The Skanner Newspaper - Business http://www.theskanner.com/news/business Sun, 23 Nov 2014 23:55:15 -0800 MYOB en-gb info@theskanner.com (The Skanner Newspaper) FCC Approves Sale of KLJB-TV in Iowa to Marshall Broadcasting http://www.theskanner.com/news/business/22104-fcc-approves-sale-of-kljb-tv-in-iowa-to-marshall-broadcasting http://www.theskanner.com/news/business/22104-fcc-approves-sale-of-kljb-tv-in-iowa-to-marshall-broadcasting FCC has approved the sale of a television station to media executive Pluria Marshall, Jr   

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Business Tue, 11 Nov 2014 16:42:40 -0800
Korean Wig Shop Owners Feel Pinch of Globalization http://www.theskanner.com/news/business/21960-korean-wig-shop-owners-feel-pinch-of-globalization http://www.theskanner.com/news/business/21960-korean-wig-shop-owners-feel-pinch-of-globalization Wig shop owners are taking steps to strengthen their ties with their traditional African American customer base    

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Business Thu, 09 Oct 2014 19:21:50 -0700
2014 Minority Business Enterprise Special Edition http://www.theskanner.com/news/business/21897-2014-minority-business-enterprise-special-edition http://www.theskanner.com/news/business/21897-2014-minority-business-enterprise-special-edition Read our annual MBE Special Edition, featuring commentaries, stories and advice on startups, loans, and trends  

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patricia@theskanner.com (The Skanner News) Business Thu, 25 Sep 2014 20:17:46 -0700
Black Publishers to Hold 2014 NNPA Annual Convention in Portland http://www.theskanner.com/news/business/21321-black-publishers-to-hold-nnpa-annual-convention-june-25-28-2014-in-portland-or http://www.theskanner.com/news/business/21321-black-publishers-to-hold-nnpa-annual-convention-june-25-28-2014-in-portland-or The big event will be held at The Nines in downtown Portland ]]> david@theskanner.com (David Kidd) Business Mon, 02 Jun 2014 20:56:40 -0700 Why Apple Bought Beats: Streaming May Catch On http://www.theskanner.com/news/business/21311-why-apple-bought-beats-streaming-may-catch-on http://www.theskanner.com/news/business/21311-why-apple-bought-beats-streaming-may-catch-on Apple has had success with devices before and may repeat it with Beats 

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Business Fri, 30 May 2014 20:22:05 -0700
No Consumer Protections in Homeowner Associations http://www.theskanner.com/news/business/21255-no-consumer-protections-homeowner-association-industry-banks-on-it http://www.theskanner.com/news/business/21255-no-consumer-protections-homeowner-association-industry-banks-on-it The Skanner News' two-year look into HOAs in Oregon and Washington showed consumers have nowhere to turn in common disputes that can lead to foreclosure

 

 

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lisa@theskanner.com (Lisa Loving) Business Mon, 19 May 2014 20:44:20 -0700
Homeowner Associations, Part 2: Legal Fees Climb http://www.theskanner.com/news/business/21254-homeowners-associations-part-2-how-high-can-legal-fees-climb http://www.theskanner.com/news/business/21254-homeowners-associations-part-2-how-high-can-legal-fees-climb The same law firms that prosecute alleged deadbeat residents get unlimited ability to rack up charges which they then act as the collections company to recover -- racking up even more late charges

 

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lisa@theskanner.com (Lisa Loving) Business Mon, 19 May 2014 20:31:39 -0700
Homeowner Associations, Part 3: Where Does the Money Go? http://www.theskanner.com/news/business/21253-homeowner-associations-part-3-where-does-the-money-go http://www.theskanner.com/news/business/21253-homeowner-associations-part-3-where-does-the-money-go Critics say the lack of transparency in the HOA sphere is contributing to a rising tide of embezzlement nationwide

 

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lisa@theskanner.com (Lisa Loving) Business Mon, 26 May 2014 20:14:24 -0700
Google “Disappointed” with European Court Ruling http://www.theskanner.com/news/business/21228-google-disappointed-with-european-court-ruling http://www.theskanner.com/news/business/21228-google-disappointed-with-european-court-ruling Search giant must remove links to personal information if a request is made  

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Business Tue, 13 May 2014 16:42:49 -0700
Urban League of Portland Gets $200,000 from Bank of America http://www.theskanner.com/news/business/20925-urban-league-of-portland-gets-200-000-from-bank-of-america http://www.theskanner.com/news/business/20925-urban-league-of-portland-gets-200-000-from-bank-of-america The money is set to increase the Urban League's job training and support programs 

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lisa@theskanner.com (Lisa Loving) Business Mon, 10 Mar 2014 21:25:40 -0700
McDonald’s Honors Local Milwaukie Employee with National Award http://www.theskanner.com/news/business/20923-mcdonald-s-honors-local-milwaukie-employee-with-national-award http://www.theskanner.com/news/business/20923-mcdonald-s-honors-local-milwaukie-employee-with-national-award Sharon Banks: 'I want to be the best crew leader, the best person that I can be to my ability'

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lisa@theskanner.com (Lisa Loving) Business Mon, 10 Mar 2014 17:03:47 -0700
Court Overturns Net Neutrality Rules http://www.theskanner.com/news/business/20725-court-overturns-net-neutrality-rules http://www.theskanner.com/news/business/20725-court-overturns-net-neutrality-rules The Federal Communications Commission set rules to say big Internet companies like Comcast, Verizon and Time Warner had to deliver all content at the same speed. But a court ruling says the FCC rules are not valid -- overturning the idea of net neutrality.

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Business Thu, 16 Jan 2014 00:52:27 -0800
Latest Growth Figures Show Europe Is Out of Recession http://www.theskanner.com/news/business/19541-latest-growth-figures-show-europe-is-out-of-recession-2013-08-14 http://www.theskanner.com/news/business/19541-latest-growth-figures-show-europe-is-out-of-recession-2013-08-14
Germany and France grew their economies more than expected

Gross domestic product across the 17-nation eurozone grew by 0.3 percent in the second quarter, according to official estimates released Wednesday. That's the first time the region has grown since the third quarter of 2011, and compares with a decline of 0.3 percent in the first quarter of 2013.


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Business Wed, 14 Aug 2013 10:04:10 -0700
PDC Holds North/Northeast Economic Development Summit http://www.theskanner.com/news/business/18734-pdc-holds-northnortheast-economic-development-summit-2013-06-05 http://www.theskanner.com/news/business/18734-pdc-holds-northnortheast-economic-development-summit-2013-06-05
Event included breakout sessions, an in-person resource center and keynote speeches

The Portland Development Commission held its North/Northeast Portland Neighborhood Economic Development Summit on May 30.

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Business Wed, 05 Jun 2013 10:12:57 -0700
Trimet Awards $110 Million in Contracts to Disadvantaged Women and Minority Firms http://www.theskanner.com/news/business/18712-trimet-awards-110-million-in-contracts-to-disadvantaged-women-and-minority-firms-2013-06-03 http://www.theskanner.com/news/business/18712-trimet-awards-110-million-in-contracts-to-disadvantaged-women-and-minority-firms-2013-06-03
Almost 24 percent of construction jobs on the project went to minority workers

Neil McFarlane, TriMet's general manager said that more than $110 million in contracts have been awarded to 108 firms owned by people of color and women, on the Portland-Milwaukie light rail transit project.


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Business Mon, 03 Jun 2013 15:16:56 -0700