Business on the Eastside of Lake Washington

Paul Schmidt Joins Fresh Healthy Vending as CMO

San Diego-based Fresh Healthy Vending a pioneer in healthy vending recently announced that industry veteran Paul Schmidt has signed on as the company’s first Chief Marketing Officer. Paul will oversee and lead all brand, strategy and marketing initiatives for the company’s two brands, Fresh Healthy Vending (FHV) and Reis and Ivry’s. “With such an impressive… Continue Reading

43,000 Pounds of Unified Grocers Food and Household Items Donated to Emergency Food Network

Unified Grocers hosted their annual Unified Sell-abration Pacific Northwest – a private selling show showcasing quality food and products available to their customers, suppliers, and brokers. The event was held on February 17 and 18 at the Greater Tacoma Convention and Trade Center. This year, vendors were given the opportunity to donate products left over… Continue Reading

Finnish S-Bank takes fueling mobile

S-Bank is set on making everyday life easier by bringing a new mobile fueling feature to its award-winning S-Mobile iPhone app. The unique service now combines mobile fueling with mobile banking, a retail customer loyalty program, and targeted customer coupons. Mobile fueling features easy gas pump activation, invisible mobile payments, and navigation to the nearest… Continue Reading

The Home Team at KING 5 Launches a New Era

KING 5 raises the curtain on local news with a curbside studio in the heart of SoDo.   (you read this here first because this was release sent to us under ’embargo’ and we say on our website, we do not know what that is) Seattle, Wash., February 15, 2016:  Western Washington’s first, highest rated and most… Continue Reading

NAHREP Announces New 2016 Diamond Partners

New American Funding, Alterra Home Loans pledge support to advance sustainable Latino homeownership    San Diego, CA  The National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP) announced two new additions to the organization’s growing list of diamond level partners, New American Funding and Alterra Home Loans, both of which are Latino-owned businesses. Diamond partners support… Continue Reading

CHEF JOSÉ CHESA’S SECOND RESTAURANT CHESA OPENS FEBRUARY 23

Named after his father José Chesa Senior, Chesa celebrates family and its connection with food, from its Spanish modern menu and charcoal infused dishes to its decor    Acclaimed chef José Chesa’s first restaurant, Ataula, tells the story of a second-generation chef and restaurateur and his version of traditional Spanish dishes. His newest restaurant, Chesa,… Continue Reading

WINE AND GRAPE INDUSTRY ANNOUNCES HONORS

The Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers recognized achievements of industry leaders at an Honor Reception held during their annual Convention held in Kennewick last week. The annual awards were for Grower of the Year, Industry Service, Lifetime Achievement, and Restaurant Appreciation. About 2,000 state, national, and international participants from the grape and wine industry… Continue Reading

Prestigious Wineries, Guest Speakers and Chefs to headline Celebrate Walla Walla Valley Wine – The World of Cabernet Sauvignon

More than 60 Walla Walla Valley winemakers, three internationally known guest winemakers, two Master Sommeliers and four award-winning chefs will come together this June for Celebrate Walla Walla Valley Wine – The World of Cabernet Sauvignon. The fourth annual event will held June 16-18, 2016 in Walla Walla, Washington. “Celebrate continues to grow into one of the country’s top… Continue Reading

Grizzly Announces Fresh Healthy Vending Website Revamp

The Nation’s Leading Healthy Vending Franchise Teamed up With Grizzly to Revamp Its Site, Simplifying the Navigation and Enhancing the Overall Display Grizzly, an independent creative agency based in San Diego, recently unveiled the newly designed website for Fresh Healthy Vending International, Inc. (OTCQB: VEND), the leading franchiser of healthy-alternative vending machines and micro markets.… Continue Reading

VIP CINEMA SEATING EXPANDS MANUFACTURING FACILITIES TO 600,000 SQ FT

The world’s largest manufacturer of premium cinema seating, VIP Cinema Seating, has announced yet another major production expansion, the second within a year, which will vastly expand manufacturing capacity while maintaining VIP’s commitment to American-made quality. Since VIP’s introduction of luxury reclining seating to the theatre industry in 2008, they have completed over 200 projects, amid… Continue Reading