Stories tagged: business
Sat., Feb. 2, 2019
Exotic Metals Forming LLC has submitted development plans for future expansion on the West Plains.
Sat., Feb. 2, 2019
A controversial request to rezone 84 acres of agricultural land on the Coeur d’Alene Indian Reservation has been withdrawn by the property owner.
Fri., Feb. 1, 2019, 6:25 p.m.
U.S. employers shrugged off last month’s partial shutdown of the government and engaged in a burst of hiring in January, adding 304,000 jobs, the most in nearly a year.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 1, 2019, 6:21 p.m.
Boeing last year added almost 4,000 jobs in Washington state and nearly 9,000 companywide, the aerospace giant’s first employment increase in six years.
Fri., Feb. 1, 2019, 5:07 p.m.
The UAW is joining Canada’s autoworkers’ union, Unifor, to apply pressure on General Motors to keep five plants in North America running.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 1, 2019, 6:55 p.m.
Energy giant BP plans to release more information about how new energy exploration and production projects would affect its pledge to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the company said Friday in …
Fri., Feb. 1, 2019, 12:43 p.m.
For Starbucks, former CEO Howard Schultz is a hero – and a headache.
Thu., Jan. 31, 2019, 6:25 p.m.
In a quiet Bothell business park far from booming South Lake Union, players in the Northwest’s “other” tech sector are coping with growing pains of their own.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 31, 2019, 5:47 p.m.
Facebook says Apple is restoring its access to a key development tool that the iPhone maker disabled Wednesday.
Thu., Jan. 31, 2019, 5:42 p.m.
Amazon had another strong holiday season: Its quarterly profit topped $3 billion for the first time as revenue grew across many of its businesses, including online shopping, advertising and cloud …
Thu., Jan. 31, 2019, 4:45 p.m.
Wall Street got its mojo back in January after finishing 2018 with its worst December since 1931.
Thu., Jan. 31, 2019, 4:34 p.m.
Some rural homes and business Spokane and Stevens counties will get high-speed broadband in the future with the help of federal funding.
Thu., Jan. 31, 2019, 11:22 a.m.
Two years after jumping into a fight with the Trump administration over public lands, the U.S. outdoor industry is turning up the political pressure – though its impact is difficult …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 31, 2019, 8:46 p.m.
Zillow’s estimate of a home’s value, called the Zestimate, can be powerful: Some homeowners track them like a stock, and when it gets to a certain point, they may decide …
Thu., Jan. 31, 2019, 11:02 a.m.
U.S. long-term mortgage rates edged up after declining in recent weeks.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 30, 2019, 5:35 p.m.
The U.S. Agriculture Department said the 5-pound bags should be thrown away or returned. The agency says there are no confirmed reports of anyone getting sick from the rubber.
Wed., Jan. 30, 2019, 3:25 p.m.
For more than a decade, iRobot, the company behind the Roomba vacuumbot, has been working – and working – on robotic lawn mowers. Now it finally has something to show …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 30, 2019, 5:31 p.m.
Schurz Communications says it’s selling its publishing division, including 20 newspapers in five states, to GateHouse Media LLC.
Wed., Jan. 30, 2019, 1:28 p.m.
Foxconn Technology Group said Wednesday it is shifting the focus of its planned Wisconsin campus away from blue-collar manufacturing to a research hub, while insisting it remains committed to creating …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 30, 2019, 5:40 p.m.
With Boeing’s jet deliveries climbing ever higher, the company released its 2018 financial results Wednesday, delivering record revenue, record profit and record cash flow for the year that well exceeded …
Tue., Jan. 29, 2019, 4:37 p.m.
The online travel company Expedia and one of its subsidiaries are being sued over an alleged failure to pay overtime to hundreds of customer service representatives across the country.
Tue., Jan. 29, 2019, 4:27 p.m.
Spokane Valley-based Key Tronic Corp. on Tuesday reported its fiscal second-quarter net income of $1.6 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 29, 2019, 4:26 p.m.
Apple has made the group chat function in FaceTime unavailable after users said there was a bug that could allow callers to activate another user’s microphone remotely.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 29, 2019, 8:01 p.m.
The Lancet Commission on Obesity blamed a growth-focused sector for a system that gorges populations on empty calories while misusing land, energy and other resources.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 28, 2019, 5:04 p.m.
The federal agency preparing to take over Sears’ pension plans is opposing Sears chairman Edward Lampert’s plan to buy the retailer out of bankruptcy. Lampert’s $5.2 billion bid to buy …
Mon., Jan. 28, 2019, 4:48 p.m.
Nissan Motor Co. said Monday it has received an inquiry from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, suggesting investigations into dealings by its former chairman Carlos Ghosn could expand beyond …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 28, 2019, 4:41 p.m.
Dropbox, a maker of software for syncing and sharing files in the cloud, agreed to acquire HelloSign for $230 million in cash to add tools for digitally signing contracts and …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 28, 2019, 6:37 p.m.
Major companies from Microsoft to Verizon are exploring how to replace game downloads with internet-based game services hoping to do for video gaming what Netflix and Spotify have done with …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 28, 2019, 4:36 p.m.
Stocks slumped in morning trading on Wall Street after two major U.S. companies warned that slower economic growth in China was hurting their results.
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 27, 2019, 8:50 p.m.
Tension between the U.S. and China is about to get more complicated, with the World Trade Organization ready to investigate President Donald Trump’s tariffs on $250 billion worth of Chinese …