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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.
The Senator from Kansas writes, "We need to approve this drought assistance to ensure livestock producers can continue providing us with the most affordable and safe food supply in the world."
See how an investment banker turned a vacation into a brainstorm session for a new swimwear company.
Businesses complain that Groupon didn't pay money owed to them in a timely manner, and that caused their businesses to suffer — but Groupon says the math that business owners are computing does not point to Groupon as the cause.
Spending at small retailers in the U.S. slowed in July from the same time last year, reaching the lowest growth level for the last 12 months, according to a new report.
These entrepreneurs have gone to the brink of failure—and have turned things around. Here's how, and what you can learn.
Marketers who appeal to consumers' frustrations and challenges experience more success. Here's what small businesses can learn from neuromarketing.
Performance reviews aren't always a good thing. Find out why.
'Temple Run' creators have turned their company's small size into an asset, not a disadvantage. Take a closer look at their strategy.
Take a look at the strategies used by America's most trusted brands, and what you can learn to better connect with your customers.
Even if you live in a town with nothing but a Wal-Mart, a start-up called Shoptiques makes it easy to find unique items from boutiques from Brooklyn, to Beverly Hills, even Paris.
Facebook launched a new tool that allows businesses with Facebook pages to fine-tune their marketing message. Here's how you can use page post targeting to help your venture.
As the Curiosity rover studies the Martian surface, take a closer look at technology from small U.S. businesses that will support the work of NASA's Mars Science Laboratory team.
Are there social and logistical reasons why openly gay entrepreneurs excel at building their own businesses?
Find out what Papa John’s chief executive John Schnatter said about President Obama’s health-care law, which has pizza fans angry.
Many companies have climbed aboard the Instagram bandwagon to sell photo-related gifts. Is the new business trend right for you?
Teamwork is as important in business as in sports. Take a cue from Richard Branson, who successfully translates athletic skills into business success.
A surge of young entrepreneurs in Brooklyn are remaking big industrial buildings in New York City into shared, multi-business spaces. See what the buzz is about.
The rapper apparently is an inspiration to online shopping start-up. How new businesses find inspiration.
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