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

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

 

 

 

 

September 27, 2016 - 12:12pm

In construction boom, the only thing missing is higher prices

Despite widespread reports of higher labor costs, federal statistics show only a modest increase. Crain National ​photo by Steve Cranford.

September 20, 2016 - 11:23am

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

Betsy Mikesell

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