Business Operations

Following the company's winding road

From 1951, 1958, 1975 and 1991

Microsoft, Starbucks and Amazon helped put Seattle “on the map” in the 1990s, but a record label with a penchant for irreverence and a knack for subversive marketing had a lot to do with it, too.

"The medical cannabis market alone would have the potential to reach nearly an estimated €36 billion."

“No city in the world has been a petri dish for as many retailers that expanded nationally or internationally."

Especially in the shadow of Amazon, savvy Seattle retailers know they must make the shopping experience special if they want to survive and thrive.

The appointment of former Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowhahi as Uber's new chief executive in August signaled a new direction for the troubled company, but it still faces many problems.

Electric aircraft are going to happen. Kirkland-based Zunum Aero plans to make some of it happen here.