Secret Sauce

How Burgerville Workers Formed the First Fast-Food Union in the US

The beloved Northwest chain made history this spring, but there's plenty more work ahead.

06/19/2018 By Christine Menges and Sam Pape

Fashion News

Radish Underground to Close After 10 Years—But There's a Happy Ending

Co-owner Celeste Sipes will shutter the downtown boutique and turn her focus to Thunderpants, the New Zealand-founded underwear brand.

05/31/2018 By Eden Dawn

PDX Index

How Will Trump's Tariff Tussle Affect Oregon?

Oregon exports nearly $4 billion worth of goods to China. What could the trade tiff mean for our state?

05/22/2018 By Sarah Hutchins

Spotlight

This Business Accelerator Wants to End the Funding Gap for Women-Owned Start-Ups

XXcelerate Fund is the incubator we need.

05/08/2018 By Eden Dawn

Woman Up!

Can Grassroots Efforts Solve Workplace Inequality?

In Woman Up!'s panel discussion on social change, gender equity at the office gets its moment.

05/07/2018 By Natasha Tandler

Finance

The Portlander's Essential (and Easy) Guide to Personal Finance

Money feels weirder than ever. Five local experts spell out basic tips to simplify your financial life.

04/24/2018 By Zach Dundas

Finance: Get Purr-sonal

How to Embrace Budgeting (and Cats, and Glitter)

If that's what it takes.

04/24/2018 By Zach Dundas

Finance: Real Estate

Should You Invest in Real Estate?

Accept the pain and get the duplex. Just don't love it.

04/24/2018 By Zach Dundas

Finance: Banking

Umpqua's CEO Breaks Down Some Banking Basics

First off: don't treat your bank like a glorified ATM. Also? Make friends.

04/24/2018 By Zach Dundas

Finance: Vision & Values

Want to Figure Out Your Financial Life? Better Have a Vision.

Portlander Georgia Lee Hussey advises people to know their money story—and to buy the damn coffee.

04/24/2018 By Zach Dundas

Business

What Will It Take to Get More Women in Construction?

Only 7 percent of construction workers in our state are women. Oregon Tradeswomen founder Connie Ashbrook wants to up that number.

04/24/2018 By Lily Raff McCaulou

PDXplosion

Portland Brands Are Taking Over the US

From coffee to haircuts, local businesses go big.

02/27/2018 By Stephen Phillips

Fancy Feasts

A Portland Pet Food Brand Goes Full Locavore

The sustainable line of products includes gluten-free biscuits and camping-friendly meal pouches.

02/27/2018 By Amy Martin

Business

Old Town Gets a Posh UK Hotel Brand

Will the Portland neighborhood's rough edges deter Hoxton’s globe-trotting clientele?

02/27/2018 By Eleanor Van Buren

PDX Index

After Portlandia, What's Next for the Local Film Industry?

Sample stat: 25 films have been shot in Oregon since the start of 2017.

02/27/2018 By Anya Rehon

Cannabis: Hot Boxing

It’s 2018. Of Course You Can Get Cannabis Delivered to Your Front Door.

Green Box brings pot to your porch.

01/30/2018 By Courtney Eldridge

Cannabis: Marketing

How Should Cannabis Companies Market Themselves?

Mike Reeves of Portland branding company LTRMN breaks it down.

01/30/2018 By Marty Patail

LA Gear

3 Portland Brands Going Big in Los Angeles

So how do shoppers in each city compare?

01/30/2018 By Hannah Bonnie