Daily Archives: November 14, 2018

Women of Influence: Jen Cohen, University of Washington

Cohen oversees 22 intercollegiate Division I athletic programs, including oversight over a $130 million annual budget, revenue and business development, Pac-12 initiatives, hiring and retaining coaches and student athlete well-being and development.

By | 2018-11-14T22:23:29+00:00 November 14th, 2018|Education|

San Francisco pet food startup picks Nashville for expansion

San Francisco-based fresh pet food maker NomNomNow Inc. will create 181 jobs in Nashville, representing a $1.7 million investment, Tennessee and company officials said Wednesday. The San Francisco-based company plans to open a production facility in M...

By | 2018-11-14T22:14:26+00:00 November 14th, 2018|Budget and Tax|

Ohio State plans to build one garage for new hospital tower, then tear two others down

Ohio State University's Wexner Medical Center plans to build a new parking garage on the land opened up by relocating Cannon Drive as the first in several steps before building an 840-bed hospital tower. After the new garage opens, the North and South...

By | 2018-11-14T21:32:03+00:00 November 14th, 2018|Healthcare|

3-time Manager of the Year Bob Melvin’s keys to good management

Once upon a baseball time, Oakland Athletics Manager Bob Melvin and other major league field bosses pulled all the levers. Now, front offices are more involved, and if a manager wants a long career he must buy into the new structure and get players to ...

By | 2018-11-14T20:42:34+00:00 November 14th, 2018|Sports|

Sears close to loan deal to keep doors open through holidays

Sears Holdings Corp. is closing in on a deal with Great American Capital Partners, in addition to other lenders, for $350 million in additional bankruptcy financing to keep the doors open through the holidays. The funding would be a boost to a $300 mi...

By | 2018-11-14T19:55:13+00:00 November 14th, 2018|Economics|

Want a job at Amazon? Here’s how to get one.

Early in Amazon.com Inc.’s rise from upstart online bookseller to trillion-dollar corporate leviathan, founder Jeff Bezos sketched out his company’s five core values. One read: “High bar for talent.” Bezos, as recounted by author Brad Stone in his boo...

By | 2018-11-14T19:54:22+00:00 November 14th, 2018|Technology|

Alaska Air, Delta and JetBlue will fight for travel spending as Amazon’s universe expands

Alaska Airlines and Delta took turns touting superior connections and flight choices, whil JetBlue CEO Robin Hayes offered a more personal greeting after Amazon selected two East Coast headquarters sites.

By | 2018-11-14T19:52:27+00:00 November 14th, 2018|Technology|