Herald Business Journal

Number of governments boycotting Nike or considering it grow

They’re mad at the company’s decision to use Colin Kaepernick in an ad campaign.

  • Sep 17, 2018

Things may go better with cannabis, Coke says

The soft drink giant considers jumping into the weed-infused drinks business.

  • Sep 17, 2018

Boeing resumes South Carolina operations after Florence

Boeing reopened its North Charleston, South Carolina plant after evacuation orders were lifted.

Secret Service buying a Harley-Davidson

President Donald Trump has supported a boycott if the company moves some motorcycle production overseas.

  • Sep 17, 2018

Time magazine sold for $190 million to couple

The buyers are Marc Benioff, a co-founder of Salesforce, and his wife.

  • Sep 16, 2018

Beyond fake news? Facebook to fact check photos, videos

Facebook says it’s expanding its fact-checking program to include photos and videos as it fights fake news and misinformation on… Continue reading

  • Sep 16, 2018

In ‘golden age’ of branded credit cards, shoppers cash in

With better rewards, the cards are now becoming more useful for consumers.

  • Sep 16, 2018

Lessons from the crash of 2008

Here’s what you can learn from the last financial crisis that will help you with the next.

Mortgages are safer but tougher to come by for homebuyers

As values plummeted after the 2007 housing bubble burst, many with exotic types of loans were stuck.

  • Sep 16, 2018

Sears sales decline improved in latest quarter; shares soar

Sears Holdings Corp., the struggling department store operator, said it key sales figure improved and its stock soared in after-hours… Continue reading

  • Sep 16, 2018

H-1B visa program needs a thorough overhaul

Its effects on our economy and the costs to taxpayers should be closely studied.

Thousands of homeowners in Florence’s path have no flood insurance

Nine percent of households in South Carolina and 3 percent in North Carolina have flood insurance.

US industrial production rose a solid 0.4 percent in August

Still, job growth at U.S. factories has decelerated in recent months.

  • Sep 14, 2018

VW to stop making iconic Beetle next summer

The car was introduced in Germany in 1938 during the Nazi era and came to the U.S. 11 years later.

  • Sep 13, 2018

Trump confirms new talks in U.S.-China trade war

But the president makes new threats against Beijing if China doesn’t offer concessions.

  • Sep 13, 2018

Talking gloves, tactile windows: new tech helps the disabled

Companies like Microsoft and Google try to harness the power of artificial intelligence.

  • Sep 13, 2018

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos to start $2 billion charitable fund

The money will go toward opening preschools in low-income neighborhoods and to help homeless families.

  • Sep 13, 2018

The future is past as Future of Flight exhibits are removed

The group that has run the Paine Field museum since 2005 is making way for new tenant Boeing.

Closed ports, lost power: How storm could hurt area economy

Businesses are bracing for the economic damage Hurricane Florence is expected to inflict on the area.

  • Sep 12, 2018

Another study says we’re best state for aerospace commerce

As Boeing plans a new airplane model, state boosters are pleased to have their own data affirmed.