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NEED2KNOW: Dutch Bros has landed in PV; Paulden Ace store opening soon

Dutch Bros has landed in PV; Paulden Ace store opening soon

To grow or not? Some successful small business owners say no

When a small business is successful, an owner will likely face the question of whether to grow.

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How EpiPen’s maker raised prices, and hackles, so much

Sky-high price hikes for EpiPen, the injected emergency medicine for severe allergic reactions to foods and bug bites, have made its maker the latest target for patients and politicians infuriated by soaring drug prices.

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New GM at Far From Folsom

Court: Arizona law doesn’t make real estate agents employees

A new court ruling says Arizona laws and regulations don’t make real estate salespeople employees of their brokers so brokers aren’t necessarily legally responsible for some work-related activities of their salespeople.

US economy grew at tepid 1.1 percent pace in spring

The U.S. economy expanded at a sluggish 1.1 percent pace this spring as businesses sharply reduced their stockpiles of goods and spent less on new buildings and equipment.

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Embry-Riddle student opens centralized recycling facility

Two weeks ago, Damian Rivas, 23, opened a recycling facility in Prescott Valley.

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Bashford Courts sold for $4.65M; meet the new owner

A businessman living in Cave Creek named Rick Calabrese officially took ownership of Bashford Courts Atrium Mall on July 1.

Names in the News: Jersey Lilly’s gets back old friend

After about five years of being gone, April Frank has returned to work for Jersey Lilly Saloon as a waitress/bartender.

More small businesses put focus on a mobile-first strategy

GreenPal CEO Bryan Clayton came to realize he had to scrap his company’s $90,000 website.

Recalls This Week: Four-drawer chests, football helmets

About 8,000 four-drawer chests are being recalled because they pose an entrapment hazard if improperly anchored to a wall.

Making extra mortgage payments can pay off, but should you?

It’s a strategy that crosses the mind of many borrowers when they take on a home loan: Make an extra mortgage payment or two every year and save tens of thousands of dollars in interest.

Cisco laying off 5,500 employees amid tech upheaval

Cisco Systems is laying off 5,500 employees as the internet gear maker scrambles to adapt to a technology upheaval that has triggered similar cutbacks to other storied tech companies.

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Sale of Prescott Athletic & Tennis Club nearly finalized

Come the end of September, the Prescott Athletic & Tennis Club will have four new owners.

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Prescott Chamber: Far From Folsom ribbon cutting

Far From Folsom celebrated the grand opening of their new downtown bar & restaurant with a ribbon cutting ceremony Aug. 11.

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*Update* - Flooring Shacks closing; Chris Hussey focuses on radio program for area youth

In a matter of a few years, Chris Hussey, 40, has made himself into a Quad-cities brand.

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*Update* - NEED2KNOW: Ginza Sushi grand opening; food truck event canceled; Dolce Skin Care moves

Ginza Sushi & Asian Cuisine grand opening Bob and Song Viener have set a date for the grand opening celebration of their month-old restaurant, Ginza Sushi & Asian Cuisine, now that the restaurant’s menu and offerings are ironed out.

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Names in the News: PV has new economic guru

The Town of Prescott Valley has found a new Economic Development Coordinator.

IRS has taxpayer ID changes; renewals to begin in October

The Internal Revenue Service recently announced important changes to help taxpayers comply with revisions to the Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) program made under a new law.

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Two new businesses at Prescott Gateway Mall

Laserium Medspa celebrated their grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony Aug. 9.

SCORE COLUMN: Small biz talk - How does a self-employed owner save for retirement?

Question: I’ve been operating my business for a decade and plan to retire in another fifteen years.

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U.S. Vets-Prescott Executive Director takes critical look at veteran homelessness

Take a women with experience working as a lifeguard, in an ice cream shop, on construction sites, on a ranch, in a maximum security prison and at a domestic violence shelter and you might get someone like Carole Benedict, Executive Director for U.S. Vets-Prescott.

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PV Chamber’s Zack Attacks originator moving on

Seeing Prescott Valley Chamber of Commerce Membership Services Director Zack Hurt in handcuffs along with Chamber President Marnie Uhl would make anybody turn their heads, just as much as if Hurt was crawling in the middle of a tire at Alvarez Tire or pretending to be a CPR dummy at New Life NA or wearing a St. Patrick’s Day hat at Sam’s Club.

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Small food companies ponder response to new GMO labeling law

A new law that requires food makers to label the packaging of any products that contain genetically modified ingredients has small and medium-sized manufacturers facing some big decisions.