Herald Business Journal

Will thousands of new apartments in Snohomish County mean lower rents?

Experts debate the meaning of a recent price drop, one of the biggest decreases in more than a decade.

Lawmakers release huge budget; big military, domestic boosts

Protections for DACA are out, and Trump only gets a partial victory for his U.S.-Mexico wall.

  • Mar 21, 2018

Metal tariffs remain muddled days before they take effect

Trump has not spelled out in detail what trading partners must do to secure an exemption.

  • Mar 20, 2018

Albertsons to close one of its two Everett stores

The grocery chain says it continuously evaluates performance of stores, which means closing this one.

Breaking up with Facebook? It’s harder than it looks

There’s just one problem: There isn’t much of anywhere else to go.

  • Mar 20, 2018

‘Stay woke’ or we’ll all face another financial crisis

Young adults have a saying that I think applies to a banking bill now in Congress that would roll back consumer protection gains won after… Continue reading

As expected, 92 to be laid off by Stanwood’s Twin City Foods

The frozen-vegetables processor announced last year it was moving all operations to Pasco.

The next ferry you board might run on batteries

But progress in electrifying the world’s shipping fleets is miles behind advances in automobiles.

  • Mar 19, 2018

Amazon Go execs share insights into shopper behavior

A key executive behind Amazon Go, the online leader’s much heralded cashier-less grocery store, says she… Continue reading

  • Mar 19, 2018

Claire’s, the ear-piercing mall chain, files for bankruptcy

It’s the latest retailer to seek bankruptcy protection, close stores or go out of business entirely.

  • Mar 19, 2018

Facebook drags technology companies down as stocks slide

The company’s stock fell after reports that a data firm improperly obtained data on 50 million users.

  • Mar 19, 2018

Rising household debt casts shade on sunny economy

Real estate and the stock market are vulnerable to bubbles, while debt requires monthly payments.

Facebook data whistleblower: ‘Fake news to the next level’

Cambridge Analytica used created an information cocoon to change their perceptions, he says.

  • Mar 19, 2018

Boeing CEO Muilenburg’s total compensation rose to $18.5M

That’s up from just over $15 million a year earlier. It includes the value of stock awards in 2017.

Boeing’s an early casualty as investors dig in for trade war

The company’s share price is headed toward its biggest weekly slump in more than two years.

Does the IRS have your money?

The agency says it has refunds worth $1.1 billion just waiting to be claimed.

Superstore chain Fred Meyer to stop selling guns, ammunition

Guns have been sold at nearly 45 of more than 130 stores in Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Alaska.

  • Mar 17, 2018

Facebook bans Trump-affiliated data firm Cambridge Analytica

The company allegedly held onto improperly obtained user data after claiming to have deleted it.

  • Mar 17, 2018

3 must-try doughnuts when Top Pot opens in Edmonds

After two years of work, the popular Seattle chain is opening its second Snohomish County location.

Trump’s possible China tariffs bring loud protests — in US

A potential trade war could reverberate across the U.S. economy.

  • Mar 16, 2018