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A shopping guide for the holiday season

Best Black Friday retailers, savvy shopper tips, best gift cards

For quad-city resident Jessie Billi, Black Friday is less about the deals than it is about the energy put into the event by retailers and shoppers.

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Need2Know: New boutique on Cortez Street; Classy N Sassy gets new owner; Chambers hosting turkey drives

Classy N Sassy gets new owner After nine years of running her store, Linda Forbes has relinquished ownership of Classy N Sassy Boutique, 220 W. Goodwin St.

Business in Brief: Prescott Valley plant earns VPP star

Prescott Valley plant earns VPP star MI Windows and Doors’ Prescott Valley location went through a Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) audit by the Arizona Division of Occupational Safety and Health (ADOSH) during the last week of September.

Unemployment drops again

Yavapai 1 of 2 counties with lowest jobless rates; retail remains weak, battles online competition

The state’s jobless rate ticked down two tenths of a point last month as companies continued to add workers at a slow but steady rate.

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Perceptions, mis-perceptions of millennials as a workforce

Local business community attempts to better understand a generation that is taking over the labor force

Millennials, those born between 1982 and 2003, are entitled, spoiled, lazy, self-absorbed and lack a strong work ethic.

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Need2Know: New wine tasting venue in Prescott; Acupuncture Center of Prescott moves

New wine tasting venue in Prescott Flying Leap Vineyards, an Arizona-based and veteran owned/operated winery, has opened a Prescott tasting room in the Terra Cotta Plaza, 124 S. Granite St.

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Prescott Med Spa celebrates opening

Prescott Med Spa celebrated its opening with a Prescott Valley Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting on Tuesday, Oct. 31.

Business in Brief: New owners offering free car repair to essay winner

New owners of car repair business offering free car repair to essay winner Lora Lopas and Greg Porterfield purchased Car Care by Bob on White Spar Road in Prescott last July and renamed it Prescott Car Care.

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A short list of available super spaces and their hunt for purpose

Large vacant commercial properties in Prescott, Prescott Valley looking for a break

About 13 years ago, before the housing market took a tumble and the economy tightened, Joseph D’Amorr and a business partner decided to purchase a large commercial property on the west end of Prescott at 1519 W. Gurley St.

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Need2Know: New women’s clothing store in PV; Rustic Pie opens coffee shop; a reduction in ownership; anniversary recognition

New women’s clothing store in Prescott Valley A women’s clothing and accessory store called Queen Esther’s Closet has just opened in Prescott Valley at 8933 E. Florentine Road, Suites A and B.

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Staying in business for 100 years, Hotel Vendome celebrates with public event Sunday

The Great Depression, the rise of corporate America, the invention of the World Wide Web, the election of 18 U.S. presidents … it has survived it all.

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Need2Know: Former Pine Cone Inn now Los Pinos; new consignment store in Prescott

Los Pinos open in Prescott Los Pinos (formally “The Pine Cone”) has opened after a significant renovation of the building.

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College seeks to affect workforce shortage

Partners with construction industry

More than 50 building industry representatives so far have answered Yavapai College’s call for help crafting a plan to develop and retain a strong workforce to meet long-term industry needs.

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Picture this: PDP annual meeting

The Prescott Downtown Partnership held its annual meeting Thursday, Oct. 26, at the Hassayampa Inn in downtown Prescott.

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Chamber Focus: Touchmark at the Ranch

The Prescott Chamber of Commerce, on Thursday, Oct. 19, welcomed Touchmark at the Ranch with a ribbon cutting celebration.

Business in Brief: Uber rides into credit card market with no-fee card

NEW YORK — Uber already has a home on your phone. Now it wants a place in your purse or wallet.

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APS rate hike affects some more than others

Low-income customers see significant increases

Electric bills have gone up and people are taking notice.

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Need2Know: UltraWater Bar Health Store opening; Walmart discontinues Price Match at local stores; TCC donating thousands to local nonprofits; Amish Home Décor hosting Design Day

Walmart Price Match discontinued at local stores All Walmart Supercenters throughout Arizona, including the three in the quad-city area, have discontinued their price matching policies as of Oct. 16.

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Adjusting customers to the new electricity rates

APS rolling out education plan

Across its service territory, Arizona Public Service is working to get its customers to be more conscious about how and when they use energy.

Arizona jobless rate lowest in decade

Wages are increasing, labor market tightening

Arizona’s seasonally adjusted jobless rate dropped to 4.7 percent last month, the lowest rate in nearly a decade.

New neurosurgeon in town

Dr. John Spitalieri is now seeing patients in Prescott.

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Chamber Focus: Native Grill & Wings is now open

The Prescott Valley Chamber of Commerce welcomed Native Grill & Wings on Oct. 16.

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Small business dreams: A look at the most searched, common and profitable small businesses

The most successful small business owners are those who do their homework before pouring their life savings into a dream that may or may not pay off, said Stephen Hart, spokesman for the Small Business Administration in Arizona.

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Need2Know: Native Grill & Wings opening; new Mexican restaurant coming; new veterinarian practice being built; Foothills Bank working toward opening new branch

Native Grill & Wings opening Native Grill & Wings will be opening its doors for business in Prescott Valley on Monday, Oct. 16.

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Walmart sees the future and it is digital

Walmart is all about online, anticipating digital sales next fiscal year will rise about 40 percent and that it will double the number of U.S. curbside locations for online grocery shoppers at its stores.

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