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Women-owned businesses are growing, but still face challenges

Teresa Meares, chair of the National Association of Women Business Owners, is also president of DGG Uniform and Work Apparel in Jacksonville, Fla. | Photo courtesy of NAWBO.

November 22, 2016 - 5:04pm

Audi to test drive corporate ride-sharing fleet in the Bull City

American Underground, a campus of startups housed in the old American Tobacco warehouse, has been selected to test drive a on-demand car service for Audi America. | Photo by John Teague for Crain National.

November 18, 2016 - 7:02am

‘Employee engagement’ a hot topic but experts say you need a plan

As the labor market continues to evolve into an employee market, job seekers have more latitude and control on selecting employers where the chances for greater engagement is possible, says management trainer Darryl Warren. | Photo courtesy of Darryl Warren

November 17, 2016 - 12:31pm

HB2 doesn’t keep N.C. from ranking of best states for business

Construction cranes dot the Raleigh skyline, reflecting North Carolina's lofty position in the latest ranking of best state business climates. | Photo by James Willamor via Creative Commons.
 

November 16, 2016 - 8:13pm

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

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Herb rush: Ballot initiatives could set marijuana business ablaze

The harlequin cannabis strain is known for its high levels of cannabidiol, a compound that's been shown to have therapeutic applications.

October 28, 2016 - 4:08pm

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

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

Martin Grable

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

Jim Triandiflou

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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

 

 

 

 

September 27, 2016 - 12:12pm

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