Press Release March 10, 2014
Fresno’s Marketplace at El Paseo Holds Official Grand Opening
by Gaby Rodriguez, KFSN-TV Fresno, CA
FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) — After eight years of planning and months of construction, residents in Northwest Fresno can now enjoy several new shops. The official grand opening for Marketplace at El Paseo took place on Monday morning, and they started off their first day of business with 95 percent of their spots already leased.
What used to be an old fig farm has now been transformed into the city of Fresno’s newest shopping center. Forty new stores and restaurants are a part of El Paseo shopping center, and Northwest Fresno residents say they enjoy the convenience of having these amenities close by.
Press Release May 7, 2013
Java Detour, Gourmet Coffee Company, Announces New Funding & Major Expansion
New financing to build best-in-class franchise company in fast-growing retail coffee market.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Java Detour, the San Francisco-based gourmet coffee franchise company, announced today the beginning of a new wave of expansion led by a highly experienced team of franchise and retail industry experts. Chief executive officer Harry R. Kraatz , together with father-and-son team Robert A. and Mark Naify , have declared their goal to build one of the world’s great specialty retail coffee brands.