Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Pok Pok Som, Orox leather, other local brands to be showcased in Pearl's new MadeHere PDX gallery: OregonLive, MadeHere PDX Press Hit, October 2014

A new gallery is coming to the Pearl District, but instead of art, it will feature a variety of brands with products made in Portland.

MadeHere PDX will open at Northwest 10th and Couch at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, with a grand opening event on Thursday, Nov. 6.

According to a press release, the 3,000-square foot gallery will function as a showcase for more than 40 local brands, including Orox Leather Co., Pok Pok Som and Ristretto Roasters.

With the diverse collection of brands, the gallery's offerings will range from home goods to surfboards and from bikes to jewelry.

Check it out
What: Grand opening of MadeHere PDX
When: Thursday, Nov. 6 during the Pearl District's First Thursday event
More: madeherepdx. (official website at is under construction)
The store is the brainchild of owners and Portlanders John Connor, Bob Davis (of the Lizard Lounge clothing store), Chris Elkins (of Sterrins Group consulting) and Paul Herring (also of Sterrins Group).

Read the full article HERE

Local Love: MadeHere PDX Supports Portland Brands : Portland Mercury Press hit: MadeHere PDX, October 2014

The Pearl will soon be home to a gallery style store exclusively featuring products made in Portland, taking the city’s love for local to a whole new level. Located across the street from Powell’s (NW 10th and Couch), the location couldn’t be more perfect for folks looking for any and everything Portland-made.
MadeHere PDX, located at 40 NW 10th Avenue, is a store made for, by and featuring Portland artists and products made in Portland. MadeHere PDX features an unparalleled selection of products ranging from edible delights to bikes, surfboards, fine art, furniture, and beyond.

 MadeHere PDX features a 3000 sq. ft. open floor plan that feels like an art gallery, but functions as a showcase for the abundant talent of over 50 local brands. Offerings range from apothecary to leather goods, bikes, surfboards, coffee, chocolate, art, design, furniture, jewelry, and more.

Read the full article HERE.

Portland-made axes, surfboards and bikes hit the shelves at new Pearl retail gallery: Portland Business Journal Press Hit: MadeHere PDX, October 2014

Portland's buy-local ethos will dig in its roots even deeper when MadeHere PDX opens its doors in the Pearl District this weekend.

The 3,000-square-foot retail gallery, founded by John Connor, Bob Davis, Chris Elkins and Paul Herring, will feature nothing but products made in Portland, from furniture and jewelry to leather goods, refurbished axes and custom and recycled tube amplifiers. It will occupy the former home of Powell's Technical Books at 40 N.W. 10th Ave. and open for business Saturday, Nov. 1.

See the full article HERE.

Thursday, May 29, 2014

HRAnswerLink Profiled in The Portland Business Journal, May 23 2014

Client HRAnswerLink profiled in The Portland Business Journal's "Strategies" section this past week, in print and online.

Monday, April 14, 2014

SMART featured in the evening news on KTVZ, Bend: Client Press Hit, April 2014

SMART: Reading better, together

POSTED: 5:00 PM PDT April 9, 2014  UPDATED: 5:59 PM PDT April 9, 2014