Family-owned businesses are the original mom-and-pops of Main Street, and they're feeling optimistic in the new year, according to new data.» Read More
Some experts support Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's decision to ban working from home. Entrepreneur.com breaks down why telecommuting is a bad for small companies.
The toy's inventor passed away in January, leaving behind an enormous legacy. The 100-employee company is now fighting to translate the iconic toy for a digital generation.
Charge a fee to use your credit card? It's legal for merchants to do that, unless barred by state law. Ten states already ban such surcharges and more may join the list. The legislatures in 11 other states are currently considering bills that would prevent these so-called "check out" fees.
Fandeavor.com offers unique game-day experiences for fans, and was funded by the VegasTech Fund. Led by Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh, the fund is part of a broader push to revitalize downtown Las Vegas.
This city, long known as a Rust Belt community, has transformed into a hub for advanced manufacturing and technology.
Entrepreneurs said their sex life improved a mere one percent after starting small businesses. Would you mix love and marriage with business?
Under proposed rules for the Affordable Care Act, companies with 50 or more full-time employees will be required to offer benefit plans, or face fines. CNBC's Bertha Coombs takes a closer look at one small business, Batchbook, navigating Obamacare.
Small-business owners' confidence was virtually flat in January, as entrepreneurs failed to recoup losses sparked by December's scare about the so-called "fiscal cliff," according to the NFIB.
Taking a cue from food trucks, savvy entrepreneurs are forgoing costly storefronts and instead running small businesses from their cars. So what's the downside?
A new Kauffman Foundation report highlights policy recommendations to jump start entrepreneurial growth. The report coincided with an annual, industry discussion that offered a hopeful outlook for 2013.
Forget California's Silicon Valley and New York's Silicon Alley. A small startup scene is emerging in the Midwest.
A version of a commercial from SodaStream International was not televised during Super Bowl Sunday. The more aggressive ad, which features Coca-Cola and Pepsi bottles exploding, is instead going viral on YouTube.
Many small-business owners are pessimistic and expect the economy to remain stagnant or worsen in 2013 with little hiring, according to a new survey.
The South Street Seaport is recovering three months after Sandy. How some small-business owners are using technology to keep sales ringing.
After getting crushed by big-box stores during the 1980s and 1990s, mom-and-pop shops are enjoying a rebirth among some U.S. consumers. Is the Internet finally democratizing the retail space?
As President Barack Obama begins his second term, start-ups are hoping for on an immigration overhaul to help them attract highly skilled foreign workers.
The number of franchise establishments grew in 2012, the first time since 2008, according to a report compiled by IHS Global Insight. But while more growth is forecast for 2013, cautious optimism is the dominant mood.
Retailers are marrying the physical-store experience with smartphones. A look at small tech companies, mining this fast-evolving mobile space.
Billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson on working for major breakthroughs to achieve success.
The Academy Award nominations were announced, and leave it to a small-business group to find an entrepreneur angle in Hollywood awards season.