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  • Dennis Groth runs Groth Vineyards & Winery in Oakville, California

    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.

  • Carly Zakin and Danielle Weisberg launched theSkimm in 2012, a daily e-mail newsletter aimed at millennials.

    Seeking a corporate world alternative, more millennial women are launching ventures in the start-up space that's dominated by male founders.

  • A proposed dish for Rooster Soup Co.: “Pastramen” with soy-spiked double chicken broth, short rib pastrami, pickles, rye noodles and a soft-boiled egg.

    Rooster Soup Co. is an upcoming, crowdfunded nonprofit restaurant that will join the new class of eateries with a mission.

  • A selection of cupcakes is seen at Crumbs Bake Shop.

    Crumbs says it is shuttering all its stores, a week after the struggling cupcake shop operator was delisted from the Nasdaq.

  • Help Wanted sign

    US small businesses increased hiring in June, adding to signs the labor market is strengthening, the National Federation of Independent Business said.

  • U.S. small businesses boosted borrowing for a third straight month in May, according to data released on Tuesday.

  • Storefront pairs online retailers with temporary storefront locations, like boutiques, for "pop-up" experiences.

  • More businesses are ditching paper checks, and turning to mobile payment technologies such as Stripe and Square.

  • Embracing failure has rapidly become the norm at start-ups, but some think this "failure fetish" might have gone too far.

  • Europe entrepreneurs' top advice

    Europe's top tech entrepreneurs reveal to CNBC what their best advice is for their fellow entrepreneurs on how to get funding and seek investors.

  • Small business woman

    American female entrepreneurs are the most content and active compared to 24 other developed economies, according to new data.

  • Stumbling blocks of small business

    Discussing the challenges small businesses face to grow, and the difficulties in finding a skilled workforce, with Madelyn Alfano, Maria's Italian Kitchen president, and Matt Tyler, Vickers Engineering CEO.

  • Lake Cachuma, the primary source of drinking water along California's Central Coast, has dropped 50 feet and is at 35 percent capacity.

    Some S&P 500 companies in conservative states already are managing weather shifts, according to a new report. Inside the climate change fight.

  • Why small businesses are struggling

    Paul Donovan, global economist at UBS, says the global economic fundamentals are very favorable to large, listed companies, less so for the small business sector.

  • Small business

    For all the challenges facing U.S. start-ups and small businesses, they seem to be better off than their counterparts in the developed world.

  • Mom-and-pop shops on Main Street are disappearing at an alarming rate in a world of Wal-Marts. Can anything save them?

  • Small-business owners are keeping a cautious approach to running their companies even as they grow more optimistic, a banking survey shows.

  • Rep. Jonathan Singer, D-Longmont, listens to discussion on a bill he sponsored which would allow marijuana dispensaries to form financial co-operatives, at the Colorado Legislature, in Denver, Wednesday May 7, 2014.

    Colorado lawmakers approved the first financial system for the marijuana industry, a network of uninsured cooperatives that allow banking services.

  • The NYK Joanna container ship sits docked at the Dante B. Fascell Port of Miami-Dade County in Miami.

    In a twist on "Made in USA," more small to mid-sized U.S. businesses are making and exporting goods as part of their growth strategy.

  • Artisanal toast is a new food trend. Or is it bruschetta?

    From cupcakes to cronuts, foodies love food trends. The latest hipster food fad to emerge is artisanal toast. We kid you not.