National business briefing

PG&E reassured After its stock plummeted over its possible role in California’s deadly wildfires, the … Read more

Paramount strikes deal with Netflix

Paramount Pictures has signed a multipicture deal with streaming giant Netflix Inc., Jim Gianopulos, chairman … Read more

Auto tariffs put on hold

The Trump administration is holding off on new car import tariffs as the government considers … Read more

Business People on the Move

• Roberta Benzen has joined EXIT Realty Bend, 805 SW Industrial Way, Suite 4. • … Read more

OLCC proposes new rules for recreational cannabis

Public comment open until Nov. 30

In an attempt to rein in the industry, the Oregon Liquor Control Commission will be … Read more

Regulator of California's largest utility eases bankruptcy concern amid fires

The head of California's Public Utilities Commission said he can't imagine allowing PG&E Corp., the … Read more

Smartphones rule at Nike’s new store

New York City flagship lets app define experience inside and outside the building

Nike has seen the future of brick-and-mortar shopping, and it revolves around your phone. The … Read more

Pot startup backed by John Boehner goes public

The cannabis startup backed by former Speaker of the House John Boehner is set to … Read more

FDA issues plan for e-cigarette restrictions

Plus: Ban on menthol cigarettes is in the works

The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday announced a series of restrictions aimed at combating … Read more

Ikea wants to divert polluter to make wares instead

Ikea wants to turn rice straw into household wares in a move that could end … Read more

National business briefing

Stocks halt skid; Brexit roils pound U.S. stocks rose for the first time in six … Read more

Convenience store could replace Westside Shell on Galveston

Longtime operator relocates Bend auto repair business

The only items other than gasoline for sale at Westside Shell are cigarettes, windshield washer … Read more

Fires would exceed PG&E’s insurance

If found responsible, Pacific Gas & Electric would not have enough coverage

LOS ANGELES — In a grim sign for the Northern California utility giant, Pacific Gas … Read more

H-1B visa alternative hits record

Even as the number of new foreign students enrolling in U.S. post-secondary schools has fallen … Read more

DuPont Co. to buy back over $6B in debt

Two of the biggest corporate borrowers in America are preparing to buy back billions of … Read more

PlayStation begins to collect levy in Chicago

CHICAGO — PlayStation users in Chicago Wednesday began paying a 9 percent tax on streaming … Read more

Oregon orders Impact Health to stop forging signatures

Consumers who filled out survey are at risk

Impact Health Inc. has been told to stop forging consumer’s signatures on insurance documents, violating … Read more

National business briefing

Uber lost $1.07B in third quarter Uber said Wednesday it lost $1.07 billion in the … Read more

Redmond Airport adds temporary parking to relieve shortage

Holiday travelers advised to check parking camera

Heading into the busiest travel season of the year, the Redmond Airport wants to warn … Read more

RiverBend Brewing to close pub

Brewery will remain open

Sunday will be the last day of business for RiverBend Brewing Sports Pub, which opened … Read more

Pilots say Boeing did not disclose a jet’s new control feature

Boeing didn’t tell airline pilots about features of a new flight-control system in its 737 … Read more

Juul to stop selling most of its flavors

The company will also halt its social media campaigns after pressure from FDA, public

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Facing mounting government pressure and a public backlash over the epidemic of … Read more

Amazon HQ2: What do the locations get?

Amazon.com will donate land for a new grade school near its new Long Island City … Read more

National business briefing

Petco to phase out artificial food Pet retailer Petco pledged Tuesday to stop selling dog … Read more

Business Dispatches

• Hayden Homes pledged $400,000 to Mt. Bachelor Sports Education Foundation’s A Place to Soar … Read more

Central Oregon’s new tourism chief sees room for growth

Julia Theisen succeeded Alana Hughson as CEO of the Central Oregon Visitors Association

As the new head of the Central Oregon Visitors Association, Julia Theisen is in a … Read more

Deal to aid Seven Peaks Ventures of Bend

Seven Peaks Ventures of Bend is among the investors that will benefit from the $68 … Read more

Stocks dive as Apple supplier slashes outlook

Stocks dropped Monday, giving back a slice of their recent gains as investors dumped shares … Read more

NAFTA plan could be upended by Democrats’ House takeover

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s promise to quickly pass a revamped North American Free Trade … Read more

French regulators to study Facebook’s efforts to fight hate speech

Facebook will open its doors for French regulators to study its approach to combating hate … Read more

National business briefing

GE rout deepens General Electric’s chief executive officer tried to reassure investors, but the effort … Read more

Nissan GT-R is Pure supercar under $100K

Kudos to Japanese carmaker Nissan for coining the best term yet for a base model. … Read more

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