Oregon Ducks may cut out small apparel companies

| Print |  Email
Must Reads
Thursday, June 06, 2013

A new policy for University of Oregon-approved licensees will affect more than 100 small companies.

Starting in summer of 2014, new licensees must guarantee the university at least $500,000 a year in royalties, which would mean a minimum of $5 million in wholesale sales to retailers.

It's an unattainable target for all except the largest national apparel players. But a UO official says the new policy will be better for the taxpayers and students the public university represents, even if it's painful for small apparel providers and perhaps even retailers.

Read more at OregonLive.com.

{biztweet}uo apparel{/biztweet}

 

More Articles

Legislative Preview: A Shifting Balance

January-Powerbook 2015
Thursday, December 11, 2014
BY APRIL STREETER

Democratic gains pave the way for a revival of environment and labor bills as revenue reform languishes.


Read more...

Labor Pains

February 2015
Monday, January 26, 2015
BY AMY MILSHTEIN

Thinking about starting an internship program? Be careful. Navigating unpaid internships can be tricky.


Read more...

That's Not a Watch (This Is a Watch)

February 2015
Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Smartwatches are all the rage. But old-fashioned timepieces keep on ticking.


Read more...

Light Moves

February 2015
Monday, January 26, 2015
BY JACOB PALMER

Fittingly, Light at Play — a business whose sole purpose is to create mesmerizing ambience — was conceived at Burning Man.


Read more...

Imperial Palate

February 2015
Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Power Lunch at the Imperial.


Read more...

Will Medford Ever Be Cool?

February 2015
Friday, January 23, 2015
BY DAN COOK | PHOTOS BY JASON E. KAPLAN

A real-estate developer and a Lithia Motors executive aim to revamp the city's forlorn downtown.


Read more...

4 married couples who work together

The Latest
Thursday, January 22, 2015
IMG 0020BY JACOB PALMER | OB DIGITAL NEWS EDITOR

They say maintaining a healthy marriage takes work. So does running a business with your spouse.


Read more...
Oregon Business magazinetitle-sponsored-links-02
SPONSORED LINKS