Thursday, March 24, 2011

New choices and other business changes this week

The word of the week for the latest Around the State is definitely variety. There are new choices to feed yourself or your pet, pick up a gift, get help for your computer or your aching back, or get in shape! For instance...

M.C. Liquidators, a salvage grade grocery store, opened in Myrtle Creek. It will employ two or three people. The News-Review, 3/20/2011

John Fluevog Shoes will open in downtown Portland in April. The Oregonian, 3/21/2011

Best Friends Pet Supply will open in Bend in June. The Bulletin, 3/20/2011

Europa Velo, a bicycle studio that specializes in bicycle fittings and buying and repair classes, opened in northwest Portland. The Oregonian, 3/22/2011
Midori Japanese Restaurant opened in The Dalles. The Dalles Chronicle, 3/16/2011

Unfortunately, there was also some downsizing...

Truitt Bros. Inc. will lay off about 100 employees at its Salem food packing operations by the end of April. Statesman Journal, 3/18/2011

The Uniontown Fish Market in Astoria closed. It joins other Clatsop County retailers closing in recent months including the Big Dog Sportswear, Harry and David, and Liz Claiborne factory outlet stores. The Daily Astorian, 3/17/2011

Get the rest of the details in the latest Around the State! You can also search for business announcements with the ATS search tool.

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