Wendy Lee Business & Economics Reporter
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
AOL said Wednesday that the majority ownership in Patch will go to investment holding company, Hale Global as part of a joint venture.
The Rancho Cucamonga JCPenney store, along with 32 other underperforming stores in the nation, will close.
Rep. Henry Waxman (D-CA)'s staff met with Tribune executives today to discuss the company's plans to spin-off its newspapers.
A FilmL.A. report released Tuesday said on-location feature film production was down 50 percent in 2013, compared to its peak in 1996.
The website lets shoppers browse and buy items from stores in their neighborhoods. The launch comes at a time when newspapers are looking to increase ad sales.
The company said additional information was taken, including consumer names, phone numbers, mailing addresses and email addresses.
Loehmann's, a discount retailer which traces its roots back more than 90 years, says it will begin liquidating inventory today.
A Southern California Congressman is requesting documents from the parent company of the L.A. Times, saying it may not be operating in the paper's best interest.
Before Monday's BCS Championship game, a team of workers placed a new layer of grass on the field and picked up piles of trash leftover from the Rose Bowl game.
Workers in Washington state approved a new labor contract, keeping production of the 777X jet in the Puget Sound area and dashing hopes of bringing the work here.
Nordstrom greeter Ted DiNunzio turns 100 today. DiNunzio greets guests at the Nordstrom in Arcadia and is chain's only greeter nationwide.
Retailers are eager to get shoppers to spend their gift cards to boost their holiday sales. ShopperTrak estimates holiday sales will increase 2.4 percent this year.
The National Retail Federation says fraudulent returns will represent 5.8 percent of all holiday returns, resulting in a loss of nearly $3.4 billion for retailers.
Rep. Waxman said he's concerned the finances of Tribune Publishing would be strained.
Many donors don't do their research before giving to nonprofits. KPCC interviewed some experts on how to make your dollar have the most impact globally and locally.