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Still on top: Cyber Monday sales on track to hit record

December 2, 2019, 1:40pm Business

NEW YORK — Cyber Monday is still holding up as the biggest online shopping day of the year, even though many of the same deals have been available online for weeks and the name harks back to the days of dial-up modems. Read story

Cranberry farmers look to the sun

December 2, 2019, 6:05am Business

CARVER, Mass. — Plummeting cranberry prices and the country’s ongoing trade wars have America’s cranberry industry eyeing a possible new savior: solar power. Read story

Protests in Hong Kong hurt sales of luxury goods

December 2, 2019, 6:04am Business

MILAN -- Hong Kong's luxury retailers have been hard hit by pro-democracy protests, which a new study says will permanently change the map of Asian high-end retail. Read story

Lime won’t renew its bike-share program with Bellevue

December 2, 2019, 6:04am Business

BELLEVUE -- Lime said last week that it won't be renewing its bike-share permit with Bellevue, ending a yearlong pilot program that brought hundreds of the company's green electric-assisted bikes to the Eastside city. Read story

Washington ski areas to open soon following blast of snow

December 2, 2019, 6:03am Business

SEATTLE -- The blast of snow that hammered the Cascades last week has snowboarders and skiers looking to the slopes. They may not have to wait much longer. Read story

Working in Clark County: Jane Larwick, owner of Larwick Christmas Tree Farm

December 2, 2019, 6:02am Business

BRUSH PRAIRIE — On a recent weekday the week before Thanksgiving, Christmas music was already blaring over the loudspeakers at Larwick Christmas Tree Farm. Read story

Geopolitics may strain investors’ confidence

December 2, 2019, 6:00am Business

The risks of geopolitics and the strength of American employment will battle for investor attention in the week ahead. Read story

Learn to manage your money

December 2, 2019, 6:00am Business

You can likely thank (or blame) your parents for some aspects of how you turned out. Maybe you have your mother’s eyes or your dad’s habit of chewing with your mouth open. Read story

China tariffs expected to boost prices next year

December 2, 2019, 6:00am Business

Over the last year and a half, retailers have watched the dizzying pace of the U.S.-China trade war with a growing sense of trepidation. Read story

Real Estate Advice: Pay off mortgage early? Pros, cons

December 2, 2019, 6:00am Business

When you own a home, the thought of a mortgage hanging over your head for decades can be daunting for many people — and it’s natural to want to pay off your mortgage as soon as possible. Read story