Cargo coverage: How it applies to every business

Placing insurance on precious assets has been around for many years in the U.S. The oldest form of insurance is marine cargo insurance, which dates… Continue reading

  • Apr 30, 2013
  • By Paul Pukis Capital Asset Protection

What to do with checks marked ‘payment in full’

If a business receives a check with the notation “payment in full” from a customer with a disputed account, and strikes out the “payment in… Continue reading

  • Apr 30, 2013
  • By Patrick Hussey Business of Law

Surety bonds help businesses grow on contract success

Small-business contractors and service companies that want to become more competitive and bid on projects requiring surety bonds can look to the U.S. Small Business… Continue reading

  • Apr 30, 2013
  • By Calvin W. Goings SBA News

Home sales prices hit $275K in April

EVERETT — It’s 2007 all over again for the local real estate market as antsy buyers rush to buy what’s left in a dwindling supply… Continue reading

  • May 6, 2013
  • By Kurt Batdorf HBJ Editor

County’s craft alcohol producers get organized

It suddenly seems craft distillers are everywhere. If you enjoy a finely crafted alcoholic drink, you can find pretty much anything in Snohomish County. There’s… Continue reading

  • May 8, 2013
  • By Jessi Loerch Herald Writer

How to make your business ready for referrals

What’s the highest compliment and vote of confidence we can receive? It’s a referral from someone we know to do business with someone they know.… Continue reading

  • Apr 30, 2013
  • By Monika Kristofferson Office Efficiency

Tax break bill could aid state’s craft distillers

Local craft liquors springing up on store shelves could get a little cheaper, and the distillers would have a better chance to survive… Continue reading

  • May 6, 2013
  • By Bill Sheets Herald Writer

Stanwood’s efforts attract tech manufacturer

STANWOOD — When you think of electrical panel and control systems manufacturing, you probably wouldn’t put Stanwood very high on a list of likely contenders.… Continue reading

  • May 9, 2013
  • By Kurt Batdorf HBJ Editor

Inslee’s aerospace plan: Land the 777X

Gov. Jay Inslee announced an aerospace strategy May 9 that aims to convince the Boeing Co. to design and build the 777X in… Continue reading

  • May 9, 2013
  • By Michelle Dunlop and Chuck Taylor Herald Writers

Trinity Lutheran College lands in TV spotlight

EVERETT —Trinity Lutheran College will be featured in a nationally televised program. The CNN program “Viewpoints with Terry Bradshaw” profiles people, businesses and other stories… Continue reading

  • May 10, 2013
  • By Amy Watkins HBJ Freelance Writer

Racers use crowdfunding to develop data device

LYNNWOOD — When we first met the brains behind Autosport Labs in late 2010, racer Brent Picasso was working on the first version of a… Continue reading

  • May 13, 2013
  • By Kurt Batdorf HBJ Editor

EvCC opens new health sciences building

EVERETT — Nursing students at Everett Community College better be on their toes in their new Liberty Hall digs, a $37.5 million building that opened… Continue reading

  • Apr 30, 2013
  • By Sharon Salyer Herald Writer

Jackson students earn first at DECA meeting

MILL CREEK — H.M. Jackson High School DECA chapter members earned the organization’s highest honors at DECA’s 67th annual International Career Development Conference in Anaheim,… Continue reading

  • May 17, 2013
  • HBJ staff

Everett Clinic forced to sell, close pharmacies

The Everett Clinic, which first added a pharmacy to its main campus in 1963, has sold two of its pharmacies to Bartell Drugs and closed… Continue reading

  • May 27, 2013
  • By Sharon Salyer Herald Writer

Donor’s offer could save Olympic Theatre

ARLINGTON — The Olympic Theatre is a functioning relic of days gone by: a small, one-screen cinema where the smell of hot buttered popcorn wafting… Continue reading

  • May 28, 2013
  • By Christina Harper HBJ Freelance Writer

Amtrak adds train to bypass I-5 bridge collapse

SEATTLE — To help travelers pass the collapsed Skagit River Bridge severing I-5 in Burlington, the Amtrak Cascades train service will roll out two extra… Continue reading

  • May 31, 2013
  • HBJ staff

Business Events

June 1 A career-building tool called Career Quest Cards will be featured in a workshop with career coach Halimah Bellows at 1:30 p.m. June 1… Continue reading

  • May 28, 2013

Social networks’ facelifts emphasize big visuals

“Goodbye clutter.” Facebook’s moniker for its redesigned News Feed also applies to Google+ and YouTube, all of which have received makeovers. The new designs organize… Continue reading

  • Mar 26, 2013
  • By Laura Christianson Relationship Marketing