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Recently, Wal-Mart has been only hiring temporary workers at many of its US stores, the first time the world's largest retailer has done so outside of the holiday shopping season.
After months of uncertainty about taxes and budget cuts, small businesses are carefully hiring again. But some start-ups say it's challenging finding qualified applicants.
Some companies allow their workers to buy and sell vacation time, a perk that gives workers more flexibility in managing their time off.
Bank lending for small businesses remains sluggish. From shoring up company finances to cultivating a banking relationship, see what start-ups can do to avoid loan rejections.
Activity in the US services sector picked up slightly in May, though growth was lackluster. A separate report showed that new orders for US factory goods rose in April.
Maryland and Colorado are among the states supportive of innovation, according to a report from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
In the nonprofit world, crowdfunding is becoming an effective tool for raising donations, especially among younger do-gooers. Philanthropic millennials?
Gilles Ubaghs, mobile payment analyst at Ovum, talks about the challenges facing the mobile payment sector ahead of Mastercard and Visa's quarterly results.
Ford sales were up 18 percent in April with light trucks leading the way, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.
Live Earth Farm uses Farmigo, a startup that develops tech tools to connect online customers with local food providers willing to offer worksite deliveries.
How one ex-pat returned to the U.S. with a new-found appreciation for Argentine gelato, a passion that propelled the entrepreneur on a quest to conquer the ice cream market.
Many CEOs have not grasped the full impact of cloud computing on their organizations. One important area of oversight is the potential impact on the global tax position of the company.
Meet 10 innovators who are pushing their industries forward. Some of the names are familiar. Some you've probably never heard before (and may not hear again), but all of them are working to improve fields that have an impact on most of us.
TrueCar.com is disrupting auto retailing by giving consumers insight into pricing while playing nice with its network of dealers, an analyst says.
As America becomes a country of second (and sometimes third) screens, broadcasters, cable and satellite companies are forced to rethink their customer interactions.
So goes traffic - so goes the economy, according to INRIX, a data-gathering and analysis firm that stumbled onto traffic as an economic indicator.
One of the next big things in gaming is free games -- and some firms are making big bucks on them.
Through a combination of smart acquisitions and a global outlook, Midmark, a medical supply company, has set an example of how a regional company can play in the big leagues.
Corporations, small businesses, and startups grab the headlines – but middle-sized companies drive the economy.
Waste-management company Recology is working with the city of San Francisco to help it become the country's first zero-waste city — in seven years.