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DePaul plans aggressive growth

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Friday, March 02, 2012

0312_GamePlan_Depaul_02The two lynchpins of DePaul Industries’ aggressive five-year strategic plan hoping to grow revenues to $86.5 million and create nearly 3,500 jobs are customer satisfaction and getting the right jobs to the right people.

 

Sibling non-rivalry

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Friday, March 02, 2012

0312_Profile_LeeAndLynnMedoffIt’s not every day that you find two siblings operating separate businesses on the same street. Rarer still are neighboring siblings who are pioneers in their own fields.

 

The market outlier

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0312_Profile_DonKruger_02Few operators make the transition to a farm-direct business. Kruger has.

 

Down on the farm

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0312_Conversation_ScottieJones_02FarmStay U.S.: a website connecting guests with working farms and ranches.
 

Sarah Mensah balances life, work, play

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Friday, March 02, 2012

0312_LiveWorkPlay_SarahMensah_01Sarah Mensah went to her first Trail Blazers game in 1976 with her father, an original season ticketholder. Now she’s the team’s COO, and one of the highest-ranking women in pro sports.

 

The sales solution

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Friday, March 02, 2012

0312_Launch_4TellAmazon.com makes about $19,000 a minute on product recommendations: personalized suggestions that direct customers to products they might covet in addition to what they intended to buy. Now a Portland company is democratizing product recommendation services by developing faster, cheaper solutions accessible to midsize retailers.

 

The Con-way deal

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Friday, March 02, 2012

0312_ByTheNumbers_Conway_02Since late 2010, Con-way, a trucking and logistics company, has been working on a master plan for a new mixed-use community in Northwest Portland.

 
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