Hiring is underway for several lead positions at Amazon’s new fulfillment center on the West Plains.
SAN MATEO, Calif. – Franklin Resources is buying rival investment manager Legg Mason for $4.5 billion, the latest shakeup in an industry grappling with customers who continue to clamor for lower fees. Franklin Resources Inc., which operates as Franklin Templeton, said Tuesday that it will pay $50 in cash for each Legg Mason Inc. share, which is 23% higher than they were trading before the holiday weekend. It will also assume about $2 billion in outstanding debt.
U.S. stock indexes closed with mostly modest losses Tuesday as the market gave up some of its solid gains from the past two weeks.
As Boeing’s wait for federal approval for updates to troubled 737 Max grows longer, the trickle-down effect continues to strain several smaller Spokane-based companies that contract for everything from the airplane’s overhead storage compartments to its seats.
Matt Gibson, former general manager of the Spokane Arena, has launched the Silverscout with Becca Watters, also a former Arena employee.
Apple Inc. is warning investors that it won’t meet its second-quarter financial guidance because the viral outbreak in China has cut production of iPhones.
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos said Monday that he plans to spend $10 billion of his own fortune to help fight climate change.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg met top European Union officials on a visit to Brussels on Monday, days before the bloc is expected to release new proposals on regulating artificial intelligence.
French train maker Alstom has announced an multibillion-euro offer to buy the rail business of Canadian engineering firm Bombardier, as it tries to bulk up to compete with big rivals, particularly from China.
The Spokane Youth Sports Association filed additional documents to support a decade old environmental review for a proposed youth sports complex in the Glenrose neighborhood.
Across the country, shopping centers, malls and such major chains as Nordstrom, Crate & Barrel, Whole Foods and Giant are increasingly allowing – even encouraging – customers to imbibe while they browse.
Microsoft has the brand recognition, network-effect advantage and resources to continue winning in the markets it serves.
Conventions 2020 Northwest Food and Beverage World – Food Northwest, today-Thursday, Spokane Convention Center, 4,000 attendees.
Banking Banner Bank has hired Monica Lay as a mortgage loan officer serving the Spokane area. She has nearly 30 years of experience in the mortgage industry, specializing in first-time home loans. Lay worked previously as a loan originator for HomeStreet Bank.
Co-owners Justyn and Tori Cozza plan to open doors on The Kitty Cantina: A Cat Café in April, after the husband-and-wife team secured a location at 6704 N. Nevada St. in mid-January.
U.S. retail sales rose a modest 0.3% in January, a slight improvement over December, as unseasonably warm weather boosted sales at hardware stores and furniture stores.
U.S. manufacturing output fell slightly in January, driven lower by Boeing’s decision to halt production of its troubled 737 Max aircraft.
ARLINGTON, Ore. – A chemical waste landfill near the Columbia River in Oregon accepted hundreds of tons of radioactive fracking waste from North Dakota in violation of Oregon regulations that has alarmed environmental advocates. But the company won’t be fined because state officials believe landfill operators misunderstood state guidelines, authorities said. The Oregonian/OregonLive reported that Oregon Department of Energy officials on Thursday issued a violation notice to Chemical Waste Management for its landfill near the small town of Arlington for accepting a total of 2 million pounds of Bakken oil field waste delivered by rail in 2016, 2017 and 2019. Arlington is about 140 miles east of Portland.
Facebook decided Friday to allow a type of paid political message that had sidestepped many of the social network’s rules governing political ads, in a reversal that highlights difficulties tech companies and regulators have in keeping up with the changing nature of paid political messages.