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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.

Ashley Nell Tipton

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Einstein Pets gobbles up awards for dog treats

Kelly Ison, co-founder, president and CEO of Einstein Pets, says the couple's West Highland terrier was the inspiration behind the company. | Photo by Robert Ison

January 2, 2017 - 11:17am

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

David K. Williams

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

Rob Povolny

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Checkers and Rally's roll out new building templates in 2017

The Checkers & Rally’s Model 4.0 restaurant design template will debut in the Tampa area in the first quarter of 2017. | Image courtesy of Checkers & Rally's

December 12, 2016 - 3:28pm

Boating industry's buoyant mood on display at 39th annual show

Large crowds turned out on Dec. 3 for the 39th annual St. Petersburg Power & Sailboat Show. | Photo by Brian Hartz for Crain's Tampa Bay

December 6, 2016 - 12:27pm

‘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

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

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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

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