Tagged: Business

Talking Business

OPB | April 22, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: Suzanne Stevens, editor of the Portland Business Journal, talks about the stories on her radar.

The Tricky Ins And Outs Of Investing In The Pot Industry

OPB | March 24, 2014 12:20 p.m.

MONDAY: Investors are weighing the risks and benefits of backing the burgeoning medical and recreational pot markets.

What Would Google Fiber Bring To Portland?

OPB | March 04, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: Portland is one of nine metropolitan areas where Google hopes to introduce super-fast internet. We'll hear what that could mean.

Gang Of Four's Dave Allen Is Rethinking The Music Industry

OPB | Feb. 27, 2014 12:20 p.m.

THURSDAY: Dave Allen wants to help create a new, more robust music industry, and he thinks its possible through new streaming service Beats Music.

Wage Theft In Restaurant and Construction Industries

OPB | Feb. 20, 2014 12:45 p.m.

THURSDAY: 871 wage theft claims were filed in Oregon between July 2012 and June 2013, with a disproportionate number from the restaurant and construction industries.

How To Survive As An All Ages Music Venue

OPB | Feb. 10, 2014 12:40 p.m.

MONDAY: The recent closure of the Backspace coffee shop and all-ages venue, in Northwest Portland, points to a bigger question: how can clubs allow access to underage patrons while staying financially viable?

Trader Joe's Withdraws From Northeast Portland

OPB | Feb. 03, 2014 12:40 p.m.

MONDAY: Trader Joe's announced this morning that it is halting development plans for its store in Northeast Portland.

Talking Business

OPB | Jan. 07, 2014 12:50 p.m.

TUESDAY: In our regular business update, we'll discuss high stocks for Oregon companies in 2013, whether people are keeping their health plans, and more.

Benefit Corporations Aim To Balance Profit With Public Good

OPB | Jan. 07, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: Oregon has just joined a growing number of states that allow businesses to register as a Benefit Companies — meaning corporations can be defined not only by profit-making but by social goals as well.

Oregon Among FAA Drone Testing Sites

OPB | Jan. 03, 2014 12:30 p.m.

FRIDAY: The Federal Aviation Administration accepted an application from Alaska, Hawaii, and Oregon to test unmanned aircrafts in an effort to integrate them into the nation's airspace.

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