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Pittsburgh-area couple makes a living selling the dead

A taxidermied bearded dragon is among the many formerly live products sold by Mz. Jones' Curiosities, owned by Neil and Britney Jones of Bovard, Penn. | Photo courtesy of Mz. Jones' Curiosities.

 

January 9, 2018 - 12:12pm

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

Bill Anton

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

Nelson Lang

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Coffee, Tea or Me-ow: Cat cafes combine rescues and relaxation

Colony Cafe in Pittsburgh allows patrons to dine with adoptable cats. | Crain National photo by Kristy Locklin.

January 2, 2018 - 12:09pm

Not all things are easy-sell during the holidays, but creativity helps

It’s not peak season for beer during the winter holidays, but crafters like Device Brewing Co. co-owner Ken Anthony have ways to cope with slower times. | Photo courtesy of Device Brewing Co.

December 19, 2017 - 6:20pm

Who knew? Swimming with sharks a boon to educational stuffed toy business

Slumberkins are a hybrid between a stuffed animal and a security blanket that incorporate skill-building routines using therapeutic techniques designed to promote positive attachments during the bedtime routine. | Photo courtesy of Slumberkins

December 18, 2017 - 1:01pm

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

Guy Streatfeild

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New St. Louis craft brewer aims to elevate nonalcoholic beer industry

Wellbeing Brewing Co. is rolling out two nonalcoholic craft brews: a wheat beer called Heavenly Body and a dark amber called Hellraiser. | Photos courtesy of Wellbeing Brewing Co.

December 13, 2017 - 12:05am

Beer or wine? California brewers craft a case for holiday tastes

Todd Karnig, vice president of sales for Stone Brewing, said the brewery sees a boost in sales around the holidays. | Photo courtesy of Stone Brewing
December 12, 2017 - 3:27pm

Canada’s craft brew market leads to new business models

Small-batch beers, which once were hard to find, have come to dominate among discriminating brew consumers across Canada – and the major players have responded in several ways including acquisitions. | Photo by Pixabay.

December 12, 2017 - 11:55am

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