Union Pacific said it will lay off 750 workers in an effort to cut costs. The layoffs include 500 managers and 250 other workers. The move, which eliminates about 8% of Union Pacific’s managers, will save about $110 million annually . . .
Americans registered their strongest optimism in 16 years on more upbeat views about the state of the economy, personal finances, and the buying atmosphere . . .
As Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos jockey for the designation of world’s wealthiest man, the Seattle billionaires are united behind at least one local venture. They’re both investors in a trucking logistics startup that competes with Uber Technologies Inc . . .
Amazon.com will use its blockbuster acquisition of Whole Foods Market Inc. to become a major player in the bricks-and-mortar retail sector . . .
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