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

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

Good things do come in Little Boxes

Consumers patronize Little Box stores during the 2016 Small Business Saturday weekend event. | Photo courtesy of Little Boxes

November 17, 2017 - 6:51pm

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

Mike Warn

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Why dfrntpigeon is an entirely new breed of pop-up

Pictured here is Dani, one of dfrntpigeon's designers. She says: "They call me the canvas slayer, because I slay canvas with my tools of creativity and raw powah." | Photo courtesy of New Avenues for Youth. 
 

October 13, 2017 - 1:49pm

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

Drew Westervelt

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Built Oregon showcases the region's consumer product ecosystem

Built Oregon's Terry St. Marie in the middle, flanked by Betsy and Will Cervarich of besty + iya. | Photo courtesy of Built Oregon.

October 2, 2017 - 3:34pm

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

Seth Goldman

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

Jason Stein

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

Erik Olson

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Blossom Brothers aims to put some sparkle in your summer wines

Blossom Brothers President Shawn Bavaresco and his partners have created a new botanical-infused wine spritzers to the Northwest. | Photo Courtesy of Blossom Brothers. 

June 29, 2017 - 11:53am

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