The founder of Pacific Foods talks about why his company has flown under the radar in Oregon, how saving a family-run chicken hatchery has helped his bottom line and why he thinks organic food is anything but elitist.
How can we strengthen the performance of institutions charged with teaching what Francis Fukuyama calls the social virtues (reciprocity, moral obligation, duty toward community, and trust) necessary for successful markets and democracy itself?
Check out interviews with employees from some of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in Oregon winners and find out what makes their company a great place to work.
The 21st annual 100 Best Companies to Work For in Oregon list was announced Thursday night at an awards dinner at the Oregon Convention Center.
Because they have little chance of working for someone else, today’s teens need to be entrepreneurs. But, first, we must teach our teens that entrepreneurship starts small.
The medical research enterprise wastes tens of billions of dollars a year on irrelevant studies. It’s time to fix it.
Boly:Welch co-founder Pat Welch shares her story about running one of Portland's most successful employment and staffing agencies. Listen to Pat, interviewed by "Tom on Leadership" host Tom Cox, in this exclusive OBM podcast.
As retailers consolidate and newspapers fold, the business of modeling shifts to ad agencies, apparel companies and new media.
Oregon Business speaks with Patrick Quinton, executive director of the Portland Development Commission, about tech startups, equity and community impact.
Investor returns in January usually predict what the returns will be for the entire year. The Seahawks win may offset this calendar trend.
President Obama's State of the Union address held lessons for all leaders.
Even after years of video experimentation on the web, media companies still struggle with what it should be, how it should be done, how much we should spend on it and how much readers/users/viewers really want it.
The National Labor Relations Board accused ILWU Local 4 members of assaulting United Grain Corp. security officers.
The city's sewer customers could be reimbursed once the Superfund work moves forward.
The program helps Oregonians struggling with underwater mortgages and high interest rate loans.
The company is in negotiations with Multnomah County to purchase a former pig farm near the Edgefield location.
Russell Brand is using Generous, a 'pay-what-you-want' platform, on the store section of his website.
The federal government will examine how the federal dollars were spent building the state's online health care exchange.
The Port of Portland's container terminal reopened and longshore union members returned to work.
C.E. John Inc. retreated from the Conway New Seasons apartment project currently under construction in Northwest Portland.
Vizify announced that it sold its business to Yahoo.
Heartland Media LLC and MSouth Equity Partners will buy the Eugene television station and its sister stations in Medford and Klamath Falls.
Members of the Longshore workers union at the Port of Portland terminal have walked off the job.
The Portland-based software business leased two floors in the Block 300 building.
House Bill 4144 would create the Oregon Investment Department, saving the state $2.8 billion on its public pension fund.
Colorado Customware failed to uphold its end of a software development contract.
The state's unemployment rate was 1.3 percentage points higher at the beginning of the year.
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|U.S. adds 175,000 jobs|
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|EU to offer aid package to Ukraine|
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|White House reveals 2015 budget|
Living in the beautiful Pacific Northwest means enjoying our wonderful surroundings, while remaining aware of the multiple types of natural disaster threats that we face: winter storms, windstorms, floods, landslides, earthquakes, volcanoes and tsunamis.“
Oregon State University's hospitality degree program invests in next-generation leaders.
Allowing individuals to access their own healthcare options has created more difficulty instead of making things easier. There are so many examples that illustrate why agents are more important than ever in helping businesses and individuals determine the healthcare coverage that best fits their need.
The 2014 World Trademark Review 1000 (“WTR”) recently named Lane Powell as one of the top trademark law firms in Oregon and Washington, and Lane Powell attorneys Kenneth R. Davis II, Parna A. Mehrbani, Frances M. Jagla and Paul D. Swanson as top individuals in the practice.
Capital Pacific Bank, a Portland-based community bank serving businesses, professionals and nonprofit organizations, today announced that it has earned recognition as a Certified B Corporation by B Lab, a nonprofit organization dedicated to building a community of socially responsible businesses. The bank is one of six financial institutions across the country to achieve B Corp status.
On Thursday, April 3, from 8 a.m. to noon (registration begins at 7:30 a.m.), Lane Powell will team with Oregon Business magazine for a half-day seminar titled “Best Practices For Best Employers™: How to Become One of ‘Oregon’s Best Workplaces’ Starting Today!”