Herald Business Journal

UPS holiday hiring holding steady

But the 100,000 workers will be paid more.

  • Sep 9, 2019

An Everett business park is getting a big new tenant: Amazon

The company will open a new distribution center at the Port of Everett’s Riverside Business Park.

Looking to hire 30,000, Amazon plans nationwide job fairs

Hiring events will take place Sept. 17 in six locations, including Seattle.

  • Sep 9, 2019

British Airways grounds nearly all flights as pilots strike

The carrier flies up to 850 flights a day. The 48-hour strike affects as many as 195,000 passengers.

  • Sep 9, 2019

Park the tractors: This old-fashioned harvest uses horsepower

Palouse group preserves the way farming was done before the internal combustion engine.

  • Sep 9, 2019

Microsoft president chides Facebook

Brad Smith says the social media giant has failed to thwart thieves, terrorists and scoundrels.

  • Sep 8, 2019

Mill Creek University Book Store set to close in October

The CEO cited “a significant rental increase” as a factor in shuttering the Town Center location.

Door explodes in ground test on Boeing 777X at Everett plant

The accident happened Thursday during the final test as part of the plane’s certification by the FAA.

Ex-Boeing official in 737 Max probe won’t turn over documents

Mark Forkner reportedly had suggested to the FAA that MCAS not be included in the pilot manual.

As feds loom, states hit Facebook, Google with new probes

Regulators are examining whether the companies have used their market power to crimp competition.

  • Sep 6, 2019

Trump challenges California power to control auto pollution

Administration opens an antitrust investigation against the state.

  • Sep 6, 2019

Target tells suppliers to pick up cost of China trade tariffs

Target and other national players can more easily squeeze suppliers than smaller retailers.

  • Sep 6, 2019

How the GI Bill changed colleges and universities

The influx of new students in the 1940s and ’50s helped create today’s higher education-industrial complex.

American Airlines mechanic accused of sabotaging flight

A criminal complaint says he wanted to earn some overtime pay fixing the Boeing 737-800.

‘Clawback’ could make a comeback in aerospace tax break debate

Boeing and other firms rebut an auditor’s claim that it’s unclear if incentives are spurring job growth.

Friends with benefits

Can Facebook tackle your love life?

  • Sep 5, 2019

A slowdown in US business formation poses a risk to economy

When fewer new companies are established, fewer Americans tend to prosper over time.

  • Sep 5, 2019

European safety agency has strict demands for Boeing 737 Max

The EASA is demanding stability during extreme maneuvers with the flight-control system on and off.

Everett Mall Sears to close by December, company says

It opened in 1969, pre-dating the mall. The closure had been rumored and was confirmed on Wednesday.

Top Interior official to join oil company in Alaska

Joe Balash, who oversaw oil and gas drilling on federal lands, resigned from Interior on Friday.

  • Sep 4, 2019