Small business owners’ pessimism about the economy seems to be rising with temperature. For the second month in a row, optimism among small business owners was down, according to a monthly survey by the National Federation of Independent Business.
Edible Arrangement's CEO and founder, Tariq Farid, tells Squawk Box why McDonald's was the best job he ever had and how it influenced the rest of his career.
While some people think you shouldn’t mess with success, especially a 114-year-old success, it’s always good to keep an open mind. Take Shriver's Salt Water Taffy company. Some new flavors and a robust social media site allow the third-generation family owned company to innovate while staying true to its roots.
Small business owners, who have been waiting for the Supreme Court’s decision on Obamacare before hiring and investing, say the ruling raises more questions than it answers.
According to one survey, 54 percent of business owners have gone without a paycheck at some point to keep their business afloat. To find out how common this really is, we asked members of the CNBC Small Business Council about their own experience — how many of them have gone without a paycheck? You might be surprised.
An underground workforce is growing alongside the more official one that has reported disappointing results over the past few months. More small businesses are hiring independent contractors.
What has changed in the past five years for small business owners? Pretty much everything, according to new research from Sage North America.
If there is one thing for certain among small business owners, it’s that the amount of uncertainty they are facing has made it difficult for them to make decisions on spending and jobs.