From the Wire - Business
LOS ANGELES — When the minimum wage in California rose to $10.50 an hour Jan. 1, more than a million people got a raise. But for an untold number of families across the
SALT LAKE CITY — Footwear’s position as the second largest segment in the lucrative outdoor retail industry was on full display at a trade expo last week in Salt
NEW YORK — Amazon plans to hire 100,000 full time workers over the next 18 months, highlighting its ambitious expansion plans — and the sharp contrast the e
SEATTLE — Two former Microsoft workers are claiming their work reviewing abuse, child pornography and other graphic material flagged for removal caused them post
LOS ANGELES — The two leading players in the energy drink market, Red Bull and Monster, long have sponsored motor races and extreme sports events to help expand the
Plant explosion yields injuries
NEW YORK — Wells Fargo announced a complete restructuring Tuesday of how it pays tellers and other bank branch employees, with incentives now tied to how often
FRANKFURT, Germany — It’s ironic: Volkswagen spent 2016 battling a huge scandal over cars it rigged to cheat on emissions tests.
World Bank ups growth forecast
Cray declares ‘16 a profitable year
Sorry, diners: Although restaurants got pushback for raising menu prices in 2016, they aren’t expected to cave in and lower them this year.
SEATTLE — Of all of Amazon.com’s transformations of Seattle’s urban core, perhaps no single project has drawn as much curiosity as the glass domes now
CHICAGO — Ray Kroc opened the first franchised McDonald’s restaurant in the Chicago suburb of Des Plaines in 1955. More than six decades and 36,000 restaurants
WASHINGTON — When President Barack Obama took office in January 2009 in the midst of a recession, the economy was hemorrhaging jobs. Employers were panicking in the
U.S. trade deficit grows in November