Business

Phishing con fools web domain name owners | Better Business Bureau

If you run a business or have a personal website, you probably own a website domain (or several). This con fools domain owners into paying… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2016

Millennials resurrecting whiskey and wine | Don Brunell

Last month while touring Ireland, our guide proudly pointed out Irish whiskey is making a strong comeback and thanked us, Americans, for our hefty contribution to their sales and shipments.

  • Nov 2, 2016

Take a page from Gerald Ford’s playbook | Don Brunell

It’s D-Day for American voters. With Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump carrying unusually low approval ratings and having a deep antipathy for one another, no matter which one ultimately is elected, the nation will be bitterly polarized.

  • Oct 29, 2016

Take a page from Gerald Ford’s playbook | Don Brunell

It’s D-Day for American voters. With Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump carrying unusually low approval ratings and having a deep antipathy for one another, no matter which one ultimately is elected, the nation will be bitterly polarized.

Take a page from Gerald Ford’s playbook | Don Brunell

It’s D-Day for American voters. With Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump carrying unusually low approval ratings and having a deep antipathy for one another, no matter which one ultimately is elected, the nation will be bitterly polarized.

SBA connects small businesses with global economy

Small businesses constantly seek ways to grow their customer base. However, many don't realize approximately 95 percent of their potential new customers live outside the United States.

  • Oct 17, 2016

Regulating America out of jobs | Don Brunell

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce looked at the cost of regulations in America and found that excessive regulations are undercutting our economy and costing us jobs.

  • Oct 1, 2016

Orangetheory Fitness set to open in Maple Valley | New Business

With its grand opening set for Sept. 23, Orangetheory Fitness is coming to Maple Valley. Class trails begin Sept. 3.

  • Aug 26, 2016

IRS Strikes Olympic Gold | Don Brunell

Guess who was among the first to welcome our Olympic athletes back home from Rio?

  • Aug 22, 2016

National energy policy must be broad and inclusive | Don Brunell

America must have a thoughtful and comprehensive national energy policy which focuses on supplies that are environmentally friendly, abundant and affordable.

  • Aug 2, 2016

Maintaining low-cost electricity vital for Washington clean tech industries | Don Brunell

Since the construction of Grand Coulee and Bonneville dams, Washington has enjoyed an abundance of low cost, reliable hydropower. It has been one-key competitive advantage for energy intensive industries and now it is vital to our state burgeoning "clean tech industries."

  • Jul 11, 2016

Maintaining low cost electricity vital for Washington’s clean tech industries

Since the construction of Grand Coulee and Bonneville dams, Washington has enjoyed an abundance of low cost, reliable hydropower. It has been one-key competitive advantage for energy intensive industries and now it is vital to our state burgeoning “clean tech industries.”

  • Jul 9, 2016

Made it in America

In the presidential campaign leading up to the November elections, hopefully we will hear about ways to “Make America Great Again!”

  • Jul 2, 2016

Beware of scammers during March Madness | Better Business Bureau

Better Business Bureau Northwest wants to serve an alley-oop to spectators attending the 2016 NCAA Tournament. This year the Oregon Ducks men’s basketball team are the No. 1 seed, Oregon State Beavers are No. 7 and the Gonzaga Bulldogs are the No. 11 seed. These teams will battle it out to make it to the Final Four.

  • Mar 16, 2016

Six business resolutions for 2016 | U.S. Small Business Administration

As we enter into the New Year, a lot of people focus on bettering themselves. More workouts and fewer vices are the usual focus of resolutions this time of year. But for business owners, here are some simple resolutions with your businesses well-being in mind:

  • Jan 5, 2016

Abundant salmon runs are early Christmas present | Don Brunell

Pacific Northwest fishermen have good and very good news this Christmas.

Better Business Bureau advice for holiday shopping

hile shoppers gear up for the biggest shopping weekend of the year, Better Business Bureau reminds consumers to not get overwhelmed with door buster sales. According to the National Retail Federation, shoppers plan to spend an average of $463 on family members this holiday season.

  • Nov 30, 2015

Skip the mall, shop small | Calvin Goings

Small businesses have the power to propel the local economy and uplift the community. When our small businesses do well, our community does well too. Please join thousands of your neighbors and shop small on Small Business Saturday, Nov. 28, to support your local business owners and support the local economy. With the holiday season upon us, I cannot think of a better time to recommit in honoring our neighborhood champions.

  • Nov 25, 2015

State revenue offers free after-hours tax webinar Nov. 18

Business owners in Washington have many responsibilities, including knowing which taxes they must report.

  • Nov 11, 2015