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Columbian staff writer

Isabella Dypold of Battle Ground, right, looks at Christmas ornaments at The French Door at Providence Academy.

Retailers thrive in downtown Vancouver’s Providence Academy

Isabella Dypold of Battle Ground, right, looks at Christmas ornaments at The French Door at Providence Academy.

November 7, 2023, 6:06am Business

The French Door is known by customers as a magical place. With its East Coast and European inspired décor, owner Kathryn McIntire is able to transport shoppers into her own curated world. Read story

nLIGHT Inc. reports quarterly loss, $171M federal HELSI contract

November 3, 2023, 5:57am Business

Semiconductor and fiber laser manufacturer nLIGHT Inc. reported another quarterly net loss in its latest earnings report Thursday. Read story

Vancouver-based Northwest Pipe sees income drop from record high

November 3, 2023, 5:55am Business

Vancouver-based Northwest Pipe Co.’s quarterly net income is down more than 40 percent since this time last year, according to the manufacturer’s third-quarter financial statement released Thursday. Read story

Vancouver-based Barrett Business Services Inc. net earnings up, but revenue down

November 2, 2023, 5:55am Business

Vancouver-based Barrett Business Services Inc. reported improved net earnings on declining revenues in the third quarter, according to its latest financial report. The quarter ended Sept. 30. Read story

ZoomInfo, formerly DiscoverOrg, is based in Vancouver.

Vancouver-based ZoomInfo reports revenue increase for third quarter

ZoomInfo, formerly DiscoverOrg, is based in Vancouver.

October 31, 2023, 6:48pm Business

Despite a tough business environment, ZoomInfo’s revenue exceeded expectation in the most recent quarter, continuing to grow over last quarter and last year. Though, executives aren’t predicting much growth going into the end of the year. Read story

Vancouver-based Riverview Bank.

Riverview Bancorp reports $2.5M in net income for quarter

Vancouver-based Riverview Bank.

October 30, 2023, 6:04pm Business

Vancouver’s Riverview Bancorp reported a diminishing income in its latest financial statement, as the bank’s top executive pointed to nationwide challenges coming from the “high interest rate environment.” Read story

Vancouver fitness equipment company Nautilus Inc. announced last week its changing its corporate name to BowFlex Inc. The announcement comes at a busy time for the company, which is also making efforts to rebrand and facing possible delisting from the New York Stock Exchange.

Vancouver-based Nautilus focuses on the positive

Vancouver fitness equipment company Nautilus Inc. announced last week its changing its corporate name to BowFlex Inc. The announcement comes at a busy time for the company, which is also making efforts to rebrand and facing possible delisting from the New York Stock Exchange.

October 28, 2023, 6:05am Business

With a new name and revamped branding, Vancouver’s Nautilus Inc. — soon to be BowFlex Inc. — is aiming to regain ground after being warned it could be delisted from the New York Stock Exchange. Read story

Willamette Valley Vineyards and Maryhill Winery at Waterfront Vancouver are seen in this file photo from last year. A desire for newly built retail spaces like those at the waterfront are driving demand for retail spaces in Clark County.

Clark County retail space continues to be in high demand

Willamette Valley Vineyards and Maryhill Winery at Waterfront Vancouver are seen in this file photo from last year. A desire for newly built retail spaces like those at the waterfront are driving demand for retail spaces in Clark County.

October 27, 2023, 6:09am Business

Demand for Clark County’s retail space is strong and is continuing to be driven by local, regional and national retailers wanting to set up shop in new spaces like The Waterfront Vancouver. Read story

A bunch of grapes hang from the vine at English Estate Winery, Vancouver&#039;s oldest vineyard and winery.

A Southwest Washington viticultural area would boost wines’ value in region

A bunch of grapes hang from the vine at English Estate Winery, Vancouver&#039;s oldest vineyard and winery.

October 26, 2023, 6:03am Business

With a new “pending” status from the federal Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, Southwest Washington’s vintners are on their way to joining Washington’s growing list of official American Viticultural Areas. Read story

Business mentoring group SCORE Vancouver Chapter rebrands

October 25, 2023, 5:55am Business

SCORE Vancouver Chapter, a business mentoring organization that has been in the region for more than 30 years, recently announced its rebranding as SCORE SW Washington. Read story