Sports and entertainment

Sports and entertainment

Sports entertainment

Bain Capital pays $230M for stake in Portland tech firm

Jessica Ridgway - Tuesday, April 22, 2014

The Boston-based financial firm purchased the equity stakes of two investors in Viewpoint Construction Software.


Read more...

Chinese footwear contractor for Nike, Adidas makes offer to end strike

Jessica Ridgway - Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Yue Yuen Industrial Holdings Ltd. offered to raise worker salaries and increase benefits.


Read more...

San Francisco brewery hires Portland ad agency

Jessica Ridgway - Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Anchor Brewing Co. selected NORTH as its agency of record.


Read more...

Portland coffee company enters singles market

Jessica Ridgway - Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Boyd Coffee Company released single-cup coffees for K-Cup brewers.


Read more...

Central Oregon jobs remain stagnant

Jessica Ridgway - Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Deschutes County gained 230 jobs in March, when economists projected 250.


Read more...

Abandoned I-5 bridge project cost $200M

Jessica Ridgway - Monday, April 21, 2014

The Columbia River Crossing paid $199,499,108 to 171 companies, consultants and others in the last 10 years.


Read more...

Local nurseries see higher demand

Jessica Ridgway - Monday, April 21, 2014

Americans spent $50.4 billion last year on lawn and garden projects. In 2018, sales are projected to reach $61.9 billion.


Read more...

Lloyd Center moves ahead with renovations

Jessica Ridgway - Monday, April 21, 2014

The new design focuses on pedestrian entrances and outward-facing storefronts.


Read more...

Airbnb raises $450M in funding round

Jessica Ridgway - Monday, April 21, 2014

The San Francisco-based online rental service is said to be valued at roughly $10 billion.


Read more...

Beer prices could rise under FDA rule

Jessica Ridgway - Monday, April 21, 2014

The Food and Drug Administration would require brewers and distillers to dry and package spent grain before distributing the material to local dairy farms.


Read more...

China facility strike affects Nike and Adidas

Jessica Ridgway - Friday, April 18, 2014

Striking workers at a shoe factory in China disrupted shipments for Oregon's two prominent footwear companies.


Read more...

PDC to sell Burnside Bridgehead site

Jessica Ridgway - Friday, April 18, 2014

The Portland Development Commission sold the site to Guerrilla Development Co. for $1.16 million.


Read more...

Bigfoot Beverages to pay for 'pouring rights' at UO

Jessica Ridgway - Friday, April 18, 2014

The local Pepsi distributor will pay nearly $5 million in cash to be the University of Oregon's dominant drink supplier for the next eight years.


Read more...

Tektronix revenues down 'slightly' in Q1

Jessica Ridgway - Friday, April 18, 2014

Rebound will be slow for the Washington County technology company.


Read more...

Mark King named president of Adidas America

Jessica Ridgway - Friday, April 18, 2014

King has been the CEO of TaylorMade-adidas Golf since 2003.


Read more...

Spring thaw

Linda Baker - Thursday, April 17, 2014
BY JASON NORRIS | OB BLOGGER

The “polar vortex” of 2014 seems to have finally thawed and we believe this change in weather will bring more sunshine to the U.S. economy as well.


Read more...

Bain Capital pays $230M for stake in Portland tech firm

Jessica Ridgway - Tuesday, April 22, 2014

The Boston-based financial firm purchased the equity stakes of two investors in Viewpoint Construction Software.


Read more...

Chinese footwear contractor for Nike, Adidas makes offer to end strike

Jessica Ridgway - Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Yue Yuen Industrial Holdings Ltd. offered to raise worker salaries and increase benefits.


Read more...

San Francisco brewery hires Portland ad agency

Jessica Ridgway - Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Anchor Brewing Co. selected NORTH as its agency of record.


Read more...

Portland coffee company enters singles market

Jessica Ridgway - Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Boyd Coffee Company released single-cup coffees for K-Cup brewers.


Read more...

Central Oregon jobs remain stagnant

Jessica Ridgway - Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Deschutes County gained 230 jobs in March, when economists projected 250.


Read more...

Abandoned I-5 bridge project cost $200M

Jessica Ridgway - Monday, April 21, 2014

The Columbia River Crossing paid $199,499,108 to 171 companies, consultants and others in the last 10 years.


Read more...

Local nurseries see higher demand

Jessica Ridgway - Monday, April 21, 2014

Americans spent $50.4 billion last year on lawn and garden projects. In 2018, sales are projected to reach $61.9 billion.


Read more...

Lloyd Center moves ahead with renovations

Jessica Ridgway - Monday, April 21, 2014

The new design focuses on pedestrian entrances and outward-facing storefronts.


Read more...

Airbnb raises $450M in funding round

Jessica Ridgway - Monday, April 21, 2014

The San Francisco-based online rental service is said to be valued at roughly $10 billion.


Read more...

Beer prices could rise under FDA rule

Jessica Ridgway - Monday, April 21, 2014

The Food and Drug Administration would require brewers and distillers to dry and package spent grain before distributing the material to local dairy farms.


Read more...

China facility strike affects Nike and Adidas

Jessica Ridgway - Friday, April 18, 2014

Striking workers at a shoe factory in China disrupted shipments for Oregon's two prominent footwear companies.


Read more...

PDC to sell Burnside Bridgehead site

Jessica Ridgway - Friday, April 18, 2014

The Portland Development Commission sold the site to Guerrilla Development Co. for $1.16 million.


Read more...

Bigfoot Beverages to pay for 'pouring rights' at UO

Jessica Ridgway - Friday, April 18, 2014

The local Pepsi distributor will pay nearly $5 million in cash to be the University of Oregon's dominant drink supplier for the next eight years.


Read more...

Tektronix revenues down 'slightly' in Q1

Jessica Ridgway - Friday, April 18, 2014

Rebound will be slow for the Washington County technology company.


Read more...

Mark King named president of Adidas America

Jessica Ridgway - Friday, April 18, 2014

King has been the CEO of TaylorMade-adidas Golf since 2003.


Read more...

Spring thaw

Linda Baker - Thursday, April 17, 2014
BY JASON NORRIS | OB BLOGGER

The “polar vortex” of 2014 seems to have finally thawed and we believe this change in weather will bring more sunshine to the U.S. economy as well.


Read more...