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My Turn: Big box stores can hurt small towns

...Delta Electric would be severely impacted by the big box retailer. Valley Paint, AIH, Carpet Source, Paul's Floor...commission and Assembly understand the obvious? Most big-box retailers do not create new jobs, but simply replace jobs...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070103/opi_myturn1.shtml
Opinion
There are two sides to the big-box coin

...Juneau find itself with two new big-box retailers in its midst within a year or...property that is located behind big-box retailer Costco in the Lemon Creek area...existing income is spent. The big-box retailer issue is a double-sided coin...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122604/opi_20041226014.shtml
Opinion
Retail choices grow outside Anchorage

ANCHORAGE - In 2004, big box retailers turned their attention away...a small but growing list of big box retailers in the northeast corner of Fairbanks...With an increasing number of big box retailers calling Wasilla home, small...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122704/sta_20041227005.shtml
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...yet. While mall merchants face pressure from ``big box'' retailers such as Kmart, as well as the Internet, they say...identity. ``I think the role of the mall vs. the big box retailers is more specified merchandise,'' she said...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022200/Biz_malls.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...mine began producing on the state's remote northwestern coast and a multi-metals mine near Juneau reopened. Big-box retailers such as Wal-Mart, Costco and The Home Depot opened dozens of new stores in a market that had been largely ignored...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041701/Biz_BoomBust.shtml
Office Depot plans Juneau store

Just as Home Depot opened its doors in Juneau, another big box retailer, Office Depot is aiming to build a store nearby. Sound off on the important issues at The Florida-based furniture and office...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070307/loc_depot001.shtml
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Alaska Digest

...been corrected, and all is normal now," she said. Home Depot is located on Commercial Drive in Lemon Creek. The big box retailer opened its doors to the public June 28. The store's hours are 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday and...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070807/sta_digest001.shtml
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Wal-Mart, Home Depot spark concerns among Juneau residents

...has talked to don't even feel the same way about big-box retailers The Home Depot and Wal-Mart. The Home Depot...national chains in general. Juneau's two current big-box retailers, Fred Meyer and membership wholesaler Costco, are...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010205/loc_20050102006.shtml
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Assembly OKs land negotiation with Home Depot

...starkly different views. Supporters say The Home Depot would boost the local economy, while opponents say so-called big box retailers would threaten local businesses. Both sides addressed their opinions to the Assembly on Monday. Eric Forst, minority...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011105/loc_20050111002.shtml
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Woman arrested after allegedly passing bad bills

...police arrested a Washington woman Wednesday after she allegedly attempted to pass eight counterfeit $100 bills at a big-box retailer. Patricia L. Comer, 63, was arrested at Wal-Mart. During questioning, police found she was carrying prescription...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041510/reg_610133393.shtml
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