August 2014

From this Issue

Confusing application of city’s B&O tax leaves service businesses in a quandary.

Seattle steamrolled local firms in the minimum-wage crusade because employers lacked a unified front.

Robust Seattle tourism industry keeps growing

Blab’s ‘crystal ball’ helps advertisers anticipate consumer behavior.

And it's looking for room to expand.

It's a battery-powered successor to the jeepney.

Truck maker continues a long tradition of delivering dramatic results — without much drama.

Max Grover makes you smile — and reflect.

Five patio spots to savor when the weather permits.

Don’t be fooled. Seattle traffic will be a nightmare without a highway alternative to I-5.

Market president draws on many experiences to guide Regence BlueShield through the health care minefield.

Boeing, UW Medicine and Providence Health & Services give health care management a boost; Senator Randi Becker and Premera Blue Cross do the opposite.

Employers need to look more closely at those who’ve been out of work longer than six months.

If clients are dissatisfied, your employees can probably tell you why.