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Business news covering smaller companies and the industry.

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

Alicia Grande

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Can Austin's film industry survive the cut in incentives?

Austin-based filmmaker Clay Liford says he loves making movies in Austin, and hopes that the state cut in film industry incentives won't force him to consider other cities. | Photo courtesy of Clay Liford.

December 16, 2016 - 9:05pm

Blowout: How some workers saw opportunity in the energy downturn

Houston entrepreneurs got creative during the downturn in oil prices. Photo courtesy of Haymarketrebel via Flickr.

December 16, 2016 - 3:10pm

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

Dave Duke

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New home for the holidays? Showhomes offers luxury living at rental prices

Home managers Nancy and Robbie Jones decorated one of their homes for Christmas. This is just a taste of some of the luxury they get to experience on a budget. | Photo courtesy of Showhomes

December 8, 2016 - 4:04pm

Remember the Alamo? This may help

The Alamo church at night, with its famous façade, flanked by modern construction. The church was only a small part of the 1836 fort, now lost under urban development, and the façade is a later addition. | Photo by Nan Palmero via Flickr.

December 2, 2016 - 1:56pm

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

Carlo Ruggiero

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Diamonds Direct wants to shake up the jewelry industry in Dallas

Diamond Doctor's former owner and founder David Blank with Amit Berger, who will manage the Diamonds Direct store, and his brother, Itay Berger, owner and founder of Diamonds Direct. | Photo courtesy of Diamonds Direct.

November 29, 2016 - 1:29pm

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

J.J. Sorrenti

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Women-owned businesses are growing, but still face challenges

Teresa Meares, chair of the National Association of Women Business Owners, is also president of DGG Uniform and Work Apparel in Jacksonville, Fla. | Photo courtesy of NAWBO.

November 22, 2016 - 5:04pm

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