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Business news covering smaller companies and the industry.

Northland nostalgia: Beloved ski brand resurrected with new design

Northland Ski was the top manufacturer of skis during the mid-20th century. | Photo courtesy of Flickr Creative Commons

November 1, 2016 - 7:16pm

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

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

Beyond can vs. bottle: Alternative beer labels on the rise

Upslope's Brown Ale comes in a pre-printed can, while Fort Collins Brewery uses shrink sleeves for its Shot Down Stout. Can you tell the difference? | Photo by Paul Karolyi

October 25, 2016 - 2:44pm

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

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Stanley Marketplace readies for takeoff in Aurora

October 9, 2016 - 2:40pm