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Nike predicts 40% boost in women's sales

The sportswear company expects women's footwear and apparel sales to grow from $5 billion to $7 billion over the next two years.

Netflix closing Hillsboro DVD center

The online-streaming media company is moving the service center to California in June 2015; nearly 200 full-time employees currently work there.

Portland bean company closes $1.5M equity round

Better Beans currently employs 18 and sells its organic beans in 1,500 groceries in 32 states.

Newport aquarium pays off another $600K in debt

The Oregon Coast Aquarium's bond debt is now down to $10.9 million.

Marketing data startup raises $7M

Portland-based Lytics' funding comes from Comcast Ventures; the company has plans to add another 10 employees in the coming months.

PSU selling carbon credits to Chevrolet

The car giant will pay Portland State University $14,000 for the credits.

Portland administrator placed on paid leave

Dean Marriott, director of the Bureau of Environmental Services, is on administrative leave after a city audit pointed out large cost overruns for a new employee building at the Columbia Wastewater Treatment Plant.