Retail and tourism

Retail and tourism
Bargain stores win
High Five
Monday, December 21, 2009

Bargain stores like Target and TJ Maxx are the major stops for Southern Oregon shoppers.

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Ski resort fills jobs
High Five
Friday, December 18, 2009

130 people found jobs with this week's opening of the Mt. Ashland ski resort.

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Tillamook CEO reveals strategy for future
January 2010
Thursday, December 17, 2009

It says something about a place when almost 1 million people a year make a pilgrimage to a cheese factory. Yes, the Tillamook County Creamery Association produces more than that, but this house was built on the rock of cheddar 100 years ago and it’s not moving.

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Cruise ship business flounders in Astoria
January 2010
Thursday, December 17, 2009

cruiseThe city of Astoria is bracing for a substantial hit to its local economy because it is losing half its cruise ship business.

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Portland food carts push through recession
January 2010
Thursday, December 17, 2009

OBMFoodCartsNongs-154Portland’s ubiquitous food carts provide more than great food at a bargain. With low operating costs and the lure of self-employment, hundreds of immigrants, chefs and first-time business owners have turned to food carts as recession-busting businesses.

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