Business

General Mills buys fast-growing pet-food company Blue Buffalo for $8 billion

By Evan Ramstad Minneapolis Star Tribune MINNEAPOLIS—General Mills for 15 years has…

  • Feb 27th, 2018

Domino’s is now the biggest pizza chain in the world

By Frank Witsil Detroit Free Press Domino’s Pizza claimed the title of…

  • Feb 26th, 2018

Washington’s tourism marketing program gets Senate OK

Will House approve bill to fund it?

  • Feb 13th, 2018

Investors (Mis)Behaving

By Hunter Larson Financial adviser From the Dow Jones Industrial Average reaching…

  • Feb 6th, 2018
DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD
                                The old Gasperetti’s Distributing office at 405 W. Heron St. is getting an updated interior and new tenant.

Stockbroker Ed Klein opens new business in Aberdeen’s old Gasperetti building

Edward Jones financial services to move in within the week

DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD
                                The old Gasperetti’s Distributing office at 405 W. Heron St. is getting an updated interior and new tenant.

Amazon Go cashierless convenience store opens to the public in Seattle

By Matt Day The Seattle Times SEATTLE — Amazon Go is a…

  • Jan 22nd, 2018

Trump plan to expand oil and gas leasing in West draws mostly a big yawn from industry

By Keith Schneider Los Angeles Times ELKO, Nev. —During his years in…

  • Jan 8th, 2018

UnitedHealth plans $2.8B bid to expand South America business

UnitedHealth Group on Friday said it has agreed to acquire a health care provider and insurer operating in Chile, Colombia and Peru.

  • Dec 26th, 2017

12 days of Christmas? Amazon finds ways to add days of shopping hoopla

Amazon is trying to add a few more shopping holidays to the calendar.

  • Dec 26th, 2017

Grays Harbor Historical Seaport seeks board member

Executive Director: Looking for creative, passionate ‘champions of the cause’

  • Dec 8th, 2017

Disney renews interest in buying much of Rupert Murdoch’s Fox empire

Disney is not interested in buying Fox News Channel, the Fox broadcast network or the Fox television stations.

  • Dec 4th, 2017

Retailers take another look at printed catalogs

In 2016, the response to catalogs increased 23 percent from the year before.

  • Nov 27th, 2017

Two-thirds of Northwest shoppers will stay clear of stores on Black Friday, WSU survey finds

The impact of online shopping, coupled with events like Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday, is diluting Black Friday’s effect.

  • Nov 20th, 2017
Julie Merrill photo: The Apollo Moped sigh is taken down earlier this week.

Moped shop closes after 30-plus years in Ocean Shores

Battle with ALS continues for Apollo Modped owners

  • Nov 17th, 2017
Julie Merrill photo: The Apollo Moped sigh is taken down earlier this week.

Why should average investors care about the GDP?

Gross domestic product

  • Nov 14th, 2017

Amazon threatens to disrupt the prescription drug delivery business, analysts say

It could acquire an existing business

  • Oct 30th, 2017

Grays Harbor County jobless rate down

Grays Harbor County still has the third highest unemployment rate in in Washington at 6.1 percent.

  • Oct 30th, 2017

Pacific Financial Corp. sees record profits for third quarter and YTD

Holding company for Bank of the Pacific

  • Oct 30th, 2017

The future of convenience stores: Fewer smokes; more healthy food, upscale jerky

CHICAGO — Long known as late-night outposts of roller hot dogs and…

  • Oct 30th, 2017

Consumer Reports: Buick among top 10 most-reliable brands

Ford and Fiat Chrysler improve

  • Oct 23rd, 2017