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Deal Watch: lucy activewear sells
September 2007
Saturday, September 01, 2007

lucy.jpgCompetition is stiff in the apparel business and longtime players are rethinking their product lines. Which is why VF of Greensboro, N.C., paid $110 million to acquire Portland-based women’s activewear brand lucy.

 

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Fall tourism sustains Oregon jobs
September 2007
Saturday, September 01, 2007

SUMMER IS THE PEAK SEASON for most tourist activities in Oregon. With the return of school, cooler temperatures and clouds, jobs decline in tourism-related industries. For example, employment in accommodation such as hotels and motels tops 24,000 during the summer and pulls back to about 19,000 in the winter.

 

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Nau trims its plan to 15 new stores
September 2007
Saturday, September 01, 2007

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“Ultimately the only thing you really know about a plan is that it’s ultimately going to be wrong.”

 

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Rogue River fishing lodge stays true to its roots
September 2007
Saturday, September 01, 2007

fishermen.jpgNot everyone enjoys waking up in the early hours of the morning in order to be in an ice-cold river by dawn, content to continue throwing a line in the water until dark.

 

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Bikers bring bucks to Baker City
August 2007
Wednesday, August 01, 2007

BakerCityCycles.jpgWhen thousands of bikers descend on a small town in Eastern Oregon you might expect the locals to be wary.

 

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