Sears is considering selling its popular Kenmore appliance brand and other divisions after the hedge fund run by CEO Edward Lampert expressed interest in buying them and breaking up the company.
Applications for state licenses to grow hemp – marijuana’s non-intoxicating cousin – have increased more than twentyfold since 2015, and Oregon now ranks No. 2 behind Colorado among the 19 states with active hemp cultivation. The rapidly evolving market comes amid skyrocketing demand for a hemp-derived extract called cannabidiol, or CBD, seen by many as a health aid.
In 1978, Bob Mauk accepted a job at Northwest Seed & Pet with no intentions of sticking around very long. Forty years later, Mauk not only hasn’t left, he owns the business.
A Spokane Valley storage facility at 5204 E. Broadway Ave. will be transformed into a multipurpose sports complex, according to permits filed May 2 with the city.
Little noticed amid the trade war discussion, tariffs levied by the Trump administration on the Canadian paper used to make newsprint are starting to take a toll on U.S. newspapers and printers.
Better Business Bureau Northwest + Pacific is warning shoppers to beware of scams while shopping for items such as flowers and jewelry for their mom.
Banking Spokane Federal Credit Union has announced three promotions. Jon Maroni has been promoted to business development officer from consumer/real estate loan officer. Shelly Roberts, who has been with the credit union since 1987, has been promoted to member service analyst from operations supervisor. Ed Bedell has been promoted to member experience supervisor from business development officer. He was hired in 2013.
With solid economic conditions across much of the globe and a rising interest in travel, the outlook for the industry is bright, and Booking Holdings has established itself as a key growth leader.
But to what extent should the property’s known history, or stigma, be included?
Tuesday Free Tax Workshop for Small Business Owners - Participants will learn about Washington excise taxes, reporting classifications, deductions, tax incentives, sales tax collection and record-keeping requirements. Attendees receive a workbook and reference guide to related rules and regulations. Presented by the Washington State Department of Revenue. To register, call (509) 327-0200. Tuesday, 9-11:45 a.m., Rock Pointe III, third-floor conference room A, 1330 N. Washington St., free.
An African woman and her children were kicked off a United Airlines flight after a fellow passenger complained that she had a “pungent” odor, according to a racial discrimination lawsuit filed against the company.
United Airlines is bowing to demands from high-altitude fans of tomato juice after creating a social-media outcry by removing the beverage from its on-board menu.
Unprecedented growth restrictions imposed on Wells Fargo will stay in place until the Federal Reserve’s board agrees the bank has made enough progress in fixing flaws that led to customer-abuse scandals over the past two years, Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said in a letter to Sen. Elizabeth Warren.
Walmart has settled a long-running battle with labor activists over the punishment of workers who claimed they were mistreated by managers for supporting efforts to organize by wearing union insignia.
The United States and the United Arab Emirates have signed a deal resolving a years-old spat over alleged unfair competition in the U.S. by Emirati national carriers.
While Facebook’s practices leading up to the 2017 election are still under scrutiny, Wall Street appears to have moved on for now.
Motorists with the money can now explore off-road in luxury or just make a statement dropping the kids off at school.
Starbucks has told employees to let anyone use the restroom, even if they haven’t bought anything, as it reviews its policies and tries to restore its reputation after the arrest of two black men at a coffee shop in Philadelphia.
Shares of the security software company Symantec are plunging 30 percent at the opening bell after the company revealed an internal investigation that could delay its annual report.
President Donald Trump’s long-awaited plan to bring down drug prices, unveiled Friday, will mostly spare the pharmaceutical industry he previously accused of “getting away with murder” and instead focus on increasing private competition and requiring more openness about costs.
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