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A small class of immigrants arrived in the United States with nothing and, despite speaking little or no English, have become remarkably prosperous.
Forced to cut its budget, the Agriculture Department has decided to eliminate dozens of reports, many of which will affect farmers running small operations.
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Small businesses are optimistic about themselves and the economy, the chief executive of Hartford Financial Services told CNBC Tuesday.
Small-business owners not only have strong opinions about Occupy Wall Street — they're often among those most directly affected.
Depsite the fact that the National Federation of Independent Business' optimism index rose in October, showing the second gain in as many months, the NFIB says overall, the number is not great news.
It is not small business that drives the creation of new jobs or even major productivity advances, but new business, according to guest blogger Robert Litan.
In his new book, author Warren Greshes explains the value in treating your staff like customers, learning their needs, and taking a hands-on approach to their goals and plans.
President Obama today challenged government and private business to hire post-9/11 veterans.
In Greece, small shops, in many ways the lifeblood of the country's economy, rely on domestic demand. Because of the financial crisis there, businesses are closing by the day.
Outraged by a new report about America's largest corporations dodging their taxes, small business owners are orchestrating a new campaign to pressure the congressional super committee into delivering a legislative fix.
Income inequality is threatening American life, and threatening the future of small business. We are the 99%, says President of The Planning Shop, Rhonda Abrams.
As an uncertain economy and a stagnant hiring climate continue to freeze people out of the traditional job market, entrepreneurs are heading back to the land.
"Did you know that a silent killer is lurking in your company? We’re talking about workplace frustration, which can undermine the energy, enthusiasm, and performance of your best talent."
Waiting for the cable guy — or any service person — hundreds of dollars a year in lost wages. It can cost the business owner a customer.
Four female business owners discuss some of the challenges they face as their businesses expand — and their strategies for success.
October survey shows business owners reported a reduction in employment for fifth month running.
Vending machines are the classic turnkey operation, but just because you don't have to go into the office every day doesn't mean you don't have to nuture it like any other business.
FedEx and AmEx are encouraging consumers to shop local on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, giving shoppers incentives to patronize Main Street.
Midtown Row, which launched only a couple of weeks ago, devised an ingenious PR campaign that supports what they do: Offering In-N-Out burgers, shipped frozen to your door, reports CNBC's Darren Rovell.
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