Featured Businesses: Waterfront Natural Market Expands on Tradition and Connects Communities – Gig Harbor Now

Featured Businesses: Waterfront Natural Market Expands on Tradition and Connects Communities - Gig Harbor Now

Business Community News “I came down the hill and saw the harbor and I was sold on the idea,” says Kandice Claybaker of her decision to move cross-country and purchase Waterfront Natural Market in January 2020. A transplant from St. Petersburg, Florida, Claybaker was drawn to the beauty of the Pacific Northwest. He experienced that … Read more

The Business Closet now open for CMU and WCCC students

The Business Closet now open for CMU and WCCC students

Students dress for success for free, thanks to student initiative and community support The Business Closet is officially open! This student-led initiative provides secondhand business clothing to CMU and WCCC students, free of charge, so they can dress for success as they prepare for and start new careers. Students first brought the idea to CMU … Read more

Lakeshore Advantage seeks proposals to spend federal pandemic relief on business stabilization

Lakeshore Advantage seeks proposals to spend federal pandemic relief on business stabilization

economic development organization Lakeshore Advantage Corp. is seeking proposals to use a portion of federal funds from the American Bailout Act to support local businesses. Ottawa County, which received $56.7 million in ARPA funding, has prioritized business stabilization, along with affordable housing and expanding broadband internet service, as potential uses for pandemic relief funds. Lakeshore … Read more

Regal Parent Cineworld “Open for Business as Usual”, Exploring Options – Deadline

Regal Parent Cineworld "Open for Business as Usual", Exploring Options - Deadline

Cineworld, reeling under heavy debt and facing falling box office receipts this quarter, said on Friday the giant movie chain is business as usual as it explores options. The statement follows a report today that the UK parent company of Regal Cinemas is preparing to file for bankruptcy. Cineworld foreshadowed a potential Chapter 11 earlier … Read more

Companies call for a ‘catch-up’ migration as participants position themselves ahead of Albanese jobs summit

Companies call for a 'catch-up' migration as participants position themselves ahead of Albanese jobs summit

Big business wants a “recovery boost” for permanent migration, with at least two-thirds of places earmarked for skilled workers, In proposals for next month’s jobs and skills summit, Australian Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott also stressed the need to immediately address “the backlog of visa approvals across all categories because we just don’t have … Read more

For small businesses experiencing today’s economic challenges, SCORE provides support

For small businesses experiencing today's economic challenges, SCORE provides support

WASHINGTON, August 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Small business owners continue to face challenges related to inflation, hiring, supply chain disruptions and labor shortages, according to recent reports. data SCORE. Due to these obstacles, SCOREmentors of America’s small businesses and a resource partner of the US Small Business Administration, offers support and guidance in tackling economic … Read more