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

Fashion city? How Nashville can compete with N.Y. and L.A.

Nashville Fashion Alliance CEO Van Tucker presents an industry study to the city's fashion community. | Photo courtesy of Matthew Paskert

January 30, 2017 - 11:07am

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

Patty Stroup

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Can self-driving cars help Nashville put a dent in traffic?

Nashville officials are monitoring advances in self-driving vehicle technology as the city continues its pursuit of a $6 billion regional transit plan. | Photo by Don DeBold via Creative Commons

January 23, 2017 - 6:39pm

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

Ashley Frye

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‘CNN hero’ from Nashville takes on global human trafficking

Becca Stevens founded Thistle Farms in 2001 to provide jobs to survivors of human trafficking. | Photo courtesy of Hunter Armistead

November 28, 2016 - 11:09am

‘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

Florida Georgia Line mixes it up in Tennesee’s whiskey world

Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard of Florida Georgia Line are taking on the whiskey establishment with the recent launch of Old Camp. | Photo courtesy of Justin Mrusek

November 10, 2016 - 12:02pm

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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