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1 Nike's great leap
2 The rural stomp
3 Economic woes reduce travel plans
4 Smoking ban pressures bars and restaurants
5 Oregon shoplifting rates increase
6 The $4.2 billion question
7 Tactics: New Seasons Market claims victory for organic food
8 An interview with Brian Rohter, CEO, New Seasons Market
9 Prevent a tech disaster by preparing for the worst
10 CEO Strategies: Work the system before it works you
11 State economist thinks economy will sour less in Oregon
12 Deal Watch: Industrial real estate is climbing, barely
13 Public companies vanish while profits rise
14 State senator Atkinson on Iraqi Kurdistan exchange program
15 Cuts wound rural air service
16 With timber payments gone, counties struggle
17 PacifiCorp loses solar battle
18 Live-work units: a tiny, happy place for real estate
19 Wyden’s forest plan hopes to bridge extremes
20 Graphic: Most difficult 18-hole golf courses in Oregon
21 A small window into Jeld-Wen
22 The Olympic trials dust Eugene with a little gold
23 Graphic: popularity of "Oregon" in Google searches
24 Another try at WiFi for Portland? Don’t bet on it
25 The boys of summer are doing all right
26 Graphic: Use of animals in business names in Oregon
27 Vote, then no vote for FERC’s decision on LNG
28 Oregon Business receives 4 national journalism awards
29 Timber harvest declines to recession-era levels
30 Snack Alliance is hiring
31 Boardman mill to create 85 new permanent jobs
32 Next: a workout wheelchair
33 A below-par spring in Tillamook County
34 Trucking levels out as fuel costs leap
35 May '08 employment and business indicators
36 May '08 transportation indicators
37 May '08 real estate and construction indicators
38 May '08 farming, natural resources and energy indicators
39 Oregon's Public Companies 2008, Ranks 35-57
40 Oregon's Public Companies 2008, Ranks 1-34
 

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Oregon Business wins awards

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ASBPEOregon Business magazine won two silver awards for excellence in writing in the National American Society of Business Publication Editors Western region competition.


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Blips and trends in the housing market

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Last year, the housing market in Oregon—and the U.S. as a whole—was blasting off. The Case-Shiller index of home prices ended the year 13% higher than at the beginning of the year. But, was last year a blip, or a trend?


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Green Endeavor cleans up

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Updated: Disrupting innovation

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The New Yorker recently published a sharply worded critique of “disruptive innovation,” one of the most widely cited theories in the business world today. The article raises questions about the descriptive value of disruption and innovation  — whether the terms are mere buzzwords or actually explain today's extraordinarily complex and fast changing business environment. 

Update: We caught up with Portland's Thomas Thurston, who shared his data driven take on the disruption controversy.


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Q&A: David Lively of Organically Grown Co.

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Demand for organic food continues to soar: Last year, sales of organic food rose to $32.3 billion — up 10% from 2012. In Oregon, organic produce wholesaler Organically Grown Co. has been championing organic growing methods for four decades.


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Who said we should sell in May?

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Back in May, we shared a common Wall Street quote about investing, “Sell in May and go away.” Fast forward to July and the most common question we have been getting from clients is, “When is the market pullback going to occur?”


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