Alex Berezow’s Articles in Puget Sound Business Journal

#5. La Croix Is the Latest Victim of a Junk Science Lawsuit
October 18, 2018

La Croix, a popular and “naturally” flavored sparkling water distributed by the National Beverage Corp., has been sued for including synthetic ingredients, among them a cockroach insecticide. This is yet another example of trial lawyers using junk science in an attempt to score a jackpot verdict, and the outcome of the trial has implications for local beverage companies, such as Talking Rain and even Starbucks.


#4. Shoddy UW Study Threatens Washington Wine Industry
September 21, 2018

The University of Washington has just released a study that boldly declares there is no safe level of alcohol consumption. If true, this would have a profound impact on the Washington state wine industry. But is it true?


#3. Zillow Taught Us How to Sell Our Condo and It Worked Perfectly
August 16, 2018

Earlier this year, my wife and I decided to decamp from Seattle and head for the suburbs. We put our small, Northgate-area condo on the market, and it sold in less than 24 hours for $30,000 over asking price. How did we do it?


#2. Seattle Politicians Should Pay Attention to Seattle, Not National Issues
July 27, 2018

Seattle City Hall obviously thinks that it has solved all of our community’s problems. How else can we explain Mayor Jenny Durkan’s decision to take a hiatus from governing to protest immigration policy at the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas?


#1. Seattle’s Homelessness Crisis Is About to Become a Public Health Catastrophe
June 29, 2018

Seattle faces a public health catastrophe if King County and the Seattle City Council don’t deal with the squalid conditions at the city’s homeless encampments.