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An FPA/CNBC survey reveals that most baby boomers who run businesses have no succession or exit plan to fund retirement.
The dollar’s run-up over the past six months is pinching small exporters, who say they’re facing pricing pressure and overseas competition.
Whole Foods employees are stepping up to provide both money and know-how for microloan projects.
As McDonald's plans a pay raise for 10 percent of its U.S. restaurants, will the move extend to its individually-owned franchises?
CNBC's Kate Rogers reports McD's pay hike does not impact franchisees which McDonald's does not considered joint employers.
McDonald's and labor unions are in a fight that has entered a key phase this week, and the ultimate outcome could alter the franchising model.
California is bracing for year four of a major drought and many farmers already are reducing acreage.
U.S. small businesses took out fewer loans last month but borrowing was up from a year ago as firms ramped up investments in their operations.
Many musicians, writers and other creators are struggling to get paid for their efforts. Patreon wants to change that.
Music icon Willie Nelson is going into the weed business, according to a pot activist.
"Pockets of exuberance" have popped up in private tech, but most heavily funded start-ups warrant the money, an investor said.
MJ Freeway has carved a lucrative niche in the software business for pot retailers. It now has a booming business in 19 states.
Franchise owners broadly have been slow to adopt tech, but a few businesses are paving the way with innovative strategies, Entrepreneur reports.
Manufacture New York is taking a page from the Silicon Valley playbook and supporting fellow fashion designers.
Hundreds of freelance drivers who work for Uber gathered in New Jersey to protest proposed rules that they say would put them out of work.
As the nation's biggest minimum wage hike ramps up in Seattle, a top franchise lobby has been fighting back with a lawsuit.
Post-9/11 veterans struggle as their unemployment rate stands at 6.7 percent, versus 5.5 percent for the general population.
Two suits involving Uber and Lyft are headed for trial, and could have wide-ranging implications for labor costs and the freelance economy.
Logan Green, Lyft CEO, discusses the role Lyft has in the sharing economy and how it's changing the nature of work, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
Start-ups struggle to expand, which is a bigger problem than perceived overvaluation of tech companies, Walter Isaacson tells CNBC.
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