Six people every doctor should have in their corner

By Dan Brown Zions Bank You spend years studying and training in your respective field of medicine. But the capacity to treat a disease won’t prepare you to manage business obligations; neither will the ability to interpret X-rays allow you to understand a financial document. The business […]

What to expect when seeking financing for a commercial construction project

The process of securing a commercial construction loan can often seem difficult or complex. Although there are many variables when embarking on a commercial construction project, it doesn’t have to be overwhelming. Overall, the more knowledge you have upfront, the more likely you are to navigate the […]

Hispanicize 2018 Announces National Call for Entries for 3rd Annual Small Business ‘Latino Perfect Pitch’ Competition

Hispanicize Event, (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) MIAMI, March 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Organizers of the Hispanicize 2018 event today announced the national call for entries for the third annual “Latino Perfect Pitch,” a small business pitch competition where participants will have the opportunity to present their business ideas to […]

Prosecutors seek prison time, fines for Idaho boat builder

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Prosecutors are seeking a sentence of more than five years in prison, $3.2 million in restitution and a $3.7 million forfeiture judgment for a former Boise businessman. Sentencing for Christopher Bohnenkamp, who pleaded guilty in April to wire fraud and bank fraud related […]

Idaho company brings pet prescriptions to grocery stores

By DAVID STAATS, Idaho Statesman BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Attention pet owners: A company you’ve never heard of wants you to stop buying prescription medicines and supplements for your dog or cat from your veterinarian and buy its products in stores instead. PetIQ, of Eagle, says it is […]

Marketers offer tips on creating great advertisements

Q: What advice would you give to someone looking to open a business here? What’s the first thing they should do to get word out about their business? A: If you’re looking to start a business in east Idaho, be sure to do your homework. It’s a […]

Subcontractor shortage is driving up costs

Subcontractor shortage is driving up costs

By Mike Price For Eastern Idaho Business Report New homes are popping up all over eastern Idaho, but there aren’t enough subcontractors to meet the demand. The Eastern Idaho Home Builders Association hopes to remedy that problem. “Statistics show that 30 percent of kids graduate and go […]

Broulim’s earns awards for bakery, grocery delivery

By Katie Roenigk For Eastern Idaho Business Report When Broulim’s Fresh Foods launched a video campaign last fall featuring customer testimonials about online grocery shopping, participating stores saw a 91 percent increase in new signups in the program. A total of 109 new users signed up for […]

Cut a piece of the Black Friday pie

Cut a piece of the Black Friday pie

By Katie Roenigk For Eastern Idaho Business Report When most people think of Black Friday, they envision early mornings and long lines at national retail chains that offer rock-bottom discounts only made possible by the sheer size of the company. Most small business owners can’t compete with […]

Opinion: Think twice before using social media in hiring

Opinion: Think twice before using social media in hiring

Good employees are built by strong employees. For that reason, smart companies strive to hire employees that are professional, have good judgment and project a positive image. In an attempt to hire the best employees, companies have historically used job applications, interviews, references and background checks to […]

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