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The rising value of farmland and demand for organic food is wooing investors to this sector. Farmers are now becoming more business savvy.
A massive tax-cutting package championed by the Kansas governor is having unintended consequences.
W Hotels reveals its motivation for taking a stand on LGBT equality and weighs in on the benefits—and risks—of embracing a political cause.
These five entrepreneurs took big risks with their second-career choices, but these gutsy decisions paid off.
American veterans are finding success as part of the franchise boom, including franchise licenses exclusively offered to the military.
Hedge and private equity funds are filling the void left by more cautious banks in lending to small and medium-size business.
It's not just millennials. More older workers are finding entrepreneurship success later in life.
As investors sift through latest Janet Yellen's comments for clues about interest rates, small businesses are muted about a potential rate hike's impact.
A new survey ranks the Riverside-San Bernardino metro area in California as the No. 1 place to start a business, outpacing Silicon Valley.
With the 2016 election looming, big issues weigh on small businesses including the minimum wage, health-care costs, taxes and the credit markets.
A city known for bringing the heat, this Latin hub is building a high-tech ecosystem to help innovative start-ups grow up.
Immigration policy discards some of the brightest college grads because they are foreigners, and it's costing our entrepreneurial economy.
Small Business Administration head Maria Contreras-Sweet says the big banks have neglected small business owners, but SBA programs can help.
The 2016 presidential candidates are courting small business—one sector of the economy the public is very enthusiastic about.
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Maria Contreras-Sweet, the head of the U.S. Small Business Administration, shares her thoughts on the state of small business.
Maria Contreras-Sweet, U.S. Small Business Administration, discusses the growing industry of small businesses and what the U.S. Small Business Administration is doing to improve things.
A boom in sales is giving rise to more Kombucha tea companies that are brewing flavors to lure the palates of mainstream consumers.
LendingTree has seen it all. Dot-com boom and bust. A housing bubble that was great until it wasn't. But it's still going—and maybe growing.
Employee screening has been made easy by the Internet, but technology also makes it easy for business owners to get into legal trouble.
This weekend's Small Business Saturday attracted its biggest crowds and sales, nearly $2 billion more than last year.
CNBC's Kate Rogers details the success of smaller retailers over the start of this holiday shopping season.
U.S. Christmas tree inventories are said to be tight after years of oversupply, and entering a "short supply" period.