Mirela Giaconi greets a regular customer in the lobby as she brings a sandwich out to another at the grand reopening of Sandwich Odyssey on Wednesday, May 3, in Bellingham. With restaurant remodels and new openings, Whatcom County continues to increase sales in eateries and drinking establishments, according to the latest retail sales data.
Mirela Giaconi greets a regular customer in the lobby as she brings a sandwich out to another at the grand reopening of Sandwich Odyssey on Wednesday, May 3, in Bellingham. With restaurant remodels and new openings, Whatcom County continues to increase sales in eateries and drinking establishments, according to the latest retail sales data. Evan Abell eabell@bhamherald.com
Mirela Giaconi greets a regular customer in the lobby as she brings a sandwich out to another at the grand reopening of Sandwich Odyssey on Wednesday, May 3, in Bellingham. With restaurant remodels and new openings, Whatcom County continues to increase sales in eateries and drinking establishments, according to the latest retail sales data. Evan Abell eabell@bhamherald.com

Whatcom residents continue to pick up the slack for retail spending

August 26, 2017 12:00 PM

UPDATED August 28, 2017 04:42 PM

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