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
Moon cakes are selling fast in the San Gabriel Valley. Bakery owners say demand rises as the Asian American population grows in Southern California.
The down economy is forcing many young adults to move back in with mom and dad. Los Angeles is one of the cities where this is more likely.
American Airlines issues layoff notices to nearly 1,100 California workers. The move comes as the airline restructures its business in bankruptcy court.
LA billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong is one of the potential buyers of AEG.
Kohl’s Department Stores said Tuesday it will hire more than 52,700 people nationwide to assist shoppers during the busy holiday shopping season.
Small firms have been unable to quickly hire new employees because it’s too difficult to get bank loans, Hispanic business leaders said Monday.
The organization that received a film permit to make the controversial movie “Innocence of Muslims” was Duarte-based nonprofit Media for Christ.
National Hockey League’s owners and players association returned to the negotiating table this week, trying to avoid a work stoppage.
An economic development group said Urban Outfitters is considering opening a store inside an old theater in historic downtown Los Angeles.
Lufthansa Airlines is canceling flights Thursday out of Los Angeles International Airport because of a one-day strike by flight attendants.
Albertsons said it will close 19 stores in Southern California, as part of a larger effort by its parent company to cut costs.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. plans to open two new stores in Irvine, adding 600 workers to its local team.
U.S. home prices surged nearly 4 percent in July compared to a year ago — the largest jump in six years, research firm CoreLogic reported Tuesday.
Hotels in the Los Angeles area filled up at a brisk pace in July, with occupancy rates reaching the highest monthly rate in 25 years.
Retailers saw a strong gain in August sales, boosted by discount-hungry shoppers eager to buy new clothes for back to school.