General Motors 3Q Profit Nearly DoublesThe automaker posted a net profit of $1.38 billion, or 81 cents per share, from July through September.
State Government Raising More Cash Than Expected Washington state government has been raising more revenue than initially expected as the economy continues to improve, officials said Wednesday.
Key Costco July Revenue Metric Rises 4 Percent Costco Wholesale Corp.'s revenue from established stores rose 4 percent last month, a performance that fell short of Wall Street estimates.
Starbucks Plans to Brew a Stronger Profit in 2013 Seattle-based Starbucks Corp. plans to accelerate growth and brew up a stronger profit in the year ahead, with CEO Howard Schultz noting that customers of all walks of life consider its drinks an "affordable luxury" even in challenging economic times.
Costco's Key Revenue Figure Tops Analysts ExpectationsIssaquah based Costco's revenue at stores open at least a year rose 7 percent in October. Costco Wholesale Corp. said Thursday that the metric climbed 7 percent in the U.S. and 9 percent abroad.
Amazon.com Meets Tiny 2Q profit expectations Online retailer Amazon.com Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter earnings that matched Wall Street's meager expectations, but its revenue gains and outlook for the current quarter fell short of forecasts.
Amazon Stock Jumps - 1Q Profits Beat EstimatesSeattle based Amazon.com, Inc. posted first-quarter profits Thursday that blew by analysts' estimates and caused the company's stock to jump in extended trading.