U.S. small business optimism edged higher in November as manufacturers led a gain in newly created jobs. But Main Street remains cautious.» Read More
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.
Surf parks, massive pools with artificial waves, are the buzz in the surf community, as athletes and retailers look for ways to expand the sport.
Instead of a fresh-faced teenager or middle-aged manager, a retiree may help you with that cleaning service or fast-food order.
Move over Slurpees and burritos. Franchise 7-Eleven is expanding its healthy snack selection including veggie chips and edamame. Soy nuts, anyone?
Facing furlough days, a single mom from California has launched Ten Four Goods, which makes unique bags. The life lesson? Teach your kids to go for it.
The wealthy should give less to charity and invest more of their money in start-ups, said Scott McNealy, the former CEO of Sun Microsystems.
Denver has grown into a popular start-up destination. On Monday, "Denver Startup Week" kicks off. A look at the city's positives and negatives.
Less than a year after Super Storm Sandy destroyed a large portion of the New Jersey shoreline, another disaster has torn through the same area, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn.
Minimum wage workers in California would earn $10 an hour by 2016 under a bill passed by the legislature on Thursday.
Pet food sales are forecast to grow 3 percent this year to top $21 billion. One of the fastest growing categories is natural and organic pet food.
U.S. small business optimism dipped in August, but gains in sales expectations and hiring plans hinted at a pick-up in the pace of economic growth.
In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, there is renewed interest in products and services for businesses to prepare for and possibly thrive during the next super storm.
It took a TSA run-in gone wrong for former hedge fund manager Julie Macklowe to join the cosmetics world after leaving the financial industry.
Some of the biggest names in Silicon Valley are gathering at the annual "TechCrunch Disrupt" conference, including Twitter CEO Dick Costello, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin, with a look at what's in the IPO pipeline.
Retired NFL player Phil McConkey, now president of Academy Securities, discusses his initiatives to get vets in Wall Street jobs.
The new football season can serve as a great source of inspiration not just for the couch potatoes of the nation, but for small-business owners as well.
Lobster prices this summer remain stagnant amid high supply. With profits squeezed again, community leaders are working to make the Maine less dependent on a single species.