Retail and tourism

Retail and tourism
Ski resorts get first snow, open season
January 2009
Thursday, January 01, 2009
MtHoodA healthy dose of early season snowfall helped Oregon ski resorts tally more than 2 million paying visitors last year, an industry record that may prove difficult to match this year.
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Car dealers collapse as sales drive off a cliff
December 2008
Monday, December 01, 2008

CarDealersAt first glance, the car lot in outer Southeast Portland looks like all the others nearby, plentifully stocked with “Dealer’s Specials” and “Fresh Start Financing” deals.

 

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Recession? Not at the Christmas shops
December 2008
Monday, December 01, 2008

For Lindy Simmons and Judy Lynch every day is Christmas. Their Forever Christmas Gifts & More shop is open year-round and sits in the heart of Christmas Valley on a stretch of Christmas Valley Highway in Lake County.

 

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Slash and sell
November 2008
Saturday, November 01, 2008

Chris Sherland recognizes trouble when he sees it. “It’s a weak year for the retail industry.”

 

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Tight times benefit grocery stores
November 2008
Saturday, November 01, 2008

The economic slowdown hasn’t kept grocery-store carts from rolling.

 

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