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Study: City's economy is going nowhere

...Wal-Mart officials have bought property in Juneau and plan to open an outlet next year. Miller said it would benefit the retail sector and boost the gross regional product, and it would strengthen Juneau as a regional hub. "But it would hurt retail...
Report paints less than rosy picture for Juneau

...slow growth in wages and population, and a slumping retail sector, were among the findings of an economic report released...despite efforts to diversify the local economy, the retail sector also is on a "downward trend." "The closure of Family...
State sidesteps recession in '10, stocks up cash reserves does every year, the fund paid out several hundred million dollars in permanent fund dividends, stimulating the retail sector just before the holidays. Alaska's military bases, another economic bulwark, seem secure, and with tensions heating...
Retail choices grow outside Anchorage

...boxes. Overall, Anchorage's retail sector was expected to gain 300 new jobs...didn't see much growth in the retail sector this year, other parts of the...also increase competition in the retail sector, which Metiva said is a good...
Two cities touched by AMHS move

...Development Council. These jobs will cause a loss of other jobs in the economy such as those in the community's retail sector, restaurants, schools and public services. The total payroll loss in Juneau could be $3.8 million annually...
My Turn: Juneau's tourist trap monoculture

...Juneau property owners who lease the space, and it produces sales tax revenues. But I contend that a more diversified retail sector would produce a greater interest and a better shopping experience for visitors and could provide yearround value to...
Recovering the New Deal ideal

...employs just one in 10 American workers; the vast majority of new jobs in recent decades has come in the service and retail sectors, which tend not to be as productive and don't pay as well. Our two most recent bouts with prosperity were the...
New offices, staff at Carlton Smith Co.

...said. "Steadily, without much fanfare, the Juneau retail sector is expanding," Smith said in a recent press release...Alario. Williams specializes in the multifamily and retail sectors. Williams is back in Alaska after leaving to graduate...
Two men, two sewing machines work toward 'howling' success

...This mantra of making repairs that don't need repairing again is the philosophy the two take to every project. The retail sector is based now on things falling apart two days after you buy them, Mathiesen said. "I don't want people coming...
My Turn: Promote public input in managing tourism

...Directors would include: One representative from cruise-related business; one from destination industry; one from the retail sector and three from the public plus one Assembly member and one Forest Service member as ex-officio members, without...


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