The Office of Economic Development’s Daily Digest is a daily resource for business people. Here are three of our most clicked through stories for the week of April 14.
2014 NONPROFIT SALARY AND BENEFITS
SHIBUMI PROMISES A REAL RAMEN EXPERIENCE ON CAPITOL HILL
The cauldrons of broth are bubbling behind the ramen bar at Shibumi as Eric Stapelman opened his new Japanese eatery this week on Capitol Hill. The restaurant is the latest addition to the newly- constructed Collins on Pine building. Shibumi offers Japanese appetizers, small plates, and three types of Wagyu beef sold by the ounce.
RETAIL EXPERTS OFFER IDEAS FOR HOW TO HELP DOWNTOWN
Downtown Seattle retailers are struggling to maintain the unique nature of the downtown area with locally owned stores. The Downtown Seattle Association organized a panel of retail experts last week who said a mix of local, regional, and national retailers is key to making downtown successful. Maria Royer, principal at retail brokerage Real Retail said that on several occasions she has urged landlords to give small retailers a break on rent to improve the mix of retail on a street.
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