Business

Retail sales up across the state in 2017

Washington state retail figures for the third quarter of 2017 were released Feb. 21 and show an increase in year-over-year sales. The report was released… Continue reading

Hogg Guitar Shop tricks out instruments

Hogg Guitar Shop tricks out instruments

Andy Hogg’s workshop may be a small one, but it’s enough space for the experienced luthier to work his magic. A luthier is the industry… Continue reading

Hogg Guitar Shop tricks out instruments
The Coup Signature Sandwich. Photo courtesy of theorganiccoup.com

First certified organic fast food restaurant coming to Eastside

The words “organic” and “fast food” usually don’t mix. In fact, one may even say they’re polar opposites. But one duo is on a mission… Continue reading

The Coup Signature Sandwich. Photo courtesy of theorganiccoup.com
Mailbox and Shipping Center relocated but still open

Mailbox and Shipping Center relocated but still open

Customers of the Mailbox and Shipping Center have a new location to check their mail and pick up their packages following the businesses move last… Continue reading

Mailbox and Shipping Center relocated but still open
Betz Family Winery continues tradition of master-crafted wines

Betz Family Winery continues tradition of master-crafted wines

The fertile soil in Eastern Washington for decades had long been ignored by both winemakers and growers outside of the state. Bob and Cathy Betz… Continue reading

Betz Family Winery continues tradition of master-crafted wines
Stacy Edwards, owner of the Eastside GYMGUYZ franchise, opens his van to show the various equipment his trainers use with their clients. Kailan Manandic, Kirkland Reporter

Local gym takes equipment on the road

Local gym owner Stacy Edwards opens his doors at 5 a.m. every weekday, when his earliest clients start their training sessions, and closes them at… Continue reading

Stacy Edwards, owner of the Eastside GYMGUYZ franchise, opens his van to show the various equipment his trainers use with their clients. Kailan Manandic, Kirkland Reporter
Origins Cannabis rolls into Redmond

Origins Cannabis rolls into Redmond

Marijuana connoisseurs now have another option for buying weed in Redmond as Origins Cannabis has opened downtown. The store, which is the second location of… Continue reading

Origins Cannabis rolls into Redmond

Pizza Factory plans to increase its share of the pie in Redmond

Pizza Factory announced a franchise growth strategy targeting Redmond. The family-friendly pizza shop, with 113 locations in six states, has set into motion a strategy… Continue reading

  • Nov 22, 2017
Dubliner owner Ben Wahbi opened the neighborhood pub earlier this month in Redmond. Aaron Kunkler/Redmond Reporter

Dubliner Irish Pub: ‘come in as a friend, leave as family’

The Dubliner Irish Pub and Cafe is now open for business in Redmond after its official opening on Nov. 6. The pub’s owner, Ben Wahbi,… Continue reading

Dubliner owner Ben Wahbi opened the neighborhood pub earlier this month in Redmond. Aaron Kunkler/Redmond Reporter

CPA Falco educates business owners on successfully passing the reins to successors | Guest Column

Submitted by Falco Sult Redmond CPA Chris Falco, of the accounting firm Falco Sult, lists the top two tips regarding family business succession. Family business… Continue reading

  • Nov 13, 2017
Kids’ paint paradise: Covering the walls with colors at Redmond’s Art Works

Kids’ paint paradise: Covering the walls with colors at Redmond’s Art Works

There’s not many spaces where kids are actively encouraged to throw paint against a wall. While coming home to brightly-colored splotches everywhere might be a… Continue reading

Kids’ paint paradise: Covering the walls with colors at Redmond’s Art Works
Gabriel Cosmetics goes natural with skin care and makeup products

Gabriel Cosmetics goes natural with skin care and makeup products

While its flagship store is located in Redmond, Gabriel De Santino has big plans for his cosmetic line, Gabriel Cosmetics. Those goals would build on… Continue reading

Gabriel Cosmetics goes natural with skin care and makeup products
J.D. Klein of Minuteman Press with the Rockfish Pocket Identification Guide. Courtesy photo

Minuteman Press recognized regionally and nationally for graphic design

Minuteman Press of Redmond, a locally owned franchise, was recognized for graphic design of the Rockfish Pocket Identification Guide in the 2017 Premier Print Awards… Continue reading

  • Sep 22, 2017
J.D. Klein of Minuteman Press with the Rockfish Pocket Identification Guide. Courtesy photo

Francesca’s opening at Redmond Town Center Aug. 26

A new branch of francesca’s will be opening at the Redmond Town Center at 10 a.m. Aug. 26. The first 20 guests in line will… Continue reading

  • Aug 11, 2017
An artist’s rendering of what The Bond will look like when it’s completed in late 2018. From The Bond Facebook page

MainStreet breaks ground on new luxury apartments in Redmond

MainStreet Property Group has broken ground on a new 139-unit apartment complex next to Marymoor Park in Redmond. The project, known as The Bond, is… Continue reading

  • Aug 4, 2017
An artist’s rendering of what The Bond will look like when it’s completed in late 2018. From The Bond Facebook page
New Kirkland brewery a lifelong dream for owners

New Kirkland brewery a lifelong dream for owners

Beer aficionados in Kirkland can rejoice; a new addition has moved to town. Maelstrom Brewing Company officially opened to the public on July 13 in… Continue reading

New Kirkland brewery a lifelong dream for owners

Duo opens Aspire Counseling and Coaching Center

Michael Baker, LMFT, and Liam J. Bayly, MLC, have opened the Aspire Counseling and Coaching Center at 8299 161st Ave. N.E. Suite 103 in Redmond.… Continue reading

  • Jul 17, 2017
Willows Deli hopes to expand beyond business park

Willows Deli hopes to expand beyond business park

Contained in the mundane brown business park buildings off of Northeast 95th Street in Redmond are a slew of interesting local businesses who cater to… Continue reading

Willows Deli hopes to expand beyond business park
Autolist.com ranks Redmond the fourth most affordable place in Washington to buy a used car

Autolist.com ranks Redmond the fourth most affordable place in Washington to buy a used car

The San Francisco, Calif.-based automotive buyer intelligence firm Autolist.com has released its Most Affordable Areas study and ranked Redmond the No. 4 most affordable place… Continue reading

  • Jun 13, 2017
Autolist.com ranks Redmond the fourth most affordable place in Washington to buy a used car
Sensoria receives pair of prestigious awards

Sensoria receives pair of prestigious awards

Redmond’s Sensoria Fitness, a world leader in artificial intelligence and smart garment technology, announced that after being selected as a winner for the Editor’s Pick… Continue reading

  • Jun 6, 2017
Sensoria receives pair of prestigious awards