Category Archives: Consumers

What to Give Those that Already Have it All This Holiday Season: A Guide from Guide Dogs for the Blind

The holiday season is just around the corner, which means it’s time to find the perfect gifts for your loved ones. But, what do you give to those who already have everything? Give them something you can’t buy in stores. Donate to Guide Dogs for the Blind (GDB) in their name. Not only will this… Continue Reading

Bellevue Magic Season Ice Arena Offers Free Admission on “Library Appreciation Day”

Bellevue Magic Season Ice Arena Offers Free Admission on “Library Appreciation Day”

King County Library System card holders receive free Bellevue Ice Arena admission on November 28 Begin your holidays and skate into Bellevue’s “Magic Season” for free at its ice arena on “Library Appreciation Day,” held on Tuesday, November 28, 3-9pm. For the second year in a row, the Bellevue Downtown Association (BDA) is offering “Library… Continue Reading

Google and Walmart Partner to Battle Amazon

This post first appeared at Local Business Scoop by Sridhar Ramaswamy, Senior Vice President of Ads & Commerce at Google Shopping isn’t always as easy as it should be. When was the last time you needed to pick up something from the store but didn’t have the time to make the trip? Or you went… Continue Reading

Costco, Target and Walmart Partner with Google to Go to War Against Amazon

by Sridhar Ramaswamy, Senior Vice President of Ads & Commerce at Google Shopping isn’t always as easy as it should be. When was the last time you needed to pick up something from the store but didn’t have the time to make the trip? Or you went to the store only to realize they didn’t… Continue Reading

francesca’s to Open New Boutique at Redmond Town Center

francesca’s has announced the opening of a new boutique in Redmond at Redmond Town Center. The boutique is set to open in August and will offer the latest in women’s apparel, jewelry, shoes, accessories, and gift items. Since opening its doors in Houston, Texas in 1999, francesca’s has expanded to over 670 boutiques and outlets… Continue Reading

THE BUTCHART GARDENS ‘BANS THE BOTTLE’

Move will eliminate 80,000 single-use plastic water bottles each year from the environment March 22nd, 2017 Victoria, B. C. – In recognition of World Water Day, The Butchart Gardens has removed the sale of all single-use plastic water bottles as an extension of their existing environmental practices. Instead, The Gardens is encouraging visitors to bring… Continue Reading

Alexa Voice Shopping Now Includes Prime Now Delivery Option

Today, Amazon launched its fastest and easiest way to shop: Alexa voice shopping through Prime Now. Tens of thousands of daily essentials are available for free two-hour delivery by simply asking Alexa to order from Prime Now. Alexa can order multiple items at once, make recommendations and will automatically choose the next available 2-hour delivery… Continue Reading

6 Ways to Secure Enough Money for a Happy Retirement

As the song goes ‘You load sixteen tons and what do you get? Another day older and deeper in debt.’ Well, it doesn’t need to be that way.   In fact, having enough money for a happy retirement is not a mirage. It just takes some planning, hard work, and dedication to make it happen. With… Continue Reading

Business News Changes for Bellevue and Eastside of Lake Washington

It has been our pleasure to support Bellevue and the Eastside over the last 12 years. Unfortunately, we were not able to build mutual support from local businesses and can no longer spend the time and resources on promoting local businesses for free. The following domains and sites are available for sale, trade or partnerships:… Continue Reading

New Seasons on Mercer Island to Celebrate Grand Opening on November 10

The region’s best produce, meats and sustainably caught seafood, a friendly staff, delicious tastings, special grand opening deals and a celebratory “Bread Breaking” await Mercer Island residents with the Nov. 10 New Seasons store opening at 2755 77th Ave. S.E. CEO Wendy Collie, New Seasons’ executive team and store leaders will be joined by local… Continue Reading