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The Whole Foods Teardrop–and Business Strategy

OK, not to be sappy here or deluded as to its purely philanthropic purpose but I have to admit that this weekend’s Washington Post article about Whole Foods’ gutsy new stores in Detroit and Chicago brought a tear to my eye.  Not being overly sentimental, I wondered now where did that come from?  Well, more than anything, … Continue reading

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Will 2014 Be a Lost Year for the Washington Economy?–Capital Business Reports

Will 2014 Be A Lost Year for the Washington Economy?   For anyone who gives credence to the latest unemployment statistics indicating a modest rate of 6%, or that the Washington, DC-metro market is robust and humming, think again.  There’s some serious growth not going on in the nation’s capital.   Continue reading