Business

Free tax assistance available in Federal Way

Tax aide: The local AARP Tax-Aide Program is seeking volunteer tax counselors to provide free personal income tax preparation and counseling, with special attention to… Continue reading

  • Jan 19, 2009

Boeing will cut 4,500 workers this spring

The Boeing Co. announced Jan. 9 that it plans to reduce the workforce of its Renton-based Commercial Airplanes division by 4,500 workers this spring, a… Continue reading

  • Jan 15, 2009

Homeownership: Still a solid investment in Puget Sound

The financial markets right now are having a direct impact on the real estate market.There’s the takeover of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the "bailout… Continue reading

Weyerhaeuser announces new chairman

Federal Way-based timber company Weyerhaeuser announced that Charles Williamson has been elected as the company board's non-executive chairman.According to AP reports, the 60-year-old Williamson will… Continue reading

  • Jan 5, 2009

Specialists cover seniors, chiropractic care and taxes | Federal Way Business Buzz

Sheila Goodfellow, a client care coordinator with Federal Way’s Comfort Keepers, has earned the designation of Certified Senior Advisor (CSA). Through the Society of Certified… Continue reading

Need help starting a business? | Federal Way Business Buzz

• A new program, StartZone, funded by a Small Business Administration grant, has been launched at Highline Community College (HCC) in Des Moines, Wash., to help immigrants, people of color, women and those with disabilities start and grow their own business.

Debit and credit cards provide convenience for consumers. However, those conveniences are not without costs.

Brides, marketing, glasses, noodles

• Former Federal Way resident Alice Kulik has established Alisa Bridal and Formal at 1414 S. 324th St., Suite B207.

  • Nov 25, 2008

Charged for charging? That’s against credit card rules

Debit and credit cards provide convenience for consumers. However, those conveniences are not without costs.

Economic slump hits tourism industry | Column

The financial meltdown of the last year has had a negative impact on just about everyone.

  • Nov 18, 2008

• Rick Burns and John Wolf, former Seattle Pike Place Market high stall produce vendors, opened Northshore Quality Produce Market on the corner of 21st Avenue SW and SW 356th Street.

City Center Access Project

The public is invited to attend an open house on the City Center Access Project. The event will be held 4 to 7 p.m. Nov. 12 in the Macy’s courtyard at The Commons mall, 1928 S. Commons Way.

  • Nov 11, 2008

What’s cooking in Federal Way business: Produce, chicken, wigs

• Rick Burns and John Wolf, former Seattle Pike Place Market high stall produce vendors, opened Northshore Quality Produce Market on the corner of 21st Avenue SW and SW 356th Street.

• Lindy Lou’s Coffee and Deli owners Tammy and Michael Dziak recently added a second operation, Lindy Lou’s … Too, located westerly down 320th Street where it intersects with Hoyt Road.

  • Oct 29, 2008

Lindy Lou’s grows; Moe’s brings fine furnishings with flair | Federal Way Biz Briefs

• Lindy Lou’s Coffee and Deli owners Tammy and Michael Dziak recently added a second operation, Lindy Lou’s … Too, located westerly down 320th Street where it intersects with Hoyt Road.

  • Oct 29, 2008

What do elections mean to your business in Federal Way?

Several recent elections have proven the theory that every vote does count, whether you are thinking of our last gubernatorial race or others.

  • Oct 21, 2008

Federal Way auto dealers go with economic flow

When the economy hits hard times, people react with caution. Consumers tend to pull away from extra expenses and curb their spending. Some necessities can’t be avoided — one of which is transportation. Despite a national decline in sales, auto dealers are still selling cars. However, automakers say they are dealing with another financial roadblock. Many claim that banks have tightened their credit requirements and are denying more loan applications, according to a recent report from the Associated Press.

  • Oct 7, 2008

Firewood sales heat up as weather cools

Autumn has barely begun and firewood sales are in full swing. That is nothing unusual, said David Goetz, owner of Quality Firewood. Goetz, a firewood retailer for the past 30 years, sells wood year-round. However, his busy season usually begins in late August when customers prepare for the winter season.

  • Sep 30, 2008

Federal Way sets sights on business owners

A low-budget marketing campaign kicked off this week to convince business owners that Federal Way has it all within reach.