Small business and startups

Small business and startups
Natural selection
March 2012
Friday, March 02, 2012

0312_Tactics_04Betty Lou Carrier started making healthy snacks for her sons. Now Betty Lou's Inc. is a multi-million-dollar company.

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Sibling non-rivalry
March 2012
Friday, March 02, 2012

0312_Profile_LeeAndLynnMedoffIt’s not every day that you find two siblings operating separate businesses on the same street. Rarer still are neighboring siblings who are pioneers in their own fields.

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The market outlier
March 2012
Friday, March 02, 2012

0312_Profile_DonKruger_02Few operators make the transition to a farm-direct business. Kruger has.

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The sales solution
March 2012
Friday, March 02, 2012

0312_Launch_4TellAmazon.com makes about $19,000 a minute on product recommendations: personalized suggestions that direct customers to products they might covet in addition to what they intended to buy. Now a Portland company is democratizing product recommendation services by developing faster, cheaper solutions accessible to midsize retailers.

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Naturally Advanced hires flax adviser
Must Reads
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Naturally Advanced Technologies hired a Salem-based crop adviser to contract with Willamette Valley flax farmers.
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