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Quad Cities working together to boost regional industry sector

Economic development departments and municipal officials in the quad-city area are all pushing for industry sector growth.

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Credit card debt: Manage it, or it will manage you

Debt. It’s a drag. In most cases, it’s best to avoid at all cost.

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NEED2KNOW: Mall’s food court fills out; Liquor Barn closing; former Honda dealership deal

Mall’s food court is filled For the first time in several years, the Prescott Gateway Mall’s food court has a tenant in every stall.

Goodwill hiring event August 3

Goodwill of Central Arizona is hosting a Hiring Fest on Aug. 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 30 Phoenix, Prescott and Yuma locations.

The New Yavapai Economy: Employment is up

On Friday, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released the June unemployment report with Arizona still faring well in terms of job growth.

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Allan’s Flowers delivers smiles

Allan’s Flowers distributes arrangements to Las Fuentes residents.

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Photo: Sportsman’s Warehouse​ grand opening

Sportsman’s Warehouse​ held a grand opening July 16 for its new Prescott location in Frontier Village shopping center.

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Need2Know: English tea room opens; ice cream shop has grand opening; more

An upscale breakfast and lunch eatery called English Garden Tea Room has just opened for business.

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Business profile: Show Business Video Library isn’t your run-of-the-mill movie shop

I found Randy Rodgers watching a foreign film called C’etait un Rendezvous in his video rental store, Show Business Video Library.

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Employers are bracing for changes in overtime pay protections for salaried employees

Businesses with salaried employees making less than $47,476 annually have begun prepping for a significant change in overtime pay requirements set to take effect December 1, 2016.

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Chamber photo: Spruce Mountain remodeling celebration

Congratulations to Spruce Mountain Vacation Rentals on celebrating the remodeling of five forest cabins.

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Chamber photo: Grand opening of Hart's Art and Decor

Hart’s Art & Decor celebrated their grand opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Fitch upgrades Prescott Valley bond rating to AA+

Fitch Ratings has upgraded the Town of Prescott Valley’s bond rating to AA+ from AA-.

The New Yavapai Economy: Computer science and information technology occupations

Computer science is ubiquitous in society today.

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Local inventors prepare to launch their product for towing storage containers (VIDEO)

Tri-city area residents Gary Gates and Chris Christiansen have invented a way to pick up, move and drop off any size ISO (International Standards Organization) shipping container with nothing more than a tow truck and a few of their own small inventions.

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Photo: Prescott Area Young Professionals meet at the rodeo

Members of Prescott Area Young Professionals enjoyed their annual night out at the rodeo on June 28.

Bluegrass Festival draws thousands to Prescott

The 35th Annual Prescott Bluegrass Festival last month drew large crowds as usual, but this year we learned more about those who attended.

Assessor’s office earns excellence award

An improvement project at the Yavapai County Assessor’s Office took six years to accomplish, and has resulted in the office receiving a Certificate of Excellence in Assessment Administration from the International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO).

The New Yavapai Economy: Job creation through the recovery

Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce recently released a report that details the exponential growth of professional oriented jobs since the recession and the abysmal recovery of blue collar and clerical jobs.

How to establish a niche market

Question: I have an idea for something that I haven’t seen promoted anywhere. I think I can turn this into a profitable venture, but am unsure about how to go about marketing this. Plus, how difficult is it to promote something really unique?

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Business profile: Windmill House fully operational, Windmill Corral to open soon

Tony Cordovana had his work cut out for him when he returned to his family’s ranch earlier this year to revive the once famous Windmill House.

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Need2Know: Rue 21 on the move; Riliberto’s coming to PV; Goodwill supports vets; medical spa now at mall

After about a decade at the Prescott Gateway Mall, the clothing and accessories retail store Rue 21 will be relocating to the Crossroads shopping center in Prescott Valley in the fall, according to assistant store manager Jessica Kirkland.

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Chip cards: Credit card industry drags its feet with chip-and-signature conversion, Retail Federation says

Go into either of the Safeway grocery stores in Prescott and walk up to one of the registers.

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Need 2 Know: Cricket Wireless opens in Prescott; Eaton Center for Joyful Health hosts open house; Mandalay Homes recognized; local nurse honored

Cricket Wireless opens Prescott location Cricket has opened an authorized retail store in Prescott at 701 E. Gurley St., Suite B.

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Wal-Mart Pay comes to Prescott, Prescott Valley

Prescott-area Wal-Mart customers can now leave the wallet at home.