The new aerospace official will create a business development strategy to recruit new aerospace businesses to invest in the state of Washington’s aerospace cluster. Seattle Biz Journal Help wanted: Washington state seeks new official to…

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Here are five important things that happened in the Puget Sound region’s business community this week. Seattle Biz Journal Need to Know: Five things that happened as you took down your holiday lights

Walmart is shutting down at least three Sam’s Club stores in Washington state as part of a nationwide wave of closures. Business Insider reports that Sam’s Club stores in Seattle, Renton and Auburn are among…

Costco Wholesale Corp. touted strong sales growth in stores and online through the busiest month of the year as brick-and-mortar retailers struggled to compete with e-commerce. Costco reported more than $14.9 billion in sales for…

Boeing said Tuesday it delivered more commercial airplanes than any other manufacturer in 2017 for the sixth consecutive year, delivering a record 763 aircraft thanks to higher 737 and 787 jet production. Boeing had set…

The University of Washington is launching the UW Reality Lab with backing from Facebook Inc., Huawei and Alphabet Inc.’s Google. The tech giants each contributed $2 million in initial funding to the center, which will…

Business and community leader Ginger Ackerley died Jan. 5 at her home in Seattle after a more than six-year battle with ovarian cancer. She was 79. Ackerley founded and chaired the WNBA Seattle Storm. She and her husband were owners…

From Starbucks to Russell Investments, 41 of this region’s companies have new leaders at the top. These are the people you need to meet in 2018. Seattle Biz Journal Meet the new CEOs: These are…

The partnership is a big win for the Seattle area, marrying two of the region’s strongest industries: cloud-computing and cancer research. Seattle Biz Journal Microsoft invests in Seattle biotech, partners to map human immune system