Business Newsletter


Local Walmarts to be the sites of pro-labor rallies

Walmart stores in the South Sound region are among the targets of a national organized protest action timed for the kickoff of the holiday shopping...

Colorado Walmart employees and supporters join nationwide protests last year, in front of a Walmart store in Lakewood, Colo., for Walmart to publicly commit to improving labor standards. Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, is one of the nation's biggest shopping days of the year.

October port container numbers up 11 percent for the year

Will the port surpass 2013's total container numbers this year? The answer may depend on how long the present container-handling slowdown continues.

Alaska Air expanding routes next summer to Milwaukee, Oklahoma City from Sea-Tac

Alaska Airlines is contracting with SkyWest Airlines to operate three new routes from the Pacific Northwest next summer

Chuck Jaffe: Lots to give thanks for as investors

The things investors should be grateful for are less tied to short-term results and more about how they can succeed in all conditions over time.

Seattle-based rapidly building capacity in South Sound

Amazon will deliver millions of holiday gifts this year. Here’s how they gear up for the rush.

A high tech fork lift carries packages bundled to specific zip codes and post officers to loading bays at the Amazon sorting center in Kent as they ramping up to handle the holiday rush Monday 11/17/14.