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Wellness wearables: How fitness trackers have changed employee engagement

The rising use of wellness wearables offers a wealth of possibilities for integration of these and similar tools into corporate health and wellness programs, contests and activities. | Photo courtesy of Pixabay. 

January 17, 2018 - 11:11am

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

Pierce Flanigan

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Sacramento, Davis among nation’s student-friendliest college cities

A combination of living costs, educational opportunities and social life has placed Sacramento and Davis toward the top of WalletHub’s latest annual survey of friendliest college towns. | Crain National photo by Jim Watkins.

December 31, 2017 - 1:27pm

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

Dave Whitehead

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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

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

Sacramento's craft breweries profitable, but market shows signs of a slowdown

Greater beer selection, such as this lineup of River City Brewing Co. brews, are a key reason customers are making their way to local craft breweries. | Photo courtesy of River City Brewing Co.

December 12, 2017 - 1:02am

Redhook's second act brings longtime brewer back to its roots

Head Brewer Nick Crandall sits in front of Redhook Brewlab's custom mural, designed by Grammy-nominated Seattle illustrator and Sub Pop Records art director Sasha Barr. | Photo Courtesy of Red Hook.
 

December 11, 2017 - 6:29pm

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