D.C. restaurant chain Matchbox seeks $11 million to go national

Left to right is Drew Kim, Mark Neal and Ty Neal, all co-founders of Matchbox Food Group. They are a sponsor of the Washington Capitals, in particular the ice machine that cleans the surface of the rink, between the periods

The “big boy strategy” calls for 48 locations across the United States by 2020.

    Career Coach: Atten-hut! Here’s how to make the transition to civilian life

    Career Coach: Atten-hut! Here’s how to make the transition to civilian life

    A job search is just like any other mission. As many would say: “Move out, and make great things happen”!

    Business Rx: He’s ready to take his graffiti-inspired hat company to the streets. But how?

    Business Rx: He’s ready to take his graffiti-inspired hat company to the streets. But how?

    Jordan Greenwald seeks help establishing an effective marketing campaign.

    Box lands Justice Department deal for cloud storage

    Box lands Justice Department deal for cloud storage

    The file-sharing company wants to expand its federal government work, says CEO Aaron Levie.

    Union Market developer seeks $90 million boost from city

    Union Market developer seeks $90 million boost from city

    Money would fund overhaul of warehouse district of Northeast D.C. into neighborhood full of apartments and shops.

    EMC to buy Bethesda cloud-computing company for $1.2 billion

    The IT giant’s acquisition of Virtustream is one of the largest in the Washington region this year.

    Editor’s note: Everyone likes transit these days. So why doesn’t anyone want to pay for it?

    Editor’s note: Everyone likes transit these days. So why doesn’t anyone want to pay for it?

    Perhaps it’s time to remind people what is in their best interest.

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    Moving customers, including military top brass, for up to $100M a year

    Moving customers, including military top brass, for up to $100M a year

    Interstate views moving furniture as a skill to be mastered: “Use the legs, not the back.”

    This start-up is helping the government keep track of social media

    This start-up is helping the government keep track of social media

    ArchiveSocial picked up a $100,000 investment from Steve Case’s Revolution Ventures.

    Billionaire Rales brothers ready for a new act in split of Danaher Corp.

    Billionaire Rales brothers ready for a new act in split of Danaher Corp.

    Core company will center on science and technology growth; the spinoff will key on traditional manufacturing.

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    CoStar: 2015 could shape up to be the year for retail in the Washington region

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    Talent Matters: Separating millennials’ myths from reality

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    New study examines the possibility of a leadership gene

    New study examines the possibility of a leadership gene

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    Top Workplaces 2014

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    Reimagining the office

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    Workplace

    Business Rx: Here’s a problem for a No. 2 pencil. This school supply start-up needs help adding more schools.

    Business Rx: Here’s a problem for a No. 2 pencil. This school supply start-up needs help adding more schools.

    A family-run enterprise ponders whether its time to move out of the basement.

    Career Coach: The importance of being more transparent at the office

    Career Coach: The importance of being more transparent at the office

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    To stay ahead of threats, Cvent seeks cybersecurity leadership

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    Work Advice: Her maternity leave may become permanent

    Work Advice: Her maternity leave may become permanent

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    Capital Business on Twitter

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    The top local business stories of 2014

    Change continued to be the watchword as the region’s biggest industries faced challenges — old and new.

    Law firms downsize and modernize their space

    Covington & Burling and Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman both recently moved to smaller and more efficient offices.

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