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Especially since Mitt Romney’s résumé became presidential campaign fodder, there has been much debate about the merits of private equity, which is known for its focus on short-term gains. The New York Times reports.
Modern Meadow, based in Columbia, Missouri, will receive the $350,000 grant to continue developing new meat and leather production technologies.
Franchise owners and small businesses are the real owners of the American economy and offer the best solution to the world’s economic ills, Jim Amos, CEO of Tasti D-Lite and Planet Smoothie, told CNBC.
Don't have enough Internet followers? About $18 will buy you 1,000 fake ones.
For 25 years, the high-tech companies of Silicon Valley have been using Bon Appétit Food Management to serve healthy, and free, food right on the job.
The difference between getting back on your feet after a disaster may come down to the plan you have in place before storms hit.
Relentless, competitive improvement has its risks, and smartphone manufacturers had to learn this fact the hard way.
People like to do business with people and companies they like. Likability often trumps competence. The good news is that likability is not something you're born with; it's an acquired skill.
Geoff Lewis of Founders Fund says Silicon Valley is flooded with entrepreneurs starting mostly crap companies and VCs playing the momentum game, hoping that the greater fool theory will end up playing out,” Lewis said.
Hundreds of restaurant and service chains are offering incentives to help veterans open a shop — waiving franchise fees, reducing royalty payments and guiding them through crafting business plans.
Small and big companies alike, including Google and IBM, have undergone name changes. Here's how to gauge if a name change is right for your business.
Instead of demanding your workers stay chained to desks, consider how to create more efficient, motivated employees.
Adrenaline junkies live on the edge — and often like to lean over it. And these days, there are plenty of businesses willing to court them.
How is it that the numbers of employed people are rising and unemployment claims are falling, while the UK economy is contracting? The Financial TImes reports
Years into the so-called economic recovery, it remains difficult for small businesses to get bank loans. "I had great credit," says Allison O'Neill, founder of Bundle. "They were just like, we're not taking any risks on startups."
What allows an entrepreneur to take their business to the next level? Some takeaways from an unconventional source.
Beauty-product company G.B. Proudfoot is now offering a 'Deodorgram' service, anonymously sending a stick of its For Pits Sake! natural deodorant to any olfactory offenders in your life.
You may not think twice about your ride, but customers, investors, and employees are most certainly looking — and judging.
Some attributes of successful entrepreneurs are contrary to stereotypes offered by television and movies. Do you have what it takes to be a business leader?
In Illinois, we’ve experienced the sixth-driest growing season on record. Of 102 counties, 100 are disaster areas, the state's governor addresses the issue of what's been done and what still needs to happen to help his state.
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