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Vancouver bar Tip Top closes, cites challenge of state mask rule

August 11, 2020, 6:02am Business

Iconic Vancouver bar Tip Top Tavern closed its doors Saturday afternoon “for the foreseeable future.” Its owner cited pressure caused by Washington’s COVID-19 mask rules. Read story

Vancouver-based ZoomInfo sees Q2 gain in first quarter as public company

August 10, 2020, 6:12pm Business

Vancouver-based ZoomInfo Technologies released its second quarter results Monday, detailing a 62 percent year-over-year revenue gain in its first quarter as a public company following its initial public offering in… Read story

Late drop leaves S&P 500 lower, breaking a 7-day win streak

August 11, 2020, 4:20pm Business

Wall Street pumped the brakes on its recent rally Tuesday, as a late slide in big technology companies left stocks broadly lower, erasing an early gain. Read story

Portland employers expect remote working to ultimately supplement, not supplant, office jobs

August 11, 2020, 9:15am Business

Advertising agency Wieden+Kennedy asked the more than 450 employees at its Pearl District headquarters to start working from home on March 13 as the severity of the coronavirus pandemic came into focus. Read story

Vancouver-based Nautilus sees record-high Q2 sales

August 10, 2020, 5:02pm Business

Vancouver-based exercise equipment maker Nautilus enjoyed a record-breaking second quarter, driven by a booming market for home fitness equipment during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read story

Stocks rise on Wall Street; S&P 500 within 1% of record

August 10, 2020, 2:30pm Business

U.S. stock indexes closed mostly higher Monday, nudging the S&P 500 within striking distance of its all-time high set in February. Read story

Washington apple crop projected to be larger than 2019

August 10, 2020, 10:59am Business

SPOKANE — This year’s Washington state apple crop is expected to be slightly larger than the 2019 crop. Read story

MTA asks Apple’s help to solve iPhone mask issues

August 10, 2020, 9:06am Business

NEW YORK — New York’s mass transit agency wants Apple to come up with a better way for iPhone users to unlock their phones without taking off their masks, as it seeks to guard against the spread of the coronavirus in buses and subways. Read story

U.S. employers post more jobs in June, pull back on hiring

August 10, 2020, 9:03am Business

WASHINGTON — U.S. employers advertised more jobs in June compared with the previous month, but overall hiring fell, painting a mixed picture of the job market. Read story

McDonald’s sues ousted CEO, alleging employee relationships

August 10, 2020, 8:58am Business

McDonald’s says it’s suing Stephen Easterbrook, the CEO it ousted last year over an inappropriate relationship with an employee, alleging Monday that he covered up relationships with three other employees and destroyed evidence. Read story