Herald Business Journal

Spielberg’s push against Netflix at the Oscars hits a nerve

The director stirs controversy by wanting to make the streaming giant’s films ineligible for Oscars.

  • Mar 4, 2019

It’s as rare as a carburetor: an independent auto-parts store

Greg Ouellette still enjoys the business his family bought in 1971, but the future is not bright.

An Everett restaurant has defied the odds for 43 years

The Vintage Cafe’s third-generation manager has taken over the restaurant and bar.

As Brexit looms, UK ‘preppers’ stock up and hunker down

As Brexit looms, officials, companies and citizens brace for potential trade disruptions

  • Mar 4, 2019

Werner Furrer needed a paddle, so he made one — then another

That was in 1965. Today Monroe-based Werner Paddles is still innovating, though not so much with wood.

You’ll forget you’re at an airport Monday in Everett

Meet the new Paine Field terminal with its Italian marble countertops and glass jet bridges.

Guests tour the departure lounge of the Paine Field terminal on Tuesday. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

So far, airport earns Everett no respect

Paine Field airport opens Monday, but please don’t call it Seattle’s second airport, locals say.

Guests tour the departure lounge of the Paine Field terminal on Tuesday. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Tribes accuse Corps of withholding pipeline study records

Protests in 2016 and early 2017 drew thousands of opponents to southern North Dakota.

  • Mar 2, 2019

America’s newest crew capsule rockets toward space station

The only passenger was a life-size test dummy, named Ripley after the character in the “Alien” movies.

An unmotivated workforce can stifle economic growth

Even the Harvard MBA elites hate their jobs and are asking, “is that all there is?”

Tesla’s online-only sales approach comes with big risks

The Silicon Valley electric car maker plans to close most of its stores worldwide.

  • Mar 1, 2019

Tribe, groups sue over Alaska reserve petroleum exploration

Environmental law requires the BLM to consider direct, indirect and cumulative effects of exploration.

  • Mar 1, 2019

Lyft reveals big growth but no profits as it readies for IPO

The ride-hailing phenomenon has been in a race with Uber to be first to offer its stock to the public.

  • Mar 1, 2019

Inslee clean energy bill passes Washington Senate

The measure would require utilities to eliminate coal as an energy source by the end of 2025.

  • Mar 1, 2019

After ‘botch,’ Walmart moves to keep disabled greeters

By Michael Rubinkam / Associated Press Walmart endured more than a week’s worth of bad publicity before announcing it would make “every effort” to find… Continue reading

  • Mar 1, 2019

If you work outside, you likely know this longtime outfitter

An Everett father and his daughters have grown Work n’ More into a retail chain with five stores.

Tools left behind: Boeing grounds some KC-46 tankers

The company cited a “foreign-object debris” issue. Deliveries to the Air Force began in January.

US growth is likely to slow from 2.6 pct. pace last quarter

Most economists envision a weaker outlook for the coming months and probably years.

  • Feb 28, 2019

British Airways places a big order for the Boeing 777X

It will buy 18 of the new planes, with options for 24 more. Boeing now has 358 orders and commitments.

Odor on Alaska Airlines flight to Seattle sickens passengers

Four people were hospitalized after the plane was diverted to Minneapolis after taking off in Chicago.