• Businesses dig out from port slowdown   Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 10:45 AM ET
    Businesses dig out from port slowdown

    Smaller businesses are reaching for normalcy after the West Coast port slowdown.

  • Port backlog hits small biz   Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 1:19 PM ET
    Port backlog hits small biz

    CNBC's Kate Rogers reports small businesses in California have seen losses of 10-50 percent in export sales in the past 6 months.

  • I get paid to be a heli-ski helicopter pilot   Thursday, 12 Feb 2015 | 10:30 AM ET
    I get paid to be a heli-ski helicopter pilot

    Robert Gallagher's office is the cockpit of a helicopter. His company, Coldstream Helicopters, gets paid to fly heli-skiers to places of untracked snow.

  • Casamigos Tequila's Hollywood story   Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 8:43 AM ET
    Rande Gerber, co-founder and owner of Casamigas Tequila.

    Rande Gerber discusses how his small-batch premium brand is taking on more established names in the competitive spirits industry... with the help of celebrity friend George Clooney.

  • The crude impact: Small businesses save and invest

    Main Street's benefits due to falling crude prices go beyond just consumer spending, reports CNBC's Kate Rogers.

  • Small business weathers storm   Monday, 2 Feb 2015 | 3:15 PM ET
    Small business weathers storm

    CNBC's Kate Rogers is at a pizzeria in New York City that embraces snow days.

  • The Skimm: Transforming daily routines   Monday, 2 Feb 2015 | 8:46 AM ET
    The Skimm: Transforming daily routines

    Carly Zakin and Danielle Weisberg , The Skimm co-founders, discuss their daily newsletter-based start-up aimed at millennials.

  • Rebuilding in Ferguson   Monday, 12 Jan 2015 | 11:00 AM ET
    Rebuilding in Ferguson

    Nearly two months after the violence and looting that ripped apart Ferguson, Missouri, some of the city's small business owners are still trying to rebuild and recover.

  • Crowdfunding Ferguson's rebuild   Friday, 9 Jan 2015 | 2:53 PM ET
    Crowdfunding for Ferguson

    Local Ferguson businesses are trying to rebuild after violence and protests hit the town over the grand jury decision on the Michael Brown case. CNBC's Kate Rogers has the details.

  • Pro sees strong credit quality   Friday, 9 Jan 2015 | 2:24 PM ET
    Pro sees strong credit quality

    Insight to the consumer, and the health of lending, with Claude Davis, First Financial Bank CEO.

  • 19-year old's fresh take on news   Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 8:43 AM ET
    19-year old's fresh take on news

    John Meyer, Fresco News founder & CEO, explains how his new photo sharing app works and has put him on the radar of several major media companies.

  • Minimum wage gets a raise   Wednesday, 31 Dec 2014 | 2:24 PM ET
    Minimum wage gets a raise

    CNBC's Kate Rogers reports what higher minimum wages will do to franchisees.

  • What the cluck? Start-up cooks up a new burger   Wednesday, 31 Dec 2014 | 9:00 AM ET
    What the cluck? Start-up cooks up a new burger

    Watch Cluck 'n Moo founder Steve Gold cook up his 60-second pitch to the "Power Pitch" panel. Will the panel eat up his chicken and beef hybrid or call it unappetizing?

  • Waffles... your 'type' of breakfast?   Wednesday, 31 Dec 2014 | 7:49 AM ET
    Waffles... your 'type' of breakfast?

    Chris Dimino, Keyboard Waffle Iron inventor discusses how he turned his idea of creating a keyboard waffle iron into reality.

  • Zenefits helping small biz   Friday, 26 Dec 2014 | 6:53 AM ET
    Zenefits helping small biz

    Forbes named free online HR software Zenefits the hottest startup of the year. Its founder and CEO Parker Conrad, discusses the opportunity with small businesses.

  • SMEs upbeat about future: Investor   Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 3:30 AM ET
    SMEs upbeat about future: Investor

    Claire Madden, partner at Connection Capital, says small- and- medium-sized enterprises are the "lifeblood" of the U.K. economy.

  • Zipz Wine's big 'Shark' deal   Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 7:44 AM ET
    Zipz Wine's big 'Shark' deal

    "Shark Tank's" Kevin O'Leary and Andrew McMurry, Zipz national wine consultant, discuss Zipz's innovative single-serve container and why it could do for wine what aluminum cans did for soda.

  • 4 ways to detoxify Obamacare: Bossidy   Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 7:04 AM ET
    4 ways to detoxify Obamacare: Bossidy

    Larry Bossidy, former Honeywell CEO, discusses the outlook on the U.S. economy and explains why changes need to be made to the Affordable Care Act in order to help small business.

  • NFIB Index hits 98.1, highest level since 2007   Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 7:31 AM ET
    NFIB Index hits 98.1, highest level since 2007

    CNBC's Steve Liesman runs through the data on the state of small business confidence.

  • Sales bump for small biz?   Wednesday, 3 Dec 2014 | 10:45 AM ET
    Sales bump for small biz?

    CNBC's Kate Rogers reports on local shops looking for a sales boost on Small Business Saturday.