Kevin Kratt of Kratt Commercial Real Estate said during December that he expected the first stores at University Village Colorado to open during the third quarter of 2009. Right on schedule, Smashburger, a Denver-based restaurant chain, will offer customers a sneak peak on Oct. 27, and open for business the next day. At the same […]
IKEA Centennial donated nearly $60,000 of products in comfort kits for families forced out of their homes during the Black Forest fire in June. In all, 800 kits were created, 500 for adults and 300 for children. “There really wasn’t a question of if we’d do something to help our neighbors, it was a question […]
The independent owner of a successful string of Phoenix area restaurants has decided to expand to Colorado Springs. Miguel Quintero opened his first Big Burrito restaurant in the Phoenix area during 1999. He expanded the operation to two locations in 2003 and in the years since has opened five more Big Burritos, four in Phoenix […]
When Cabela’s opens the doors of its two new Denver-area stores this August, Colorado Springs residents will be able to trim 200 miles from their trek to the retail chain’s closest outposts. The outdoors merchandiser announced last year the implementation of a different business model for the pair of new locations — a 110,000 square-foot […]
Wealthy Americans have a lot more spending cash these days. A recent tally estimates that about 73 million U.S. households have discretionary income. That’s up from about 57 million during 2002, according to statistics from The Conference Board. But, nearly 78 percent of all that discretionary income is held by households earning more than $100,000, […]
Mark Kirkland has moved his photography studio to Palmer Lake, to allow him to better serve his clients in surrounding communities. Built from the ground up as a photography studio, the new location includes space for Kirkland’s wildlife photography and for photography lessons and Photoshop classes. “Teaching and mentoring are among my favorite things to do,” Kirkland said. “I love being able to give back.”
The Marco’s Pizza franchise is expanding in Colorado Springs. The family that brought the authentic Italian-style recipe to Colorado Springs about a year and a half ago opened another location and will celebrate its grand opening at its new 4492 Austin Bluff Parkway location Oct. 1. The first Marco’s in Colorado Springs opened at 9420 […]
Increased Internet shopping convenience means bringing the sales clerk to you — using technology, of course. “Click to chat,” uses instant messaging to enable the online customer to ask a sales clerk questions. Another service, “click to call back,” lets customers click an icon that prompts them for their telephone number so a company representative can call them.
A day after the New York Giants scored their big win, Stu Miller and other die-hard fans streamed into a Times Square store Monday to scoop up championship merchandise in celebration. “It was a great win. You have to give them credit,” the Ringoes, N.J., resident said while clutching three T-shirts and contemplating buying a […]
Brunswick Zone XL will open its location near InterQuest Parkway and I-25 Wednesday, April 25. The 50,000-square-foot facility has 36 bowling lanes, a two-story laser tag arena, video game arcade, billiards, large-screen TVs, and a bar and grill. Brunswick has been interviewing and hiring staff for the new location and announced this week that it […]
The holiday season means a lot of differing things to different people, but for the post office it surely means one thing – a lot of work. Postal carriers will deliver an estimated 21 billion pieces of mail this season. So, to ensure smooth, timely delivery of holiday packages, the Colorado Springs branch of the […]
Eastman Kodak Co. has launched the Kodak Creative Network (creative.kodak.com), an online design and printing solution for the small office/home market. Kodak Creative Network provides the benefits of an experienced design firm and a high quality printing house and offers one-stop online shopping for the wide range of printed marketing materials essential for small business growth.