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Location and Rates for Tonight - Website Continuing my trip to the Midwest, I had a lovely drive from Louisville, through Eastern Kentucky, into Southwestern West Virginia, and into Virginia itself, my goal being Staunton for the night. From what I could glean, the Stonewall Jackson Hotel & Conference Center was going to cost me $10-20 more than anything else in town, but was by far the most convenient and best option - parking in the garage is also $10 (my hackles get raised by add-on fees in hotels, and I avoid them whenever possible), but when I got into town, I quickly saw t
I have a two-word response to this: "If Jeff Bezos Makes Washington the Second Headquarters of Amazon" by Osita Nwanevu on newyorker.com ... Disney'$$$ Amerika. (However, real estate developers bought up all that land, and built cheap townhomes instead, increasing the population of Prince William County by 100,000 people in the last decade, so is this area really any better off?)
Sears, Roebuck and Company was supplanted in 1989 by Walmart as the world's-largest retailer. Jul 11, 2014 - "Aim Low: The Rise of Wal-Mart, the Fall of Sears, and the Lesson of Disruption Theory" by John Warner on upstatebusinessjournal.com Yet, I wonder how the upstarts at Walmart - still the world's-largest company by revenue - feel about the upstarts at Amazon, which now has a market cap of over $1 Trillion. Probably something like this: