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Mall retailers optimistic after Scheels leaves

Mall retailers optimistic after Scheels leaves

Scheels Sporting Goods has officially closed in the Rimrock Mall, but mall retailers say they are optimistic after losing a major anchor tenant.

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Montana patents

Below are listed U.S. patents issued to Montana inventors June 24 through July 15, 2014. For assistance in patent filing, call Billings paten…

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From the Editor: Our community is better because of people like Paul Metzger

Thousands of people, many of them not yet born, stand to benefit from the generosity of Paul Metzger, the Laurel farmer who left $38 million f…

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Amazon hopes to swipe market share with mobile payment app

NEW YORK — Amazon is taking direct aim at mobile payment systems such as Square by introducing the Amazon Local Register, a credit card proces…

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Banking on the boom: Five minutes with Colter DeVries

Banking on the boom: Five minutes with Colter DeVries

Colter DeVries, a business relationship manager with Wells Fargo Bank in Billings, has been getting a firsthand view of the energy boom in Nor…

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Montana Energy Quarterly: Carbon capture research project under way in Montana

Montana Energy Quarterly: Carbon capture research project under way in Montana

The effort to address climate change has gone underground, in a matter of speaking.

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Travel and Leisure: Your smart phone will be your best traveling companion

What’s next in corporate travel technology? Your smart phone is your hotel room key? Yes, it’s on its way and in some cases, already here.

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Women business owners at a disadvantage when seeking bank loans

Women are a growing force in the business world, but if they own a company, they may still struggle to get a loan from a bank.

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Architects, designers preparing for a changing climate

There’s little question many architects and builders are convinced of the threat of climate change and are urging clients to plan for a future…

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Google, Barnes & Noble team up to promote same-day book delivery

Google and Barnes & Noble, taking on their mutual rival Amazon.com, have paired up to offer same-day delivery of books purchased online.

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Better Business: Charitable giving makes us feel better, but know the ropes before you do

There are good business reasons why companies, large and small, should participate in charitable giving. Studies have shown that customers hav…

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Battle in the Bull Mountains: Northern Plains files suit to overturn coal lease

Battle in the Bull Mountains: Northern Plains files suit to overturn coal lease

Cracks in the ground, some deeper than a man’s height, are cropping up on hillsides in the Bull Mountains.

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Big Sky Economic Development: Own a business? You should have a plan

Big Sky Economic Development: Own a business? You should have a plan

When running or starting your own business, it can be easy to slip into self-deception. This begins when you start rationalizing any opposing …

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Sales Moves: Follow these tips when meeting with the CEO

Everyone tells you to meet with the decision maker.

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Business licenses

The following business licenses were issued during July 2014. The information is collected by the city of Billings. Fed Ex Ground Package Sys…

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Montana patents

Below are listed U.S. patents issued to Montana inventors June 24 through July 15, 2014. For assistance in patent filing, call Billings paten…

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Personal finance: Don't delay estate planning; your heirs will thank you

Personal finance: Don't delay estate planning; your heirs will thank you

Estate planning is a task that people tend to put off, as any discussion of “the end” tends to be off-putting. However, those who leave this w…

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Construction Zone: Empire Parking Garage adds variety, additional parking for downtown

Construction Zone: Empire Parking Garage adds variety, additional parking for downtown

Change is in the air. Over the past several years, downtown Billings has witnessed a massive transformation, including remodeled buildings alo…

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Construction Zone: Alpha-Omega Disaster Restoration completes renovation

Construction Zone: Alpha-Omega Disaster Restoration completes renovation

Willy Johnson and his wife, Julie, are pressure cookers.

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Have You Heard: Big gains and a loss for downtown Billings

Downtown Billings is gaining two new hot spots while another is leaving for the West End.

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