Wendy Lee Business & Economics Reporter
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Wendy Lee is a Business and Economics Reporter for Southern California Public Radio.
Before joining KPCC, Wendy was a business reporter for the Star Tribune in Minneapolis and The Tennessean in Nashville. Her work has been published in The Boston Globe, Los Angeles Times, The Wall Street Journal and the Houston Chronicle.
A California native, Lee graduated from U.C. Berkeley with a degree in history. She likes to travel, cook, karaoke and is always ready for new adventures.
Stories by Wendy Lee
Bob Hope Airport launches a $150,000 marketing campaign to encourage more people from the San Fernando and Santa Clarita Valleys to fly out of Burbank.
Frances Hashimoto, creator of Mikawaya's mochi ice cream, has died at 69; she was a prominent Japanese American civic leader.
Taiwanese chain 85°C Bakery Café said it will open its third U.S. store in West Covina. It already operates bakeries in Irvine and Hacienda Heights.
Six of ten shoppers will spend nearly $140 on holiday gifts for themselves, the National Retail Federation reports.
The number of Taiwan visitors to L.A. is expected to increase 25 percent next year, now that its citizens no longer need to buy visas on trips to the United States.
Pacific Standard Time generated more than $280 million in economic output, according to a study released Thursday.
KPCC takes a look at the history of sports TV. When did we have to start paying to watch our favorite teams play on TV?
Cox Cable, DIRECTV and DISH Network do not yet have an agreement with Time Warner to carry the cable company's new sports channels. The Lakers are on the road tonight.
Altadena store Agua Pura Vida said its business could close because it can't compete with Walmart's low prices. The store sells items like pinatas, water and sodas.
Wal-Mart is planning to open a 28,000 square foot Neighborhood Market store in Altadena next year and small businesses are worried about how they'll compete on price.
Toto Beauty Supply sells hair and chemical products like hair dyes and conditioners. Will it be able to to compete with the new Walmart Neighborhood Market?
All Star Liquor says it plans to compete against the new Walmart Neighborhood Market by selling fewer food items and more liquor.
Jim's Burgers says the new Walmart Neighborhood Market in Altadena, will bring in new customers to its restaurant and boost sales.
Betty's Boutique in Altadena says it's not sure what to expect from the new Walmart Neighborhood Market. The store sells jewelry and clothing.
Manager Kevin Harris hopes the new Walmart Neighborhood Market down the street will save his business, Spin-Off Music, from shutting down.