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"My own butt was the inspiration" for the Spanx phenomenon, self-made billionaire Sara Blakely told CNBC on Wednesday.
In a live interview on CNBC's "Squawk Box," Sara Blakely recounts a very embarrassing moment during a BBC interview as she was promoting Spanx undergarments for women.
Navigating an auto auction can be tricky. Jeff Allen and his father, Tom Souter, reveal the secrets to getting the best price.
The government shutdown has crippled the economy of an Arizona town near the Grand Canyon, where most residents rely on tourism.
U.S. small business optimism slipped in September, but remained fairly upbeat on sales and expansion prospects.
Tyler Dikman, CEO of LoungeBuddy, explains how he plans to make the airport experience less stressful.
Americans plan to spend nearly $7 billion on Halloween this fall. And haunted houses have grown bigger and more elaborate.
Small farmers in Vermont and New York are backing a sustainable sail freight project that seeks to revive a 330-mile river trade route.
In bringing together two collections of strangers for a low-pressure evening, start-up Grouper aims to disrupt the bar scene and one-on-one dating.
How the government shutdown and closure of national parks could hurt smaller merchants, whose prospects are tied to consumer leisure travel.
How has the government shutdown affected the private sector? Abdul Baytops, CEO of One Federal Solution, says he had to furlough about 90 percent of his staff.
How is Obamacare affecting small business owners? Matt Tyler, president and CEO of Vickers Engineering, and W. Beezer Molton III, president and owner of Half-Moon Outfitters, share their experience.
Many small businesses may find it's more economical to pay a fine and have employees buy insurance on the Obamacare exchanges, but will they leap?
Borrowing by U.S. small businesses edged up in August, pushing an index of borrowing to a six-year high.
As the deadline for offering health-care coverage nears, some businesses have found their initial fears were overblown.
The government is collaborating with small businesses to create a $30 brain-recording device for medical, military and educational applications.
More than half of American dogs are overweight, according to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention. So dogs have been hitting the canine gym.
Influenced by rising overseas costs and a growing desire for "Made in USA" goods, more merchants are making American-made apparel in emerging hubs.
Intuit will continue to offer GoPayment, as it teams up with Square, reports CNBC's Jon Fortt. The company wants to position QuickBooks as a platform for small businesses.
MakerBot unveiled a 3-D scanner, the Digitizer. Users can place objects on a turntable, scan it and print out a 3-D object using a separate printer.