Amazon reduces Instacart signage at Whole Foods

AUSTIN, Texas — Marianne Daugherty first heard about changes to Instacart’s presence within Whole Foods … Read more

Federal student loan rates are expected to rise for the upcoming school year

Interest rates in general are rising, and so are the rates on student loans for … Read more

Coinbase continues to build its cryptocurrency exchange empire

SAN FRANCISCO — From its office tower perch overlooking San Francisco’s financial district, Coinbase handles … Read more

Goldman Sachs teams with Apple to launch credit card

Service could roll out in 2019, increasing offerings of Apple Pay finance options

Goldman Sachs wants to be in the consumer finance business. Apple wants to integrate itself … Read more

Texas company likes Trump’s tariffs — and wants more

WASHINGTON — Commercial Metals Co. is all-in on President Donald Trump’s tariffs. The Irving, Texas-based … Read more

Fred Meyer Stores hopes to stop inmate’s scheme

Deschutes County small claims court granted prisoner $10,000 default judgment

An Oregon state prison inmate claims he nearly severed his right thumb on a defective … Read more

Bend outdoor products showcase seeks applicants

Venture Out Festival will be known as BreakOut

Bend’s startup funding event for the outdoor products industry has a new name, which signals … Read more

Oregon College Savings Plan promotes new accounts with free money

The Oregon College Savings Plan is offering free money to families trying to save for … Read more

Entrada Lodge remodel will focus on outdoor experiences

New operator hopes to be finished by Fourth of July

The Entrada Lodge, an aging motel on the road to Mount Bachelor, is undergoing a … Read more

Honeymoon period is waning for bridal retailers

David’s Bridal hires counsel for debt advice as wedding profits shrink

Wedding season in the U.S. is not what it used to be, and bridal retailers … Read more

China makes pledge to buy

Placating Trump, country to import more U.S. goods

WASHINGTON — Chinese officials are hoping to mollify President Donald Trump’s oft-stated displeasure with America’s … Read more

Business people on the move

• Vanessa Leija has been named U.S. Cellular area sales manager for Central Oregon. She … Read more

Ford to resume making cash-cow F-series after fire

Ford will resume building its biggest moneymaker, the F-150 pickup, two weeks after a fire … Read more

Mortgage rates at 7-year high

WASHINGTON — Long-term U.S. mortgage rates jumped this week, marking their highest levels in seven … Read more

Wells Fargo reportedly altered business clients’ documents without their knowledge

Some Wells Fargo & Co. employees reportedly altered information improperly on documents related to certain … Read more

Business dispatches

• Livin’ Bend Clothesline, a creation of mother and daughter Central Oregonians Julie and Skylar … Read more

Dent Instruments builds on energy metering expertise

Bend company rolls out new products, increases profitability

It used to be that the best times at Dent Instruments were during an economic … Read more

National business briefing

Tech, retail help markets rebound U.S. stocks notched solid gains Wednesday, recouping some of the … Read more

U.S. Senate passes net neutrality resolution

WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats narrowly won a vote Wednesday to save net neutrality rules that … Read more

Murdoch son to serve as new leader of ‘new Fox’

Lachlan Murdoch will take on the role of chairman and chief executive officer of the … Read more

Building permits for city of Bend and Deschutes County

City of Bend • Century Center Property LLC, 40 SW Century Drive South, $125,000 • … Read more

Eugene firm plans 64 apartments near OSU-Cascades

Paradigm Properties promises adequate parking

A third apartment building is proposed for Bend’s west side, this time with a focus … Read more

Gap apologizes for T-shirt’s ‘erroneous’ map of China

A Gap T-shirt showing a map of China that omitted territory the country claims as … Read more

Determining which poor people should have to work for aid

Exhorted by President Donald Trump, federal administrators and many Republican state officials are drafting rules … Read more

Facebook deleted 865M posts

SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook has been under pressure for its failure to remove violence, nudity, … Read more

National business briefing

Oregon sheds jobs in April PORTLAND — Oregon dropped nearly 3,000 jobs in April, its … Read more

Volcano Veggies grows greens indoors using aquaponics

Sbarras pack 2 acres of food into 200 square feet

Two stories of green vegetables grow under lights and above round tanks of teeming fish, … Read more

National business briefing

Stocks see small gains on Monday The major U.S. stock indexes eked out small gains … Read more

Sears may sell Kenmore, other divisions

Sears is considering selling its popular Kenmore appliance brand and other divisions after the hedge … Read more

Seattle scales back tax after Amazon revolt

SEATTLE — After intense lobbying by local businesses and a bold threat by Amazon to … Read more

Traditional TV faces a slew of problems

Television networks will draw hordes of advertisers to New York City this week for their … Read more

Keyless cars may come with deadly risks

It seems like a common convenience in a digital age: a car that can be … Read more

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