Even small companies may be able to cut Amazon-like deals

NEW YORK – A company doesn’t need to be as big as Amazon to get a good deal on real estate. Whether a small business wants to buy or rent, it may have leverage with landlords or local governments...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Mortgage rates drop significantly

WASHINGTON – U.S. long-term mortgage rates recorded the biggest drop in nearly four years this week but remain much higher than they were a year ago. Mortgage giant Freddie Mac said Wednesday that...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Purgatory’s Twilight Toys open for business

Twilight Toys opened Saturday, Nov. 17, for the ski season at Purgatory Resort, offering a large selection of puzzles, board games, books and gifts for all ages. The locally owned family business...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Know Your Dough looking for volunteer coordinator

Know Your Dough, a nonprofit providing financial literacy for youth in the local community, is looking for a volunteer coordinator. This volunteer position would assist staff in recruiting and...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

EXIT Realty welcomes Jessie Gregg

EXIT Realty Home & Ranch in Durango welcomes Jessie Gregg as a new real estate professional at the office, 1032 Main Ave. Gregg joins the network of independently owned and operated brokerages...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Chamber Business after Hours Dec. 6

The Durango Chamber of Commerce is holding Business after Hours from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, at Four Corners Community Bank, 2685 Main Ave. There will be food, drinks and door prizes. Cost...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

San Juan County-based recovery project receives award

The Region 9 Economic Development District of Southwest Colorado has received a 2018 Aliceann Wohlbruck Innovation Award from the National Association of Development Organizations for the San Juan...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Q&A: Preparing a small business for a possible attack

NEW YORK – News of another mass shooting, including the recent attack on a synagogue in Pittsburgh, makes many people wonder what they would do if confronted with an active shooter or other...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

New Durango shop joins battle against plastics

As a biologist, Cristin Salaz admits she doesn’t “have much business running a business.” But after two decades spent pursuing her passions – protecting ecosystems and searching for jobs that gave...

DATE: Nov. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Small businesses band together for Small Business Saturday

NEW YORK – Many small and independent retailers who are holding Small Business Saturday shopping events Thanksgiving weekend are banding together with others, believing that there’s strength in...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

1 million Americans live in RVs

NEW YORK – When Robert and Jessica Meinhofer told friends they were moving into an RV in 2015, most thought they were crazy. The questions poured in: How could they go from living in a...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

30-year mortgage rate flat; still highest since 2011

WASHINGTON – U.S. long-term mortgage rates were steady to slightly up this week, at their highest levels in nearly eight years and dampening home sales. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday the...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

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