Amid a shifting global economy, American factories are getting a makeover and second life for start-ups and makers of new products.» Read More
Companies big and small are embracing the model to gain leverage over suppliers of all kinds of services, goods and materials.
Young people struggling to find a job should consider starting their own businesses, Barclays Capital co-CEO, Rich Ricci, told CNBC last week.
The motivation to create new products comes from a variety of places. Here are 15 promising new startups.
The author writes that in his work, "studying the traits of thousands of entrepreneurs, I found that the leading cause of frustration and failure in the self-employed community is the one-size-fits-all approach to entrepreneurship."
In a bid to take control of their own careers and avoid joining the unemployment line, college students are flocking to entrepreneurial programs — and schools are rushing to serve their needs.
Small-business jobs in the Labor Department household survey have increased by an average 335,000 in each of the last three months.
Economists expect to see that 95,000 U.S. jobs were added in October as local governments continued to let go of workers and companies remained reluctant to take on new hires.
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The American people, not the federal government, should be the ones investing in new businesses that will create jobs, Rep. Spencer Bachus told CNBC Wednesday.
Imagine that you are a small business owner who has a thin two to five percent profit margin during a tough economy and are trying to avoid laying off workers. On top of this, the federal government will begin keeping 3% of the money it owes you until the Internal Revenue Service acknowledges – months or years later – that you had already been paying your taxes. Although Halloween is just around the corner, this isn’t just another scary story.
Small businesses are not likely to experience robust growth anytime soon, according to the latest findings of the SB Authority Index.
The President failed to convince the Senate Tuesday night to approve his jobs plan, with the proponents falling well short of the 60 votes needed to break a Republican filibuster. Obama administration official Gene Sperling said on Squawk Box Tuesday morning the President has been the only one to present a jobs plan.
How does a New York City restaurant that has catered to the elite for 25 years stay in business during a soft economy? If it's Le Bernardin you maintain your long-time quality standards while adding modern tools including social media to the menu, chef and co-owner Eric Ripert told CNBC Friday.
Despite the headwinds facing companies, the bottom line for C-suite executives and small businesses is that the show must go on. You just can't sit still in times of crisis or uncertainty.
Home prices are unlikely to recover before 2020 and mortgage defaults will persist for years, according to a new survey of bank risk managers.
As business struggle for profits in a uneven economy, many are turning to outside consultants to stay alive and boost their bottom lines.
Did you know that the popsicle, ear muffs AND the trampoline were invented by kids? Here are 10 cool and inspiring inventions by kids — and how they did it!
When Procter & Gamble challenged Christy Prunier's name Willa for a line of skin care products for preteenagers, Prunier chose to fight. The case goes to court next month, the New York Times reports.
While the country as a whole remains in the economic doldrums, a huge swath of the American economy is growing.
US small businesses are optimistic about their business prospects, but are concerned about the economy and what the future will bring.
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