Thursday, August 4, 2011

The Good, the Bad (and no Ugly), Around the State

This week's edition has some new openings (good!) and a few closures (bad!).

First, tidbits from the good:
  • Rock Your World opened in Lincoln City. It sells rocks, crystals, gems, and gift items. News-Times, 8/3/2011
  • A Re/Max real estate office opened in Tillamook.It has four brokers. Headlight-Herald, 7/27/2011
  • U-Do Painting Rentals opened in Grants Pass. It offers a fully-stocked painting trailer that includes all of the tools needed to complete a home or business painting job. Grants Pass Daily Courier, 7/9/2011
  • Red Robe, a tea shop, will open in Portland's OldTown/Chinatown district. The Oregonian, 8/2/2011
  • Nelson's Shambala, a record store, opened in St. Helens. The Chronicle, 7/20/2011

The Bad:
  • Borders is going out of business. It operates stores in Beaverton, Gresham, Tigard, Vancouver, Corvallis, Eugene, Klamath Falls, Roseburg, and Salem under its Borders, Borders Express, and Waldenbooks banners. The Oregonian, 7/20/2011
  • Navistar International will lay off 450 of its 600 workers at its Monaco RV manufacturing plant in Coburg. The Register-Guard, 8/3/2011

You'll find many more announcements in the full edition, or use our online search tool to find archived announcements in your area!

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