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Costco reports $931M for second quarter

March 5, 2020, 5:07pm Business

ISSAQUAH -- Costco Wholesale Corp. (COST) on Thursday reported fiscal second-quarter profit of $931 million. Read story

Study: Everett should use paid parking

March 5, 2020, 5:06pm Business

EVERETT -- Washington residents and visitors could soon pay for parking in downtown Everett to combat the increasing lack of available on-street parking spots, according to a city analysis. Read story

Starbucks pauses use of reusable cups

March 5, 2020, 5:05pm Business

As the coronavirus COVID-19 spreads, Starbucks is taking some precautions to stop the spread of germs and one of those precautions is a "pause" on reusable cups and for-here ware. Read story

Women’s leadership lecture series expands

March 4, 2020, 7:00pm Business

The Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce reformed its Women in Leadership Lecture Series Program to include all levels of professionals. Read story

ViacomCBS wants to sell Simon & Schuster

March 4, 2020, 6:59pm Business

NEW YORK -- Simon & Schuster, the publisher of such authors as Stephen King and Bob Woodward, is up for sale. Read story

Twitter tests its version of disappearing stories

March 4, 2020, 6:57pm Business

SAN FRANCISCO -- Twitter Inc. is testing a way for users to post photos and videos that disappear after 24 hours -- similar to Stories products offered on rival social networks -- to encourage people to share more often on its service. Read story

Toyota expands major U.S. fuel pump recall

March 4, 2020, 6:57pm Business

DETROIT -- Toyota is adding 1.2 million vehicles to a major recall in the U.S. to fix possible fuel pump failures that can cause engines to stall. Read story

Hyundai joins Kia in yet another recall in U.S.

March 4, 2020, 6:56pm Business

DETROIT -- Hyundai is joining affiliated automaker Kia in yet another U.S. recall for problems that could cause engine fires. Read story

Auction slated for Hynix computer chip factory in Eugene, Ore.

March 3, 2020, 5:33pm Business Briefs

PORTLAND -- The vacant Hynix computer chip factory is up for sale again at a three-day auction scheduled to conclude March 25. Read story

World Bank offers $12 billion in coronavirus aid

March 3, 2020, 5:31pm Business Briefs

WASHINGTON -- The World Bank announced Tuesday that it is making $12 billion available to provide immediate support to low-income countries dealing with the health and economic impacts of the coronavirus. Read story