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An already crowded Puget Sound-region retailing sector is about to become even more so.CVS Pharmacy is the largest drugstore chain in the United States when measuring by number of locations, but none of its 7,400 stores are...
Starbucks’ fortunes were fading six years ago when Howard Schultz, who years earlier had stepped away from day-to-day  operations, took back the reins as CEO and engineered a dramatic turnaround. Now, Schultz is...
If Jane Park were to describe her fashion sense in one word, it would be “bombshell.” At least that’s how the customizable style profiles at her beauty company’s website have her pegged. It might also apply to her business...
Startup Weekend, the Seattle-based nonprofit that runs 54-hour entrepreneurial brainstorming sessions all over the world (see page 20), recognized the importance of design last summer when it launched Startup Weekend Maker...
We have deep roots in engineering through Boeing and in computer science and software through Microsoft. We have a rich culture of art and craft and an appreciation of things well made. Add to that a more demanding global...