Tuesday, July 23, 2013


Daily Biz Briefs

Today’s Top Headlines:

Local developer buys former Nalley’s site
Jobless rates up slightly in June from May
Retail sales get back to 2008 levels
Honors to 3 Mason County women
Lee, Flaherty join 40 honoree ranks

Local developer buys former Nalley’s site

A local investor, Puget Sound Industrial LLC, has bought the former Birds Eye Foods industrial plant in Tacoma’s Nalley Valley. [Read more]

Jobless rates up slightly in June from May

Join us August 7 at 6:00 p.m. at Point Defiance Zoo & AquariumStatewide unemployment in June was 6.8 percent seasonally adjusted, according to new data released this morning by Employment Security Department. This compares to 7.6 percent for the U.S. as a whole.  [Read more]

Retail sales get back to 2008 levels

Taxable retail sales statewide for the first quarter of 2013 were up 8.0 percent to $26 billion, for the first time reaching Q1-2008 levels.  [Read more]

Honors to 3 Mason County women

Three outstanding, local business women in Mason County have been named to receive the 2013 American Business Women’s Award from Mason General Hospital Foundation. [Read more]

Lee, Flaherty join 40 honoree ranks

Daily Biz Briefs is highlighting individual honorees from the 2013 “40 Under Forty” recognition program. In each of the next 9 editions, we will feature two from the class of 40 youthful leaders in the South Sound.  [Read more]

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