Area’s ‘bubbling’ successes a boon

Economic development partners and business leaders from the area gathered last week for cocktails, a pep talk and a few pats on the back for their latest business successes.It was a formal...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

New Business Briefs

Natural health-care practice opens Pura Vida Natural Healthcare announces its opening at 2243 Main Ave., Suite 20.Owner Nicola St. Mary has background as a naturopathic doctor. She graduated from...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Business Briefs

Chamber’s Ireland trip discussion set Nov. 30 The Durango Chamber of Commerce will host an informational meeting regarding the chamber-sponsored trip to Ireland in 2011 at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 30...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Stocks eke out tiny gains as China raises reserves

NEW YORK – Stocks posted slight gains Friday after China took more steps to curb inflation, which traders fear could slow down the country’s growth.China ordered its banks to hold more reserves,...

DATE: Nov. 19, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Worries about Ireland a drag on Wall Street

NEW YORK – Stocks ended mixed Wednesday as concerns that Ireland will need outside help to repay its debts were coupled with a steep drop in housing construction in the U.S.Global stock markets...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Sweet success stories

When the Region 9 Economic Development group recently surveyed businesses in the region, owners said they felt their greatest achievement was either growth or survival.It’s not surprising in...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Good ingredients, emotional ties fuel Durango Soda Company

It’s been nearly 10 years since Durango Soda Company sold it’s first bottle of Zuberfizz at a local Dairy Queen. The company now bottles and sells 170 cases of the sweet stuff each day.Despite the...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

At Zuke’s, experience proves a bright idea always pays

Recession can’t suppress focus, vision and heart.That’s Patrick Meiering’s philosophy. And the world has yet to prove it wrong.Meiering is the founder, chief executive officer and “Head Bone Maker”...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Ska Brewing opens up a can of growth

The way that co-owner Dave Thibodeau talks about Ska Brewing Company, no one would guess there’s an economic recession going on.In the first half of this year, sales have been up 33 percent over...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Durango’s outdoorsies help Mercury thrive

It all started with an idea and a handful of employees in 2002. Now, Mercury Payment Systems employs more than 400 people and will process $18 billion in credit-card transactions for retailers and...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Worker benefit thefts increase

The Department of Labor says the recession is financially stressing business owners, and in a few cases they’re pilfering employee contributions to 401(k) and health-benefits accounts. The...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Dollar gains strength, not stocks

NEW YORK – Stocks slumped to a mixed finish Monday as the dollar posted its second day of gains over concerns that Europe is on the edge of another bailout.Investors believe that Ireland may seek...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

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