800-CEO-READ, a leading direct supplier of book-based resources compiles a monthly list of best-selling business books based on purchases by its corporate customers nationwide. Here are the best sellers for July 2019, plus...Read more
What's the worst part of starting a new job?
Your new, puny salary? Your new, miserable boss?
Not even close!
What's worse are your new co-workers lining up to ask you personal questions -- questions you would rather ...Read more
SEATTLE -- A Seattle City Council member may introduce legislation that would stop donors like Amazon from using political-action committees (PACs) to pour money into Seattle elections, and the proposal is backed by ...Read more
SEATTLE -- As Amazon looks for more ways to sell everything to everyone, its latest experiment with physical stores borrows some of the company's oldest online shopping inventions.
"If you like," reads a sign with an ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- As the nation's opioid crisis deepened over the last decade, drug makers and distributors worked to deflect attention from their own roles in creating widespread addiction, according to lawyers for hundreds ...Read more
Q: I worked as a sales representative for a nationwide company for five years. About 40% of the sales force consisted of female sales reps, yet the men were the only ones to make it into the "Achievers Club," where they ...Read more
CHICAGO -- All it takes to grow marijuana at home is sunlight and water -- and some nutrient-rich soil specially formulated for cannabis plants.
Starting next year, medical marijuana patients in Illinois will be allowed ...Read more
Exotic Metals Forming, a privately owned aerospace supplier headquartered in Kent with about 1,400 employees in Washington state, will be acquired for $1.7 billion in cash by Parker Hannifin, a large industrial company ...Read more
Novartis AG placed a pair of top scientists on administrative leave weeks before informing the U.S. Food and Drug Administration about problematic data concerning a drug the two men had helped develop, a person familiar ...Read more
Ford Motor Co. said Wednesday it is extending its warranty for 560,000 Focus and Fiesta cars with troubled transmissions and will reimburse owners who paid for repairs not covered by the previous warranty.
Ford said the ...Read more
Vinyl covers for motorized awnings help aesthetics while extending the life of the awning. But one helped end the life of a human and injured six others, causing SunSetter to recall 281,000 in the United States and Canada....Read more
Q: I have trouble playing Facebook games because my Flash Player software settings seem to disappear. What's wrong?
--Marie Ridner, Lakeland, Fla.
A: You are caught in an internet technology transition. Websites and ...Read more
I've said this before and written columns about this before. Do NOT listen to your friends and neighbors when it comes to Social Security advice. Whatever they are telling you is probably wrong. Here is another batch of ...Read more
Southwest Airlines, the largest customer of the 737 Max and long an all-Boeing airline, insists it has "no current plans" to fly any jets other than the 737. But it's at least eyeing the possibility.
The airline's ...Read more
BEIJING -- In July, billionaire investor and entrepreneur Peter Thiel called for an FBI and CIA investigation of Google, saying the company was "treasonous" for allegedly working with the Chinese military instead of the U....Read more
Forty-eight-year-old mentally challenged Hank Nichols has found a warm welcome at St. Francis Episcopal Church. The church is Franciscan spiritually and "takes in everybody." An article by Mary A. Jacobs published in The ...Read more
It's not quite what you'd expect from a Koch. Certainly not before the gray-haired Rotary Club in Wichita, Kansas.
But there was Chase Koch, scion of one of America's mightiest private industrial dynasties -- a family ...Read more
NEW YORK -- The head of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission said he's prepared to break up major technology platforms if necessary by undoing their past mergers as his agency investigates whether companies including Facebook...Read more
CHICAGO -- It was over. Done with. Fertig.
BMW would pull away from title-sponsoring what is now called the BMW Championship after the final putt dropped this week at Medinah.
Instead the German automotive giant would ...Read more
Snap Inc.'s newest camera-glasses are making headlines for their $380 pricetag and chic design.
But what's most remarkable, from a business standpoint, is how little money the company expects to make off its splashy new ...Read more
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