Goodwill’s auction site showcases its ‘coolest, weirdest’ donations

Donations made to Tri-City area Goodwill stores listed for nationwide sales A small team of employees spend their workday at...
WA Retail Assoc

State’s retail sector projected to see growth this holiday season

Washington Retail Association monitoring several key issues affecting retail sector this legislative session It’s already starting to look a lot...
(Courtesy Benton-Franklin Trends)

Retail sector ranks as fourth largest employer in Tri-Cities

By D. Patrick Jones The sale of goods is big business in the greater Tri-Cities. As Benton-Franklin Trends data reveals,...

Q&A with Marla June Barnhart

CEO/owner of Marla June’s Clothing Co. Number of employees you oversee: 10 Marla June Barnhart Brief...
Taxable retail

Retail sales hit $39.4 billion in first quarter 2019

Benton County’s total increases, Franklin County’s total dips A steady increase in construction once again helped boost the state’s total...

Q&A with Lola Franklin

Lola Franklin, CEO of Tri-City Association of Realtors, Lower Yakima Valley Association of Realtors and Pacific...
Remodeling is underway for the Tri-Cities’ second Bath & Body Works store. The store at Richland’s Vintner Square off Queensgate Drive will be in the western corner unit of the building that also houses Starbucks, Jamba Juice, GameStop and Fiesta Mexican Restaurant.

Bath & Body Works store to open in Richland next year

Construction is underway on the Tri-Cities’ second Bath & Body Works store, planned for the Queensgate area of Richland. The...
As the lone regional, indoor shopping center, the Columbia Center mall in Kennewick fills with shoppers each holiday season. The National Retail Federation’s predicts a 4.1 percent increase in consumer spending for the 2018 holiday shopping season compared to last year.

Retail outlook strong for holiday season

Tri-City retailers are optimistic about the upcoming holiday shopping season. “Our market usually outperforms the national trend due to our...

Q&A with Barbara Johnson

Barbara Johnson,General manager atSimon Property Group – Columbia Center mall Brief background of your business: Columbia...
After 100 years as a family business, Kennewick’s True Value Washington Furniture and Hardware owner and general manager John Gravenslund has decided to pare back the store’s inventory and hours.

Kennewick hardware store changing gears after 100 years

The owner of a 100-year-old retail mainstay in downtown Kennewick is winding down operations. “Age and time and generations running...

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