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Edible Arrangements International CEO Tariq Farid discusses the challenges and success of growing his edible fruit company to more than 1,100 stores.
CNBC.com presents a list of people who survived tragedies and responded by creating new careers and businesses. These new ventures helped them cope and inspired others.
While some people think you shouldn’t mess with success, especially a 114-year-old success, it’s always good to keep an open mind. Take Shriver's Salt Water Taffy company. Some new flavors and a robust social media site allow the third-generation family owned company to innovate while staying true to its roots.
Looking for the perfect location for your new retail business? Consider setting up shop inside a "big box" retail store.
Lisa Nalbone, mother of Thiel Fellow Dale Stephens, shares childrearing advice.
While some travelers fantasize about starting a little business in an exotic paradise, some actually act upon that impulse. But it's not always easy to start a business in an overseas locale.
For small businesses, landing a spot on stores' shelves is a chance to reach a broader audience and an opportunity to catapult themselves to the retail big leagues. Top grocery buyers share their tips.
So it was all about semantics, a “tax” vs a “penalty”, but the bottom line is the same, the law stands.
After the shock wears off, we’re all going to have to show up to work and get back to the business of doing our jobs. So what will that look like for those of us on the front lines of the economy?
The Supreme Court's Obamacare decision was one of the most anticipated in a decade. What effect will it have on your business?
Small business owners, who have been waiting for the Supreme Court’s decision on Obamacare before hiring and investing, say the ruling raises more questions than it answers.
Lisa Nalbone reflects on her visit to the Thiel Fellows Retreat and on the messages and mindset the fellowship conveyed to their aspiring entrepreneurs.
Frances Zomer reflects on how her son dealt with adversity before winning a $100,000 fellowship.
Ryan Howard founded Practice Fusion, a free, web-based electronic health record company and one of the fastest-growing in the nation. He spoke with CNBC about how his business first took off and about two other big innovative players out there today.
Facebook’s recent IPO, the sharp drop in its share price, and the delay of other IPOs in the pipeline have reignited questions about why more U.S. companies aren’t going public and what’s behind the 15-year decline in the number of publicly traded companies.
The centerpiece of Zynga's 'Unleashed' was a new way to bring together its players across all devices and platforms, what it describes as a "game lobby."
Zynga has launched "Zynga With Friends," and CNBC's Julia Boorstin discusses advertising, the mobile industry and stock value with Mark Pincus, Zynga president & CEO.
Facing a sluggish economy where jobs aren't as secure, a growing number of US workers are foregoing traditional employment to strike out on their own.
Ian Waitz, MIT's dean of the engineering school, speaks with CNBC about being at the forefront of education and research and some of the major challenges facing today's innovators.
Many people assume that a college education is the only path to a happy, successful, intellectually stimulating, fulfilling life, but the Thiel Foundation takes a different view.
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