Sponsored by Forest Grove Economic Development
Home Must Reads

Investor now owns 6 percent of Columbia Sportswear

| Print |  Email
Must Reads
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
New York-based investment management company Royce & Associates has been Columbia Sportswear's largest investor for five years.
 

Hostess files for bankruptcy protection

| Print |  Email
Must Reads
Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Twinkies and Wonder Bread maker Hostess Brands is seeking bankruptcy protection.

 

ClearEdge lands $500M fuel cell deal

| Print |  Email
Must Reads
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
ClearEdge Power landed a $500 million deal to provide fuel cells to an Austrian renewable energy company.
 

SolarWorld turns Hillsboro plant into showcase

| Print |  Email
Must Reads
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
SolarWorld is installing solar panels on the rooftop of its Hillsboro plant as part of a solar demonstration park.
 

Uranium mining could bring jobs to Eastern Oregon

| Print |  Email
Must Reads
Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Oregon Energy hopes to mine uranium from a pit in Eastern Oregon, bringing jobs to the area suffering from high unemployment.

 

Schnitzer Steel's profits fall

| Print |  Email
Must Reads
Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Demand for Schnitzer Steel's recycled metals fells sharply in October due to fears of a global recession.

 

Consumer borrowing increases by $20.4B

| Print |  Email
Must Reads
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
Consumer borrowing climbed by $20.4 billion in November, spurred by holiday spending.
 
<< Start < Prev 641 642 643 644 645 646 647 648 649 650 Next > End >>

Page 642 of 656

More Articles

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...

OB Video: Building trade ties with the EU

News
Monday, June 16, 2014
BritEmbCampionBY KIM MOORE | OB RESEARCH EDITOR

The Oregon economy could get a boost from a new trade agreement being negotiated between the U.S. and the European Union.


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...

Trends in business succession

News
Thursday, July 03, 2014
TrendsBY TED AUSTIN & MIKE BAELE | GUEST CONTRIBUTORS

The Office of Economic Analysis announced that Oregon is currently enjoying the strongest job growth since 2006. While this resurgence has been welcome, the lingering effects of the 2008 “Great Recession” continues to affect Oregon businesses, especially with regard to estate planning and business succession.


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...

Community colleges and sustainability

Contributed Blogs
Thursday, July 31, 2014
sustainabilityBY MARY SPILDE | OB GUEST CONTRIBUTOR

Faced with the aftermath of the “great recession,” increasing concern about the environment and dwindling family wage jobs, we have some very important choices to make about our future.


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