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My Turn: Path to prosperity doesn't include more taxes

...000 based on the current $1 million-plus in property tax they pay each year. That doesn't mention the other large retail operations in Juneau that will pass costs on to consumers. In addition, freight costs are projected to increase significantly...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-05-01/my-turn-path-prosperity-doesnt-includ
Opinion
Safeway pays fine to EPA, plans to reduce emissions

...said. "One of the goals is to let people know that we take these violations seriously. There are certainly other large retail chains that have refrigeration systems that we will continue to look at."Blumenfeld wouldn't specify which other...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-09-04/safeway-pays-fine-epa-plans-reduce-emis
State
Harness supplier caves in to box stores

...dog supply and feed store operating for 30 years - will make its final sale Sept. 15, pushed out by competition from large retail chains. The shop's owner, Patricia Rae, said she can't compete against larger retailers that have moved into...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082805/sta_20050828009.shtml
News
Wal-Mart not such a good deal for all, especially workers

...pdf ) that compared Wal-Mart employees with other large retail employees. It concluded that California's Wal-Mart employees earn 31 percent less than other large retail workers ($9.70 versus $14.01 per hour) and are...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/123104/let_20041231016.shtml
Opinion
Fairbanks works to revitalize downtown

...to be filled. Sound off on the important issues at "It's like a great big doughnut," Busam said, noting that large retail stores have lured most of the area's new development to the northern and southern edges of town. "All these stores...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010207/sta_20070102003.shtml
News
Business owners look for the write stuff

...Willoughby Street in the spring of 1996. "It's a way to make someone else's dream come true." Mail Boxes Etc. is a large retail shipping, postal and business services company. The Juneau franchise caters to businesses and cruise ships, processes...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/013003/bus_write.shtml
Business
BALLOT INITIATIVE: BAG TAX

...case in other public forums.The bag tax will call for a 15-cent tax on each non-reusable plastic bag used from a large retail store at the point of sale. So those who shop at Fred Meyer, Safeway, Walmart and any other large retailer in Juneau...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-09-25/ballot-initiative-bag-tax
Local
Kenai woman develops spa for animals

...runs the business from her home in Kenai. After her husband fell ill with cancer, she chose not to continue with a large retail grooming outfit in Anchorage. Instead, she opted to stay close to her husband, while still pursuing her passion for...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122002/sta_petspa.shtml
News
Anchorage expansion has employers struggling

...Anchorage has prompted what some are calling a severe shortage of housekeepers and food and beverage workers. The growth of large retail chains also is adding to the labor crunch. And with many new stores under construction in the region, such as Office...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072099/Biz_jobmarket.html
Business
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Anchorage has prompted what some are calling a severe shortage of housekeepers and food and beverage workers. The growth of large retail chains also is adding to the labor crunch. And with many new stores under construction in the region, such as Office...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072099/Biz_jobmarket.shtml

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