August / September 2015
Retail and Franchising Issue

Kern Business Journal is a bi-monthly publication of the The Bakersfield Californian's Specialty Publications Division, with the assistance of the County of Kern, Kern Economic Development Corp. (KEDC) and the Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce. The journal showcases business and industry developments across Kern County. Everything from Bakersfield to Boron is covered!

Approximately 15,000 copies are mailed and distributed in selected newspaper racks. The journal’s target audience includes business owners and managers, investors, economic development advocates, and local, state and federal government officials.

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Featured Articles


Demand grows but so do challenges

Business Culture

Les Schwab business philosophy cultivates connections for life

The Shops at River Walk

New businesses flourish by giving locally

Outlets at Tejon

New experiences for shoppers, opportunities for retailers

Plan Well and Prosper

The sky is the limit for business growth in Bakersfield

New Businesses

A checklist for starting a new business