WASHINGTON'S LEADING BUSINESS MAGAZINE

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Wal-Mart ups ante on holiday shopping
For the first time, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is offering free shipping on what it considers the season's top 100 hottest gifts, from board games to items related to Disney's hit film "Frozen" items, starting Saturday. Wal-Mart unveiled some of the...
Oct 31, 2014 | 10:31 PM
Gas below $3 in U.S., including many Puget Sound stations
Sliding prices are seen saving the typical consumer $500 a year and are coming just in time to boost spending during the holiday shopping season, according to analysts.
Oct 31, 2014 | 10:31 PM
US consumer spending down 0.2 percent in September
U.S. consumer cut spending in September for the first time in eight months, as incomes grew at the slowest pace this year. The figures underscore nagging economic soft spots that are expected to ease in the coming months.
Oct 31, 2014 | 9:31 PM
Stubborn Life360 app is making his own life frustrating
Tech columnist Patrick Marshall gives tips on how to rid phone of an unwanted application.
Oct 31, 2014 | 9:31 PM
Weyerhaeuser shares rise on strong quarterly earnings
Net sales from continuing operations rose 3 percent in the third quarter to $1.92 billion from $1.86 billion a year ago.
Oct 31, 2014 | 9:31 PM
Puget Energy’s earnings fall, create first red ink in 3 years
Paradoxically, lower than predicted energy costs throw Puget Energy for an accounting loss; also Starbucks settles with disgruntled owner of Tassimo brewing system
Oct 31, 2014 | 8:31 PM
Image of Asia: Watching the iPhone line in Seoul
In this photo by Ahn Young-joon, a phone store worker dressed as Santa Claus keeps customers in line as they wait to buy Apple's iPhone 6, in Seoul, South Korea. The device went on sale Friday in South Korea, one of the world's most wired societies...
Oct 31, 2014 | 8:31 PM
US consumer spending down 0.2 percent in September
Economists blamed the weak September spending figure on falling energy prices and slower auto sales after a surge the previous month. Ian Shepherdson, chief economist at Pantheon Macroeconomics, said he expects consumer spending to accelerate to a...
Oct 31, 2014 | 7:31 PM
Much at stake for NW in U.S. pivot toward China
Imports from China are the backbone of the Puget Sound ports.
Oct 31, 2014 | 7:31 PM
Woodinville industrial park sold
The Park at Woodinville, a five-building industrial park, was sold by Boston-based Colony Realty Partners to KBS Realty Advisors for about $29.7 million, public records show.
Oct 31, 2014 | 6:31 PM