Herald Business Journal

Toys R Us plans second act under new name

The company filed for Chapter 11 reorganization in September 2017.

  • Feb 11, 2019

U.S. Steel cites Trump in resuming construction project

Says “strong trade actions” are partly responsible for the resumption of work on an advanced plant.

  • Feb 11, 2019

The promise of 5G wireless — speed, hype, risk

Technology one of the issues expected to take center stage at the upcoming MWC mobile conference.

  • Feb 11, 2019

EPA decision soon on chemical compounds tied to health risks

Growing evidence that long-term exposure to PFAS can be dangerous.

  • Feb 11, 2019

Going green: States would get free hand under pot bill

Proposal aims to ease the conflict between states where cannabis is legal and the U.S. government.

  • Feb 9, 2019

Essays miss mark on economics, but offer food for thought

They’re both wrong about economics’ role in our current dysfunction.

Grab a soda and go: Convenience stores get more convenient

Startups and retailers are racing to let shoppers buy groceries without waiting in line.

  • Feb 8, 2019

Finnish basic income trial creates happiness, but not jobs

2,000 unemployed people aged 25-58 got tax-free income of $636 a month, no questions asked.

  • Feb 8, 2019

50 years after the 747 first flew, a 797 is on the horizon

With eyes on the future, Boeing’s commemoration of an iconic but fading jumbo jet will be low-key.

Aerospace conference to focus on manufacturers and suppliers

The Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance annual event is next week in Lynnwood.

They know how to get your food product on grocery shelves

The city of Snohomish is bringing expert advice to entrepreneurs and small businesses.

Jury awards $123M to victims in Seattle duck boat crash

Jurors found that Ride the Ducks International bore 67 percent of the responsibility for the crash.

  • Feb 7, 2019

Bankruptcy judge gives Sears another chance

The approval means roughly 425 stores and 45,000 jobs will be preserved.

  • Feb 7, 2019

Johnson & Johnson will list drug prices in TV commercials

The company would be the first drugmaker to take that step.

  • Feb 7, 2019

Study: Seattle’s minimum-wage hikes didn’t boost supermarket prices

But most child-care businesses did see their labor costs increase as the hikes were carried out.

  • Feb 7, 2019

Not so fast: Some restaurants resist third-party delivery

There’s a lot for restaurants not to like: Delivery services eat into their profits.

  • Feb 7, 2019

Ex-director of Microsoft sports marketing is guilty of fraud

Jeff Tran attempted to steal more than $1.5 million from Microsoft by creating fraudulent invoices.

Woody Allen sues Amazon for ending movie deal

The company ended a 4-picture movie deal after old accusations against him resurfaced in the press.

  • Feb 7, 2019

Infrastructure bill faces many potholes in months ahead

Trump struck a bipartisan tone during his State of the Union address with pleas for action on the issue.

  • Feb 6, 2019

Apple stores have lost their luster, critics say

They say marquee products no longer dazzle and lack immersive, loyalty-inspiring experiences.

  • Feb 6, 2019