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Locally Owned Shops Often Avoid Black Friday Fervor

While many locally owned shops have sales, lines and pre-dawn openings primarily for big box retailers

This holiday shopping season, merchants expect to make about forty percent of their annual sales. Experts say visitors from Mexico will provide one third of those purchases.

Holiday Retail Sales Expected to Pick Up Slightly in Tucson

Continued slow, steady growth means small boost for businesses.

Arizona Tax Amnesty Program Returns Exceed Expectations

Tax scofflaws paid up in droves, bringing state $46 million in revenues over 2 months.

Unemployment Rates Drop in Tucson and Statewide

State numbers have shown recent anomalies, but appear to have returned to normal

A Bigger Mexican Middle Class Can Boost Arizona Business

Border communities encouraged to take action to take advantage

METRO WEEK: Working with Mexico for Business Success

Focus should be on working together, Latin America trade expert says

Ortega Shoes opened in 1923 in Douglas, AZ

Southern Arizona Retailers Rely on Mexican Consumers

Without Mexican clients, Ortega Shoes would have to close stores

Design drawing for Peach Properties' proposed development of downtown Tucson's Ronstadt Transit Center.

Downtown Tucson Transit Center Developer Selected

Peach Properties wins city OK for 4.7-acre Ronstadt site, including four buildings.

Mexico's Emerging Middle Class Can Benefit Southern Arizona

Unless Arizona repairs relationships with Mexico - California and Texas will benefit

Heriloom turkey varieties.

Cost of Thanksgiving Dinner Up 3.5 Percent in Arizona

Turkey prices are down, but all the trimmings are adding up.

Business Report: Tucson CFOs Make Local Business Run

CFOs work in all sectors, help the dollars and cents flow, keep the lights on

METRO WEEK: Federal Spending Built Much of Tucson

Economists say Tucson depends on federal dollars– here’s a look at how much.

Number of Homes For Sale in Tucson Rebounds; Prices Rise

Abnormally low inventory may have boosted home sales prices in recent months

St. Gregory College Preparatory School is installing one of the largest solar energy systems in a Tucson school, producing 140 kilowatts of electricity.

Tucson Electric's Falling Profits Spark Proposed Rate Increase

Utility's sales have dropped due to energy efficiency, grid upkeep costs of $1B.

Three Ingredients to Launch a Successful Startup

Local groups use events, classes, and festivals to entice startups to Tucson or help Tucsonans get their own companies up and going

Tucson Electric Seeks $12 Monthly Rate Increase

Proposal would restructure rates, including changing subsidies for solar.

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