Retail

What’s happening in Old Town Pocatello

Nov 8th, 2016 | By
Stephanie Palagi

By Stephanie Palagi Congratulations! During the recent Old Town Pocatello Annual Meeting, the award winners for this year were recognized.  Congratulations to the Annual Award Winners for 2016 and thank you for your many contributions to our downtown! Spirit of Main Street Award                    Jane Warnock, First Friday Art Walk Coordinator Historic Restoration Award                    Myers
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What’s happening in Old Town Pocatello

Nov 1st, 2016 | By
Stephanie Palagi

By Stephanie Palagi Enjoy a local lunch at one of our locally owned restaurants this week! Pizza and salad at Villano’s Italian or Portneuf Valley Brewing. Sandwiches and soup at Great Harvest, EFresh, The Red Poppy, or the First National. Hand-rolled sushi or a bento box at Sumisu. Fresh salads at the Pocatello-Co-op or A
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What’s happening in Old Town Pocatello

Oct 25th, 2016 | By
Stephanie Palagi

By Stephanie Palagi Registration for November’s Night Lights Parade is now open. Registration forms, parade instructions and the parade map are available at www.oldtownpocatello.com. The theme for this year’s parade is “Expedition: Old Town Pocatello Christmas,” featuring polar bears, penguins, igloos, and of course thousands of lights! The parade is a community tradition and will
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What’s happening in Old Town Pocatello

Oct 17th, 2016 | By
Stephanie Palagi

By Stephanie Palagi Blood Drive Coming to Old Town Jane Warnock our First Friday Art Walk Coordinator will be hosting a blood drive with the American Red Cross on Friday, November 4, beginning at 1:30 pm, at the Old Town office at 420 N. Main St. Jane recently received several blood transfusions during her battle
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Amazon adding 120,000 workers to meet holiday demand

Oct 13th, 2016 | By
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Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon.com will add 120,000 seasonal workers in an effort to meet an expected spike in demand during the holidays. The seasonal positions will be created at fulfillment centers, sorting centers and customer service sites in 27 states. The move marks a 20 percent boost from the 100,000 seasonal hires
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October Imports Spike as Retailers Stock Up for Holidays

Oct 12th, 2016 | By
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   In this photo of Oct. 12, customers shop for Rudsak shoes at Macy’s shoe department in New York. Shoes are coming out of the closet and landing under the Christmas tree. They’re a top seller this holiday season — a big feat considering they don’t usually make peoples’ gift lists.

By The National Retail Federation WASHINGTON – October is expected to be the second-busiest month of the year for the nation’s major retail container ports as merchants stock up for the holiday shopping season, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released today by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates. “The holidays are
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What’s happening in Old Town Pocatello

Oct 11th, 2016 | By
Stephanie Palagi

This week in Old Town! Registration for November’s Night Lights Parade is now open.  Registration forms, parade instructions and the parade map are available at www.oldtownpocatello.com.  The theme for this year’s parade is “Expedition: Old Town Pocatello Christmas,” featuring polar bears, penguins, igloos, and of course thousands of lights!  The parade is a community tradition
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In a tight market, stores lure holiday workers with perks

Oct 3rd, 2016 | By
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   In this photo of Oct. 12, customers shop for Rudsak shoes at Macy’s shoe department in New York. Shoes are coming out of the closet and landing under the Christmas tree. They’re a top seller this holiday season — a big feat considering they don’t usually make peoples’ gift lists.

By ANNE D’INNOCENZIO,  AP Retail Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Retailers are dangling perks like higher pay, extra discounts and more flexible schedules to lure temporary holiday workers in a tighter labor market. They’re also more determined to lock in their workers earlier. Macy’s and Target are holding their first nationwide recruitment fairs, and others
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What’s happening in Old Town Pocatello

Sep 27th, 2016 | By
Stephanie Palagi

By Stephanie Palagi Welcome! I would like to take a moment to welcome Bully Dog/Derive Systems to Old Town Pocatello. They will be relocating to S. 1st on the main floor and loft area of Kinport Junction. Work is currently underway for The Bridge to move into the main floor of the Historic Yellowstone Hotel.
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Retailers File Suit to Block New Overtime Rule

Sep 22nd, 2016 | By
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   Raquel Ozuna is an associate at Deseret Industries who is working to get retail experience. Ron Francis is the manager at Deseret Industries, and they are celebrating the company’s 75th anniversary.

More than 50 Business Groups Say Rule is Overreach of Authority By The National Retail Federation WASHINGTON – The National Retail Federation filed suit in U.S. District Court today on behalf of the millions of employers and employees who will be drastically affected if the Labor Department’s changes to the federal overtime rules go into effect on
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