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Business news covering the production of merchandise, machines and tools.

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Ken Golder

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Pepsi to build $16.5M distribution center, add jobs in Robeson County

Flooding at a park in Robeson County after Hurricane Matthew on Oct. 16. Photo by Lance Cheung, U.S. Department of Agriculture via Creative Commons.

October 27, 2016 - 7:06pm

Giving workers more flexibility can extend lives, study finds

Celadon Trucking’s Gordon Day is taking advantage of a new company policy that allows drivers to take their cats and dogs on the road with them. An Indiana University study found that giving workers in high-stress jobs additional freedom isn’t just a morale booster but could also help them live longer. | Photo courtesy of Celadon Trucking

October 27, 2016 - 3:58pm

Eastern N.C. agriculture takes hit; millions of chickens killed in Matthew's flooding

Millions of chickens were killed during Hurricane Matthew and the subsequent flooding. | Photo by Shannon McGee via Creative Commons. 

October 21, 2016 - 6:22am

Latvian company plants flag in Charlotte

A worker at Printful's plant in Chatsworth, Calif., prepares a T-shirt for printing. The Latvian company plans an East Coast plant in Charlotte.

Photo courtesy of Printful.

October 11, 2016 - 11:48am

Farmers, N.C. businesses prep for Hurricane Matthew’s arrival

Hurricane Matthew's track provided by the Naitonal Hurricane Center. Photo courtesy of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

October 5, 2016 - 8:14pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Jim Whitehurst

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Charlotte's emerging tech sector a key to its growth

AvidXchange Inc. is one of Charlotte's IT success stories. The payments-software company is building a new headquarters near uptown.

Photo by Steve Cranford

September 30, 2016 - 3:07pm

Beer brewed with Frosted Flakes is not just for breakfast

Coin Toss Brewing Co. Owner Tim Hohl pours Frosted Flakes into his Catch a Tiger Double IPA collaboration. Photo courtesy of Michael Kora, Montavilla Brew Works

 

 

 

 

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