Spaceworks Tacoma grows a new tenant — Poppy & Co.

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Thursday, August 9, 2012

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Spaceworks Tacoma grows a new tenant — Poppy & Co.

Spaceworks Tacoma has added its third downtown success story during the past six months — Poppy & Co, a co-op of local furniture painters, including Nest, Mod Century, The Modern Cottage Co. with Bride on a Bike, and Euphemeral Designs with Restoration House Interiors. [Read more]

Trade deficit narrows in June

Anchor Bank - Money when you need it.June exports of $185 billion and imports of $227.9 billion resulted in a goods and services deficit of $42.9 billion, down from a revised $48 billion in May, according to the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis.

June exports were $1.7 billion more than May exports of $183.3 billion. June imports were $3.5 billion less than May imports of $231.4 billion. [Read more]

Weyerhaeuser declares dividend

The Board of Directors of Weyerhaeuser Co. has declared a dividend of 15 cents per share on the common stock of the corporation payable Sept. 14 to shareholders of record at the close of business Aug. 30. [Read more]

Meth ingredient tracking system stops more than 13,300 sales

A statewide tracking system that monitors over-the-counter ingredients used to make methamphetamine blocked more than 13,300 sales during the last nine months. [Read more]

Home prices up, but buyers frustrated with lack of inventory

U.S. Home prices posted an annual gain of 3 percent during July across 19 major markets, according to Redfin’s Real-Time Home Price Tracker. However, inventory levels continued to decline, with a 28.1 percent drop in homes for sale compared to the same time last year. [Read more]

People on the Move

Sgt. Maj. Matthew Brady has joined Madigan Healthcare System as command sergeant major. He will assume the responsibilities of the senior enlisted adviser and second half of the Madigan command team. [Read more]

Networking, not Internet cruising, still lands most jobs

For the fifth year in a row, person-to-person networking has proven to be the most effective way of finding a new job, according to a study of more than 46,000 individuals who received outplacement services from Right Management, the talent and career management expert within ManpowerGroup. [Read more]


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