Shopping is an activity that can be enjoyed in all climates. Due to the rural nature of the state, retail in Alaska relies almost as heavily on e-commerce as it does on brick-and-mortar malls and storefronts. Our coverage of the retail sector includes small businesses, new ventures, online offerings from local artisans and nationwide giants such as Amazon, as well as craft fairs and farmer’s markets. Look to Alaska Business for robust coverage of the retail sector, from retail jobs to the newest mall tenants.
Latest Retail News
December employment was down an estimated 0.3 percent, or 900 jobs, from December 2017. Retail, manufacturing and professional and business services each lost 400 jobs while information and financial activities each fell by 200.read more
In March Subway of Alaska announced a new partnership with On the Menu, a local delivery service; customers can how have Subway delivered fresh to their home or office. SUBWAY OF ALASKA TASHA ANDERSON Subway of Alaska celebrates thirty years This year...read more
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) 2018 Alaska Small Business Person of the Year is Lori Brewer, owner of Caffe D’arte in Anchorage, Alaska.read more
Today, most companies know it’s important to have some sort of online and social media presence to remain competitive.read more
National Science Foundation Awards $500,000 Research Grant to Michele Yatchmeneff, ANSEP Alumnus and University of Alaska Engineering Professor
The National Science Foundation recently awarded its Faculty Early Career Development Award to Dr. Michele Yatchmeneff, an ANSEP alumnus and mentor as well as an engineering professor at University of Alaska Anchorage.read more
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Fiscal year 2017 marked another year of growth for Alaska’s Native Regional Corporations, which brought in billions of dollars to the state and employ tens of thousands of Alaskans.
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In This Issue
Junior Achievement Turns 100
Locally, Junior Achievement of Alaska has been helping students better understand business and economics for forty-six years. Based in Anchorage with a staff of three, Junior Achievement of Alaska serves more than 14,500 students in fifty-five communities around the state. Many past Junior Achievement students have gone on to become successful professionals and continue to serve as classroom volunteers to help raise the next generation of business leaders.