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John Poisson, CEO & founder of Wantful, offers insight on his online retail business.
With more consumers focused on the best online deals, the e-commerce space is exploding. Meet the co-founders of Hukkster and Kynetic's CEO. Is retail-shop loyalty dead?
Dozens of startups are competing to help small-business owners tackle specialized tasks. Take a closer look at these young companies, vying for entrepreneurs' business.
Erica Bell and Katie Finnegan, Hukkster co-founders, explain how their startup company alerts consumers when items they want are put on sale at a reduced price. (5:12)
The "fiscal cliff" is hampering everyday operations of small businesses and clouding their outlook for growth.
Billionaire entrepreneur Branson is well known for his Virgin portfolio, philanthropy and outdoor adventures. How he keeps his entrepreneurial fires going.
If you're like most small-business owners, you've compared rates on package delivery and you're shipping goods in small boxes. Here are five money-saving tips on shipping.
John Poisson, CEO & founder of Wantful, offers insight on his new gift-giving model.
NYC and Yelp have partnered to promote small merchants that have reopened after Sandy. An interactive map showcases small businesses, reopened after the hurricane.
Legislators have been pushing the President to rethink a portion of his Affordable Care Act, which would add a 2.3 percent tax on all medical devices. Critics call the tax a job killer.
Birchbox is a hot beauty retailer that delivers monthly, curated beauty samples to your door for a subscription fee. The co-founders, who met at Harvard Business School, sit down with CNBC.
Pizzeria owner Mark Tramontana offers a cautionary tale for franchisees about the potential benefits and pitfalls of digital discount platforms. Is Groupon the new piggy bank for cash-starved entrepreneurs?
Discussing the business model, and experience for subscribers of Birchbox, with its co-founders Hayley Barna and Katia Beauchamp.
CNBC's Jane Wells checked in with an owner of an upscale olive oil business. Unable to secure a loan, an angel investor has offered capital. Is this a new lending trend?
Forget online funding websites. In West Virginia, entrepreneurs meet in-person at "entrepreneur cafes" to share ideas and raise seed fund. Is the entrepreneurship model right for your community?
Pawn shops no longer are regarded as the last resort of the destitute. New customers are using the shops to raise loans.
Clara Shih, Hearsay Social CEO, explains how social media is driving a shift in consumer behavior and business competition.
Jason Sadler, a professional T-shirt wearer, auctioned his last name off. What will his name be in 2013? Click ahead to find out.
After Sandy hit the eastern seaboard, it left devastation and billions of dollars of damage. Here are lessons that three hard-hit businesses have learned. Have you tapped into the cloud?
As haggling over a debt deal continues, small businesses have much at stake. If people pay higher taxes, they will likely spend less. Could a hobbled Main Street derail the economic recovery?