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Levi Strauss, Meredith rise; Lamb Weston, Kellogg fall

Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Thursday: Costco Wholesale Corp., up $3.53 to 452.87. The warehouse club operator reported encouraging S...

In California, some buy machines that make water out of air

BENICIA, Calif. (AP) — The machine Ted Bowman helped design can make water out of the air, and in parched California, some homeowners are already buying the pricey devices. The air-t...

Stocks rise modestly on Wall Street a day after rout

Stocks rose modestly on Wall Street Wednesday as the market regains its footing following a sharp drop a day earlier. The S&P 500 rose 0.4% as of 11:57 a.m. Eastern. The Dow Jone...

Vail Resorts, Progress Software rise; Nike, Nvidia fall

Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Friday: Nike Inc., down $9.99 to $149.59. The athletic apparel maker warned investors that supply chain ...

Amazon eyes 125K more hires, $18+ per hour average salary

Amazon wants to hire 125,000 delivery and warehouse workers and said Tuesday that it is paying new hires an average of $18 an hour in a tight job market as more people shop online. C...

Taiwan finds excessive levels of preservatives in Costco health drink

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Inspectors found excessive levels of preservatives in a glucosamine and chondroitin drink from retailer Costco’s Kirkland Signature brand, reports said Tuesday (Aug....

Skeletal 'Sonny & Cher' spook Taiwanese kids at Costco

TAPEI (Taiwan News) — With Ghost Month underway and Halloween in the not-too-distant future, Taiwanese are getting a kick out of two dancing skeletons decked out as a bride and groom at a Costco...

New Costco store expected to land in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — American retail giant Costco is reportedly eyeing Changhua City in central Taiwan for the location for its next store. Costco has been a popular store in Taiwan, but on...

Numerous websites briefly go down in widespread outage

NEW YORK (AP) — Major websites went down Thursday in what appeared to be a brief but widespread outage. The websites of Airbnb, AT&T, Costco and Delta showed error messages arou...

Taichung's Beitun most popular emerging residential area in Taiwan: Real estate analyst

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Beitun District in Taichung has recorded the highest net growth in residents in the first half of 2021, followed by Linkou and Tamsui districts in New Taipei, where housin...

Taipei cop fines couple for drinking water in car

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A couple was ticketed by Taipei police for removing their masks inside their car to drink water on a hot summer day. At approximately 4 p.m. on July 8, having just fini...

Taipei Costco closes after member confirmed with COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Costco branch in Taipei closed on Thursday morning (July 15) after it was notified that a member who had recently shopped in the store had been confirmed with COVID-19. ...

Stamps.com, Greenbrier rise; Dominion falls

Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Friday: Costco Wholesale Corp., up $5.22 to $412.37. The warehouse retail chain gave investors an encour...

Taiwanese netizens help woman fulfill dying brother’s wish

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three netizens on Wednesday (July 7) responded to a Taichung woman’s online call to help fulfill her terminally ill younger brother’s wish to drink Costco appl...

Free samples are back, but with safety in mind

NEW YORK (AP) — When Pat Curry spotted bite-sized wood-fire rotisserie chicken with portabella mushroom at her local Costco in early June, she felt “giddy." After a 14-month hiatus, free samples were ...