Home Must Reads

Proposed Sherwood budget would cut jobs for third straight year

| Print |  Email
Must Reads
Monday, April 08, 2013

Sherwood City Manager Joe Gall's proposed budget eliminates two positions and reduces the general fund.

 

Intel CEO search enters 22nd week

| Print |  Email
Must Reads
Monday, April 08, 2013

Intel is still looking for a replacement for CEO Paul Otellini 22 weeks after news of his impending retirement in May.

 

Store owners on front lines of gun debate

| Print |  Email
Must Reads
Monday, April 08, 2013

After the gun deaths in Connecticut, sales have risen at stores selling firearms.

 

Oregon a finalist for 'Azalea' factory

| Print |  Email
Must Reads
Friday, April 05, 2013

State lawmakers confirmed that Oregon is a finalist for an electronics factory that would invest $5B in the state and employ 1,000.

 

Feds recommend removing Klamath River dams

| Print |  Email
Must Reads
Friday, April 05, 2013

The federal government recommended that all four hydroelectric dams be removed from the Klamath River in Oregon and California to help with salmon runs.

 

Nike executives meet with Portland city commissioners

| Print |  Email
Must Reads
Friday, April 05, 2013

Nike is still considering expanding to Portland, as evidenced by company executives meeting with three of four city commissioners.

 

Unemployment checks fall

| Print |  Email
Must Reads
Friday, April 05, 2013

Oregon sent 700,000 fewer unemployment checks in the beginning of 2013 compared to a year ago.

 
<< Start < Prev 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 Next > End >>

Page 259 of 605

More Articles

Spreading the wealth

March 2014
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
HiResBY PAIGE PARKER

A money management firm broadens its reach. 


Read more...

Green eyeshades in the ivory tower

News
Friday, April 04, 2014
EducationCosts BlogBY ERIC FRUITS

The rapidly rising cost of higher education has left even the smartest researchers and the wonkiest of wonks wondering what’s happening and where’s all that money going. More and more, prospective students—and their families—are asking: Is college worth the cost?


Read more...

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.

BTNMarch14 tableBTNMarch14 line


BTNMarch14 piePDXBTNMarch14 pieUSA


Read more...

Tech makes the world go round

Contributed Blogs
Thursday, March 20, 2014
03.20.14 thumb internetBY JASON NORRIS | GUEST BLOGGER

I don’t think anyone can (or should) remember what it was like to get things done without the internet. This milestone in technology has certainly benefited brick-and-mortar companies and subsequently launched a new era of businesses.


Read more...

The solution to youth unemployment

News
Thursday, February 27, 2014
02.27.14 Thumbnail TeenworkBY ERIC FRUITS

Because they have little chance of working for someone else, today’s teens need to be entrepreneurs. But, first, we must teach our teens that entrepreneurship starts small.


Read more...

How to boost web traffic

News
Thursday, April 10, 2014
BY JESSICA RIDGWAY  | OB WEB EDITOR

04.10.14 thumb seo-trafficSEMpdx hosted a workshop this week for entrepreneurs, website developers and others interested in search engine optimization (SEO).  Here are a few tips and tricks aimed at bumping up your search engine rankings.


Read more...

The more they change, the more they stay the same

March 2014
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
100-best-collageBY BRANDON SAWYER

The 100 Best Companies get more creative with perks and more generous with benefits; employees seek empowering relations with management and coworkers.


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