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Business news covering smaller companies and the industry.

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

Alicia Grande

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

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New home for the holidays? Showhomes offers luxury living at rental prices

Home managers Nancy and Robbie Jones decorated one of their homes for Christmas. This is just a taste of some of the luxury they get to experience on a budget. | Photo courtesy of Showhomes

December 8, 2016 - 4:04pm

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

More retailers opt for stuffing over store hours on Thanksgiving

Shoppers pack St. Louis Premium Outlets on Thanksgiving Day in 2015. | Photo courtesy of St. Louis Premium Outlets

November 22, 2016 - 10:35am

‘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

Startup Connection offers money, morale boost for St. Louis entreprenuers

PawFriction spokesdog and her owner Jené Guetterman display the product at Startup Connection at Washington University. | Photo by Charlene Oldham

November 17, 2016 - 11:45am

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

Bert Lyles

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

Stephanie Leffler

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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

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