Yearly Archives: 2018


Richard Ha stepping down as CEO of Big Island medical marijuana dispensary

Hawaii farmer Richard Ha is stepping down as CEO of Big Island-based medical marijuana dispensary Lau Ola. Lau Ola, which is one of two dispensaries on the island, has not yet started sales. The former banana farmer and medical marijuana advocate to...

By | 2018-11-16T22:19:18+00:00 November 16th, 2018|Healthcare|

Major League Baseball extends TV deal with Fox for $5.1B during owners meetings in Atlanta

Major League Baseball has signed a seven-year media rights renewal with Fox Sports that sources say is worth $5.1 billion, or $728.6 million per year. The deal formally was announced at the MLB owners meetings in Atlanta today. Fox (Nasdaq: FOX, FOXA...

By | 2018-11-16T20:07:14+00:00 November 16th, 2018|Media|

Spirit AeroSystems joins composites research consortium in Europe

Spirit AeroSystems Inc. this week announced that it has joined the ThermoPlastic composites Research Center as one of the organization’s Tier-1 members.  Joining the Netherlands-based consortium brings Spirit into a research entity that also include T...

By | 2018-11-16T19:38:22+00:00 November 16th, 2018|Budget and Tax|

Apparel company Pacterra relaunches, hits Kickstarter goal

Portland apparel company Pacterra Athletics has relaunched after hitting a $10,000 crowdfunding goal. Pacterra makes compression undergarments. The company was founded by Aaron Prosser, who's worked in the local apparel industry for several companies,...

By | 2018-11-16T14:10:12+00:00 November 16th, 2018|Sports|

Working with a local investment advisor offers unique benefits

Selecting an investment manager can be difficult and is one of the most important financial decisions an individual makes with respect to their wealth. For the DIY crowd, there are a number of online trading platforms that provide access to a myriad ...

By | 2018-11-16T07:00:00+00:00 November 16th, 2018|Economics|

Opening today: Go inside the country’s (and Dallas’) first cashierless Sam’s Club

Stepping into the new Sam's Club Now, shoppers will notice lockers to safely charge their phones, a machine that dispenses free samples, and screens demonstrating the best way to make chocolate ganache. There’s a station with fresh sushi and another d...

By | 2018-11-16T04:11:42+00:00 November 16th, 2018|Technology|