Small Business

Marsha Harris (left) and her daughter, Bekkie Elser, co-own the new Poulsbo Candy Shoppe on Front Street. Courtesy Photo

Mother-daughter duo brings candy shop to Poulsbo

A mother-daughter-owned old-fashioned candy shop is now open on Front Street. Marsha Harris and her daughter Bekkie Elser co-own Poulsbo Candy Shoppe after choosing to… Continue reading

 

Co-owner Luis Montes with his wife Liliana who also works at the bakery. Tyler Shuey/North Kitsap Herald photos

Mexican-style bakery no longer just online

Co-owner in Poulsbo hopes to expand to other parts of Kitsap

 

KEDA partners with county for small business grant program

KEDA partners with county for small business grant program

Kitsap County has committed $880,000 for small business assistance using federal CARES funding

 

Holly Duncan helps promotes Small Business Saturday at ISH Vintage Costumes and Clothing, located at 249 4th St., Bremerton. ISH has been put on the market by owner Collette Jones.                                (Michelle Beahm | Kitsap News Group file photo)

ISH Vintage Clothing for sale after 13 years in business

Collette Jones wants to find the right person to take over and ‘give it the time and energy it needs.’

Holly Duncan helps promotes Small Business Saturday at ISH Vintage Costumes and Clothing, located at 249 4th St., Bremerton. ISH has been put on the market by owner Collette Jones.                                (Michelle Beahm | Kitsap News Group file photo)
Danielle Gilchrist, left, with her daughter Aeva and mother Marie Carins in front of Gigi’s Emporium PNW. Together they own Gigi’s Emporium and manage both locations on opposite sides of the country.<em> (Courtesy photo)</em>

At Gigi’s, family comes first

New Port Orchard consignment and boutique business has sister location in North Carolina

Danielle Gilchrist, left, with her daughter Aeva and mother Marie Carins in front of Gigi’s Emporium PNW. Together they own Gigi’s Emporium and manage both locations on opposite sides of the country.<em> (Courtesy photo)</em>
Kate Daniels, manager of the Bremerton branch of Liberty Bay Books, says Small Business Saturday is “is a time of coming together.” Liberty Bay Books in Bremerton and Poulsbo is hosting local authors throughout Nov. 25, Small Business Saturday.                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group file photo

Give the gift of reading to loved ones while supporting locally owned businesses

Liberty Bay Books hosts local authors on Nov. 25 for their Small Business Saturday events

Kate Daniels, manager of the Bremerton branch of Liberty Bay Books, says Small Business Saturday is “is a time of coming together.” Liberty Bay Books in Bremerton and Poulsbo is hosting local authors throughout Nov. 25, Small Business Saturday.                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group file photo
Kate Daniels, manager of Liberty Bay Books in Bremerton, shows off one of her favorite books in the store. Daniels said Independent Bookstore Day is “a day of celebration and for people who love reading and books and talking about books and all of the things that are nerdy and fun like that.”                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group

Celebrate independent bookstores April 29

Indie Bookstore Day celebrates small businesses in “a place of fellowship with fellow book lovers.”

Kate Daniels, manager of Liberty Bay Books in Bremerton, shows off one of her favorite books in the store. Daniels said Independent Bookstore Day is “a day of celebration and for people who love reading and books and talking about books and all of the things that are nerdy and fun like that.”                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group