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Idaho’s unemployment rate in March dropped a tenth of a percentage point from the previous month to 2.9 percent.
Dick’s Sporting Goods has announced it will destroy all assault-style rifles at the company’s distribution centers.
Canada’s Fairfax Financial Holding has placed a bid of $300 million to buy Toys R Us’s Canadian operations in bankruptcy.
The nation’s six big Wall Street banks posted record, or near record, profits in the first quarter, and they can thank one person in particular: President Donald Trump.
Wells Fargo will pay $1 billion to federal regulators to settle charges tied to its mortgage and auto lending business, the latest chapter in years-long, wide-ranging scandal at the banking giant. However, it appears that none of the $1 billion will go directly to the victims of Wells Fargo’s abuses.
SEATTLE – Amazon says its median employee pay was $28,446 last year. That data, disclosed Wednesday in Amazon’s annual proxy report, is a reminder that while the technologists, business managers and marketers at Amazon headquarters can make more than $100,000, in most of the country, Amazon is a blue-collar logistics company where workers take home far less.
Mortgage rates broke out of their rut this week, with the 30-year fixed-rate average reaching its highest level in four years.
Facebook is set to comply with strict new privacy rules in Europe next month, and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said publicly that those protections will be available around the world. That doesn’t appear to be the case.
Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories of Pullman is expanding into the Midwest with plans to build a 100,000-square-foot facility for electric power research near Purdue University.
Procter & Gamble Co. reported flat fiscal third-quarter profit as it faces increased competition for consumer products such as shaving cream and household goods.
The number of prescriptions for opioid painkillers filled in the U.S. fell dramatically last year, showing their biggest drop in 25 years and continuing a decline amid increasing legal restrictions and public awareness of the dangers of addiction, new data show.
Insurance brokerages come under Alliant Insurance Sandpoint insurance brokerage firms North Idaho Insurance and Summit Insurance Resources Group have assumed the Alliant Insurance Services name and brand.
Best Buy already sells the Amazon Kindle and other gadgets, but the deal announced Wednesday makes the electronics retailer the only place where you can walk in and buy a TV powered by Amazon’s Fire TV software.
U.S. airline regulators said late Wednesday they will order inspections on engine fan blades like the one involved in a fatal failure that killed a woman in a plane that made an emergency landing in Philadelphia.
The term used to describe encounters like the one recently at a Philadelphia Starbucks is “retail racism,” when minority customers are treated differently than white customers through a variety of indignities and slights.
President Donald Trump’s tariffs on imported aluminum and steel are disrupting business for American companies that buy those metals, and many are pressing for relief.
Higher mortgage rates are making the already challenging task of buying an affordable home even tougher for many Americans this spring.
A Microsoft co-founder’s mission to locate sunken warships in the South Pacific has chalked up another victory with the discovery of the USS Helena nearly 75 years after it was sunk by Japanese torpedoes in the waters off the Solomon Islands, reviving stories of the battle-tested ship’s endurance and the nearly unbelievable survival of 165 of the crewmen.
Amazon started Prime Day. Alibaba capitalized on Singles Day. Now another e-commerce company is hoping for success with an invented shopping holiday.
The $675-million bid Los Angeles toy mogul Isaac Larian submitted last week to buy hundreds of Toys R Us stores slated for closure has been rejected because it was “way off” in valuing the stores and associated assets, according to a person familiar with the matter.
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