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Six Tips for Global Business Growth: Put Your Banker to Work

Six Tips for Global Business Growth: Put Your Banker to Work

By Jim Morehead, Market Executive, Global Commercial Banking
Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Bank of America Merrill Lynch Bellevue Business Journal

In today’s robust global economy, Seattle-area businesses may want to consider sourcing and selling in foreign markets to grow their business. Whether your company is a recognized technology titan, a growing start-up or a local supplier – plenty of opportunity exists to expand your business overseas.

Washington State’s position in the global economy is strong. According to the Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration there are 10,901 small and medium-sized goods exporters in Washington. Since 2007 the state’s exports to U.S. Free Trade Agreement partners have grown by 24 percent.   

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Reader Editorial:  Where’s the Leadership Around Planned January 2019 Closure of SR 99 in Seattle?

Reader Editorial: Where’s the Leadership Around Planned January 2019 Closure of SR 99 in Seattle?

STATEWIDE MEDIA & BUSINESS ALERT- 3 WEEK INTERSTATE HIWAY CLOSURE STATE & PUGET SOUND TRANSPORTATION NIGHTMARE. WHY THE MADNESS? WHY NO LEADERSHIP?  Dear Editor:Hello. You may or may not have seen the friendly reminder emails that state of Washington plans to CLOSE DOWN a major north-south interstate hiway 99 in the middle of Seattle for (a minimum)… Continue Reading

Homelessness Beware: Businesses Band Together with Pearl Jam

Homelessness Beware: Businesses Band Together with Pearl Jam

Homelessness Begone: Seattle businesses join Pearl Jam in calling for shared strategy to fight homelessness In conjunction with Pearl Jam’s Home Shows concerts at Safeco Field this week, more than 50 businesses today released a letter committing to a shared strategy toward fighting homelessness in the region. Along with the letter, Pearl Jam guitarist Stone… Continue Reading

Seattle Area Businesses Join Pearl Jam to Call for Shared Strategy on Homelessness

Pearl Jam ‘s Seattle Shows for Homelessness Cause Local Businesses to Call for Unity Pearl Jam ‘s amazing Home Shows concerts at Safeco Field this week have had a great effect already:  causing more than 50 businesses to release a letter committing to a shared strategy toward fighting homelessness in the region. It is hoped… Continue Reading

Francis Montojo, Seattle Native Plays a Key Role in Unique Navy Mission

Francis Montojo, Seattle Native Plays a Key Role in Unique Navy Mission

A 1998 Fairfield High School graduate and Seattle native is serving in the U.S. Navy as part of a crew working aboard Commander, Submarine Group 9. Lt. Cmdr. Francis Montojo, a strategic weapons officer, serves at Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor in Washington, not far from Seattle.  As a strategic weapons officer, Montojo is responsible for overseeing… Continue Reading

Diono Donates Booster Seats To Local Families

Diono Company Donates Booster Seats To Local Families on July 25, 2018. Diono, donated $30,000 worth of booster seats to two local non-profit organizations namely WestSide Baby and Treehouse. The Pacific Northwest’s award winning designer and manufacturer of car seats and strollers for babies will provide the booster seats to underprivileged families and foster children. The booster seat… Continue Reading

The Edgewater Hotel Launches Urban Running and Hiking Program in Partnership with Brooks Running Company

Iconic Seattle Hotel Offers Guests Complimentary Shoe Rentals with Hiking and Running Trail Maps to Promote Health and Wellness The Edgewater, a Noble House Hotel located on the Seattle waterfront, recenty announced a new fitness program and collaboration with Seattle-based Brooks Running Company. Beginning July 21, guests of The Edgewater will receive complimentary shoe rentals… Continue Reading

Chandler’s to Offer Dungeness, King, Bairdi, Soft-Shell and Blue Lump Crab During Crabfest

Chandler’s to Offer Dungeness, King, Bairdi, Soft-Shell and Blue Lump Crab During Crabfest

Chandler’s Crabhouse, a Schwartz Brothers Restaurant, has announced Chandler’s Crabfest and limited edition menu. From Wednesday, April 19, through Memorial Day weekend, diners can celebrate spring in Seattle with ten featured items $40 and under, five different types of crab and 12 new crab preparations.  Famed this April as one of Wine Spectator’s top 12 seafood… Continue Reading

Amazon Celebrates World Book Day with Global Free Library in Seattle Thursday April 20

WHAT:                On Thursday, April 20, Amazon invites the Seattle community to come together to celebrate reading and inspire everyone to take some time for reading and books, in honor of World Book Day (which falls on Sunday, April 23rd).  Amazon will host its first ever celebration of World Book Day with a Global Free Library… Continue Reading

Seattle’s Holiday Wine Fest November 12-13

The 2016 Holiday Wine Fest is poised to be the Pacific Northwest’s largest and most popular tasting exposition. This all-day Saturday and Sunday event features a world-class line-up of local, regional, national and international wines, ciders, spirits, gourmet cuisine and artisan vendors.  The Holiday Wine Fest is the perfect occasion to tempt you and yours… Continue Reading