Retail

Ruby Tuesday exploring sale as part of strategic review

Mar 13th, 2017 | By
Journal File Photo
Restaurants like Ruby Tuesday in Pocatello have generally always see a decrease in business during the Eastern Idaho State Fair in Blackfoot. This year, however, that isn't the case.

NEW YORK (AP) — Ruby Tuesday says it will explore strategic alternatives including a sale or merger, and that a key sales figure fell in the latest quarter. The restaurant chain says it’s at the start of its strategic review and it doesn’t plan to make more public comments until the process is completed. It
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St. Patrick’s Day Spending to Reach $5.3 Billion, Highest in Survey History

Mar 8th, 2017 | By
WikiMedia

Press Release WASHINGTON – Americans will spend more than ever as they put on their favorite green outfits to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this year, the National Retail Federation said today. According to NRF’s annual survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics, spending for St. Patrick’s Day is expected to reach $5.3 billion, an all-time
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What’s happening in Old Town Pocatello

Mar 7th, 2017 | By
Stephanie Palagi

By Stephanie Palagi This Saturday the 7th Annual Gate City Brewfest will be returning to Old Town Pocatello. From 1 pm to 6 pm, sample 80+ handcrafted beers, enjoy great food and live entertainment at the Old Town restaurants, pubs and bars. Buy your tickets in advance at www.gatecitybrewfest.com, or tickets will be available beginning
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What’s happening in Old Town Pocatello

Feb 12th, 2017 | By
Stephanie Palagi

By Stephanie Palagi Show some local love this Valentine’s Day!  The shops and restaurants in Old Town have the perfect gift for your Valentine and the perfect menu for that special night out.  Give the gift of local and help support the small businesses and restaurants that love doing business in our community. Enjoy a
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What’s happening in Old Town Pocatello

Jan 31st, 2017 | By
Stephanie Palagi

By Stephanie Palagi Celebrate Idaho State, a CommUniversity event, is set for Wednesday from 4-7 pm, in ISU Pond Student Union. The event features more than 50 interactive booths with family activities. This year’s events have a focus on the arts and are free and open to the public. Food, games and the opportunity to
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What’s happening in Old Town Pocatello

Jan 24th, 2017 | By
Stephanie Palagi

By Stephanie Palagi Welcome! Food For Thought Take Out is now open in Old Town Pocatello. Home of the famous Cobb Salad, Food For Thought is now open with take-out service at 540 N. Main featuring hot soups, sandwiches and fantastic salads. Stop in today! Happening this week! With a new year comes new apparel
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What’s happening in Old Town Pocatello

Jan 10th, 2017 | By
Stephanie Palagi

By Stephanie Palagi Welcome! X-Caliber Cuts & Color is now open at 123 N. Main St. We would like to welcome owner Reginald LaBon to the Old Town Neighborhood. With over 20 years of experience, Reginald looks forward to providing a full menu of services for your styling needs. Stop in today. All ages and
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FDA probes dangers of exploding e-cigarette batteries

Jan 3rd, 2017 | By
DOUG LINDLEY IDAHO STATE JOURNAL
   Derek Ross, owner of Ghost Vapors, is prepared to comply with new FDA regulations concerning e-cigarettes.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is probing the dangers of exploding batteries in e-cigarettes, following dozens of reports of devices that have combusted, overheated or caught fire and sometimes injured users. The agency announced a two-day public meeting for April, according to an online posting. The Associated Press reported last month
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US construction spending hits highest level in 10 years

Jan 3rd, 2017 | By
ConstructionStock2

By Martin Crutsinger/AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. builders boosted spending on construction projects for a second straight month in November, pushing activity to the highest level in more than a decade. Construction spending rose 0.9 percent in November after a 0.6 percent increase in October, the Commerce Department reported Tuesday. The increase reflected
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What’s happening in Old Town Pocatello

Jan 3rd, 2017 | By
Stephanie Palagi

By Stephanie Palagi Welcome! Welcome H.S. Jeshua Ministries’ Day Facility, Transitions-Life Coaching & Resource Center now located at 326 E. Center St. The ministry has been helping victims of abuse and individuals coming out of prison by coordinating with other individuals and agencies in our community for over 12 years. We are pleased to have
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