The bank also started a search for an additional board member “who meets the stated diversity goals of the company.” Seattle Biz Journal HomeStreet Bank appoints a new director to ward off a proxy fight

Peugeot parent company Groupe PSA selected Atlanta for its new North American headquarters, passing over Seattle and Raleigh, N.C. The French automaker’s North American unit had 10 employees when it launched its Free2Move mobility app…

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Starbucks announced it would be giving baristas and other employees $120 million worth of raises. Those will be based on cost-of-living and labor market dynamics across the U.S. Seattle Biz Journal Starbucks brews up raises,…

Juno Therapeutics Inc.’s top investors will cash out stock worth hundreds of millions of dollars in the biotech company’s pending acquisition by Celgene Corp. Celgene’s $9 billion takeover of Seattle-based Juno is priced at $87 per…

Starbucks is testing out a cashless store in downtown Seattle. The coffee chain, often lauded in the technology industry for innovations in mobile payments, is no longer accepting cash at its location in the Russell…

The public will get its first chance to check out Amazon.com Inc.’s cashierless checkout system when the Amazon Go convenience store opens in Seattle Monday. The store, at Seventh Avenue and Blanchard Street, just across…

Jim and Deborah Heg fell in love with 21 acres on the west side of Whidbey Island, on Admiralty Inlet, back in the early 1990s. They bought the property in 1993, built a big home…

FareStart trains low-income and homeless people for restaurant and hospitality jobs and operates Seattle restaurants and cafes. Seattle Biz Journal FareStart CEO Megan Karch steps down to take a new job at another nonprofit

The deal comes as Unico takes on some good-sized projects, including the complicated redevelopment of historic buildings in Seattle’s Pioneer Square. Seattle Biz Journal Unico Properties deal will 'supercharge' Costigan Integrated