Herald Business Journal

FAA chief says he’ll test Boeing’s MAX changes this week

The former 737 pilot and Delta Air Lines executive will conduct the test in a flight simulator.

 

Demand drives CBD sales, attracts people who spike products

The business has boomed so fast that regulators haven’t caught up.

  • Sep 17, 2019

 

After bankruptcy filing, Purdue Pharma may not be off hook

The company’s owners expressed sympathy but not responsibility for the nation’s opioid crisis.

  • Sep 16, 2019

 

Auto strike idles more than 50 GM factories and warehouses

The strike shut down 33 manufacturing plants in nine states across the U.S.

  • Sep 16, 2019

Israeli, Indian lunar failures concern NASA contractors

Agency intends to invest $2.6 billion over 10 years in relatively small contracts.

  • Sep 16, 2019

Precarious spot for mobile home owners as investors swoop in

Across the country, mobile home parks are an attractive investment.

  • Sep 16, 2019

Union votes to strike at General Motors’ U.S. plants

“We stood up for General Motors when they needed us most,” union Vice President Terry Dittes said.

  • Sep 15, 2019

7 tips for becoming an ethical shopper

It starts with educating yourself and supporting products and companies that align with your values.

  • Sep 15, 2019

Companies push to enhance loyalty incentives

The effect of what researchers call “redemption satisfaction” is on the wane.

  • Sep 15, 2019

Here’s how to retire to a rich life as an entrepreneur

Start with your passion, but make sure it’s bankable.

US finds contaminant in popular heartburn drug

For now, the Food and Drug Administration said patients can continue taking their medications.

  • Sep 13, 2019

No Steves at Adam & Eve

Man sues NC adult sex toy store company for discrimination

  • Sep 13, 2019

Enforcement of groupthink threatens higher education

There is a fundamental contradiction in treating students as consumers.

Give up Starbucks for a month and earn $1,000

You can still drink coffee, it just has to be local instead of corporate.

  • Sep 13, 2019

Lawmakers asking 4 big tech companies for documents in probe

Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple say they’ll cooperate with the investigation of their market dominance.

  • Sep 13, 2019

House leaders want to talk to employees who worked on 737 Max

Rep. Rick Larsen and Oregon Rep. DeFazio formally requested interviews with several Boeing workers.

To spur investment, marijuana businesses want rules eased

Another group has proposed a low-interest loan program, to help women- and minority-owned startups.

Facebook expands new tool aiming to shrink ‘news deserts’

Some 1,800 newspapers have closed in the United States over the past 15 years.

  • Sep 12, 2019

US, China exchange goodwill gesture ahead of trade talks

Mid-level U.S. and Chinese negotiators will meet next week or the week after.

  • Sep 12, 2019

Groupon could be looking to acquire Yelp

Shareholders are unhappy with Groupon’s financial performance and stock price.

  • Sep 12, 2019