Topic: Business

The Tour

Written on May 24, 2016 at 5:36 am, by

Julie Cor­rie has teamed up with Kraig Hansen of San Juan Tran­sit to bring you “The Tour San Juan Island”. Here she is with more… Hi Tim, Just want­ed to let your read­ers know that “The Tour” is up and going. I have part­nered with Kraig Hansen from San Juan Tran­sit to pro­vide locals and tourist  Con­tin­ue Reading

Joe’s Shoes

Written on May 21, 2016 at 5:53 am, by

There’s a new store in town. It’s Joe’s Shoes on First, and it’s right there where Cot­ton Cot­ton Cot­ton used to be next door to the Rumor Mill. It is an exten­sion of the cloth­ing store Joe Fri­day’s upstairs at King’s Mar­ket. When they heard the space was avail­able, they took most of the shoes  Con­tin­ue Reading

Learn to Increase Profits

Written on May 21, 2016 at 5:41 am, by

Do you want your busi­ness to grow? Learn to increase sales and devel­op busi­ness in our FREE upcom­ing work­shop, Sales Process­es for Prof­itabil­i­ty! In this excit­ing class, you will learn how to help cus­tomers arrive at informed final pur­chas­ing deci­sions, how to under­stand your buy­ers and the buy­ing process­es, and how to design a strate­gic  Con­tin­ue Reading

San Juan Islands Insider

Written on May 17, 2016 at 1:50 pm, by

Explor­ing the islands? There’s an app for that… Well — there’s an app com­ing soon, like in about 2 weeks or so. You may remem­ber from a pre­vi­ous post on the SJ Update, that Lopez res­i­dent, Tim Fry of 468 Com­mu­ni­ca­tions, won a por­tion of the grant from the EDC’s Launch San Juan Islands busi­ness plan com­pe­ti­tion  Con­tin­ue Reading

Chamber Member of the Month

Written on May 17, 2016 at 5:45 am, by

San Juan Island Fea­tured Cham­ber Mem­ber of the Month is the Office Cen­ter NW Inc. (dba Office Sup­plies PLUS!) Roy & Anne Clau­son pur­chased the office sup­ply store in 2011. It has been serv­ing the island at dif­fer­ent Fri­day Har­bor loca­tions for over 30 years. They have expand­ed the office sup­ply busi­ness, adding bal­loons, par­ty sup­plies, pro­fes­sion­al artist  Con­tin­ue Reading

Wine Dinner Benefit for Wolf Hollow

Written on May 14, 2016 at 7:20 am, by

Coho Restau­rant in Fri­day Har­bor will be host­ing a spe­cial wine din­ner with Côte Bon­neville at 6pm on May 20th, 2016 to ben­e­fit Wolf Hol­low Wildlife Reha­bil­i­ta­tion Cen­ter. Côte Bon­neville pro­duces great wines that begin in the vine­yards. They plant­ed Washington’s acclaimed DuBrul Vine­yard in 1992 and found­ed this estate win­ery in 2001. Coho will be  Con­tin­ue Reading

May Chamber Chat

Written on May 14, 2016 at 7:19 am, by

It’s time again for Cham­ber Chat, writ­ten by Lau­ren Cohen, Co-Own­er of San Juan Can­vas & Cham­ber Board Pres­i­dent… Here comes sum­mer. Are you ready? Be sure to let the Cham­ber of Com­merce know if you have any events or spe­cials that you would like us to pro­mote for the quick­ly approach­ing vis­i­tor sea­son. Also, a  Con­tin­ue Reading

For Sale: Seasonal Picnic Stand at Limekiln Point State Park

Written on May 12, 2016 at 5:37 am, by

Do you want to own a sea­son­al busi­ness (Memo­r­i­al Day to Labor Day) in a beau­ti­ful set­ting locat­ed on San Juan Island — Limekiln Point State Park? Do you want to meet peo­ple from all over the world as they come to vis­it the Orcas! Do you want to see Orcas on a reg­u­lar basis? Do you want  Con­tin­ue Reading