Archive for Retail

Ugly Sweaters Take the Airwaves by Storm

Ugly sweaters and holiday season shopping at Southern Oregon Goodwill were featured in a couple of morning shows on the radio during the month of December. Jason and Ashley at Q100.3 had Julie Fletcher on during the morning show Friday, December 7 and these are two of the sweater samplings they donned for the cameras. […]

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Posted in: Goodwill in the News, Holiday, Retail

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Retail Certification Program Picks up Media Attention

The newest program offered by Southern Oregon Goodwill® Industries, in partnership with the National Retail Federation (NRF) Foundation, the Retail Industry Fundamentals credential, garnered the attention of several media outlets. The Herald and News in Klamath Falls put out this story. Vice President of Workforce Development, Erin Young, was interviewed by the local ABC affiliate, […]

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Posted in: Employment & Job Training, Goodwill in the News, Retail

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New Retail Training Program Offered

Southern Oregon Goodwill® Industries announces a new partnership with the National Retail Federation (NRF) Foundation and will offer local courses for the Retail Industry Fundamentals Credential. The new program will begin January 7, 2019 with courses designed to teach skills needed to land jobs in retail and steps toward a promising career. Course participants will […]

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Posted in: Education & Learning, Employment & Job Training, Mission Services, Retail

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Previewing Ashland’s Grand Re-opening Celebration

The Ashland retail store on Tolman Creek Road went through a remodel, closed for one week and then re-opened on Friday, November 23. Several media outlets previewed the Grand Re-opening celebration scheduled for November 29 – December 2 and there was coverage by Ashland Daily Tidings of when it re-opened, the day after Thanksgiving.   […]

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Halloween and Southern Oregon Goodwill TV coverage

KOBI-5 TV in Medford had us on set for their morning show on Friday, October 19 with Allison Ross and Matt Jordan, which was a blast! We’d like to thank KTVL-10 for having us on their morning show the week after on Friday, October 26, to promote Halloween costume ideas at Southern Oregon Goodwill. We […]

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Posted in: Costumes, Goodwill in the News, Halloween, Retail

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Retail Halloween Costume Contest – 2018

All of the Southern Oregon Goodwill retail stores competed against one another on October 4th, dressing up in costume as a team to get into the Halloween spirit and during the busiest time of the year for them in the stores. An internal Goodwill panel of judges awarded E-Commerce team overall bragging rights for originality, […]

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Posted in: Costumes, Halloween, Retail

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E-Waste recycling program changes

Effective September 1, 2018, Southern Oregon Goodwill will no longer accept e-waste donations. E-Waste is defined as: desktop computers, laptops, CPUs, towers, keyboards, computer mice, printers, scanners, projection TVs, older tube TVs (black plastic housing, curved screens,) and console TVs (built into wooden cabinets,) CRT computer monitors, and cable/satellite boxes. We still accept most televisions except […]

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Media coverage with Goodwill at 2018 Country Crossings Music Festival

With Southern Oregon Goodwill’s Central Point retail store just a few blocks away from where the second annual Country Crossings Music Festival stages, Marketing Director, Julie Fletcher, joined Allison Ross (KOBI/KMVU) for several morning live segments the first day of the concert series. Fletcher shared all of the deals and country-style outfits a concert-goer could […]

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Goodwill’s free mobile app

Do you know about our mobile application available for iOS (Apple) and Android (Google) smart phones? The app provides real-time information with notifications to visit your retail store location when you come within range. There’s also stories from our Story Behind the Store award winners. Check it out!   Here are the links to view and download the […]

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Goodwill hires new director of retail

Michael Murphy joins Southern Oregon Goodwill® Industries as Director of Retail for the organization’s nine stores in Douglas, Jackson, Josephine, and Klamath counties. The Director of Retail directs, plans, and controls the sales activities of the retail stores. He spent 22 years working for Joe’s Sports, Outdoor & More (originally G.I. Joe’s), working his way […]

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