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Farberware opens in Boise Factory Outlets mall (access required)

Farberware, an old-line producer of cookware and kitchen accessories, has opened a store in the Boise Factory Outlets mall, boosting the mall’s occupancy to 72 percent. The century-old company, which makes pots, pans, cutlery, china and small kitchen appliances, was ...

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Boise office furnishings firm 'flourishes' (access required)

Budget Office Furnishings, which has increased its profits in a sluggish economy as clients look to cut expenses, plans to move to larger quarters on Cole Road near the law-enforcement complex on Barrister Drive. The Boise business has leased the ...

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Worker’s comp rates may drop again (access required)

A national organization that influences how worker’s-compensation insurers in Idaho set their premiums has recommended a decrease for the second straight year. The National Council on Compensation Insurance recommends that Idaho compensation insurers collect an average of 2.7 percent less ...

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Commentary: Cheap Linux OS poses potential pitfalls (access required)

A new computer for $199? That is the price of the SYSMAR710, which Wal-Mart recently began offering on its website. Should you get one? As you might have guessed, there is a catch or two. The SYSMAR710 is definitely not ...

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Extended Systems trims loss to 16 cents a share (access required)

Extended Systems Inc. reduced its net losses and increased its sales during the first quarter of its fiscal year. The Boise technology company’s net loss of $2 million for the quarter ended Sept. 30, or 16 cents per share, was ...

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Fred A. Moreton & Co. to move insurance brokerage to larger Boise quarters (access required)

Commercial insurance brokerage Fred A. Moreton & Co. has stuck with its plan to moving to larger Boise quarters, even as the industry continues to face challenges. Moreton planned to open in its new building, at U.S. 20-26 and Explorer ...

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Money moves from stocks to commercial property (access required)

Weary of waiting for a sagging stock market to rise again, many people are trying to line up commercial real estate investments instead. Gary Bates, a partner in Michener Investments in Boise, characterized the Boise-area investment real estate market as ...

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American Institute of Architects presents awards for excellence in design (access required)

The Idaho chapter of the American Institute of Architects has presented awards to seven Idaho architects for excellence in design. Winners included Scott Straubhar and Greg Ugrin, of Boise firm Hummel Architects. Receiving the Idaho AIA’s Citation Award were: Jeff ...

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New bagel bakery due in old shop downtown (access required)

The once and future bagel bakery at Fourth and Main streets in downtown Boise will be back in business by mid-November.Scott Lung, who founded Rocky Mountain Bagel Bakery nine years ago and later sold it to chain operators, plans to ...

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