Business and Technology
Seattle takes 2nd shot at plastic bags with ban
Business and Technology
Thursday, 08 December 2011 12:06

Plastic Bag BanAP, SEATTLE - As the city of Seattle considers a ban on plastic bags, a plastic bag maker plans to push a statewide recycling program as a better alternative to an outright prohibition on the thin, disposable bags at retail and grocery stores.

At the same time, a Washington state lawmaker says he is considering a measure next year that would either ban plastic bags statewide or create a uniform ordinance that cities could use if they choose to restrict them.

 
Starbucks acquires juice business for $30M
Business and Technology
Thursday, 17 November 2011 14:44

Edited from AP, Portland, OR. – Starbucks Corp. hopes to do for juice what it's done for coffee.

Starbucks, which changed the way Americans drink coffee, acquired juice maker Evolution Fresh Inc. for $30 million as part of a larger effort to move beyond coffee and focus on health and wellness.

 
H-Mart 2011 Asian Food Festival
Business and Technology
Thursday, 29 September 2011 16:14

H-Mart is going to have their 2011 Asian Food Festival from October 7 through October 10. There will be free food sampling, entertainment and giveaways. If you want to learn more about the Asian food culture, don’t miss out this great opportunity.

H-Mart Federal Way
31217 Pacific Hwy S., Federal Way, WA 98003

 
New Fashion Application to Change the Way People Dress: BFF Officially Launches
Business and Technology
Thursday, 22 September 2011 12:34

BFFNew York, NY- In July when the private social networking tool Best Fashion Friend officially launches its app, the well-worn BFF acronym will take on an entirely new connotation.

BFF is a smartphone app that gives you instant access to a hand- picked group of friends who weigh in on your style dilemmas. Easily snap a photo, create looks using items you own or want in your wardrobe, and best of all, share looks with your BFF’s for real-time advice. No more impulse buys. No more guessing about what will go with what. With BFF you can go forward with confidence: Style. Ask. Wear.

 
Revenue forecast: WA state facing $1.3B shortfall
Business and Technology
Friday, 16 September 2011 12:23

Washington StateAP, OLYMPIA, WASH. - Washington faces a $1.3 billion budget shortfall after a revenue forecast issued Thursday determined that the economy was not showing the signs of recovery that officials had initially expected.

 
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