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Profile

How Kettle Chips Creates New Flavors

Meet the woman who invents every Kettle Chips flavor.

  • By Kelly Clarke
  • Published 10/16/2012
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The Man Reinventing Columbia Sportswear

In the lab with Woody Blackford, Columbia Sportswear's man for all seasons.

  • By Julian Smith
  • Published 10/16/2012
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Business

Buzz Worthy

Viso makes a brash play in the energy-drink market.

  • By Georgia Perry
  • Published 09/21/2012
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Data Wizards

A fast-growing firm conjures answers to complicated problems.

  • By Martin Patail
  • Published 08/23/2012
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Risky Business

A freshly minted start-up survivor thrives by shifting gears in tough economic times.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 07/18/2012
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Virtual Vending

A vending machine visionary gambles on touchscreen technology.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 06/22/2012
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Beyond the Bulb

Schoolhouse Electric’s growing business means more aesthetically deft accessories for the home or office.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 05/25/2012
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Tree Titan

He speaks for the trees.

  • By Bill Lascher
  • Published 04/27/2012
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True Calling

Ruby Receptionists successfully answers the call for friendly phone facilitators.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 03/23/2012
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Raising the Barre

Barre3’s ballet-Pilates-yoga fusion has attracted some big names—including Louise Ciccone, better known as Madonna.

  • By Zach Dundas and Ramona DeNies
  • Published 02/23/2012
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Mobile Mappers

Feeling lost at Powell's or the Portland Art Museum? There's an app for that.

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 12/23/2011
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New Seasons

Local snowboarding CEO has outerwear ideas that go beyond the slopes.

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 11/23/2011
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Mobile Money

The big financial institutions are having some serious PR problems. Perhaps it's high time for Portlander Alex Payne's startup business BankSimple.

  • By David Wolman
  • Published 10/14/2011
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Rainmaker

Burgerville’s Chief

The pescetarian CEO who helped green up Burgerville

  • By Emily Burton
  • Published 09/21/2011
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Mudroom

The Bottom Line

Local company gDiapers moves beyond the pail.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 08/19/2011
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Mudroom

The Finders’ Keeper

A local go-getter gets ahead by searching and surfing.

  • By Shoshanna Cohen
  • Published 07/22/2011
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Mudroom

The Flax Man

Is flax the fashionable fabric of the future?

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 06/29/2011
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Mudroom

Food Fixer

Kurt Huffman has his hands in more eateries than Zagat.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 05/20/2011
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Mudroom

High App-titude

As if there weren't enough apps already, here come some more! Portland's Night & Day Studio are cranking out more games for kids.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 03/09/2011
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The Mudroom

Man of the Cloth

Stan Grey started out as a part-time employee at Swan Island's E.E. Schenck in 1968 when it was just a 10-person operation. Now he heads the company, which has grown into the largest fabric wholesaler in the US, worth $30 million employing more than 100 p

  • By Shoshanna Cohen
  • Published 02/11/2011
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