Obvious factors: a glut of restaurants, too much easy money, nervous lenders who pull the plug too soon, soaring rental rates, unsafe downtown streets, shortage of quality chefs.
As for the impact on Seattle if Boeing is really crippled, I wonder how well local planners are taking that into account.
A major article concludes: “Jeff Bezos has won capitalism. The question for the democracy is, are we okay with that?”
The shift to more disciplined, slower-growth, enduring-value companies might just be a cyclical shift based on current economic fears, not a tectonic one.
In the latest issue of the New Yorker, writer Charles Duhigg raises many of the concerns frequently expressed by Elizabeth Warren and others that Amazon may have become too powerful.
Two economic reports released this morning underscore the extent to which President Donald Trump’s trade conflict with...