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A Few Words from Jim

The first month of 2020 is gone. Poof. Just like that. I’m not sure where it went. It’s been a very active month for Greg and I. I have been…

A Few Words from Greg

Southern Oregon momentum toward inclusion in state and regional conversations is picking up steam. From Lincoln City to Brookings Harbor on the Oregon coast and Klamath Falls to Prineville along…

Budget-Friendly Inventory Management Tools for Small Business

By Marcus Lansky at https://abilitator.biz/ Whether you’re running a retail store, a manufacturing facility, or a warehouse, inventory management is likely a constant challenge for your business. That’s especially true…

Five Eugene Tech Startup Founders Weigh-in on the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

By Matt Sayre  An entrepreneurial ecosystem is the social and economic ingredient of a region that affect the probability of success for newly forming companies. The ecosystem is all the…

Arrggghhh! The stores in my town close too early!

By Becky McCray and Deb Brown. https://saveyour.town/ I got a great email from Dane in response to my last newsletter.  He said: Thanks for suggesting that businesses stay open an extra…

50 Reasons Why Some Businesses Fail While Others Succeed

THREE PART SERIES: PART THREE By George MeszarosCofounder – Success Harbor https://www.successharbor.com/  Read Part 1 here and Part 2 here. Why is it that so many businesses fail while so…

Unintended Consequences: How Amazon is disrupting Telephone Poles

By Mark Schaefer This week the New York Times did a long, investigative report on how Amazon has weaved its way into nearly every aspect of life in the city…

Transportation planners flunk Econ 101: Price elasticity of demand

Opinion By Joe Cortright  The most basic concept in economics is that higher prices lead to less consumption, yet this fact is routinely ignored in transportation planning and policy. If…

Energy Saving Solutions + Energy and Production Efficiency = Better Product Quality & Lower Prices.

Cook Woods, a Klamath Falls-based, family-owned company mills exotic and domestic woods, and rare hardwoods, into specialty products for use by hobbyists, wood artists and instrument makers. Sustainability drives every…

“Does Your Business Need an Enterprise Systems Strategy?”

By Jim Myers, Founder, Praxis Analytics, Incorporated. Business leaders live in a world that straddles the known and the unknown, past and future, with today’s demands receiving the most attention.…

History has to begin somewhere. And so do businesses.

INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS  SINCE 1946 By Greg Henderson Con-Vey, LLC—previously known as Con-Vey Keystone, Inc.—is headquartered in Roseburg at their full-service facility of over 100,000 sq. ft. Beginning as a fabrication…

Oregon’s Gross Receipts Tax – Update

By Greg Henderson, Founder & Co-Publisher Southern Oregon Business Journal www.southernoregonbusiness.com The Oregon Department of Revenue has determined that the best method of informing tax-payers of the progress being made…

A Feeling for Molecules

By Steve Lundeberg If chemistry professor May Nyman and her lab group worked in home construction, they’d be the ones building the foundation — and then moving on to the next…

Airscape

By Cynthia Scherr November 29, 2019 E2E Meeting One of the most delightful aspects of a Southern Oregon summer is the 35° temperature difference from day to night. Perhaps you’re…

The Myth of Bend’s Timber-to-Tourism Transition

by Damon Runberg You may have heard this story before. Bend was a timber town, but after the demise of the timber industry, the regional economy shifted to tourism to…

Unwrapping Holiday Hiring

by Anna Johnson Retailers and package delivery companies rely on the holiday season to provide an end-of-year boost in sales that makes operating during the rest of the year worthwhile.…

50 Reasons Why Some Businesses Fail While Others Succeed

By George Meszaros Cofounder – Success Harbor successharbor.com THREE PART SERIES: PART TWO Read Part 1 here and Part 3 here. Why is it that so many businesses fail while…

Want more housing? Build a landlord.

By Joe Cortright If we’re going to have a lot more missing middle housing; we’re also going to have a lot more landlords Accessory dwellings, duplexes, triplexes and fourplexes are…

Down on the Farm – 2017 Census of Agriculture for Oregon

by Dallas Fridley Oregon’s farm acreage totaled about 16 million in 2017, with 37,616 farms and 67,595 producers, of which 44 percent were female producers. These results and more are…

Economic Outlook: It’s Complicated

Grant D. Forsyth, Ph.D., Chief Economist for Avista gave a riveting talk at the November, Medford Chamber of Commerce Forum to over 200 business people. The title of his talk…

$75-million 5th Street Public Market expansion project in Eugene on track to open fall 2020.

By Jim Teece We are getting quite a few requests about the photo on the cover of the November 2019 issue. We received the photo as part of a press…

Press Releases

KDP Certified Public Accountants, LLP Merges with Bend-Based Accounting Firm Price Fronk & Co.

January 17, 2024

via KDP press release www.kdpllp.com Medford, Oregon (January 17, 2024) KDP Certified Public Accountants, LLP, and Price Fronk & Co., announced today…

SORIN 2024 CODING CAMPS

December 19, 2023

Coding isn’t just a skill, it’s your new SUPERPOWER! 2024 Coding Camp Lineup: Classes are open to students ages 16 – 24…

Navigating the Digital Paradox: Internet Use and Loneliness

October 13, 2023

In today’s interconnected world, the internet has become an integral part of our lives, providing unprecedented access to information and enabling communication…

Lessons learned from the pandemic about telehealth and online classrooms

October 13, 2023

The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly accelerated the adoption of telehealth and online classrooms, and we’ve learned a lot from this experience. Here…

Top 10 things you can do to put on a wonderful business conference

October 13, 2023

A business conference can be a great opportunity to showcase your brand, network with other professionals, and learn new skills. However, organizing…

Dutch Bros Inc. Announces Proposed Public Offering of Class A Common Stock

September 12, 2023

Dutch Bros Inc. (NYSE: BROS; “Dutch Bros”) today announced that it has commenced an underwritten public offering of $300 million of shares…

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