Stories tagged: business
Mon., July 16, 2018
James P. McGoldrick, born in 1859, started in the timber business in Minnesota. Seeing that most of the lumber he sold came from the Northwest, he moved to Spokane in …
UPDATED: Wed., July 11, 2018, 9:19 p.m.
Papa John’s founder John Schnatter has resigned as chairman of the board.
Mon., July 9, 2018, 11:45 a.m.
Anthony Scaramucci said there’s a “less than zero” percent chance he’ll return to politics and instead aspires to double the assets at his SkyBridge Capital to $20 billion in the …
Sun., July 1, 2018, 8:58 a.m.
Amazon wants you to deliver its packages for them.
Sun., July 1, 2018
Increased awareness about sports-related brain trauma has brought a wave of new wearable technology designed to make athletes safer.
Mon., June 18, 2018
1910 was a watershed year for Spokane.
Sun., June 17, 2018, 7:02 p.m.
Bill Ford looks past the tons of paint, plaster and steel needed to remake Detroit’s blighted Michigan Central train station and sees more than just an iconic building in desperate …
Sun., June 17, 2018, 12:11 p.m.
With less than a year to go before EU legislative elections, Women Enablers Change Agent Network plans Tuesday to kick-start a campaign to push for women in top EU posts …
UPDATED: Wed., June 13, 2018, 7:45 p.m.
Domino’s Pizza canceled its “30 minutes or less” guarantee five years ago. Was the move prompted by the potholes along our nation’s obstacle course-like roadways?
Mon., June 11, 2018
Felts Field is preparing for growth with several projects in the works that include relocating a fuel facility, adding a gateway feature to the airport’s entrance and constructing a new …
Sat., June 9, 2018
The North Monroe Street Project has reached its halfway point, a milestone celebrated by city officials during a gathering at the Emerson-Garfield Farmers Market Friday.
Fri., June 8, 2018, 3:51 p.m.
Businesses increased spending after the tax bill, but the U.S. economy waiting on that promised big boost
Although surveys show businesses are planning to do more spending following the federal tax overhaul, experts said it’s unclear if the law will produce the big sustained boost to capital …
Wed., June 6, 2018, 1:56 p.m.
Critical Power Products and Services has relocated to Post Falls. The 24-employee company sells new and refurbished equipment for power generation and backup infrastructure.
Fri., June 1, 2018, 9:54 p.m.
On June 11, Costco will increase the starting wage for its U.S. employees by $1 to as much as $14.50 an hour, while other hourly wage rates will increase 25 …
Sun., May 27, 2018, 9:04 a.m.
Yang combined his Google money with his mom’s, and with less than $1 million in seed capital he moved from California to Shenzhen, a hub in southern China for technology …
Sun., May 20, 2018, 5 a.m.
Mayor David Condon and a majority of the Spokane City Council pointed to investments that have already been made in addressing housing issues within city limits that don’t necessitate taxing …
Mon., May 14, 2018, 8:26 a.m.
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 …
Sun., May 6, 2018, 6 a.m.
A 112,000-square-foot warehouse is being built in the Spokane Valley near the Spokane Business and Industrial Park on Sullivan Road.
Sun., May 6, 2018, 6 a.m.
People are moving into the Cooper-George Apartments just south of downtown Spokane following a multimillion-dollar renovation to the mid century high-rise.
Sun., May 6, 2018, 6 a.m.
The Dirt: East Sprague retail and apartment complex planned near new University District Gateway Bridge
A $1.4 million mixed-use project is in the works at the south landing of the University District Gateway Bridge on East Sprague Avenue.
UPDATED: Thu., May 3, 2018, 7:35 p.m.
Key Tronic Corp. landed a contract to manufacture Wi-Fi video doorbell products for SkyBell Technologies.
Wed., May 2, 2018, 8:49 p.m.
A low unemployment rate and the spreading legalization of marijuana have led many businesses to rethink their drug testing policies for the first time in decades. A small but increasing …
UPDATED: Mon., April 30, 2018, 3:30 p.m.
Business programs within Eastern Washington University’s College of Business and Public Administration have earned extended accreditation from the the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International.
Fri., April 27, 2018
The recreational vehicle industry is booming in Spokane and across the U.S.
UPDATED: Fri., April 20, 2018, 10:16 p.m.
The company developing a rare privately run commercial U.S. airport terminal near Seattle sold $50 million in bonds earlier this year to finance construction, according to data obtained by the …
UPDATED: Fri., April 20, 2018, 6:04 p.m.
The Federal Aviation Administration on Friday ordered ultrasound inspections of hundreds of jet engines like the one that blew apart at 32,000 feet in a deadly accident aboard a Southwest …
UPDATED: Fri., April 20, 2018, 5:42 p.m.
Dick’s Sporting Goods has announced it will destroy all assault-style rifles at the company’s distribution centers.
Fri., April 20, 2018
Grow Op Farms has carved out the largest share of a growing marijuana industry in Eastern Washington, with plans to expand. Does that mean the end for small-time outfits?
Sun., April 15, 2018, 10:06 p.m.
Sales Tax: $0. Online shoppers have gotten used to seeing that line on checkout screens before they click “purchase.” But a case before the Supreme Court could change that.
UPDATED: Thu., April 5, 2018, 6:15 p.m.
The congresswoman urged President Donald Trump to listen to the concerns raised by wheat farmers over the inclusion of their crop on a list of American agricultural products subject to …