Seattle The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Seattle en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Fri, 22 Aug 2014 19:45:00 GMT Are Minimum-Wage Activists Trying to Kill the Franchise Model in Seattle? The International Franchise Association claims Seattle's new minimum wage law discriminates against franchisees, and says it's all one labor union's fault. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 19:45:00 GMT Kate Taylor Franchisees Seek Injunction to Halt Minimum-Wage Hike in Seattle The International Franchise Association filed for an injunction preventing Seattle from enacting the new minimum wage law in its present state. Thu, 07 Aug 2014 15:32:00 GMT Kate Taylor Massachusetts Hikes Minimum Wage to $11 The state's lawmakers passed legislation that will raise the minimum wage from $8 an hour to $11, the highest minimum wage in the country. Fri, 20 Jun 2014 16:09:00 GMT Laura Entis Entrepreneurs Are Forgotten in the Minimum Wage Debate Small businesses employ more than 50 percent of the population, but who is guaranteeing their wages? Mon, 16 Jun 2014 12:00:00 GMT Carol Roth Amazon Is Being a Big Tease About Its 3-D Smartphone, May Reveal It June 18 It's like nothing we've ever seen before! Wait, we've never seen it. Thu, 05 Jun 2014 15:30:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow Think Seattle's Only Claim to Fame Is Starbucks? Think Again. Besides the success of the huge coffee maker, the Emerald City has other amazing startup stories -- both past and present. Tue, 29 Apr 2014 14:00:00 GMT Jason Fell Amazon Releases Dash, a Home Barcode Scanner for Groceries The new device lets Amazon Fresh subscribers add items to their online shopping lists by scanning a product's barcode or simply by saying its name. Mon, 07 Apr 2014 15:30:00 GMT Laura Entis Seahawks Ban California Residents From Buying NFC Tickets The Seattle Seahawks' policy limits ticket sales to six U.S. states; California, home of the San Francisco 49ers, didn't make the list. Tue, 14 Jan 2014 20:00:00 GMT Laura Entis The 10 Hottest Housing Markets for 2014 Real-estate firm Zillow predicts the top 10 markets for growth and white-hot housing deals this year. Thu, 09 Jan 2014 19:40:00 GMT Laura Entis With One Exception, Most Small Business Exchanges Will Be Ready in 2014 Though Washington state's small business insurance exchange won't be ready until at least 2015, many states will provide a range of choices. Wed, 11 Sep 2013 10:00:00 GMT Dinah Wisenberg Brin The 7 Hottest Startup Scenes in the U.S. (Infographic) Tax-planning startup GoodApril analyzes key benchmarks for entrepreneurs, including the median salary for a technology employee and the price of office space. Mon, 15 Jul 2013 13:39:00 GMT Catherine Clifford How the Farm-to-Table Movement Is Helping Grow the Economy Producing and using locally sourced food is becoming a sustainable business. Call it Foodie Inc. Wed, 21 Sep 2011 00:03:00 GMT Bruce Schoenfeld The Best Bar to . . . Get Some Work Done: Bookstore Bar This Seattle bar can be a great place to power through emails. Tue, 21 Jun 2011 13:03:00 GMT Paul Clarke