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Archive for June, 2012

Changes in technology pose threat to advertisers

By Oregon Small Business Association A smart phone App called MailStop and a new Dish Network DVR dubbed “The Hopper” give consumers the power to eliminate junk mail and commercials. Junk Mail-Blocking Apps The United States Postal Service, plagued by financial woes, now must deal with a new smart phone App called MailStop that notifies […]

Changing consumer trends for younger generation

By Oregon Small Business Association American teenagers are leaving the auto market and instead spending more on fashion, food, wine and beauty products. Less on cars Research shows that the number of teens owning a used car has dropped from seven million to four million in only five years. Fewer teens today get their driver’s […]

NW island still for sale — sign of the times?

By Oregon Small Business Association Millionaires buy beach homes; billionaires buy islands. But in recessions, billionaires end up selling those islands. Paul Allen, Microsoft co-founder, is selling 292-acre Allan Island, just off the coast from Anacortes, Wash., for only $13.5 million. The island has been on the market for two years, and there is no […]