Jim Watt of Northwest Tarp and Canvas
Local Business

Bellingham Tarp Business Seeks to Cover More Than the Pacific Northwest

As Jim Watt will tell you, living in the Pacific Northwest means getting familiar with tarps. With our well-deserved reputation for damp weather, tarps are a necessary part of keeping things dry around here. Watt, the owner of Northwest Tarp and Canvas, can provide you with custom coverings for pretty …

READ MORE →
View of Downtown Bellingham from Huxley School
Local Business

6 Bellingham Businesses That Don’t Exist, But Probably Should

Have you ever had one of those moments where you really want to go do something, or eat a particular sort of food, and you have to face the disappointing reality that no Bellingham business offers that service? We here at BBN know that feeling, and we decided to take …

READ MORE →
National Association for Business and Economics Logo
News

NABE September Business Outlook

The National Association for Business Economics (NABE) recently published their September 2014 business outlook summary. NABE’s panelists presented their views on the path the economy will take during the rest of 2014 and into 2015. The information should prove useful for local businesses as they plan for Q4 and the …

READ MORE →
Local BusinessNews

What Bellingham Tourism and College Enrollment Numbers Mean for Local Business

As any Bellingham business owner knows, if your bottom line depends on patronage from around the area, you’ll quickly become familiar with two distinct demographics: college students and Canadians. And while long-term residents, especially the retired, still make up a substantial chunk of Bellingham’s paying customers, it’s hard to deny …

READ MORE →
Local Business

3 Bellingham Businesses You Didn’t Know Existed

Bellingham is known for being a pretty quirky place, and our local businesses are no exception. Entrepreneurial spirit, fueled by plenty of coffee, has led to the creation of many local businesses that show off our unique Pacific Northwest culture. Some, such as Woods Coffee or Mallard Ice Cream, are …

READ MORE →
St. Joseph Hospital Beds
Lists

50 Largest Employers in Bellingham, WA

This table contains the 50 largest employers in Bellingham and Whatcom County Washington. While we do our best to ensure data accuracy, some of the tabular data on this page may be inaccurate or out of date. If you would like to contribute to this list or suggest an edit, …

READ MORE →
Brown Leather Briefcase
Lists

New Business Registrations in Bellingham, WA September 2014

Below is a mobile friendly table of new business registrations in Bellingham, WA. This list is provided as a courtesy for our readers and may contain inaccurate information. If your business is missing, please contact us at BellinghamBusinessNews [at] gmail.com [table id=1 /]

READ MORE →
cyber risk summit bellingham
Tech

Cyber Security Risks and What Your Bellingham Business Can Do About Them

Knowing how to protect your data from cyber attacks is an essential part of doing business online. The cost for neglecting cyber security in the U.S. is reaching a point where no company can afford to write off the risk. A Ponemon Institute Study of the costs of cybercrime in …

READ MORE →
Tech

5 Mobile Credit Card Processor Options For Your Small Business

By the year 2014, one innocent question should be deeply etched into every small business owner’s mind: “Do you take cards?” If your answer is anything other than yes – and an exasperated “yes” still counts – you might need to start looking into the mobile payment options available to …

READ MORE →
number twenty five on a white background
Sponsored

25 Marketing Tips to Grow Your Bellingham Business

Do you own or work at a small business in Bellingham? Does that business like making money? If you answered yes to both, there’s a good chance you could benefit from reading on. When a business has to focus most of its energy on pleasing and retaining current customers, it …

READ MORE →