Retail

Hobby Lobby Opening Two Tucson stores And A Third In Nogales

Via tucson.com Hobby Lobby has one location in Tucson now, on the northeast corner of East Broadway and North Craycroft Road. Construction continues at West Irvington Road and Interstate 19. Announced last year by developer Bourn Cos., The Landing has attracted several tenants including Hobby Lobby, T-Mobile, Jersey Mike’s Subs, Southern Arizona Urgent Care, Chipotle, and Oregano’s. Hobby Lobby has one location in Tucson now, on the northeast corner of

Arizona Food Prices Down 6 Percent In 2Q

Via eacourier.com PHOENIX — Arizona retail food prices at the supermarket were down in the second quarter of 2017, according to the latest Arizona Farm Bureau Federation Marketbasket Survey. The informal survey shows the total cost of 16 basic grocery items was $46.06, down $3.10 or about 6 percent less than the first quarter of 2017 ($49.16). Compared to Arizona’s June 2016 second-quarter survey total of $49.26, the 2017 second-quarter Marketbasket survey

Arizona's First Whole Foods Market 365 Breaks Ground In Tempe As Part Of Apartment Project

Via azcentral.com Downtown Tempe will get its first new grocery store in more than a decade and Arizona’s first Whole Foods Market 365. The popular grocery chain, which caters to buyers looking for organic and fresh foods, recently launched the 365 concept with smaller, more affordable markets. “Our 365 stores deliver the same quality that our customers have come to expect but in a convenient and fun new format that provides exceptional value,” Whole

Via supplyht.com Dayton, Ohio-based Winsupply has opened a new location in Tempe, Ariz., serving the fire-sprinkler and fabrication industries in the Phoenix metropolitan area and beyond. Danny Garcia is the president of the new company and has 18 years’ experience in fire sprinklers and fabrication. Garcia and his team of four employees bring more than 30 combined years of experience in the fire-sprinkler and fabrication industries to Winsupply. “The opening

Marana Is Open For Business

Via tucsonlocalmedia.com The Marana Chamber of Commerce is proud to be celebrating our 30th anniversary. We are looking forward to advancing our mission as the voice of business that works to build economic growth and quality of life in our community for many years to come. Marana continues to be the fastest-growing town in Southern Arizona and is on track, at the current rate, to have more than 760 new

Via azcentral.com Arizona could have a new public company soon if a proposed initial public stock offering goes through for Carvana Co. The fast-growing online car retailer, based in Phoenix but eventually moving to Tempe, plans to raise around $210 million by selling stock to the public at a proposed $15 per share. The firm will be tightly controlled by its 34-year-old CEO, Ernie Garcia III, and his father, DriveTime founder Ernie Garcia II.

The National Park Service had a record-breaking year, in which 331 million visitors spent almost $35 million at the country’s 417 national parks in 2016. At home in Arizona, 12 million visitors spent $995.9 million at the state’s 25 national parks. The spending generated supported a total of 15,600 thousand jobs, $532.1 million in labor income, $881.4 million in value added, and $1.5 billion in economic output in the Arizona

Jobs in the Valley

Looking for a new job? These places are hiring Valley workers. See if your skill set fits any of the positions! Jobertising.com Phoenix Job Fair Find a new career on Mon., April 24 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m at the Hilton Phoenix Airport. There are nearly 2,000 jobs up for grabs. Some of the employers include Bank of America, State Farm, The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa, United Health

Phoenix Grocery Store

Via azcentral.com You can do a lot in downtown Phoenix now, from going bowling to grabbing a cocktail at a speakeasy. The city’s core has award-winning eateries, clothing boutiques, major sports teams, campuses for the state’s two biggest universities and a train to take you to the airport. But while you can fill a prescription in downtown Phoenix, you still can’t fill a grocery list. That’s why when construction started on  a Fry’s

Bebe Closing All Stores

Via bizjournals.com Another retailer is falling victim to the new ice age for traditional brick-and-mortar stores and an industry dominated by Amazon.com Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN) California-based Bebe Inc. (Nasdaq: BEBE) is closing all its stores. That includes five in Arizona: single stores at Scottsdale Fashion Square, Arizona Mills Mall, Tanger’s Westgate Outlets and two in Tucson. The company previously closed a store at Chandler Fashion Center. “The company currently anticipates