Starting a business seminar Jan. 8

A seminar about how to start a business is taking place from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 8, at the Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave. The seminar will touch on various aspects of...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

EXIT Realty welcomes new team members

EXIT Realty Home & Ranch of Durango announces Caitlyn Jewell, Lizabeth Jamison and Deborah Guelinas have joined the team of real estate sales professionals at the office, 1032 Main Ave.

DATE: Dec. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Mortgage rates slip this week

WASHINGTON – U.S. long-term mortgage rates slipped this week, reflecting the stock market decline and rush by investors to Treasury notes. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday that the average...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Durango bank CEO designs app to aid disadvantaged businesses in securing financing

Rural businesses, especially startups and those operating on a shoestring, have long found it difficult to qualify for traditional bank loans. An app under development in Durango could be a...

DATE: Dec. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Retailers realize smartphone is future of store experience

NEW YORK – Just a few years ago, retailers considered smartphones the enemy of the in-store experience they were trying to create. Customers often whipped out their device to compare prices online...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Global bankers spurn Trump’s pleas to keep making loans for coal

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump is trying to recruit international lenders to his pro-coal crusade. They aren’t enlisting. The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, established to...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Durango’s Payless shoe store to close

Payless ShoeSource store in Durango, 1135 South Camino del Rio, will close at the end of the month, said Lauren Jeffords, senior director of communications with the discount shoe chain. Jeffords...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Two Hearts Wedding Expo Jan. 5

The Two Hearts Wedding Expo is taking place from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, at the La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2500 Main Ave. The event will feature fashion; accessories and jewelry; beauty...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

FLC professor founds company, featured in documentary

Dr. Jennifer Trujillo recently founded an educational consulting company called Tru-Learning that operates remotely out of Durango with clients in California, Texas, Colorado, New Mexico, New York,...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Applications for airport commission ongoing

The La Plata County Board of County Commissioners is continuing to accept applications to represent the county on the Durango-La Plata County Airport Commission through Dec. 21. This commission...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Petsense store in Durango to close

Durango’s Petsense outlet will close on Dec. 22. Chris Romero, an employee at the Durango store, said a lack of sales led to the decision to close the outlet. “With the lease coming up, the...

DATE: Dec. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Fort Lewis marketing class aids Humane Society

Enhancing efforts to present a strong, attractive social media presence and adopting guerrilla marketing strategies were key ideas Fort Lewis College business students offered La Plata County...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

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