Weekly Portland Business News Headlines: Nike, PECI, and Metro

This week we are featuring three different Portland organizations in the news: Nike, PECI, and Metro.

Nike sales up 18% as demand trumps higher costs

“China once again posted the strongest growth, rising a currency-neutral 28 percent to $650 million, just ahead of the company’s “emerging markets” — a category that includes rising economies such as India and Brazil — where revenue grew 26 percent to $948 million.” Read more from the Portland Business Journal.

PECI launches blog

“At PECI, we are busy saving the world one kWh at a time but we still find time to share our opinions and insights on our favorite topics: energy resources, sustainability, energy efficiency and all things PECI. We invite you to join the conversation.” See the PECI blog, here.

Metro Council sends Northwest Portland nearly $70,000 to address community’s needs

“During deliberations, we talked about our shared stake and responsibility,” explained Haze Moss, a Linnton resident who serves on Metro’s committee. “We came to the realization that the choices we make today must help build the best possible future for the people and businesses in our area.” Read more on Metro’s website.

What interesting Portland business headlines have you read lately?

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