Herald Business Journal

Pentagon awards Boeing $6.5B more for missile defenses

It’s for “a new missile field with 20 additional silos” at Fort Greely, Alaska.

Sumas blueberry farm is fined $149,000 on breaks and meals

A Whatcom County blueberry farm has been fined $149,000 after a state investigation found violations related to late or missed rest breaks and… Continue reading

Robot barista makes the coffee at new cafe in Japan’s capital

The cafe operator said robots can increase productivity while also entertaining customers.

  • Feb 2, 2018

Letting the US dollar ‘float’ is the nation’s best policy

A deliberately weak dollar doesn’t make us any friends.

Stop charging me to attend your private celebrations

I’ve been at events when others skip out without paying their share.

Smart money moves for black Americans in financial distress

Institutional discrimination against generations of black Americans has far-reaching consequences.

  • Feb 2, 2018

Studies anticipated 12 flights a day, but 24 are planned

The FAA will decide whether that change warrants another look at the impact of passenger service.

Apple sees a record profit, despite selling fewer iPhones

Questions linger about how well it can keep up the profit momentum.

  • Feb 1, 2018

Amazon has huge fourth quarter: Net income was $1.9 billion

Revenue soared 38 percent to $60.5 billion, beating the $59.8 billion analysts expected.

  • Feb 1, 2018

US CEOs earn 140 times more than the typical worker

Thousands of U.S. companies will reveal the ratio in coming months.

  • Feb 1, 2018

Boeing’s fading 747 program gets lifeline as UPS buys 14 more

The deal seems to ensure that the 747 will be in production into the 2020s.

Nominate business, civic leaders for awards recognizing achievements

Three awards aim to honor in Snohomish County who have helped improve economy, better the community.

Boeing is booming: Profit soars with help from US tax cut

The company’s stock price has more than doubled in a year and hit an all-time high on Wednesday.

Bothell’s Seattle Genetics to acquire Cascadian Therapeutics for $614M

Deal would be merger between two Puget Sound area biotech companies developing cancer treatments.

Microsoft and LinkedIn: Is their marriage working?

Most people who use LinkedIn haven’t noticed many changes since the acquisition.

  • Jan 31, 2018

No penalty: Small businesses let sports fans enjoy big games

Some owners realize that trying to eliminate sports talk is demoralizing and difficult to achieve.

  • Jan 31, 2018

Environmental groups sue to block road through Alaska refuge

They contend that Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke lacks the authority to swap land within a refuge.

  • Jan 31, 2018

Insurance claims from California wildfires near $12 billion

The figures for Southern California are likely to grow as more people file claims.

  • Jan 31, 2018

Trump promotes recent tax cuts during session with workers

Trump needs to show that Republicans are delivering on long-promised tax relief.

  • Jan 31, 2018

Boeing profit tops expectations; gives strong 2018 outlook

The new tax law is providing another tailwind, helping executives pursue their growth strategy.

  • Jan 31, 2018