Home Must Reads

Farmer stirs passion for local fresh produce in Astoria

| Print |  Email
Must Reads
Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Fred Johnson farms just across the Columbia in Naselle, Wash. and hosts the annual Farmstock festival, celebrating the benefits of local farm-fresh produce.

 

Judge rejects bid to dismiss Columbia lawsuit

| Print |  Email
Must Reads
Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Innovative Sports of Eugene claimed that Columbia Sportswear used its technology and trade secrets to make a high-profile line of heated clothing.

 

Cottage Grove puts the brakes on speedway

| Print |  Email
Must Reads
Tuesday, August 21, 2012

The City of Cottage Grove has ordered a local speedway to close after it failed to make required upgrades on schedule.

 

Oregon, U.S. risk losing wind jobs to other countries

| Print |  Email
Must Reads
Monday, August 20, 2012

Like the wind itself, the wind energy industry has blown hot and cold in Oregon. Some blame the lack of effort in Congress to extend the Production Tax Credit (PTC) for alternative energy, set to expire in about four months.

 

High-powered investors dump Group stock

| Print |  Email
Must Reads
Monday, August 20, 2012

Groupon's stock has been sliding. So much so that Marc Andreessen, Fidelity, and other early Groupon investors have already dumped the stock.

 

Walmart expands to Christmas layaway

| Print |  Email
Must Reads
Monday, August 20, 2012

After seeing high customer demand for layaway during last year's winter holiday season, Walmart is expanding the interest-free pay-over-time program for Christmas.

 

Court lifts injunction on Ashland ski expansion

| Print |  Email
Must Reads
Monday, August 20, 2012

A federal judge in Oregon has lifted an injunction blocking the expansion of the Mt. Ashland Ski Area in Southern Oregon, the latest round in a legal battle that has stretched on for years.

 
<< Start < Prev 491 492 493 494 495 496 497 498 499 500 Next > End >>

Page 493 of 667

More Articles

Oregon Business wins awards

News
Monday, June 30, 2014

ASBPEOregon Business magazine won two silver awards for excellence in writing in the National American Society of Business Publication Editors Western region competition.


Read more...

Blips and trends in the housing market

News
Thursday, June 26, 2014
062614 thumb realestateBY ERIC FRUTS | OB BLOGGER

Last year, the housing market in Oregon—and the U.S. as a whole—was blasting off. The Case-Shiller index of home prices ended the year 13% higher than at the beginning of the year. But, was last year a blip, or a trend?


Read more...

The global challenge

News
Friday, June 27, 2014
062714 thumb globalmarketBY JASON NORRIS | OB BLOGGER

Over the last several months we have seen a wave of cross-border acquisitions, primarily U.S.-based companies looking to purchase non-U.S.-based companies. There are a few reasons for this, but the main culprit is the U.S. corporate tax system. The United States has one of the highest corporate tax rates in the world.


Read more...

Updated: Disrupting innovation

News
Tuesday, July 08, 2014
070814 thumb disputive-innovationBY 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.


Read more...

Attack of the Robin Sages

Contributed Blogs
Monday, July 07, 2014
070714 thumb linkedinfakesBY 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.


Read more...

Interview: Dr. Mark Goulston

Contributed Blogs
Thursday, July 10, 2014
JustListenBY TOM COX | OB BLOGGER

Tom Cox interviews Dr. Mark Goulston, author of Just Listen, Discover the Secret to Getting Through to Absolutely Anyone.


Read more...

Oversight? Or gaming the system?

News
Monday, July 14, 2014
AmazonBY VIVIAN MCINERNY | OB BLOGGER

Some people think Amazon’s winking eye logo is starting to look like a hoodwink.


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