Small Business

Small businesses respond to mask mandate lift

5 ViewsAlthough Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham lifted New Mexico’s indoor mask mandate in mid-February, small businesses have been deciding for themselves whether or not they really want to stop wearing masks. Matt Alexander, the owner of Picture Perfect Photo Lab, said he allowed his employees to vote on if they wanted

Who’s applying to be New Mexico’s first cannabis producers?

4 ViewsALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – In just two months since the Cannabis Control Division (CCD) began accepting applications for producer licenses, there have already been more than 1,500 applications started by would-be entrepreneurs, according to the CCD. Of those, more than 1,000 of the applications are for what are called “microbusinesses,” or

Tech Company connected to ex-NM house member files federal suit

2 ViewsNEW MEXICO (KRQE) – The company at the center of the fraud case against former House Representative Sheryl Williams Stapleton claims they are an innocent victim. The owner of Robotics has filed a federal suit to get almost a half-million dollars the feds have seized.

NM winery adapts as worker shortage leads to ‘necessary evil’

4 ViewsALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – As New Mexico’s worker shortage continues, some business owners are adapting, including at some of the state’s vineyards. They’ve rebounded from the drought, but as a 5th-generation farmer told KOB 4, the way some operate may have changed forever.

Texas software firm announces 250 new jobs in Albuquerque

2 ViewsWATCH NOW: ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Top Albuquerque city and the state of New Mexico officials are expected to make a jobs announcement Monday morning. KRQE News 13 will livestream coverage of the announcement on this website beginning around 10 a.m.

Ojo Spa Resorts looking to hire new employees as business booms

5 ViewsALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The search for relaxation has local spa businesses like Ojo Santa Fe flooded with calls of people requesting appointments. “It’s hard to imagine, but as recently as about six months ago, we were closed,”  said James Walker, the marketing director for Ojo Spa Resorts.