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Supermodel Petra Nemcova is launching a luxury home decor brand called Be The Light, and she wants you to buy her $98 candles. Czech Holiday Cookie scent?
From the medieval days when it originated as a way to show both parties came in peace, the handshake has been tied to a person's word—no more so than when used in business.
Some of the most innovative companies in New York are taking notice of a new start-up that looks to redefine the way we drink coffee in the office.
Entrepreneur camps are gaining in popularity as more parents fork over hundreds of dollars in hopes junior will learn the skills to become the next Mark Zuckerberg with a hot new start-up.
FedEx, Jack Daniels and Volkswagen also have origins or significant North American investments in Tennessee, Gov. Bill Haslam says.
Artists struggle to make a living in most parts of the world. But in Cuba they are part of the wealthy elite, thanks to an odd exception to the U.S. embargo.
Jack Vresics, Step2 CEO, discusses how he grew his toys and home & garden company into the world's largest rotational molder of plastics.
U.S. craft brewers are frustrated after many were shut out of a key beer festival, as sector growth exceeds infrastructure. Signs of a frothy market?
Omar Tayeb, Blippar co-founder & CTO, explains how his new app allows readers to unlock extra digital content hidden beneath the pages of their favorite magazine or newspaper.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin has the details on a new app that allows viewers to buy clothes and home furnishings from their television.
Jake Bronstein, CEO of Flint & Tinder, explains how his dismay with low-quality underwear led him to produce a high-end brand, which is made in America and becoming a multimillion-dollar business.
Andrew Levy, Crittercism CEO, explains how his software helps tech companies understand their app glitches.
CNBC's Emily Chan reports on how small-to-medium-sized firms in Taiwan are benefiting from government assistance, designed to propel such firms into global leaders and spur growth.
Toy company GoldieBlox features books and construction toys starring a female-engineer role model. Learn how the founder got started and her connection to Steve Jobs.
Small-business owners devote so much time and money to their ventures that they fail on retirement planning. And playing catch-up can mean taking on even more financial risk.
Leslie Deets founded handbag company Concealed Carrie and blasted her way into the growing and wildly diverse demographic of U.S. women who carry handguns.
Proper Suit co-founders McGregor J. Madden and Richard Alan Hall, say they can deliver the perfectly fitting suit. Carson Kressley, celebrity stylist and fashion designer, and Terry Jones, Travelocity founder & Kayak chairman, discuss the company's potential.
Hamdi Ulukaya, Chobani founder & CEO, discusses how he was able to grow his company into a multi-billion dollar business, and his efforts to "double" Greek yogurt sales in the next five years.
Erick Schonfeld, and Edo Segal, TouchCast co-founders, discuss how surfing the video web will change the way viewers interact with television.
Rahul Merchant, NYC chief information and innovation officer, explains why many startups are deciding to plant their roots in New York, as the city expands its broadband connectivity.