Welcome to the You Decade. Retailers have a much better understanding of what it takes to get you to open your wallet.
Madeline Haydon is one of thousands of entrepreneurs across the country betting that more healthful, planet-friendly foods and beverages will make them good money. Many are cashing in with tech-like returns, thanks to an ecosystem of investors eager to buy in, consumers ready to try new, “clean” food and food giants hungry for acquisitions.
Seattle-based Convoy has been busy since it launched — with a splashy roster of investors — an online service linking shippers and truck-freight carriers in October 2015.
Harvey Kanter has taken Blue Nile, a struggling online jeweler, and returned it to a growth trajectory. In November, the publicly traded company with 350 employees reached a $500 million agreement to be taken private by an investor group composed of funds managed by Bain Capital Private Equity and Bow Street LLC.
It’s impossible to pinpoint the moment at which the phrase “tech company” ceased to have meaning. It’s easy to detect that, wherever and whenever that point was, we’re well beyond it now.
Textio uses a machine-learning engine to tailor job postings so companies get more candidates who are better suited to job openings.
Dr. Paul Ramsey begins most weekday mornings by rowing on Lake Union. On weekends, he’s likely to do bike rides of 50 or 100 miles. These rituals — daily journeys, if you will — have helped prepare him for a 40-year-plus career in medicine and administration.
In a partnership with the Washington Health Alliance (WHA), Seattle Business magazine this year selected one category from the WHA’s annual Community Checkup ranking of health care organizations and looked at the overall performance of the medical groups serving commercially insured patients.
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