Business

Coffee and conversation: Forum seeks input on Federal Way’s economic conditions

When times get tough, community support can make a world of difference.Coffee and Conversation will take place from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. May 26 at… Continue reading

Federal Way Farmers Market customers Faye Clerget

Locavores target Federal Way Farmers Market | Business Buzz

Today and for many Saturdays to come, local consumers will gather at the Federal Way Farmers Market to buy farm fresh produce while enjoying family,… Continue reading

Federal Way Farmers Market customers Faye Clerget
Joy March handed out Federal Way First T-shirts at the Farmers Market on Saturday

Federal Way First: The importance of buying local

The Federal Way Chamber of Commerce announced its new Federal Way First campaign, with an official kick-off on May 9.Federal Way First is a city-wide… Continue reading

  • May 12, 2009
Joy March handed out Federal Way First T-shirts at the Farmers Market on Saturday

Federal Way sees potential as a regional health care hub

The city council is considering building Federal Way from the ground up as a leader in the health care industry.The council heard a presentation May… Continue reading

The newest members of the Federal Way Chamber of Commerce were announced during the Chamber’s monthly membership luncheon May 6. Pictured left to right: Cathy Kelley and Rachelle McGuire

FW Chamber’s newest members (May 2009)

The newest members of the Federal Way Chamber of Commerce were announced during the Chamber’s monthly membership luncheon May 6.New members include Cathy Kelley and… Continue reading

  • May 8, 2009
The newest members of the Federal Way Chamber of Commerce were announced during the Chamber’s monthly membership luncheon May 6. Pictured left to right: Cathy Kelley and Rachelle McGuire
'Builder Bob' Brooks is the community service liaison for Home Depot in Federal Way.

“Builder Bob” Brooks is the community service liaison with the Federal Way Home Depot.He has been with the store, located on South 352nd Street, for… Continue reading

  • May 5, 2009
'Builder Bob' Brooks is the community service liaison for Home Depot in Federal Way.

Federal Way’s Businesses on the Move program helps attract Doyon and Affiliated Computer Services

Two national corporations have added their names to the list of employers that call Federal Way home.A proactive city effort to attract businesses to Federal… Continue reading

It’s an old myth that foreclosures are a bargain | Tricia Ackerman

A bank-owned property might not be a great bargain.You must do your homework before making an offer. Make sure the price you pay is comparable… Continue reading

  • May 5, 2009
'Builder Bob' Brooks is the community service liaison for Home Depot in Federal Way.
'Builder Bob' Brooks is the community service liaison for Home Depot in Federal Way.
Kimberly DeMile teaches a strength-training routine during a Jazzercise dance fitness class in Federal Way.

Jazzercise offers fitness with a dose of dancing | Federal Way Business Buzz

As a younger woman, Kimberly DeMile, owner of the Federal Way Jazzercise franchise, set out to be a television newscaster until she stepped into an… Continue reading

Kimberly DeMile teaches a strength-training routine during a Jazzercise dance fitness class in Federal Way.

You and your tax refund | Money Matters

You might have already received your tax refund.But given the current economic environment, you might have kept the money in a “holding place” while you… Continue reading

  • Apr 29, 2009

Evergreen Bank moves to new branch, features Federal Way history in lobby

Evergreen Bank will move its Federal Way branch to a new location on April 20. The branch will celebrate with an open house and public… Continue reading

  • Apr 17, 2009
Federal Way's Joe's Sports and Outdoor

Another retailer will say goodbye to Federal Way amid bankruptcy

Giant yellow "going out of business" banners continue to pop up around Federal Way, but a Boston-based liquidator may help significantly shape the future of… Continue reading

Federal Way's Joe's Sports and Outdoor
Branches Garden Center owners Steve and Sharon Jensen check out the lettuce plants.

Branches Garden Center offers classes too | Federal Way Business Buzz

With the new economy, many people are staying closer to home and spending more time in their garden, said Steve Jensen, who owns the local… Continue reading

Branches Garden Center owners Steve and Sharon Jensen check out the lettuce plants.

Victory gardens make a comeback amid economic uncertainty

During World War II, Americans responded to pressure on the public food supply by growing fruits and vegetables at home.These "victory gardens" were planted in… Continue reading

  • Apr 17, 2009
Arthur Pearson has been a Fuller Brush salesman for 70 years and counting.

Fuller Brush Man: 70 years and counting

After 70 years and counting, Arthur Pearson reigns as the oldest active Fuller Brush salesman.The Fuller Brush Man was an American icon in the 1940s… Continue reading

Arthur Pearson has been a Fuller Brush salesman for 70 years and counting.
Ctmgranite co-owner Lorna Chirila
Ctmgranite co-owner Lorna Chirila
New members of the Federal Way Chamber of Commerce were announced April 1 at the monthly luncheon. Left to right: Scott Sanders

New members at Federal Way Chamber | April

New members of the Federal Way Chamber of Commerce were announced April 1 at the monthly luncheon. Pictured left to right: Scott Sanders, Best Buy;… Continue reading

  • Apr 3, 2009
New members of the Federal Way Chamber of Commerce were announced April 1 at the monthly luncheon. Left to right: Scott Sanders
Ctmgranite co-owner Lorna Chirila

The possibilities are almost limitless when it comes to covering hard surfaces with stone, said Lorna Chirila, who owns Federal Way’s ctmgranite with her spouse,… Continue reading

Ctmgranite co-owner Lorna Chirila

Social networking keeps Federal Way businesses connected

Online social networking is gaining popularity as a business tool, but good old-fashioned hobnobbing still serves a purpose.Web-based networking empowers business owners and potential customers… Continue reading