Herald Business Journal

US manufacturers have produced 150 million guns since 1986

The vast majority of all U.S.-produced firearms were sold domestically.

  • Feb 23, 2018

Aluminum and steel situation shows complexity of ‘free trade’

The economic theory of free trade is no help because it is fragile.

Aerospace supplier MTorres is taking off in Everett

Spanish company has received nearly $40 million in new projects since opening near Boeing in Everett.

Book Trump? Interest groups press case at his properties

Lobbying experts say as long as Trump can profit from such bookings, special interests will take advantage.

  • Feb 22, 2018

States reach a $650 million settlement over Takata air bags

Faulty air bags have killed at least 22 people and injured hundreds more.

  • Feb 22, 2018

White nationalist sues Twitter for banning his account

Sites are grappling with how to prevent abusive posts without appearing to censor unpopular opinions.

  • Feb 22, 2018

NPR adopts new measures after sex harassment investigation

They include changes in management structure, a diversity and inclusion committee, and pay audits.

  • Feb 22, 2018

First National Bank to halt production of NRA credit card

“Customer feedback has caused us to review our relationship with the NRA,” a spokesman said.

  • Feb 22, 2018

Conservative millennials oppose incentives for Amazon

Anti-Amazon ads ask: ‘Does this look like a company that needs taxpayer cash?’

  • Feb 22, 2018

Satellites see big fishing’s footprint on the high seas

Large-scale commercial fishing covers more than 55 percent of the oceans.

  • Feb 22, 2018
An Alaska Airlines Embraer 175. The carrier plans to use this model on routes to and from Paine Field in Everett. (Alaska Airlines)

Alaska Airlines hopes to be a decent neighbor in Everett

Diana Birkett Rakow shared aspects of the company’s philosophy as keynote at an Economic Alliance event.

An Alaska Airlines Embraer 175. The carrier plans to use this model on routes to and from Paine Field in Everett. (Alaska Airlines)

Get ready for the era of hypersonic flight — at Mach 5

The Pentagon sees hypersonic weaponry as a potential game changer.

Taco Bell overtakes Burger King as 4th-largest U.S. chain

Their systemwide sales — total sales of restaurants that carry the brand — jumped 5 percent in the U.S.

  • Feb 21, 2018

Sales of U.S. homes fall year over year by most in 3½ years

Would-be buyers were stymied by rising prices and a shortage of homes for sale.

  • Feb 21, 2018

Safe saves Everett Office Furniture’s future after fire

The business was able to reopen because vital paperwork was preserved.

Walmart takes bruises from Amazon battle in fourth quarter

Its stock has the biggest single-day drop in percentage terms since 1988.

  • Feb 20, 2018

Grocer Albertsons eyes Rite Aid deal in health care push

The combo would have 4,892 stores, more than 4,300 pharmacies and a strong presence on both coasts.

  • Feb 20, 2018

Debunking 4 myths about black wealth

“African-Americans who achieved wealth were often attacked, demonized, or swindled.”

Fresh twist for UAE diners as oysters thrive in warm waters

Long thought of as a cold water delicacy, edible oysters are being farmed off the United Arab Emirates.

  • Feb 19, 2018

Load up: Cheesecake Factory plans Lynnwood location

The chain restaurant is listed as a tenant in new development at Alderwood mall.