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Zia Boccaccio recognized with TUMI Award

...will be recognized with the TUMI Award for excellence in business representing Maryland.Alpaca International is a fashion retail shop. Boccaccio also runs one of the stores in downtown Juneau.Boccaccio said she had the vision for the alpaca to be the...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-08-30/zia-boccaccio-recognized-tumi-award
Neighbors
New report details the economic impact of fisheries in Alaska

The combined value of Alaska seafood exports and retails sales was $6.4 billion in 2011, according to a report released Wednesday by the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute. ASMI is...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-08-29/new-report-details-economic-impact-fish
State
My Turn: Don't be snookered, ther'es no 'free ride'

...maintenance projects are funded by the state? How many contracts are there to provide state services? What about the loss of retail sales?The logical, natural tendency, of course, is to justify and defend the spending you, or those close to you, benefit...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-20/my-turn-dont-be-snookered-theres-no-f
Opinion
More info needed to set pot shop limit

...number of licenses it allows for marijuana retail stores, the members of the City and Borough...effectively regulate the number of marijuana retail stores in the city, eliminating the need...conditional use permits for marijuana retail stores for the same reasons Satre opposed...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-14/more-info-needed-set-pot-shop-limit
Local
Marijuana committee to talk license limits

...licenses the city will provide for marijuana retail shops.Ballot Measure 2, which legalized...grow operations, processing facilities, retail shops and any other marijuana-related...recommended the city allow no fewer than six retail-store licenses. In her report, she...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-13/marijuana-committee-talk-license-limits
Local
Parent of Columbia House files for bankruptcy protection

...auction.The reasons for the bankruptcy read like a history of the changes that have swept through the entertainment industry and retail over the last two decades.In the late 1990s, the mail-order Columbia House Music Club was damaged by Napster, the first...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-08-11/parent-columbia-house-files-bankruptc
Not For Web
Police shooting, protests put Ferguson back on edge

...white Ferguson officer."Of course I'm worried," said Sandy Sansevere, a retired health care worker who volunteers at the retail store operated by the nonprofit group I Love Ferguson, which was formed after Brown's death to promote the community...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-08-11/police-shooting-protests-put-ferguson
Not For Web
Fairbanks lawmakers consider 8 percent marijuana tax

...like alcohol," Lawrence said.The tax going forward to voters in the city of Fairbanks is 5 percent. The North Pole has a retail sales tax of 4 percent. If the borough adopts a higher tax, it would collect its portion before remitting to the cities their...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-11/fairbanks-lawmakers-consider-8-percent-
State
Fairbanks lawmakers consider 8 percent marijuana tax

...like alcohol," Lawrence said.The tax going forward to voters in the city of Fairbanks is 5 percent. The North Pole has a retail sales tax of 4 percent. If the borough adopts a higher tax, it would collect its portion before remitting to the cities their...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-12/fairbanks-lawmakers-consider-8-percent-
State
Candidates stock city ballot as deadline arrives

...two cities in which he has lived, is a more difficult process.Puckett owns his own candy business downtown and works as a retail manager at GCI's two locations in Juneau.? Incumbent Jerry Nankervis said he is seeking a second term to continue making...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-18/candidates-stock-city-ballot-deadline-a
Local

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