Business

A sewing revival

At Briar Rose Sewing School, a new business on Union Hill, owner Barbara R. Mar is reviving the dying art of sewing and giving people of all ages a place to gather as they exercise their ingenuity.

It’s the perfect time for kooky costumes

They say laughter is the best medicine. While we’re inundated with political mud-slinging and bad news about the nation’s economy, a kooky costume might be just what the doctor ordered.

Chandler’s Retreat, Body & Skin Care Spa: Redmond’s healthy getaway

“People are becoming more concerned about the toxins they are exposing themselves to, and our skin and nail products offer an organic, natural alternative to the chemical-filled products used in most salons and spas,” said licensed massage practitioner Cathy Stacy, owner of Chandler’s Retreat, Body & Skin Care Spa, 16545 NE 80th St. in Redmond.

Redmond-based Genie Industries breaks ground on new facility in China

Redmond-based Genie Industries, a leading manufacturer of aerial work platforms and part of the Terex Corporation Aerial Work Platforms (AWP) segment, recently broke ground at its new manufacturing facility in Changzhou, China. Production is planned to begin in mid-year of 2009.

  • Oct 2, 2008

Redmond’s Rick Smith honored as one of nation’s top realtors

Even in a strong economy, buying or selling a home is stressful. When the economy’s hurting, there’s greater pressure on everyone involved in the transaction, including realtors.

Redmond Chamber to host golf tournament, dinner

The Greater Redmond Chamber of Commerce Fifth Annual Golf Tournament Dinner and Auction will be held Monday, Sept. 15 at the Bear Creek County Club in Woodinville. The address is 13737 202nd Ave. NE.

  • Sep 4, 2008

Flavor Bakery & Cafe has plenty to offer

Flavor Bakery & Cafe, a new family-run, friendly eatery in Redmond, offers a little bit of everything from bubble tea to beef chow mein to mango cheesecake.

Redmond Reporter Business Briefs | Aug. 16

Family Resource Center announced the addition of three community leaders to its Board of Directors.

  • Aug 14, 2008

Paws Café to hold grand opening this weekend

Paws Café, the area’s first pet food store to offer all-natural dog and cat food made fresh daily, will hold its grand opening Saturday and Sunday, August 16 and 17 from 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

  • Aug 13, 2008

Mindy McGhean of Azumano Travel will be the guest spea

Mindy McGhean of Azumano Travel will be the guest speaker at the Greater Redmond Chamber of Commerce membership luncheon on Aug. 21.

  • Aug 11, 2008

SUPER DEDICATED

Twenty-five years is a long time to stay at the same company — and still look forward to each new work day.

Trilogy to offer free solar power systems on new homes

Trilogy by Shea Homes, the first builder to roll out a national solar offering, has chosen to work with BP Solar, a global leader in solar energy.

  • Aug 11, 2008

Redmond’s Honeywell Corporation does ‘the right thing’

It often takes personal time, money and a responsible attitude to properly dispose of — and/or recycle — the various and sundry “stuff” that accumulates in our homes and offices. Batteries and electronics are especially tricky. You can’t just fling them into the trash.

Redmond’s Accents et Cetera gets nod for recycling

Accents et Cetera in downtown Redmond has been named one of King County’s “Best Workplaces for Recycling.” Sharon Aller, spokesperson for King County Solid Waste’s recycling and environmental services department, explained why the recognition program exists: “Businesses have been recycling paper, cardboard, metals and many of the basics that we all recycle everyday.

Barcelino menswear moves to Redmond Town Center

Barcelino, which calls itself “The Pacific Northwest’s premier Men’s Clothier,” is celebrating a grand re-opening this weekend, at its new location in Redmond Town Center (RTC).

Nintendo opens up Kirkland warehouse

Video game giant Nintendo became the latest high tech company to expand to Kirkland when it opened a new warehouse in Totem Lake last month.

  • Jul 24, 2008

Redmond’s Canyons Restaurant to host fundraiser for children’s hospital in Uganda

Canyons Restaurant, 15740 Redmond Way; (425) 556-1390, will host a fundraiser for Holy Innocents Children’s Hospital in Uganda, from 5-9 p.m. Monday, July 28.

  • Jul 23, 2008

Entrepreneur’s Source could help you be your own boss

Being your own boss is a common fantasy. Yet “fear of the unknown” keeps many prospective business owners from taking the plunge, according to Ron Norton, a Redmond resident and business coach for The Entrepreneur’s Source, a Connecticut-based company with the motto “Your success is our only business.”

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QFC “Cop on Top” fundraiser to support Komen Foundation

  • Jul 14, 2008

Redmond’s Legacy Roofing celebrates 20th anniversary

Legacy Roofing, a Redmond-based, family-owned business, is celebrating 20 successful years, including recognition in industry trade publications for its across-the-board “Gold Standard” approach to quality, customer care, employee satisfaction and community service.