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1 UO researchers build device to kill off parasitic infections
2 Tim Boyle charts the future as Columbia Sportswear turns 75
3 Oregon startups turn to patents
4 Hood River's craft beer boom
5 Tillamook Cheese Factory's transition
6 Lapchi revolutionizes the rug business
7 Herbal remedy company grows
8 Portland ceramic company Mudshark Studios touts Oregon-made
9 Oregon farm turns to tea
10 Hillsboro retailer serves young female athletes
11 Banks increase lending to dentists
12 Oregon air travel by the numbers
13 FMYI President Justin Yuen balances life, work, and play
14 Portland startup offers online branding solution for small companies
15 Readers' priorities for state and federal leaders
16 From the Editor: Indulging in quackery
17 Portland natural foods company grows
 

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The 2014 100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon

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Friday, February 28, 2014

100best14logo ThumbnailThe 21st annual 100 Best Companies to Work For in Oregon list was announced Thursday night at an awards dinner at the Oregon Convention Center.


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Small business sales go big

March 2014
Tuesday, February 25, 2014

BY BRANDON SAWYER

Sales of small businesses surged in 2013 according to the biggest Internet marketplace of such transactions, BizBuySell, increasing to 7,056 reported sales, a 24% increase over 2012, when they dropped 7%. Portland Metro sales tracked by the site grew 9% to 73, capping three years of solid growth. On top of that, Portland’s median sale price jumped 67% to $250K, versus just 13% to $180K nationally. Portland was one of just six metros tracked where the median sale price matched the median asking price, with sellers getting, on average, 92% of what they asked.

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Fuel's gold

March 2014
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
BY SOPHIA BENNETT

The coastal town of Coos Bay appears poised to land every economic development director’s dream: a single employer that will bring hundreds of family-wage jobs and millions in tax revenue. 


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Green your workplace

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Thursday, April 03, 2014
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Learn how to green your workplace and lower your environmental footprint at the office. Oregon Business presents a two-hour "Greening Your Workplace" seminar on May 28th, 2014 at the Nines Hotel in Portland.


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Workplace benefits

March 2014
Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Health care and vacations rule. That’s the consensus from our reader poll on workplace benefits that help retain and recruit employees.


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100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon [VIDEO]

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Monday, March 03, 2014

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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.


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The more they change, the more they stay the same

March 2014
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
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The 100 Best Companies get more creative with perks and more generous with benefits; employees seek empowering relations with management and coworkers.


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