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.
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Given the swift transition offices made to remote work when the COVID-19 pandemic sent the country into lockdown in March 2020, the logical assumption was that COVID-19 would spell disaster for office furnishings—it didn’t.
Two former Sears properties in Anchorage have a new owner. International real estate firm Time Equities, Inc. bought the Midtown Mall and the vacant Sears warehouse at Dowling and Old Seward Highway for $44 million.
Think Office has acquired BiNW of Alaska, strengthening its position in the field of business interiors.
Small businesses are still experiencing the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, but Alaskans can help their neighbors’ businesses by choosing to shop within their communities, says Commerce Commissioner Julie Anderson.
Alaskan Owned apparel is a for-profit, social enterprise focused on making positive community impacts big and small, says owner Becky Strub.
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