Lip Service

Makeup sales bucked a long-held economic trend last year — dipping downward rather than holding steady as they typically do at the onset of a recession. Two Oregon cosmetics makers say it’s been a wild ride.

Mall Rats

Driven by bankruptcies, redundancies and the rise of e-commerce, the retail sector has been in flux for years. COVID-19 accelerated the shift. Oregon’s malls can either reinvent themselves to stay vital or they can fail.

Tea Break

The leaders of Steven Smith Teamaker transformed the premium tea manufacturer’s business model to survive the pandemic.

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