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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.
As striking as President Obama’s recent State of the Union speech was in its vision, there was little said on support for Main Street. Guest columnist Beth Solomon makes the case for debt-refinancing.
This city, long known as a Rust Belt community, has transformed into a hub for advanced manufacturing and technology.
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.
Karen Mills is departing as head of the Small Business Administration, opening another Cabinet-rank job for President Barack Obama to fill at the start of his second term.
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?
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.
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.
Groupon launched free online analytics that help merchants gauge the effectiveness of their deals on the digital platform.
Retailers are marrying the physical-store experience with smartphones. A look at small tech companies, mining this fast-evolving mobile space.
Recognizing NYC's growing role in media, entertainment and tech, the city has launched a grant program. Is the financial capital the new startup capital?
Entrepreneurs no longer view taking their company public the pinnacle of success, SecondMarket's CEO told CNBC.
Small-business owners' confidence was virtually flat, as entrepreneurs still expect business conditions to worsen in the next six months.
The outlines of a new industry are emerging as a few crowdfunding startups find ways to raise money for Main Street-type businesses that typically wouldn't interest private investors.
With a fiscal deal in place for now, small-business owners are forging ahead with growth strategies—despite headwinds.
A look ahead at key trends to watch—from the rise of cannabis businesses to the mounting pressure on digital deal platforms. With a fiscal deal signed, is the uncertainty finally over?
As the House approved a Senate bill to avert a "fiscal cliff," most of Main Street was spared tax hikes. So why aren't small-business owners cheering?
From tax hikes to disruptive technologies, key issues entrepreneurs faced in 2012.
There's still no clarity for Main Street about pending tax hikes and spending cuts, called the "fiscal cliff." But one entrepreneur expert argues it's not necessarily the level of taxes that's the problem.