Small Business


  • Rocco DiSpirito Launches Healthy Food Truck Tuesday, 22 Nov 2011 | 11:18 AM ET
    Rocco DiSpirito

    Celebrity chef Rocco DiSpirito has created a new food truck to encourage kids to make healthy lunch choices.

  • Holiday Parties More About Bonding Than Bling Tuesday, 22 Nov 2011 | 9:57 AM ET

    There is a rise in the number of businesses that are planning holiday celebrations that blend fun with bonding and frugality with functionality.

  • Burton Snowboards: Passion, Innovation and Profit Tuesday, 22 Nov 2011 | 9:46 AM ET
    Burton founder and CEO Jake Burton Carpenter

    The people of Burton are impassioned by the products, the founder — Jake Burton Carpenter — and their ability to have an impact on the company and the people that use their products.

  • The Small Business Afternoon Report Monday, 21 Nov 2011 | 6:11 PM ET
    CNBC Small Business - Around the Web

    A wrap-up of news in small business.

  • Going Green for the 1% Monday, 21 Nov 2011 | 2:11 PM ET

    The company, SHFT.com is an endeavor promoting sustainable living led by "Entourage" actor Adrian Grenier and producer Peter Glatzer, with advisors like Richard Branson and Arianna Huffington.

  • Unique Beers From Top American Brew Pubs Monday, 21 Nov 2011 | 2:02 PM ET
    Brewpub owners around the country agree that having an original, fun or funky space where guests feel comfortable is key to ensuring repeat business. A knowledgeable and friendly staff capable of making recommendations to craft beer novices as well as connoisseurs enhances the experience. However, from coast to coast, founders say the secret ingredient to brewing up a popular pub is the willingness to take a chance on daring new concoctions. Raspberries, chocolate and Peruvian purple maize are s

    From coast to coast, founders say the secret ingredient to brewing up a popular pub is the willingness to take a chance. We highlight what’s brewing at some of the country’s best brewpubs.

  • Can Small Business Saturday Boost Sales Year Round? Monday, 21 Nov 2011 | 1:47 PM ET
    Blackstone's storefront

    Like Black Friday and Cyber Monday before it, Small Business Saturday is looking to reel in shoppers with special promotions. This day, however, didn't grow organically, but is being sponsored by American Express. By promoting the event with a Amex card discount, the credit card company can benefit as much as the small businesses it is looking to help.

  • When To Sell Your Company Monday, 21 Nov 2011 | 9:45 AM ET
    Charlie Sheen as Bud Fox in "Wall Street"

    Many business owners only sell when they’re good and ready, which is usually too late. Understanding the main drivers of the stock market will maximize value will help you avoid this common pitfall. Guest columnist Steven Hassett explains why. 

  • The Small Business Afternoon Report Friday, 18 Nov 2011 | 6:34 PM ET
    CNBC Small Business - Around the Web

    A wrap-up of news in small business.

  • And The Winner Is... Friday, 18 Nov 2011 | 5:41 PM ET

    Quadlogic Controls wins the Wall Street Journal Small-Business Innovation award.

  • Shaking Off The Rust Belt Friday, 18 Nov 2011 | 3:48 PM ET

    Family-owned Dearing Compressor and Pump supplies equipment for natural gas distribution to those trying to tap into the Marcellus and Utica shales, and has created jobs in economically depressed Ohio.

  • Top NYC Restaurants Targets of $1M Credit Card Scam Friday, 18 Nov 2011 | 3:29 PM ET

    Smith & Wollensky, Capital Grille, Wolfgang Steak, Morton’s in Stamford, Conn. and the Bicycle Club in New Jersey... a few of the top metro-area restaurants, and targets of an alleged $1 million credit card scam.

  • Selena Gomez, Venture Capitalist Friday, 18 Nov 2011 | 3:09 PM ET
    Selena Gomez

    Disney pop-star, Selena Gomez is pretty busy these days. As if being Justin Bieber's girlfriend is is not enough — the actress/singer is now a tech investor too.

  • OWS: Hurting Small Business Friday, 18 Nov 2011 | 1:31 PM ET

    Gene Marks tells CNBC why he thinks the Occupy Wall Street protesters are not representing his interests as a business owner.

  • Out of Borders' Ashes: An Indie Bookstore Battle Plan Friday, 18 Nov 2011 | 10:33 AM ET
    Parnassus Bookstore

    Author Ann Patchett is trying to write a real-world business success story as she partners with a former Random House editor to launch an independent bookstore in Nashville after the Borders left town.

  • The Small Business Afternoon Report Thursday, 17 Nov 2011 | 6:25 PM ET
    CNBC Small Business - Around the Web

    A wrap-up of news in small business.

  • Steve Case Talks Job Creation Thursday, 17 Nov 2011 | 4:35 PM ET

    Steve Case says bipartisan efforts by the U.S. Congress will help entrepreneurs be successful, and thereby reduce the unemployment rate, he told Squawk Box this morning.

  • Green Tech Builds Small Biz Thursday, 17 Nov 2011 | 3:54 PM ET

    Green technology is helping small businesses get on track. CNBC Reporter Jane Wells visits Axion International, a business in New Jersey that is making railroad ties from recycled plastic.

  • Graves: Tax Reform for Everyone Thursday, 17 Nov 2011 | 2:56 PM ET
    US 1040 tax form

    In today's Roll Call, the chair of the House Small Business Committe, Representative Sam Graves (R-Mo.), pointed out the burden on small businesses due to the complexity of the tax code.

  • Will Bank Branches Wither Away? Thursday, 17 Nov 2011 | 2:11 PM ET
    A Citibank ATM user.

    As most retail customers move online to bank, branches are regrouping by aggressively going after accounts with small-business owners, who tend to need a lot more face time than other types of customers.

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