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Business news covering the production of merchandise, machines and tools.

Manufactured home sales are on the rebound in Washington state

Home by Skyline built this manufactured house. I Photo by Northwest Housing Association.

November 30, 2016 - 5:32pm

Cheers: Annual Holiday Ale Festival turns 21

Hot toddies? Heck no. Portlanders prefer to drink beer outside in November and December at the annual Holiday Ale Festival. | Photo courtesy of Timothy Horn.

November 27, 2016 - 2:05pm

PDX Pop Up Shops launch Downtown retailers

Now in its seventh year, the PDX Pop Up Shops program continues to welcome seasonal shoppers as it strives to boost the energy of retailers in Downtown Portland. | Photo courtesy of PDX Pop Up Shops.

November 22, 2016 - 2:03pm

MBDA Business Center in Tacoma helps minority-owned enterprises flourish

The MBDA is connecting Cassandra Williams to the right resources to grow her Love by the Slice Baking and Catering Company. I Photo by Georgena Frazier.

November 22, 2016 - 12:43pm

‘Employee engagement’ a hot topic but experts say you need a plan

As the labor market continues to evolve into an employee market, job seekers have more latitude and control on selecting employers where the chances for greater engagement is possible, says management trainer Darryl Warren. | Photo courtesy of Darryl Warren

November 17, 2016 - 12:31pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

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In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

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Oregon hopes to ride waves of the future with marine renewable energy efforts

This image shows a wave energy prototype developed by Oregon State University researchers as it was being tested in the open ocean in October 2007. | Photo courtesy of OSU via Flickr.

November 1, 2016 - 4:47pm

Portland's largest law firm launches climate change initiative

With a strong renewable energy practice already in place, Stoel Rives looks upon its climate change work as a key business development strategy. | Photo by Sheila Sund via Flickr.

October 31, 2016 - 5:51pm

Giving workers more flexibility can extend lives, study finds

Celadon Trucking’s Gordon Day is taking advantage of a new company policy that allows drivers to take their cats and dogs on the road with them. An Indiana University study found that giving workers in high-stress jobs additional freedom isn’t just a morale booster but could also help them live longer. | Photo courtesy of Celadon Trucking

October 27, 2016 - 3:58pm

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