Here is my list of big brands that I discovered were born in Oregon and have flourished outside the state.
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Also, check out this inspirational video that demonstrates how Nike's professional atmosphere and Oregon's culture intertwine.
2. Columbia Sportswear Company
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Here is the entire history of Columbia told by Gert Boyle. I love the brand's core idea, "Success comes to those who try." And my favorite phrase from the clip is, "Try. Try harder. Try differently. Then try again."
3. Taco Time
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5. Dutch Bros. Coffee
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Am I missing any other big Oregon-based brands that should be on my list?