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Groupon is a spotlight that shines brightly upon well-run businesses, but can expose poorly organized operations. Get your house in order before you run a Groupon and you will reap massive benefits.
The jobs report is cause for concern, not celebration, argues our guest writer Sam Graves, chairman of the House Small Business Committee. Find out why he's says the U.S. is in a "jobs crisis."
For a nation built by immigrants—legal or otherwise—a new study reveals that their role as entrepreneurs in America is on the rise.
Voters say they'll be influenced by how the candidates address the needs of small business during the Republican and Democratic conventions. What will you be listening for?
Ask most VCs how they select winners and they'll say a key factor is people making the pitch. Take a closer look at common traits that distinguish leaders and winning ventures.
Residents in Ilion, N.Y., whose economy is linked to a celebrated gunmaker, are worrying about Remington’s future. A closer look at the NY gun plant and its 1,000 workers.
The Romney camp seems to have found its Joe the Plumber, but instead of unclogging toilets, "Chris the Baker" makes cookies.
Bad bosses take note! You won't last. That's one comforting conclusion from "The Value of Bosses," a new working paper from three business school professors who set out to quantify the effect supervisors actually have on their workers.
Some entrepreneurs like blogger Perez Hilton have hired their mothers. See whether hiring a trusted relative is right business move for your venture.
Rebuilding operations after a attack is no easy task. Some suggestions for engineering a cyber gameplan that's right for your business.
If you're like most entrepreneurs, you've invested everything you have into your business. And that's a huge mistake.
The boom in the health market, several purified water companies have appeared on the scene, touting products that promise consumers longer and healthier lives.
During your journey to find your next career be open to the possibility that you might also find your soul mate, spouse, a great new friend or a great future client along your path.
"Being the Toilet Paper guy helped people get past having to pronounce my name, but at the same time, it painted me in the corner of potentially having to stick with toilet paper for the rest of my life," he said.
Guy Fieri says a few key principles enabled him to move past his setback and bounce back stronger than ever.
The number of Americans relying on their next paycheck to make ends meet continues to drop, with research showing it's at its lowest level since the recession began.
The dream of running your own business sometimes blinds people to the world's ugly realities.
We're not talking recycling. We're talking Eveready operational problems or issues that emerge and need to be addresses and solved quickly to benefit customers.
The iPod generation may face a real problem: hearing loss. As younger generations routinely plug in their ear buds, they could unwittingly join the millions of American’s who suffer some degree of hearing loss. So it’s no surprise that startups have begun to tap into this growing demand.
Amazon is experimenting with a new approach: Amazon Lockers.
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