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
Main Street is looking ahead to 2014, when the tax implications of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), or Obamacare, begin to kick in. A review of the key provisions.
With many big companies spending less, the time couldn't be better to launch a start-up, Ted Leonsis, a longtime tech executive, told CNBC.
Small-business owners' confidence fell in March — halting three months of gains, with few entrepreneurs making hiring plans. You call this a recovery?
Venture firm First Round Capital has started the Dorm Room Fund, giving college students $500,000 to fund start-ups. Does college matter for entrepreneurs?
The worst managers have a broken understanding of the workplace, company and team dynamics, Inc. reports. Are you making these mistakes?
Inc. explores five key factors to a successful manufacturing strategy, which can include specialty contract manufacturers right here at home.
The battle over a minimum-wage increase has begun, and small employers on both sides have entered the debate.
With the release of Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg's "Lean In," Virgin's Richard Branson offers three tips for a more effective workplace, whether you're a startup or more established company.
As legislators consider standardizing the collection of Internet sales tax, the debate on what's fair for online retailers and small businesses is heating up. Chegg's CEO weighs in.
From Airtime to Firefly, meet the three UPenn entrepreneurs behind two software startups that are changing how smaller companies do business online.
Cyber security is just as vital for smaller companies as it is for larger ones. Three tips to help smaller employers fend off hackers.
A rundown of proposals, from tax deductions to the minimum-wage fight, that would impact small businesses.
Extended jobless benefits derail employers' ability to hire, the head of Landry's restaurant chain told CNBC on Wednesday. See what other trends could halt Main Street job growth.
With bank loan competition still tight, more startups and small-business owners are turning to alternative lenders. So what's the downside?
A look at Toms Shoes that's trying to change the way people shop. Is the buy-one, give-one model the best choice for aspiring, social entrepreneurs?
Small-business owners' confidence edged up just slightly in February, but Main Street is showing signs of a surge in optimism or hiring.
This small Massachusetts factory has avoided layoffs for years by retraining workers and offering incentive pay. It's a trust thing.
More people are taking a moment to flip over an item or fish for a label and ask, is it "Made in the USA?"
At this Seattle-based, 400-employee video game developer and publisher, decisions are made by peer consensus. Seriously?
If mandatory federal spending cuts begin to take effect Friday, small employers are likely to experience a negative ripple effect of reduced business.