Portland Business Journal editor, Rob Smith, will be in studio for our regular business update. Here are some of the topics we’ll be looking at:
- Athletic apparel companies like Nike, Adidas and Under Armour spending millions of dollars annually to increase both their brand visibility and institutional control
- The final fundraising and construction phases of the soon to-be-open James Beard Public Market
- Talk of a merger between Umpqua and Sterling Bank, and Umpqua’s experimental new aesthetic
What business news are you following this week?