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Swedes are catching on to a new fad of taking their lunch break to the extreme. Lunch dance parties have started popping up in Sweden, Finland, Serbia, and Portugal.
Buried in bacon? A company says it has a bacon coffin for sale. It wouldn’t be the first time a company was inspired to pull an April Fool's Day prank on its customers.
Calling all debt-ridden students: Would you consider turning your face into a billboard to help pay off your loans? This is not a joke, but rather a business plan envisioned by two indebted students in the U.K.
In the United States, the auto industry has been transformed. It's no longer about expansion. It's about making existing dealerships more welcoming and more profitable.
Is the economy getting stronger or pulling back? Two members of CNBC's Small Business Council weigh in.
More people are filing their taxes digitally than ever before, but they're still dragging their feet to do it, the head of Intuit told CNBC Thursday.
Like to laugh? Yeah, that's going to cost you. While you were worried about high gas prices, the price of rubber chickens hit a 25-year high.
A company dubbed the "Walmart of Weed" is putting down roots in America's capital city, sprouting further debate on marijuana.
Crowdfunding websites are likely to pop up quickly to connect start ups and investors as soon as the SEC issues regulations to implement the JOBS Act, now awaiting President Obama’s signature. All this could tempt young entrepreneurs to envision a frictionless, friendly world of virtual finance where money would flow in as easily as “Likes” on Facebook. Think again, caution small business advisors.
Whew. Three days of Supreme Court hearings on health care, and you’d think “mandate”, “severability” “buying broccoli” are the only topics that anyone cares about. Well, small business owners do care, and they react to the past three days of hearings.
As Lady Gaga turns 26, we are reminded of how the mega-entrepreneur is a master of social media.
Andy Samberg is an investor in start-up CanaryHop, which connects travelers and guides. His latest video promotes his new business venture.
Legislation to relax federal oversight so small businesses can more easily attract investors was headed for the White House after receiving a strong vote of approval in the House.
There’s a growing business in prepping white collar criminals for prison, reports The Wall Street Journal. The business owners know what they're talking about: They've done time themselves.
Zaarly has been described as an alternative to Craigslist, a crowd-sourced Kozmo.com, a mobile-focused eBay. But really, it's simply a marketplace for your phone, tablet or computer that lets you connect with people who are selling the services you are looking for, or who are looking for the services you provide.
Business owners were front and center in the debate over the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care Act this spring. As the country awaits a decision from the Supreme Court, a look at the arguments for and against the law.
Home buyers in the St. Louis area are benefitting from price incentives. The money didn’t come from the builder, it came from local labor unions. Their aim is to help stimulate demand to boost sales to create work.
TroopSwap is a full-fledged e-commerce and daily deals site exclusively for veterans, service members and their families. The discount site offers up to 90 percent off on everything from skydiving to legal services, vacations and restaurants.
Snap-on Tools is one of several franchises that have been offering financial discounts and special training for veterans who are looking to transition back to civilian life.
Forecasts for an increasingly crowded and competitive market have not deterred “fro-yo” companies from embarking on ambitious expansion plans to capture an increasingly health-conscious U.S. consumer.