Boeing is turning its focus toward fast-growing markets in Asia and the Pacific Rim. The Puget Sound Business Journal reports Boeing expects that region will need nearly 13 thousand new planes over the next 20 years. That equals out to about 1.9 trillion dollars of business. Most of those planes will be single aisle aircrafts, like the 737 model.
Beer consumption is falling flat among young adults. Experts say beer drinking is down 30 percent from 20 years ago. And twenty-somethings aren’t the only ones turning away from the suds, beer sales are down among all age groups. Researchers say Baby Boomers are drinking less and younger drinkers prefer cocktails and wine, with liquor and wine sales on the rise during the past twenty years. One bright spot for the beer business; craft beers, like many found here in the Northwest, are gaining popularity.