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As traditional media options fade away, mom and pop merchants are desperate for new, effective marketing avenues like Groupon and the other daily deal sites that bring in new clients with no upfront expense. However, Groupon’s business model has inherent flaws.
Global investors are finally taking note of the attractive opportunities generated by Mexican entrepreneurs and startups.
Groupon is a spotlight that shines brightly upon well-run businesses, but can expose poorly organized operations. Get your house in order before you run a Groupon and you will reap massive benefits.
The current unemployment statistics obscure one simple fact: unemployment for people with technical skills is much lower than it is for the balance of the workforce.
In 2008, Democrats had a tremendous social media advantage. In 2012, that lead has been ceded to the Republicans.
Is the housing market as bad as some may lead us to believe?
Research has shown that there will continue to be a battle for top talent in Turkey, as it competes with the West to attract and retain the best employees, says Mark Hamill, CEO of global search firm SpenglerFox
Turkey's information and communications technology sector is probably the foremost candidate for growth.
A blip in the in the U.S. private equity market is causing a valuation spike for some middle-market companies, creating a flurry of activity among company owners and investors seeking to raise growth capital or to sell their companies outright.
How are middle market company CEOs thinking about the tradeoffs of using more technology versus hiring more people? With the wild proliferation of powerful cloud computing services and low-cost software platforms, as well as increasingly frictionless collaboration over the Internet, is technology investment proving to be the water in the gasoline of America’s job creation engine? Or is it creating a freelance economy?
Alan Zafran, Luminous Capital founding partner, discusses what's causing a decline in CEO confidence.
U.S. CEO confidence dropped sharply this past quarter after previously hitting an all-time high earlier this year, but chief executives indicated they will continue to hire at a moderate pace.
Some people may be surprised that Utah jumped to No. 2 in CNBC’s annual “America's Top States for Business” study, but I’m not, says CHG Healthcare Services President Scott Beck. Why? The corporate tax rate is geared to attract business, and the state also offers tax credits, and other incentives that promote business development and job creation,
Montana landed right in the middle of the pack in CNBC’s “America’s Top States for Business” at #24. Here’s why: Montana is both the best of states and the worst of states for doing business.
Virginia is for big companies and its best talent spoiled by long-term government contracts., while Massachusetts' Cambridge is now the hottest place for start-ups in the country.
In the new economy, remote access and quality of life will be king, and for that, Florida is a very unique option. Where else in the country can you find all that Florida has to offer — climate, ocean, airports, hotels, housing, healthcare and infrastructure
There were a number of reasons we left Ohio, but the two biggest were that hiring was difficult and the taxes were absurdly high, says Clint Greenleaf, CEO of Greenleaf Book Group and CNBC-YPO Chief Executive Network Member
SearchForce CEO Dean Donovan says there's no shortage of dynamic companies, highly-trained employees and investment capital in the Bay Area's Internet advertising business.
After the shock wears off, we’re all going to have to show up to work and get back to the business of doing our jobs. So what will that look like for those of us on the front lines of the economy?
The Supreme Court has rendered its opinion and now we’re going to have around 30 million more consumers entering a health care system that is already broken… and broke. What should be done? In a word: outcomes.