable says her kids had in the kitchen growing up. ...

Steamed bun eatery planned in Spokane’s University District

New steamed bun and breakfast restaurant Tasty Bun is set to open in early March, at 829 E. Boone, in Spokane’s University District, says chef and owner Jeff Skaife. With a seating capacity of 16, Tasty Bun will occupy 800 square feet of usable space...

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Costco completes sale of North Side property

Costco Wholesale Corp. has completed the sale of its former 134,000-square-foot warehouse store building on Spokane’s North Side to San Pedro, Calif.-based Rich Development Enterprises LLC....

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Cobenali Creations: Warmest greetings—without the warmth

Spokane Valley-based illustrator Colin Hayes prides himself on his aversion to sappy greeting cards. He demonstrates this through his new venture, a line of quirky and witty cards called Cobenali Creations, soon to be available in gift shops nationally. ...

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Out of the bag: Grocers prepare for potential plastic ban

Retailers throughout Washington state soon could be banned from offering customers single-use plastic bags, in an effort to reduce plastic waste and better protect the environment....

Two Men & A Truck starts first Spokane office

Chris Jones, a new franchisee of Michigan-based moving company Two Men & A Truck, has opened his first office in Spokane Valley. Jones, 29, is basing the franchise in 5,000 square feet of leased office and warehouse space in the Vista Industrial Park...

Blue Zoo aquarium to open at NorthTown Mall

Blue Zoo, an interactive aquarium and zoo hybrid that will feature about 100 to 150 different species of animals, will open in July or August on the second floor of the NorthTown Mall, says Blue Zoo co-owner Jon Hepworth. ...

Spokane Valley hair salon moves, opens as Saffron

Saffron Salon Inc., originally known as First Avenue Studio Salon, has moved and reopened in larger quarters at 8423 E. Sprague, in Spokane Valley. Saffron Salon owner Tiana Walter says that when her lease was up in the First Avenue location...

Karli and Caleb Ingersoll to open Lucky You Lounge music venue

Lucky You Lounge, a new eclectic music venue and night club, is set to have a soft opening in April and already has a music lineup for May....

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Evergreen Fancy Foods: Catering to gourmet palates

When Craig Grossman began selling gourmet and specialty foods and gifts in 1987, he intended it to be a short-term way to make money. Some 32 years later, he’s built Evergreen Fancy Foods Inc. into a successful business ...

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