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Instacart grocery delivery service to expand to Quad Cities

Instacart, a retail grocery delivery service that uses shoppers to hand-pick and deliver groceries from local stores, announced Thursday, Feb. 1, that it would start operations in northern Arizona on Feb. 8.

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Arizona 10th in women-owned businesses; employ nearly 150,000

Arizona has about 202,900 women-owned businesses, employing 147,900 people, according to an annual report commissioned by American Express.

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Need2Know: Construction delayed, but Wildflower still moving; On Q Financial expands; Lonesome Valley Trading Post opens

Wildflower Bread Company is still moving to the edge of Prescott Gateway Mall, despite a pause in construction.

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21,000 Walmart employees in Arizona to share in $18.6M in pay hikes, bonuses

Walmart’s recent announcement that it would increase the starting wage rate for all hourly workers in the U.S. to $11 and increase some benefits, will mean more money for one million hourly employees, including more than 21,000 Walmart associates in Arizona.

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Need2Know: Dutch Bros.; new flight simulators; arts & crafts; and Fifty Plus Care in Prescott

A Dutch Bros. Coffee is going in at the Lakeview Plaza at the intersection of Willow Creek and Willow Lake roads, according to developer Ken Mabarak. He said it should start construction “around the first of March.”

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‘Cord-cutters’ leaving cable and satellite

Over-the-air free TV clear in some places, not others

With the trend toward so-called “cord cutting,” cable and satellite TV operators may have a legitimate worry about declining subscriber numbers.

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Need2Know: Casa Pérez open for business; A Dog’s Life returns; Gripstone gym coming

Casa Pérez, a new Mexican restaurant in Prescott Valley, opened Jan. 15 at 3088 N. Glassford Hill Road.

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Congratulations to the 2018 Visionary Award Winners!

THE NEXT DECADE OF LEADERSHIP

Prescott Area Young Professionals (PAYP) is a quality group of dynamic young professionals within the 21-40 age group working together to showcase the Prescott area as a place for opportunity, growth, and success. PAYP is supported by the Prescott, Prescott Valley and Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce. Every year PAYP recognizes up to eight young men and women annually who are poised to play key, 
visionary roles in shaping their communities and their businesses in the next decade.

Number of jobless in Arizona goes up, so do wages

Arizona’s unemployment rate ticked up by two-tenths of a point last month.

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Dewey-Humboldt’s JT’s Septic featured in national industry magazine

The January 2018 edition of Pumper magazine, a trade publication that covers the septic industry, features a cover story profiling JT’s Septic of Dewey-Humboldt.

Business in Brief: US stocks set new, latest record high; investors don’t believe shutdown threats

US stocks set new, latest record high; investors don’t believe shutdown threats Investors shrugged off the potential for a federal government shutdown Friday, driving U.S. stocks higher and setting new milestones for several of the indexes.

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Electric cars becoming common, but charging stations in northern Arizona still lacking

Electric vehicles are becoming more popular all the time, with a federal tax credit of around $7,500 for buying one, and several states offering additional credits and perks.

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Need2Know: Chick-fil-A arrives, APS wants lower rates, and Ruger cuts jobs

Chick-fil-A arrives in Prescott Valley The Prescott Valley Crossroads Chick-fil-A, 5773 E. Highway 69, opens at 6 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 18.

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Business owner Mark Van Deusen ready to set sail

It’s not than common anymore for a business to be owned by one man for decades, but Quality Collision in Prescott Valley was, until October 2017, when Mark Van Deusen decided to call it quits and sold the business.

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Radon a consideration for proposed Granite Dells development

Mitigating exposure to radioactive gas

It’s clear why developers wish to build in and around the Granite Dells.

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Need2Know: Prescott Sears staying open; new financial services business in Prescott

Prescott Sears staying open Sears Holdings, the parent company of Sears and Kmart stores, will be closing more than 100 more stores this year.

5 things you can do during national Radon Action Month

To raise awareness of radon, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) designated January as Radon Action Month in 1999.

ACC issues investor alert on virtual currency offerings

In association with the North American Securities Administrators Association, the Arizona Corporation Commission has issued an investor alert cautioning investors to consider the risks associated with virtual currency offerings.

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Why cable bills are rising again and what you can do

Cable and satellite TV providers are ringing in the new year with an unwelcomed gift: higher cable bills.

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Realtors forecasting slower growth in home prices for 2018

Lack of inventory continues to plague market

Forecasts for the 2018 real estate market are indicating slower growth in home prices nationwide and a continued shortage of available homes as developers and home builders are now working to catch up with spiking demand after years of housing stagnation.

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Need2Know: Little word about Dunkin Donuts in Prescott Valley; All West Fire has moved; recent 10-year anniversaries for two businesses

Little word about PV Dunkin Donuts In August, the final development plan for a Dunkin Donuts was unanimously approved by the Prescott Valley Town Council.

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Which businesses are open on Christmas Day?

Options are limited

Whether you forgot to stock up on enough eggnog for the party, don’t feel like making a family meal, or just need a reason to get out of the house, there are some businesses in town open on Christmas Day for just such reasons.

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Need2Know: Roger’s Modern Barbershop changes hands; Spectrum Healthcare acquires practice in Prescott; MetLife practice in Prescott changes hands

Roger’s Modern Barbershop changes hands After 50 years of cutting hair at the Modern Barbershop and owning it for much of that time, Roger Gibson, 75, has sold his business, Roger’s Modern Barbershop, to Angela Maldonado.

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Construction showing renewed signs of recovery

Jobless rate drops again statewide; Yavapai County sees slight uptick

Arizona’s construction industry may finally be showing some real signs of life.

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America’s skilled trade dilemma clear and present in Prescott area

Employers look to develop their own workforces to fill in-demand roles

Will Reidhead, 21, considered pursuing a career as a chef, but cooking wasn’t cutting it financially.