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|Monday, April 02, 2012|
Pacific Seafood has settled a class action antitrust case filed by coastal fishermen, and it now awaits a judge's approval.
The lawsuit was filed in 2010 by Brookings fishermen Lloyd and Todd Whaley, who claimed to represent hundreds of other fishermen hurt by what they alleged were monopolistic tactics by Pacific and one of its partners, Ocean Gold of Wesport, Wash., where Pacific buys whiting.
The plaintiffs’ Portland attorneys, Mike Haglund and Mike Kelley, initially asked for more than $500 million in damages, then revised that number to between $74 million and $120 million last fall and amended their complaint to exclude Dungeness crab fishermen.
Read more at The Register-Guard.
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Tillamook expands its tourism niche.
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BY TOM COX | OB BLOGGER
Named after the 2010 experiment by Thomas Ryan, "Robin Sages" are fake social media profiles designed to encourage linking and divulging valuable information.
Tuesday, July 08, 2014
BY LINDA BAKER | OB EDITOR
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.
Thursday, May 29, 2014
BY JONATHAN FROCHTZWAJG
For Far West Fibers, one of Oregon's largest and oldest mixed-recycling companies, garbage alchemy has long been big business.
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Watch the 2014 100 Best Green Companies keynote speech by Eric Friedenwald-Fishman.
Wednesday, July 02, 2014
BY JESSICA RIDGWAY | OB WEB EDITOR
Dress for Success Oregon promotes the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and career development tools.
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