CNBC.com presents a list of words and phrases that are uttered in every office in America, much to the chagrin of the people who have to hear them.
Marcus Lemonis of "The Profit" uses Amazing Grapes as an example of absentee owners and the void it creates with employees and explains the qualities of a good leader.
Mixing business and pleasure is a common practice, but is it advisable? Here are tips for when you and your partner are no longer feeling the love connection.
There’s nothing like a little controversy to spark interest in your business. Here are some companies that prove there’s no such thing as bad publicity.
You can pick your friends, but you can’t pick your office neighbor. Here are some types of cubicle dwellers you hope you won't sit next to.
A. Stein Meats is a good example of what can go wrong with a business. Marcus Lemonis of "The Profit" explains the most common financial mistakes businesses make.
Only so many entrepreneurs hit the venture capital jackpot. Others need to get creative and use some unorthodox tactics.
Marcus Lemonis is a serial entrepreneur who turns around businesses as part of his profession. He offers these tips for entrepreneurs hoping to avoid failure.
Though some family businesses are epic success stories, other families fracture under the strain—with explosive results.
Following the JCP Ackman blowup and a tough quarter at Sears, turnaround expert Marcus Lemonis told CNBC he's "not sure" the market can handle both retailers.
More people want gluten-free products. Manufacturers and restaurants have taken note, but there's still space in this quickly growing market for entrepreneurs.
The “breastaurant” industry has grown to over $2 billion in annual sales, mostly from men drawn to the female staff. Read our list of some of the most famous.
What does it take to run a successful niche business? The Biz Fix talks with Michael Chernow about how he built a business around meatballs that is humming in supercompetitive New York.
From the medieval days when it originated as a way to show both parties came in peace, the handshake has been tied to a person's word—no more so than when used in business.
With ready-to-eat popcorn snacks gaining popularity is the popcorn business popping profits? The folks at Popcorn, Indiana sure think so. CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis has the details.
Some of the most vital companies were founded by just two friends with an idea. Here are 10 cases where friends with nothing but raw ambition and a dream built successful businesses.
So what separates the winners from the losers? In some regards, it's as simple as seeing a great opportunity, seizing it and putting it into action with hard work.
All signs point to a slowly recovering U.S. economy, but it has been a long and bumpy road for many small businesses, including florists.
As children, we're taught that we won't fail as long as we do our best. But that notion can feel questionable once we enter the job market. Here's advice from the CEO of a $3 billion company.
Businesses change to meet consumer demand. Those that rise to the occasion find great success, but those that don't are met with Category 5 consumer revolts.