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Latest Retail News
The Women, Infants, and Children public health nutrition program is now offering Anchorage families a new way to shop for WIC benefits using an electronic benefit transaction card.read more
Governor Michael Dunleavy signed Senate Bill 16 which expands license types under Title 4 of the state’s alcohol license laws. This bill allows alcohol service in areas that had previously operated under a recreational site license before the Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Board denied licenses they deemed to be operating contrary to state law.read more
Four Alaskan artisans are taking their incredible talent and combining it with savvy business sense in a way that adds to the local economy and gives tourists and residents alike the opportunity to buy amazing—wearable—works of art.read more
In one day, the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority unanimously approved a total of six loan participations for projects happening in Anchorage and Wasilla.read more
Six varieties of Alaskan Brewing beers will make their appearance in Kansas beginning in May.read more
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Bering Straits Native Corporation (BSNC) hired shareholder Lucille Sands for the newly-created position of Shareholder Development Director.
Spotlight Business Profiles
The Alaska Maritime Prevention & Response Network
Altman, Rogers & Co.
National Cooperative Bank
PIP Marketing, Signs, Print
Arctic Office Products
AFF Global Logistics
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The 2019 Best of Alaska Business Awards
Welcome to the fourth annual Best of Alaska Business Awards! As part of our continuing mission to support Alaska’s business communities, each year we look to you, our readers, to tell us which businesses excel in a range of diverse categories.