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Charley’s Grilled Subs has been growing quickly, but the company’s franchisees remain worried about the uncertain regulatory and tax environment, Bob Wright, the company’s CEO told CNBC's "Squawk Box."
How can we make access to capital for small-business owners more rational? Take a lesson from Silicon Valley, says Ami Kassar, founder of MultiFunding, for the New York Times.
Nearly 13 percent of purchases on Cyber Monday were mobile. That translated to gains in mobile sales for e-commerce startups from Etsy to Gilt Groupe. How effective are you at reaching your customers?
Working with employees to find new challenges should be the job of every manager. Serial entrepreneur Richard Branson offers some suggestions.
Business owners should consider creating their own personal account on Twitter. Followers often want to connect with the person behind the brand. Ideas for what to share.
Small businesses are using technology to operate more efficiently and cost-effectively. Many get to a point where it makes sense to consider outsourcing the most basic of daily operational chores.
Transitioning from small business to a middle-market venture is no easy task, as few navigate the move successfully. Some factors to consider before you grow your business.
Nick D'Aloisio, founder of Summly, a mobile phone app aimed at transforming how users consume news, chats with CNBC's "Squawk Box."
Startup Airbnb, an online marketplace that aggregates short-term rental listings, has debuted a new feature to filter search results by neighborhoods. But is the site trustworthy and safe?
A Florida businessman says he will add a 5 percent surcharge to customers' bills to offset what he says are the costs of Obamacare. He's also reducing his employees' hours.
For senior entrepreneurs who want to remain active, creative and productive in their pre-retirement or retirement years, Sir Richard Branson offers some advice.
A new crop of alternative lenders such as Kabbage are using software—and sometimes Facebook activity—to gauge businesses and review loan requests within minutes. But the loans can come with hefty fees.
A pilot program in Utah, GrowAmerica, is on track to give away $1 million in cash and services to entrepreneurs through pitch competitions. Get details on the online competition.
U.S. small business sentiment ticked up 0.3 in October—nearly unchanged—as uncertainty about future business conditions reached a record high.
The economic downturn is hurting Americans including young people, who are struggling with debt and joblessness. See what's new on millennials' list of financial woes.
The vast majority of U.S. businesses are microbusinesses, those that have fewer than five employees and less than $1 million in sales. A look at the pluses and minuses of running a microbusiness. Can you say lumpy sales?
Immigration reform and controlling health-care costs are the two issues that matter most to startups such as Warby Parker, the company’s co-founder Neil Blumenthal told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” Tuesday.
New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman launched an investigation into post-Sandy price gouging after receiving hundreds of complaints from consumers.
In the midst of congested transit left in Sandy’s wake, more New Yorkers are opting to ride their bicycles.
As power failures and flooding overwhelmed lower Manhattan and the Red Hook section of Brooklyn early Tuesday, small businesses scrambled to recover amid the aftermath of Sandy.