As downtown Portland businesses shutter, Beaverton’s Old Town is enjoying a renaissance. Will the west-side suburbs lure businesses for keeps?
- Published in Restaurants and Retail
Driven by bankruptcies, redundancies and the rise of e-commerce, the retail sector has been in flux for years. COVID-19 accelerated the shift. Oregon’s malls can either reinvent themselves to stay vital or they can fail.
New leases and sales volume have dropped off a cliff as the pandemic clouds a rosy economic outlook.
The pharmacy chain plans to open four stores in Portland in the next few months.
A Japanese retailer opens a store in the iconic Meier & Frank building in time for the holiday shopping season.
A new business incubator encourages members of the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs to become independent entrepreneurs.