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China is losing its stronghold as a superpower with the lowest-cost manufacturing. Small businesses are looking to U.S. labor once again to manufacturer goods.
Only a minority of small-business owners seek venture capital, but for those who do, it can feel like a deal with the devil, reports The New York Times.
Hotels across the price spectrum are increasingly shrinking their business centers, reports the New York Times.
There are still some things made in America. Inside a massive building in Niles, Ohio, furnaces burning at temperatures of up to 4,000 degrees are melting titanium, a lightweight but strong metal which goes into airplanes, tanks, and artillery.
When you operate a small business, half the challenge is getting the word out that you exist. Even with a limited budget and resources, marketing is not a matter you can afford to overlook.
Unlike in Vegas, what happens at the company holiday party doesn't stay at that party; fun and games can quickly take a turn for the worse when the booze is flowing freely.
Love her or hate her, you have to give Kim credit: She's used her celebrity status to shine the spotlight on several small businesses and help them grow.
Author and entrepreneur Betty Shotton shares her tips to keep your enthusiasm high, your company on track, and mediocre performance a thing of the past.
When two sisters' small shoe business was challenged by bigger players in the industry, they weren't caught flat-footed. Instead, sisters Jenifer and Sarah Caplan used the opportunity to re-make their line and remain competitive.
In their new book, authors of "Startup Weekend" share how in 54 hours entrepreneurs can go from pitching their ideas to creating a new business.
Having a steady other half, for these tech start ups, is helping the bottom line.
More than 35,000 entrepreneurs around the world have gone through the Startup Weekend program since 2009. Now the co-founders are sharing their best practices in a new book of how in 54 hours entrepreneurs can go from pitching their ideas to creating a new business.
Guest author blogger Joe Abraham comments on the downward shift in entrepreneurship, and how a reliance on the "pervasive old-school entrepreneurial mentality" is hurting business formation in the U.S.
While the S.B.A. has been criticized for its lack of oversight of contractors who misrepresent themselves as small businesses in order to win government contracts, there are numbers that prove the S.B.A. has made great strides in improving enforcement.
CNBC.com's special report on Global Entrepreneurshiplooks at what it takes to be a serial entrepreneur. (Nerves of steel is high on the list of must-haves.)
When most small business owners think of initiating a wellness program to help employees lose weight or stop smoking, they conclude it’s a luxury they can’t afford. Others have concluded they can’t afford not to.
A wrap-up of U.S. small business news.