Herald Business Journal

Gannett turns down hedge fund-backed Digital First Media

The group has a reputation for massively job cuts at companies it acquires.

  • Feb 5, 2019

O’Hare was nation’s busiest airport in 2018; Sea-Tac is No. 8

The Atlanta airport slips to No, 2 in the nation, followed by LA, Dallas-Fort Worth and Denver.

  • Feb 5, 2019

Poll shows how financial security varies by age, income

No surprises here: Older, more affluent Americans feel more financially secure.

  • Feb 5, 2019

Reality check: Autonomous cars aren’t coming anytime soon

Robot “eyes” can’t cope with lane lines blocked by snow. And that’s just one of many problems.

  • Feb 5, 2019

Passengers and workers await first Paine Field boarding call

“For 10 years I’ve been promising myself I would be on that first flight,” says a reservation holder.

Coast Property Management acquires Quantum Management

Everett-based Coast and Lynnwood-based Quantum have been “friendly competitors for years.”

Who will hire people recovering from addiction? Maybe you

Workforce Snohomish will pay transitional wages for workers who need to get back to work.

Fake fish invented in Richland will help save real fish

They are packed with instrumentation to get an idea of what passing through dams is like for fish.

  • Feb 3, 2019

Instacart workers say they’re earning less under new system

What someone is paid in a tip is now affecting the total that the service pays its shoppers.

  • Feb 2, 2019

Boeing workers in Washington get $429M in annual bonuses

Many of the Machinists union will get an extra hefty bonus after working a lot of overtime in 2018.

As US questions free trade, EU and Japan usher in new deal

The agreement will scrap nearly all tariffs on products both sides trade in.

  • Feb 2, 2019

Listening in the lunchroom can be a learning experience

Breaking bread with employees can foster trust and communication.

Foxconn again shifts Wisconsin plan after Trump intervenes

The Taiwanese company will proceed to construct a plant that will make liquid crystal display screens.

  • Feb 1, 2019

Cutbacks show the space industry entering a second stage

Analysts and commercial space insiders say they are coincidental and don’t indicate a major downturn.

  • Feb 1, 2019

For the first time in six years, Boeing employment grows

Manufacturing work on the new 777X in Everett will accelerate as that plane enters flight testing.

Starbucks CEO rakes in about $13.4 million

Kevin Johnson’s compensation was 1,049 times greater than the median Starbucks employee’s pay.

  • Feb 1, 2019

US employers add robust 304K jobs; joblessness up to 4 pct.

The healthy gain illustrated the job market’s durability nearly a decade into the economic expansion.

  • Feb 1, 2019

Citing audit, Boeing quality inspectors question job cuts

The company says routine “process monitoring” did what it’s supposed to — identify problems.

University investments fare well in 2018, but worries linger

Despite the recent success, many colleges are failing to hit their long-term financial goal.

  • Feb 1, 2019

Leadership style can be as individual as your fingerprints

When we help out, encourage others and try to make a difference, we’re playing a valuable role.

  • Jan 31, 2019