Tuesday, December 30, 2008 12:00 am
Monday, May 6, 2013 9:28 am
(NewsUSA) - The Bureau of Labor Statistics recently reported the addition of 165,000 jobs in April and a national unemployment average of 7.5 percent. Compared to the nine and 10 percent unemployment rates of 2010, the figure is promising. This May, however, could be a different story as employers typically increase hiring efforts in advance of the summer and holiday seasons.
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 4:00 am
Best Mom and pop business
Tuesday, May 20, 2008 11:00 pm
When it opens for business this fall, Vestar’s Oro Valley
Marketplace, at Oracle and Tangerine roads, will feature 26 major
tenants. They include:
Wednesday, August 20, 2003 11:00 pm
In a contentious special session of the Oro Valley Town Council
Aug. 13, the council grudgingly approved the Beztak Companies' bid
to develop an apartment complex and retail shops at the southeast
corner of Lambert Lane and La Canada Drive. In a 4-0 vote, the
council tacked on a laundry list of conditions to be met by the
developer, including placement of $50,000 cash in an escrow account
for safety improvements to be identified after construction of the
Tuesday, September 21, 2010 11:00 pm
Goodwill Industries of Southern Arizona is opening its first
upscale retail store and donation center in Oro Valley next
Tuesday, March 17, 2009 11:00 pm
Business hasn’t been great at RideNow Powersports, off Ina Road
near Old Father. The specialty motorcycle/ATV store struggles to
navigate the recession.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Chris Chesnut, general manager of RideNow Powersports, stands in front of children's four-wheelers that a new federal lead law might prevent him from selling.
Wednesday, November 9, 2005 12:00 am
Wednesday, November 9, 2005 12:00 am
Tuesday, April 2, 2013 12:11 pm
Rock ’n Babies Upscale Resale, Green Baby Elephant and Sun Sprout will be host to the Tucson site of an international cloth diaper changing event taking place on Saturday, April 20, two days before Earth Day. In its third year with over 182 sites in 11 countries, The Great Cloth Diaper Change event will attempt to break last year’s Guinness World Record™ of 8,251 cloth diapers changed around the world at one time.
Thursday, March 14, 2013 4:44 am
(NAPSI)—There are more than a million retail outlets in the United States and they employ almost 14 million people. After struggling through the Great Recession, many economists say it’s time for Congress to help these entrepreneurs, their communities and their employees by ending the special treatment given to their online-only competitors.
Legislation before Congress can improve our economy by closing a decades-old sales tax loophole that lets online-only retailers avoid collecting sales taxes. (NAPS)
Wednesday, January 19, 2011 12:00 am
After more than 30 years as a specialty retailer of casual
apparel and accessories for the teenage and young adult markets,
Anchor Blue is closing all 117 stores. Store-closing sales began on
Jan. 7 and will continue until all merchandise and store fixtures
Tuesday, July 29, 2008 11:00 pm
A national home-furnishing retailer has announced plans to close
more than 50 stores, including six in Arizona.
Monterey Court owners Greg Haver and Kelly McLear hope to revitalized Miracle Mile with a newly-renovated cafe/bar and retail shops.
The new Goodwill retail store in Oro Valley will offer a wide
selection of family apparel as well as household items. The grand
opening is Thursday at 8 a.m.
Explorer file photo, Sequels Upscale Retail, the North Oracle store operated by the Amphitheater Public Schools Foundation, marks its first anniversary with an event this week.
Pat Caffrey uses a Cold Fusion yo-yo, right, which retails for $150 or more. His brother, Mike Caffrey, invented the Yomega yo-yo, which is considered the “yo-yo with a brain.”
courtesy photo, The Desert Bluegrass Association is playing on the patio in the Dove Mountain Retail Center this Thursday, May 7 from 6 to 8 p.m. Admission is free.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer Construction at Oro Valley Marketplace began last January. Crews should finish their work by October, according to Vestar Development Co.
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 4:00 am
Whether shoppers went online, or faced the large crowds at the stores, retailers say the 2012 holiday season is off to a good start with Black Friday sales reporting some of the best ever.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 10:00 pm
(StatePoint) Is updating your flooring on your home improvement to-do list this season? From color to style to performance, there’s a lot to consider. Learn how to find flooring that fits your lifestyle and reflects your family’s personality.
Thursday, April 15, 2004 11:00 pm
A long-awaited retail trade analysis of Oro Valley released last
week offered a list of low- to medium-end retailers as the best
possible match for the town's demographics and spending habits. On
the upside, the report also indicated that a proposed shopping mall
at Oracle and Tangerine could generate nearly $1 billion in annual
sales, or potentially $20 million in sales tax revenue.