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  • With Zaarly, Everything is For Sale Monday, 26 Mar 2012 | 2:07 PM ET
    Zaarly logo

    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.

  • Why Business Owners Fear Obamacare Monday, 26 Mar 2012 | 7:16 AM ET

    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.

  • hammer

    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.

  • Building a 'Fully-Integrated Military Marketplace' Friday, 23 Mar 2012 | 11:43 AM ET

    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.

  • Many Franchises Offer Discounts and Training Friday, 23 Mar 2012 | 11:43 AM ET

    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.

  • Frozen Yogurt Franchise Surge: Still Room for Dessert? Friday, 23 Mar 2012 | 10:27 AM ET
    Red Mango yogurt

    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.

  • Banks Lend Again, but Their Customers Are Wary Thursday, 22 Mar 2012 | 12:26 PM ET

    Banks are beginning to lend again, howeer businesses are wary of spending the money amidst a slow economic recovery.

  • Downsizing

    Entrepeneurship is at its highest rates in almost two decades, but job growth remains at slow and steady incline. The picture shows that perhaps small business is not the job generator that is portrayed to be.

  • Gene Simmons' Family ... Restaurant? Yes, It Rocks Thursday, 22 Mar 2012 | 10:56 AM ET
    From left to right Dave Furano, Gene Simmons and Michael Zislis.

    Rocker Gene Simmons and two partners are opening a family restaurant and pub called Rock & Brews in a Los Angeles suburb next month, and they are planning others.

  • More Wings, Please — Signs Small Biz Is Improving Thursday, 22 Mar 2012 | 6:56 AM ET
    Buffalo Chicken Wings

    The evidence may not be a big economic report like gross domestic product or factory orders in a region, but small businesses have their own indicators that the economy is improving.

  • Small Business Administration

    The Small Business Administration is teaming with the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce to support Hispanic small businesses and entrepreneurs.

  • Senate Votes to Move Ahead on Small Business Bill Wednesday, 21 Mar 2012 | 1:46 PM ET

    Legislation making it easier for small businesses to raise money survived a test vote in the Senate on Wednesday, increasing the chances it could emerge as one of the few bipartisan bills to pass Congress during this election year.

  • U.S. Workers Would Rather Be Freelancers, Entrepeneurs Wednesday, 21 Mar 2012 | 11:58 AM ET

    U.S. workerswant to be successful, and some even want to be the boss one day. What they overwhelmingly don't want to be are corporate executives.

  • A Report From the Front Lines of Entrepreneurship Wednesday, 21 Mar 2012 | 11:09 AM ET

    The spouse of an entrepreneur reports that when someone decides to start a company, they take the entire family along for the ride.

  • NYSE, Biz Groups Create Startup Mentoring Program Wednesday, 21 Mar 2012 | 9:56 AM ET
    NYSE

    The New York Stock Exchange and three groups that work to help startups are launching a program designed to help smaller companies create jobs. The goal is to help smaller companies expand, and in the process create new jobs.

  • Have 15 Cents? The Post Office Wants Your Business Wednesday, 21 Mar 2012 | 9:49 AM ET
    Postal worker

    On Tuesday, the USPS launched a new marketing campaign to promote “Every Door Direct Mail,” a shipping service for small businesses with postage rates starting at 14.5 cents per piece.

  • For Better Or For Work by Meg Cadoux Hirshberg

    This author and wife of a successful entrepreneur writes, "The biggest illusion about entrepreneurship is that it is a solo activity."

  • 11 Celebrities Hit by the Taxman Tuesday, 20 Mar 2012 | 4:51 PM ET
    It’s not tax time just yet, but it’s looming uncomfortably on the horizon. The conscientious among us have already filed their tax forms or are in the process of doing so. The rest of us hem, haw and put it off until the last minute.Apart from the punctual and the lackadaisical, another category of taxpayer exists: The taxpayer who, for one reason or another, has failed to accurately disclose all of his or her earnings. Sometimes this is a simple mistake. Sometimes it’s the accountant’s fault. S

    Some celebrities, including Lauryn Hill, fell out of good standing with the IRS, and paid dearly for it. Read ahead to see some of the celebrities who just didn’t get that return in on time.

  • Swinging for the Fences in Business Tuesday, 20 Mar 2012 | 4:33 PM ET

    Business people are prone to many of the same unhelpful behaviors and mindsets as underperforming athletes, which prevent both groups from being at the top of their game.

  • Haircut Index: Economy Grows as People Keep it Short Tuesday, 20 Mar 2012 | 1:09 PM ET
    Woman getting haircut

    If you are looking for one more indication that consumers are spending again, consider this: Hair salons are seeing an uptick in business as people schedule more haircuts — and we’re not talking the Greek bondholder kind.

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