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

Tesla renews fight to change Texas law so any automaker can sell directly to buyers

A Tesla Model S P90D in Frankfurt, Germany. | Photo by Spielvogel via Wikimedia

January 19, 2017 - 6:07pm

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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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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Doing well by doing good: Houston corporations reveal their giving strategy

Last year Kroger's Houston-area stores gave away 2.1 million pounds of food. Photo courtesy of Nicholas Eckhart via Flickr. 

November 25, 2016 - 4:44pm

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

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

Scott Ruch

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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

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