Press Democrat Business RSS Feed Press Democrat RSS en-us Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PST (Ted Appel) 30 Copyright 2016 The Santa Rosa Press Democrat 180 18 <![CDATA[ Local specialty coffee providers find success in going local ]]> Seattle-based Starbucks is the 800-pound gorilla of the coffee world, with a 36 percent market share in the $37 billion U.S. retail coffee industry and … ]]> Mon, 20 Mar 2017 08:31:00 PDT <![CDATA[ Petaluma 'urban wasteland' could become mixed-use development ]]> A San Diego-based developer aims to develop a two-building project featuring a mix of rental units and commercial space near a downtown Petaluma transit hub. … ]]> Wed, 22 Mar 2017 12:21:10 PDT <![CDATA[ Exclusive North Bay restaurants moving to prepaid reservations ]]> In an effort to battle no-shows, several upscale restaurants are requiring diners to pay for all or a portion of their upcoming meal in advance. … ]]> Wed, 22 Mar 2017 11:59:01 PDT <![CDATA[ 40 leaders under 40 making their mark on the North Bay business world ]]> The Business Journal has announced the recipients of the 11th annual Forty Under 40 awards, representing some of the leaders in a variety of industries … ]]> Wed, 22 Mar 2017 10:54:11 PDT <![CDATA[ For some airline passengers, new warnings bring new hurdles ]]> NEW YORK — As far as the indignities of modern air travel go, the latest ban on laptops and tablets on some international flights falls … ]]> Wed, 22 Mar 2017 10:13:02 PDT <![CDATA[ Sears has 'substantial doubt' about its future ]]> NEW YORK — Sears, once the monolith of American retail, says that there is "substantial doubt" that it will be able to keep its doors … ]]> Wed, 22 Mar 2017 08:33:02 PDT <![CDATA[ Uber vows to become more humane company ]]> SAN FRANCISCO — Uber is vowing to head down a new road and become a more humane company following a wave of ugly developments, including … ]]> Wed, 22 Mar 2017 07:54:10 PDT <![CDATA[ Google Maps already tracks you; now other people can, too ]]> SAN FRANCISCO — Google Maps users will soon be able to broadcast their movements to friends and family via the app — the latest test … ]]> Wed, 22 Mar 2017 09:12:57 PDT <![CDATA[ Wells Fargo: All ATMs will take phone codes, not just cards ]]> NEW YORK — Wells Fargo plans to upgrade all 13,000 of its ATMs next week to allow customers to access their funds using their cellphones … ]]> Tue, 21 Mar 2017 13:15:01 PDT <![CDATA[ Apple cuts prices on lower-end iPads, releases red iPhones ]]> NEW YORK — Apple is cutting prices on two iPad models and introducing red iPhones, but the company held back on updating its higher-end iPad … ]]> Tue, 21 Mar 2017 12:21:01 PDT <![CDATA[ PD default story headline xy yxyxy yyxyxyxyxyx ]]> Xy yx yxy xyyxyxy … ]]> Thu, 22 Sep 2016 17:06:54 PDT