'Pizza Theater' aims to entice customers into N.W. stores
TACOMA — J.C. Penney got it wrong, New Coke sank, and South Lake Union Transit didn't quite pass the brand-acronym test.
Linda Pearce, chief financial officer for Nautilus Inc., the Vancouver-based manufacturer of fitness equipment, has resigned to become chief financial officer for Tillamook County Creamery Association, a large dairy cooperative in Tillamook, Ore.
He joins picket line at port, donates $10,000
Fusao Ohori, a Japanese union leader who'd flown from Tokyo to support locked-out union dockworkers in Vancouver and Portland, leaned in Friday to answer a reporter's questions when the gray van, its windows obscured, suddenly reappeared at the metal gate.
Android, iPad left out as firm aims to boost systems using Windows
NEW YORK — Even as a pared-down version of Microsoft's Office software package arrived on the iPhone, the company is holding out on extending that to the iPad and Android devices as it tries to boost sales of tablet computers running its own Windows system.
NEW YORK -- Bank of America Corp., the second- biggest U.S. lender, rewarded staff with cash bonuses and gift cards for meeting quotas tied to sending distressed homeowners into foreclosure, former employees said in court documents.
OLYMPIA -- A legislative fix to a court ruling on the estate tax was signed into law by Gov. Jay Inslee early Friday morning, hours before the state was to start issuing millions of dollars in refunds.
State Attorney General Bob Ferguson warns that scam artists are bringing vehicles damaged by Hurricane Sandy to Washington and trying to pass them off as if they are not flood damaged.
Clark County homebuilders saw continued demand in May that pushed single-family permits 53 percent higher than the same month last year, according to a report that tracks permits for single-family homes.
OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee is canceling his participation in the Paris Air Show.
May foreclosures rose by nearly 100 over May 2012
Clark County foreclosures rose 65 percent in May above the same month last year, and also inched slightly higher than April's rates, according to a report issued Wednesday.
Three Clark County technology leaders will discuss the evolution of digital technology at a July 11 luncheon presented by the Columbia River Economic Development Council.
Beacock Music of Vancouver has been designated by the National Association of Music Merchants as one of the world's Top 100 music instrument and product retailers.
The company planning to build a liquefied natural gas terminal near the mouth of the Columbia River has filed for a federal permit.
Washington's average annual wage grew by 3.4 percent in 2012, to $51,595, surpassing $50,000 for the first time, the state Employment Security Department reported Wednesday.
House panel focuses on Dreamliner issues
WASHINGTON — After two battery malfunctions aboard 787s, 100 days aground and one giant black eye, Boeing and the Federal Aviation Administration have learned this: They failed to anticipate possible troubles, however unlikely.
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