Herald Business Journal

Revenue forecast for Washington state up $288 million

Projected revenue for the state of Washington has…

  • Sep 20, 2017


UPS will hire about 95,000 extra workers for holiday season

Rival FedEx Corp. said earlier this week that it would hire about 50,000 people for the holiday season.

  • Sep 20, 2017


Alexa, what do you see? Amazon said to be working on glasses

They would let wearers access the voice-activated assistant outside the home.

  • Sep 20, 2017


Fed announces a start to modestly reducing its bond holdings

The move could mean higher rates on mortgages and other loans over time.

  • Sep 20, 2017

Irma’s impact may speed the end of orange juice as we know it

Recent estimates of the damage to Florida’s orange trees put the losses as high as 70 percent.

  • Sep 20, 2017

Report: Iran group hacks aviation, petrochemical industries

Hackers use fake domain names so it looks like messages are from Boeing Co. or defense contractors.

Snohomish County tax liens

Tax liens are gathered from online public records filed with the Snohomish County Auditor’s Office. These federal and state liens were filed between July 1-31.… Continue reading

First Boeing KC-46 delivery to Air Force slides into 2018

Certification milestones have been missed, and problems have emerged in flight test, a source says.

In space capsules today, little room but big improvement

Boeing and SpaceX are relying on a tried-and-true design as they each develop new spacecraft.

  • Sep 20, 2017

Voters are on the sidelines as the port fills a vacant seat

Troy McClelland resigned from the Port of Everett commission too late for an election before 2019.

Massive Equifax data breach could have a silver lining

The fiasco may prod Congress to pass a law allowing no-cost credit file freezes.

Toys ‘R’ Us files for bankruptcy but keeps stores open

Retailers of all kinds are struggling. Toys ‘R’ Us is among at least 18 other bankruptcies this year.

  • Sep 19, 2017

Snohomish County Business Licenses

PLEASE NOTE: Business license information is obtained monthly from the Washington Secretary of State’s Office through the paid commercial services of InfoUSA. For the complete… Continue reading

Fed likely to pare its bond portfolio even with outlook hazy

The Fed’s $4.5 trillion balance sheet is about five times its size before the 2008 financial crisis.

  • Sep 18, 2017

Wisconsin governor signs $3 billion Foxconn bill into law

Gov Scott Walker says the deal will provide thousands of jobs for generations.

  • Sep 18, 2017

Lawsuit aims to block oil drilling on US land in Nevada

Order sought to force bureau to rescind oil drilling leases it sold in June.

  • Sep 18, 2017

Trudeau: Canada could stop dealing with Boeing over dispute

Boeing had petitioned the U.S. to investigate government subsidies of Bombardier’s CSeries aircraft.

Amazon to bring another 1,000 jobs to Portland

Amazon has announced plans for a third Oregon fulfillment center. The company said Monday that online orders will be filled,… Continue reading

  • Sep 18, 2017

Marysville-Arlington fiber-optic link planned by Comcast

The high-speed internet line, to be ready next year, is seen as a boost for business development.

Newest must-try eatery: 85°C Bakery Cafe in Lynnwood

The popular bakery, part of a Taiwan-based chain, is already drawing out-the-door crowds.