Herald Business Journal

Rick Steves to give $1 million yearly to stop climate change

“If we are in the travel business, we are contributing to the destruction of our environment,” he said.

Trump sees progress in Mexico talks but ‘not nearly enough’

Meanwhile, Republicans in Congress are threatening their own confrontation with Trump.

  • Jun 5, 2019

More Washington workers could see OT pay under proposed rule

Currently, salaried employees that are paid more than $23,660 per year are exempt from overtime pay.

  • Jun 5, 2019

Port condemns Kimberly-Clark site, edging out fish companies

The move came after nearly two hours of public testimony over jobs, clean-up, security and the Navy.

In #MeToo era, Japanese woman slams #KuToo heels dress codes

Japanese laws guarantee gender equality, but critics complain such ideals aren’t playing out in real life.

  • Jun 5, 2019

People spend more time on mobile devices than TV, firm says

In the United States, adults will spend an average of 3 hours and 43 minutes each day on mobile devices.

  • Jun 5, 2019

Plan now, snowbirds, for Everett flights to Palm Springs

Daily Alaska Airlines service between Paine Field and the California desert begins Nov. 5.

Trade war complicates a Boeing mega-deal worth $30 billion

At stake is a sale to China of 777s and 787s. Meanwhile, Boeing reported a snag in the 777X program.

An Everett company helps keep the birds at bay

BirdBuffer makes a harmless spray device to keep birds away from food, airports and shopping malls.

It seems implausible, but American Eagle is thriving at malls

While other brick-and-mortar retailers sink, it defies the odds and posts solid numbers.

  • Jun 5, 2019

The ‘Trump Bump’ fades in America’s agricultural heartland

The American farmer sentiment index has plunged to levels not seen since October 2016.

  • Jun 5, 2019

They’ve got big dreams for the Lynnwood Convention Center

A panel is recommending an exhibit hall for concerts, trade shows and a year-round farmers market.

Twenty hellish nonstop hours — with only water to drink

Twenty hours from Australia to Sydney — with only water to drink

  • Jun 5, 2019

Quelle horreur! Labor strife threatens world’s Nutella supply

Workers are blocking the gates at the French factory where the chocolate-hazelnut spread is made

  • Jun 4, 2019

Ralph Nader thinks the Boeing 737 Max is unsafe at any speed

The man who helped kill the Corvair would like the same thing happen to the Boeing jet.

  • Jun 4, 2019

House subcommittee to hold 2nd hearing on Boeing Max safety

The group wants to hear from front-line users of the planes, including pilots and flight attendants.

One custom handbag led to another — and sew on

Madeline Chadwick has gradually built a home business that began with a chance encounter.

A new-wave broadband firm dials up Frontier Communications

General Telephone, GTE, then Verizon and Frontier — what’s next for our legacy phone company?

Apple previews new software as it diversifies beyond iPhones

One feature will allow users to mask their true email addresses when signing into apps and services.

  • Jun 3, 2019

Flower and gift delivery company FTD seeks bankruptcy protection

The nearly 110-year old company began restructuring and reviewing strategic alternatives last year.

  • Jun 3, 2019