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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 […]

REDI ANNOUNCES DEDICATED FOCUS ON EASTERN IDAHO SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY & RESEARCH SECTORS

IDAHO FALLS, ID –  Due the significant growth in Eastern Idaho’s science, technology and research (STAR) sector, Regional Economic Development for Eastern Idaho (REDI) announced that there will be a greater focus for this vital industry cluster, including the hiring of a Science Technology and Research (STAR) […]

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 […]

IF airport continues to grow

By KEVIN TREVELLYAN ktrevellyan@postregister.com Idaho Falls Regional Airport passenger numbers continue to show steady growth, but officials think there’s work to be done in narrowing the fare-pricing gap between other airports within driving distance. After a rough year in 2015 following the loss of an airline, about […]

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 […]

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 […]

Find the right employee: Interview strategies that will strike gold

Find the right employee: Interview strategies that will strike gold

By Katie Roenigk For Eastern Idaho Business Report When a business owner is interviewing a potential new employee, it can be difficult to tell whether the person is simply anxious about the meeting, or demonstrating actual personality traits. Is the applicant wringing his hands because he’s uncomfortable […]

Post Register launches business publication

Post Register launches business publication

EIBR Staff IDAHO FALLS — Area business owners have a new way to stay connected to the business community. The first edition of Eastern Idaho Business Report will debut on September 15. Attendees of Eastern Idaho BizFest will get an exclusive first look at the publication before […]

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