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Some small business owners might be part of the 99 percent, but in cities around the nation, some have grown weary of the Occupy Wall Street movement, the Christian Science Monitor reports.
A wrap-up of news in small business.
A Federal Reserve conference in Washington was held Wednesday to discuss how entrepreneurs might drive job creation in today’s marketplace — here's what they came up with.
While politicians bemoan regulatory burdens on business, most small businesses consistently say that the “single biggest problem” they face is low sales, not red tape or taxes, reports The New York Times.
Moibile payment companies such as Square are creating new opportunities for small businesses. The field is growing rapidly, as players such as Google get into the mix.
While the current notion is that securing a business loan is near impossible, the truth is that there are still bank loans available for those who do the necessary footwork and come prepared, says Mike Lubansky of Sageworks Inc.
Small business owners are posting and tweeting their marketing messages out to the masses as they look for new ways to connect to potential customers.
Pinkberry CEO Ron Graves on Squawk Box gives viewers a taste of what to expect as the popular frozen yogurt chain continues to expand.
As the Occupy Wall Street "camp" bears down for the arrival of winter, this hiking and camping gear retailer is benefiting from an unlikely new group of customers, reports the Huffington Post.
CNBC anchor Larry Kudlow argues that despite all the pessimism around jobs, housing and the stock market, maybe we're doing OK.
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.
Small business news from around the web.
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.
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