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Business briefs

Sleep Country USA, the Northwest’s largest seller of premium mattresses, recently opened its newest store in Auburn – part of its continued expansion into Northwest communities.

  • Aug 18, 2008

Auburn Reporter Business Briefs | Aug. 16

• Robin Hood Pizza now is open at 3108 A St. SE, Suite D, under the operation of Biclass Singh and Surinder Kaur.

  • Aug 15, 2008

Auburn Business Briefs | August 2

• Valley Community Bancshares, Inc., the parent of Valley Bank, reported record operating earnings for the six-month period ended June 30. For the period, earnings increased 29 percent to $1,242,000, or $1.08 per diluted share compared to $961,000 or $0.83 per diluted share during the same period a year ago. Assets at June 30, 2008 totaled $205 million.

  • Aug 1, 2008

Auburn Business Briefs | July 19

• Auburn’s Cheryl J. Bidleman was hired as the new human resource director at Tacoma Goodwill, effective July 7.

  • Jul 18, 2008

ADA needs volunteers for board

The Auburn Downtown Association is currently seeking volunteers to fill openings on the board of directors and formulate

  • Jul 18, 2008

Jetta goes the extra mile in fuel challenge

Matthew Welch, the general manager of Auburn Volkswagen, practices what he preaches. He believes the new Jetta Turbo Diesel can match or beat the leading… Continue reading

Auburn Business Briefs | July 16

• Roy Putra is the new store manager at Stone Mountain Flooring Outlet of Auburn.

  • Jul 15, 2008

Fields & Co. restaurant at Auburn Transit Station looks to open

An ambitious Auburn couple has a dream, and their refreshing concept – dinner by the train – hopefully will succeed in the months ahead. Cyndi and Bruce Fields are determined to complete the final steps that would open the doors to a 2,900-square-foot, 65-seat full-service restaurant at the Auburn Transit Station. The project – Fields & Co., at 110 Second St. SW, Suite 125 – is about 90 percent done.

Auburn sports memorabilia store opens

• Player’s Sports opened for business on July 1 at 620 Auburn Way S. in Suite E. Owner Jeff Hulse invites customers to “find something for the player in you.”

  • Jul 9, 2008

Vintage furniture store celebrates 20 years | Auburn Business Briefs

A look at what's happening in the Auburn business world.

  • Jun 30, 2008

Auburn’s Fresh Finds produce back on West Valley Highway

The boys are back. The popular produce stand along West Valley Highway – Fresh Finds: Fresh Fruit & Vegetables – is open with a larger inventory of fruits and vegetables. “The main reason we came back is the relationships we created. We had many people asking us to come back,” said Joe Brandt, one of the stand’s chief operators who introduced the business to Auburn-area customers last spring.

  • Jun 19, 2008

Auburn music shop strikes a chord with collectors

A jingle of vintage jazz fills the room as Chuck Paulson surveys his musical museum, a shop of widespread collections.