Business

Study answers a key question: Where have the tech workers gone? Idaho near the top of the list

A new study puts data to a trend that's been felt anecdotally in the Boise area for a while: the Gem State is seeing...

Keepin’ it cool: Outdoor gear co. growing in the Treasure Valley

Located off I-84 in Nampa, Cordova Outdoors has been making coolers and drinkware since 2015. When owners Jason Galloway and Gentry Jensen started the company,...

Axiom Fitness sold: California company buys local chain of health clubs

Axiom Fitness has new owners. VillaSport of San Rafeal, California, purchased the formerly-locally-owned chain of four gyms. It grows the VillaSport chain from...

Not ‘free, free, free’: Thousands of Idahoans to get checks, refunds after ‘deceptive’ ads for TurboTax

Intuit, the maker of tax software TurboTax, used to run ads touting "TurboTax Free is free. Free free free free." But, it wasn't free for...

Meridian brewery Loose Screw is under new ownership

Meridian’s Loose Screw Beer Company is now under new ownership.  The brewery is now being led by local husband and wife Mike and Pam Garcia....

Deal Flow: $3.5 billion in deals: Idaho saw hundreds of companies raise money, merge or sell in 2021

The yearly Idaho Deal Flow Report was released Tuesday during the annual Capital Connect Conference in Boise. The report tracks hundreds of mergers, acquisitions,...

Waste giant Republic Services set to acquire Idaho company US Ecology

Boise-based US Ecology - formerly known as American Ecology - is set to be acquired by Phoenix-based Republic Services. You might recognize the Republic name...

Bluebird opening three new car washes in the Treasure Valley

After last month's dirt rain storm, dozens of vehicles lined up at car washes across the Treasure Valley. Bluebird Express Car Wash was no...

40-year Boise real estate firm Group One sold to Colorado firm

Long time Boise real estate firm Group One Sotheby's has been acquired. Majestic Realty LLC purchased the firm, bringing its total number of Sotheby's-branded...

Workout in a sauna? New hot exercise studio opens in Boise

Hot yoga studios have been open in the Treasure Valley for a while. Now, a new hot workout studio is open where not only...

Newspaper companies struggling to attract carriers amid labor shortage, more flexible work options

Brenda Story knows the ins and outs of Eagle’s sprawling subdivisions like the back of her hand.  Six nights a week, she weaves in and...

Albertsons says Cerberus ownership and Kroger valuation factors in strategic review

In February, Boise-based Albertsons Companies said it would launch a strategic review of the company, a move that could point to an acquisition, sale,...

‘A good acquisition’: Boise’s MetaGeek purchased by Canadian company

Boise-based firm MetaGeek has been acquired by Waterloo, Canada-based Auvik, the companies announced today. The tie-up will combine MetaGeek's wi-fi experience with Auvik's...

Ada Co. looking for businesses to lease The Turf Club at Expo Idaho

Ada County is looking for businesses interested in leasing a facility on the sprawling grounds of Expo Idaho. The Turf Club, located at the corner...

New program aims to bring more Latino interns to Idaho newsrooms

Hoping to increase representation for Latinos in Idaho journalism, a new fund will help place interns in local newsrooms. Spearheaded by former Idaho Statesman reporters...