STOCKBOX BRINGS GOOD FOOD TO WHERE PEOPLE LIVE
On Sunday, Stockbox, the grocery store in a re-purposed storage container, ended its trial run of what two local business-school grads hope will be an answer to the national problem of “food deserts” – high-density, often low-income neighborhoods that lack access to healthful foods. As part of a local effort to address these “food deserts,” the Seattle Office of Economic Development helped Stockbox buy its refrigeration units through the Healthy Foods Here program.
OED ANNOUNCES AN INTEGRATED BUSINESS RETENTION AND EXPANSION SERVICES REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS
OFFICE OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
The City of Seattle’s Office of Economic Development (OED) currently seeks partners with strong industry expertise and the capacity to support the retention and growth of Seattle businesses in one or more targeted sectors including maritime, clean tech, life sciences, industrial, logistics, information tech, and more.
WHO RULES THE GLOBAL ECONOMY?
NEW YORK TIMES
It seems that many of today’s economists see the global economy as a “decentralized competitive market that cannot be ruled.” They no longer ask who controls the global economy even though new evidence suggests that interlocking transnational companies have a high concentration of global economic clout.