By Amrita Jayakumar and Abha Bhattarai, The Washington Post
December 1, 2013 3:55 p.m.
WASHINGTON — For the first time in about a decade, Arlington, Va., resident Angelica Talan did not brave the November cold for the holiday sales that many retailers launched on Thanksgiving Day this year.
By Richard Biggs for The Columbian
December 1, 2013 6 a.m.
Any company moving into international markets faces countless tough questions in choosing the best route for the company and its products. But making the right choice can help you and your company avoid costly mistakes.
Boeing surely must have figured it was offering its International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Machinist Union employees and Washington lawmakers a deal they would not -- they dared not -- refuse. But with as many as 20,000 future jobs on the line, all bets are now off.
More often than not, there's been little to cheer about Clark County's recovery since the economic crash ended more than three years ago. But even a hard-core pessimist would be hard-pressed to avoid cracking a smile at the numbers the region put up last month.