Business

Simplexity simplifies product design

May 31, 2016

Simple doesn’t always mean easy. Sometimes finding the simplest solution requires meticulous planning, diligent work and expert execution. Simplexity tries to embody that process in…

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Simplexity simplifies product design

May 31, 2016, 6:01 AM

Simple doesn’t always mean easy. Sometimes finding the simplest solution requires meticulous planning, diligent work and expert execution. Simplexity tries to embody that process in its work with companies creating consumer and business products.

Nordstrom’s loyalty program no longer cardholders-only

May 31, 2016, 6:01 AM

CHICAGO — After a disappointing start to 2016, Nordstrom is growing its off-price business and trying to woo shoppers with a more inclusive loyalty program.

Association of Wheat Growers names new CEO

May 31, 2016, 6:00 AM

RITZVILLE — The Washington Association of Wheat Growers announced Thursday that Chandler Goule will serve as the new CEO of the National Association of Wheat Growers.

Brunell: Millennials’ return home bad move for the economy

May 31, 2016, 6:00 AM

Today, more millennials are moving back home even though the economy is improving and wages are inching upward.

In online sales tax battle, states hope courts will update ruling

May 31, 2016, 5:59 AM

WASHINGTON — Frustrated with federal inaction and worried about declining revenue as more Americans shop online, states are eyeing a South Dakota court case that could allow them to collect more in sales taxes from online purchases.

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Briefs

Association of Wheat Growers names new CEO

May 31, 2016, 6:00 AM

RITZVILLE — The Washington Association of Wheat Growers announced Thursday that Chandler Goule will serve as the new CEO of the National Association of Wheat Growers.

Trampoline park holding hiring event this week

May 31, 2016, 5:59 AM

Vancouver's Sky Zone Trampoline Park is looking to recruit a team of cashiers, court monitors, event hosts and event assistants at a job fair Friday and Saturday.

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Strictly Business

Strictly Business: Startups facing challenges

May 29, 2016, 6:05 AM

Do you remember the old mom-and-pop neighborhood markets?

Strictly Business: Instafab standoff takes turn for worse

May 8, 2016, 6:06 AM

It’s not been easy watching the bitter standoff between Instafab, a long-established Vancouver steel fabricator and installer, and its embittered former employees. More than one year out from a walkout by the first five workers to declare a strike against the nonunion company, the feud is only turning uglier and more personal.

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Columnists

Sowell: History and facts missing from socialism argument

May 31, 2016, 6:00 AM

Socialism sounds great. It has always sounded great. And it will probably always continue to sound great. It is only when you go beyond rhetoric, and start looking at hard facts, that socialism turns out to be a big disappointment, if not a disaster.

Pitts: ‘Roots’ kindles in us courage to confront our history

May 30, 2016, 6:00 AM

Everything was different, the day after.

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Real Estate

208 apartment units planned for Tech Center

May 25, 2016, 6:00 AM

A developer this week submitted plans for 208 "loft-style" apartment units east of Southeast 177th Avenue along Mill Plain Boulevard.

More east Vancouver development planned

May 24, 2016, 6:05 AM

The city’s going to need an air traffic controller to manage all the development about to land at the old Evergreen Airport.

Sky Zone park growing in old Albertsons

May 20, 2016, 6:07 AM

Construction is well underway at 5000 E. Fourth Plain Boulevard, across from the recently closed — yet still beloved — Golden Skate. By mid-summer, people will be taking leaps and bounds at the region's first Sky Zone Trampoline Park.

Housing, population out of sync in Clark County

May 19, 2016, 6:05 AM

Clark County’s housing crisis hinges on the lack of available and affordable housing. It begs the question: Just how many residences are there right now in Clark County?

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