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July 7, 2010

ColoradoBiz Update

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Today in ColoradoBiz Update


Who owns Colorado: nipped in the bud

As of mid-year it seemed the bubble hadn't popped but had stopped swelling. As far as medical marijuana centers are concerned, the rush for commercial space has petered out. By David Lewis

Grocery showdown: SmartCo Foods

The store opened at 6 a.m. with a crowd of 450 waiting. The first people in line had arrived around midnight to get the grocery giveaway promised to the first customers. By Randi Abels

Grocery showdown: Sunflower Farmer's Market

Sunflower Farmer's Market and SmartCo Foods shared an opening day recently, but that's pretty much all they have in common. By Randi Abels 

Overdraft is so over


No one wants to hold up the coffee line because a $4 purchase was just denied. But having to opt in to overdraft puts consumers in the driver's seat. By Chris Myklebust

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