Retail and tourism

Retail and tourism
Kettle Foods sold
High Five
Friday, February 26, 2010

Salem-based snack-maker Kettle Foods is acquired for $615 million by Diamond Foods Inc.

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Family feud closes Carl Greve
High Five
Friday, February 26, 2010

Carl Greve suddenly shuts down its Bridgeport location amid a father-and-son rift.

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Recession creates buyback boom
March 2010
Friday, February 26, 2010

IMG_7985Storeowners throughout the state who offer customers the option of selling their books, CDs or clothes for cash or in-store credit are noticing that the recession has caused the buyback culture to increase dramatically.

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Oregon's romance industry grows
March 2010
Thursday, February 25, 2010

aplacetolandcoverWith a growing publishing house in Baker City, a top book review website out of Hillsboro and thriving communities of about 180 writers in Salem and Portland, Oregon is grabbing a slice of the $1.36 billion romance-fiction market.

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Local designer leads sewing revolution
March 2010
Thursday, February 25, 2010

sewingKnown as McCall Pattern Company's "fit expert," Pati Palmer is a top-selling pattern designer and sewing industry leader.

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