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After corn prices peaked during a 2012 drought, this year's record harvest has pushed prices to lows and forced farmers to postpone purchases.
Meet single mom turned entrepreneur, Melissa Kieling—founder of cooler maker PackIt, which has attracted the attention of big retailers and Hollywood stars.
CNBC's Josh Lipton reports on the damages and economic impact from Sunday's earthquake in California.
When a 6.0 magnitude earthquake struck Napa early Sunday, it caused significant damage to local businesses connected to the wine business.
Only 30 percent of family businesses successfully pass to the next generation, but financial advisors can help owners turn the odds around.
If start-up Shift Payments has its way, you'll soon be able to switch from real money to digital currency when paying with a single card.
An Oregon winery is taking a unique approach to packaging and selling wine: pinot noir in more humble, aluminium cans.
Burning Man is no longer a niche event, and a growing number of businesses are booming because of it.
Profit margins on pre-owned vehicles jumped 13 percent from last year and have become far more profitable for dealers, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.
China—a low-cost maker of goods—is falling behind in the manufacturing race as wages and energy costs soar.
In California, water agencies are giving out rebates for residents if they install fake grass. CNBC's Jane Wells spoke to A Lucky Lawn's owner, Drew McClellan, about his creative and profitable fix.
Business owners are shortchanging their personal financial future, reveals the first CNBC/FPA Small Business and Financial Planning Survey.
Jami Curl, founder of Quin Candy, discusses her hard candy business model with natural and minimal ingredients.
There are new ways to make money and a range of startups that help people leverage whatever skills you have.
There is a growing movement to help autistic adults find jobs, but for Cottle and his family, the answer was a business of his own.
Chelsea Briganti and Leigh Ann Tucker hope to replace disposable plastic cups with their biodegradable, edible cup called Loliware.
The "Squawk on the Street" crew discusses Amazon's "Local Register," a credit card reader and mobile app for brick-and-mortar businesses. The reader will compete against PayPal and Square.
New York City restaurant closings are making people ask if exorbitant rents are to blame and what, if anything, should be done.
A new survey from the National Federation of Independent Business found that "the small-business half of the economy is still not pulling its weight."
CNBC's Jane Wells reports how an unflattering blog impacted a multi-billion dollar wine product.
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