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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.
Dozens of startups are competing to help small-business owners tackle specialized tasks. Take a closer look at these young companies, vying for entrepreneurs' business.
With more consumers focused on the best online deals, the e-commerce space is exploding. Meet the co-founders of Hukkster and Kynetic's CEO. Is retail-shop loyalty dead?
If you're like most small-business owners, you've compared rates on package delivery and you're shipping goods in small boxes. Here are five money-saving tips on shipping.
NYC and Yelp have partnered to promote small merchants that have reopened after Sandy. An interactive map showcases small businesses, reopened after the hurricane.
Birchbox is a hot beauty retailer that delivers monthly, curated beauty samples to your door for a subscription fee. The co-founders, who met at Harvard Business School, sit down with CNBC.
Legislators have been pushing the President to rethink a portion of his Affordable Care Act, which would add a 2.3 percent tax on all medical devices. Critics call the tax a job killer.
Pawn shops no longer are regarded as the last resort of the destitute. New customers are using the shops to raise loans.
Stuck at a plateau? Here are four things that could help your business reach new heights.
Most of the Sandy recovery money that's being offered by government agencies is loans. Grants that don't have to be repaid are preferred for most entrepreneurs. So what's the hold up?
Much is at stake for small businesses amid the deficit talks. A look at why Main Street is worried and why job creation isn't happening.
Borrowing by small businesses rose in October, as the central bank launched its latest round of monetary stimulus.
The office product company and online professional network have launched a digital forum offering networking, advice and content for small-business professionals.
How retailers can turn holiday shoppers into loyal year-round customers.
Meet KegSkins, a new way to keep beverages cold.