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"The effect, it is stated, will be entirely different from anything in the way of food stores now in the city," The Spokesman-Review gushed about Greenough's on Washington Street in 1928. The building was recently demolished to make way for a medical office building.
I get it – it’s difficult to think about a diet in times like these. Especially one that relies and thrives on the type of shelf-stable commodities that have recently become caloric gold.
Under the proposal, customers could purchase paper or reusable plastic bags for a dime each. Cities with a bag ordinance already in place would be required to adopt the state’s bill by January 2020, but could charge a higher bag fee.
Legislature considers statewide ban on single-use plastic bags.
My Fresh Basket, the Kendall Yards grocery store, has won a national industry award for innovation.
Spokane sportsmen declared war on the so-called “enemies of game birds.” They planned to go gunning for magpies, crows, coyotes, hawks and owls, which they believed to prey on the kinds of birds they wanted to encourage: quail, partridge, “Hungarian pheasant,” and grouse.
It’s one of the best days of the year to bring down the house – or have it all to yourself, depending on your preference.
Grocery Outlet Bargain Market will open a Colville store in early December.
Supervalu Inc. is buying grocery distributor Unified Grocers Inc. for $114 million cash, boosting the grocery store operator’s wholesale business.
Every grocery chain seeking to thrive in the modern world must provide organic kale alongside the Hot Pockets and Fritos.
Albertsons will close two grocery stores in Spokane next month as a result of lower than desired sales.
In 1934, J.M. “Mert” Rosauer started what would become a 22-store supermarket chain with locations across the Northwest and Rockies.
Food prices are falling, so why isn’t the price of your favorite restaurant meal?
Trader Joe’s opens its second Spokane grocery this Friday on North Division.
Grocery chains and retail stores are increasingly combating in-store theft and cashiers’ money mistakes by adopting advanced video surveillance systems that link every sales transaction to high-definition video. It’s not new for companies to use video surveillance, but software has become sophisticated enough to allow managers to quickly and precisely isolate issues, and powerful enough to generate analytics that help guide training and sales strategies.
Spokane’s URM Stores on Thursday announced that the company is close to finishing an investigation of a credit card security breach last fall, and listed nearly 70 stores where transactions were exposed to card fraud. The company, a co-op food distributor and payment processor serving more than 300 grocery stores in the region, did not say whether it has identified the source of the network breach. The FBI and the Secret Service continue to investigate but have made no statements about the incident.
In the first seven months of Washington’s privatized liquor system, the big winner may be Idaho. Business from Washington already was brisk in Idaho stores before Washington voters’ decision, with the backing of Costco and other retailers, in November 2011 to privatize sales.
Spokane grew around the rocky falls of the river, but soon after the furious growth of the 1880s and 1890s, Spokane’s footprint began to expand north. As neighborhoods sprang up, so did businesses along corridors like Division and Monroe streets. A building still bearing the name of the King family sits on the southwest corner of Maxwell Avenue and Monroe Street. Joel Barnes King, a Spokane pioneer who settled in Spokane in 1901, owned the grocery store on that corner that started in a simple wooden structure.