SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 28- For years, Google Inc's commerce chief, Stephanie Tilenius, held a demanding job and helped oversee the medical care of her parents, an experience that led her to leave the Internet search giant in 2012 and start a company to help patients combat chronic disease. The program costs $15 a week and includes reminders to take medication.» Read More
Sole proprietors may be on top of it in terms of getting their taxes done, but they may be cheating themselves: According to data compiled from online accounting solution Outright.com, business owners are neglecting to report mileage expenses on their tax returns.
For the first time in history, it may be considered frugal to eat out!
Colin Angle, iRobot Corp. CEO, discusses recent advances in "app ready" robot services for health care, retail, and the security industry. Also, the outlook for domestic and international growth, with the Fast Money traders.
No brand is complete until a brand-appropriate style of speaking with customers is in place at all levels of the enterprise. Which is why developing a consistent style of service speech is so important.
Even if you haven't finished — or started — filling out your tax forms, you've still got time to get your receipts in order and work the tax code to your advantage.
While Rick Santorum withdrew from the presidential race Tuesday, his trademark garb will live on in the hearts and minds of knitwear enthusiasts, including Bemidji Woolen Mills, the tiny Minnesota-based manufacturer that has been racing since January to keep Santorum and his donors vested.
Ashton Kutcher’s latest project isn’t in Hollywood, it’s in his native Iowa. The "Two and A Half Men" star has invested an undisclosed amount of money in Dwolla, a Des Moines-based startup.
Business owners looking for inspiration should look no further than Caine Monroy. His business, Caine’s Arcade, was built on sweat, ingenuity and cardboard boxes.
As business owners in Springfield, Ore., become accustomed to the idea of being the star of a TV series, they are also trying to figure out what to do with their newfound fame.
New research shows that customers obtained through Google Ads are more valuable than originally thought. The study shows that customers acquired through Google search advertising have a higher transaction rate than customers acquired from other channels.
After six months of rising optimism, small business owners came back to earth in March, expressing concerns with inflation and rising prices in the latest Small Business Optimism Index survey from the National Federation of Independent Business.
More than three years after his factory closed its doors, Bruce Cochrane reopened them for a new venture, Lincolnton Furniture Co. Lincolnton is part of a small but growing trend called "reshoring" — a reverse migration of U.S. manufacturers from the Far East — mostly China — back to the West.
President Barack Obama has signed legislation that will help small businesses and make it easier for start-ups to raise capital.
President Barack Obama signs the JOBS Act, which will make it easier for companies to go public and says, "the economy has begun to turn the corner, but still has a long way to go."
President Obama will sign The JOBS Act into law today. Discussing reasons why this bill could lead to more investment scams, with Greg Smith, Colorado Public Employees Retirement Association general counsel and Brett Martin, Sonar co-founder/CEO.
A survey fro PNC reveals that small business owners are more optimistic about their prospects than anytime since the fall of 2007, and 28 percent say they will hire full-time staff in 2012.
Banks remain hesitant to lend, and when they do, they're asking for more information and toughening requirements. It's a trend that is stalling the pace of lending to smaller companies.
While most recommended road trips will take you to major and minor league stadiums, we offer another kind of tour: businesses and nonprofit ventures that give you a different window on the game.
Applications for medical marijuana licensing in Colroado is down, forcing the state to trim its enforcement staff.
The monthly employment report released today from ADP shows that employment on small payrolls — those private-sector businesses with under 50 employees — increased by 100,000 in March.
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