CNBC's Kate Rogers reports the most popular models for franchising in 2015 will be quick service restaurants, followed by retail businesses.» Read More
Charley’s Grilled Subs has been growing quickly, but the company’s franchisees remain worried about the uncertain regulatory and tax environment, Bob Wright, the company’s CEO told CNBC's "Squawk Box."
How can we make access to capital for small-business owners more rational? Take a lesson from Silicon Valley, says Ami Kassar, founder of MultiFunding, for the New York Times.
Working with employees to find new challenges should be the job of every manager. Serial entrepreneur Richard Branson offers some suggestions.
Business owners should consider creating their own personal account on Twitter. Followers often want to connect with the person behind the brand. Ideas for what to share.
Transitioning from small business to a middle-market venture is no easy task, as few navigate the move successfully. Some factors to consider before you grow your business.
Nick D'Aloisio, founder of Summly, a mobile phone app aimed at transforming how users consume news, chats with CNBC's "Squawk Box."
Startup Airbnb, an online marketplace that aggregates short-term rental listings, has debuted a new feature to filter search results by neighborhoods. But is the site trustworthy and safe?
A Florida businessman says he will add a 5 percent surcharge to customers' bills to offset what he says are the costs of Obamacare. He's also reducing his employees' hours.
For senior entrepreneurs who want to remain active, creative and productive in their pre-retirement or retirement years, Sir Richard Branson offers some advice.
A pilot program in Utah, GrowAmerica, is on track to give away $1 million in cash and services to entrepreneurs through pitch competitions. Get details on the online competition.
U.S. small business sentiment ticked up 0.3 in October—nearly unchanged—as uncertainty about future business conditions reached a record high.
The economic downturn is hurting Americans including young people, who are struggling with debt and joblessness. See what's new on millennials' list of financial woes.
The vast majority of U.S. businesses are microbusinesses, those that have fewer than five employees and less than $1 million in sales. A look at the pluses and minuses of running a microbusiness. Can you say lumpy sales?
New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman launched an investigation into post-Sandy price gouging after receiving hundreds of complaints from consumers.
As power failures and flooding overwhelmed lower Manhattan and the Red Hook section of Brooklyn early Tuesday, small businesses scrambled to recover amid the aftermath of Sandy.
While polls show that President Barack Obama remains the favorite among 18- to 29-year-old registered voters, additional data suggests some millennials identify themselves as socially liberal but fiscally conservative.
Yelp recently launched a new "Consumer Alert" system that clamps down on fraudulent reviews. How authentic are all those comments and likes?
Appearing on CNBC Wednesday, Neil Blumenthal, co-CEO and co-founder of eyewear startup Warby Parker talked about building innovation and growth.
DailyCandy’s third annual “Start Small, Go Big” Academy led a crash course for startups. Here's what you can learn as a budding entrepreneur.
Tucked among the tried-and-true franchise opportunities at the International Franchise Expo — think fast-food and cafes — were some new and unique concepts that entrepreneurs were looking grow.