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

20-somethings offer fresh take on old concept of pillboxes

The EllieGrid Inc. team is a group of 20-somethings who have come up with a smart pillbox to market to adults taking a number of supplements or medications. Shown are (from left) Nicolas Dhanam, Hieu Nguyen, Regina Vatterott and Abe Matamoros. | Photo courtesy of EllieGrid Inc.

November 18, 2016 - 4:42pm

‘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

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

Austin teen shakes up fashion world

Fifteen-year-old Isabella Rose Taylor sold her art at age 9, graduated from high school when she was 11, and was the youngest designer to have her work available at Nordstrom. | Photo courtesy of Business Rockstars.

October 25, 2016 - 1:11pm

Licensing fees soar under proposed Texas medical marijuana legislation

Kayla Brown, executive director for the Texas Cannabis Industry Association, said the state's revised regulations would make it harder for small businesses to break into the industry. | Photo courtesy of the Texas Cannabis Industry Association.

October 20, 2016 - 5:00pm

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

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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

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

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Pool franchise dives into North Texas, promising professionalism

Tom Allred will start his own Pool Scouts franchise this month in the Southlake and Flower Mound area. | Photo courtesy of Pool Scouts. 

September 14, 2016 - 12:54pm

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