Just as Wal-Mart prepares to open its second Neighborhood Market in Vancouver and its third Clark County Supercenter in Battle Ground, the giant retailer appears to be moving forward with plans for a long-mothballed project in Orchards.
Vancouver — Betsy Henning, founder and CEO of the Vancouver-based marketing and communications firm AHA! , will offer advice on what it takes to "unleash your brand value" at Clark County PubTalk on Tuesday at the Fort Vancouver Artillery Barracks, 600 East Hatheway Road.
The Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday charged that Hewlett-Packard had violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act when subsidiaries in three countries made improper payments to government officials to obtain or retain lucrative public contracts. H-P will pay more than $108 million to settle the SEC’s charges and a parallel criminal case announced Wednesday by the U.S. Department of Justice.
When President Obama permanently grounded America's space shuttles a couple of years ago, he made a huge mistake. He gave Russia carte blanche over the International Space Station, and we now pay $70 million each for our astronauts to hitch a ride.