Archive of: Retail

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Kids benefit from Rotary, Harkness

Local merchants and members of a service club conducted a funds generating, fu event that will put area youth in a new ride for their club activities.

November 2016

Black Friday, #ShopSmall, Cyber Monday

'Let the shopping begin!' Actually, that might have been the exclamation yesterday afternoon and evening as major American retail chains put turkey drumsticks down to unlock their doors for bargain-hunting customers.

November 2016
Let the ‘Small’ shopping begin

Let the ‘Small’ shopping begin

With a whole turkey and pies headed for the oven, it won't belong before 2016 holiday shopping begins in earnest. Small Business Saturday is this weekend and local merchants are getting ready.

November 2016

South Sound firms earn ‘civics’ plaudits

Many local businesses make significant contributions to their communities, and each year, the Corporations division of the Secretary of State office highlight the best for recognition.

November 2016

Dollar Tree store gets $145k safety fine

Repeated, willful violations of state worker safety rules brought a proposed $145,200 fine to a South Sound retail chain, after inspections at its Chehalis and Aberdeen stores.

November 2016

Washingtonians buying more

Confirming political positions defending the state's strong economy, a Quarterly Business Review released today shows retail sales in this year's second fiscal quarter were 8.6 percent above one year ago.

November 2016

4 of Top 10 for retail sales in South Sound

The City of Fife records more than six times the average per capita retail sales over the whole state, according to new publication. Three other South Sound cities also made the top 10 performing markets.

October 2016

Inflation rising faster here than in U.S.

Probably related to western Washington having one of the best-performing economies in the nation right now, the local cost of living is also measured above regions.

October 2016

Food collections by Haggen

Regional grocery chain Haggen has a one-week food drive going that hopes to collect 300,000 pounds of foods for distribution to hungry families in the market.

October 2016

Police watch West Oly store vandal

A lone male apparently suffering from mental health issues attacked a furniture store in west Olympia early yesterday and caused around $50,000 in damage. He was eventually talked down by police officers and taken to a local hospital.

October 2016
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