Any successful business owner understands the importance of marketing, but most small businesses don’t have the money to invest.
Only dry cleaner in town shut
Rim Country’s only dry cleaner has closed and many of the 1,500 customers feel taken to the cleaners themselves.
Microbrewery in Pine faces possible restrictions by state
Since tapping their first beers four years ago, THAT Brewery in Pine has experienced rapid growth, distributing kegs everywhere from Tucson to Flagstaff and opening a second location in Cottonwood last year.
What is a hashtag? A woman asked last week in a packed room of small-business owners, glancing around the room nervously to see if it would be met with quizzical “how can you not know” looks.
On Monday night nearly 400 people crowded into the Mazatzal Hotel and Casino ballroom for the unveiling of the Best of the Rim. Some 1,700 people filled out ballots to select their favorite Rim Country businesses, people and places. They cast nearly 90,000 ballots in 70 different categories.
A list of the best places in Rim Country to shop and grab a bite to eat as chosen by our readers.
The 22 winners in the People category.
New owners spent $600,000 to create a distinctive business
It is the only place in town you can pick up a beer growler and a tank of gas.
Payson financial figures suggest slowdown in once sharply recovering construction sector
Rim Country’s economy cooled a bit in November and December, according to Payson’s latest financial tracking report.
The second winery in Gila County has started bottling wine for sale, but it’s not the typical made-from-grapes type of wine.
Chamber session to help block blunders
From opening without a business plan to posting boring posts on Facebook and failing to do basic marketing, several upcoming free seminars will address some of the most common mistakes small-business owners make in Rim Country.
The Time Out Thrift Store is shaping up to relocate.
Two Payson businesses will host ribbon cuttings this week to show off new services for Rim Country residents.
Wide variety of food on menu, but wings are a big draw
After a decade of casual visits, Robert and Jacquie Marshall noticed Payson lacked a true sports bar. So they decided to do something about it.
Drive into Payson with the windows down and the divine smell of Susie’s Q Barbecue pecan-smoked meats waft into the car.