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Choosing the right VC has become even more important in the wake of the Facebook IPO fallout.
2012 could be the year the U.S. finally opens more plants than closes. It’s an important step, one that demonstrates the steady recovery of American manufacturing. But analysts say the sector is far from what it was 15 or 20 years ago.
Warby Parker has been a revolutionary force in the eyewear market since its launch in February 2010. By selling their own designs almost exclusively online, the company is able to price its hip eyeglasses at $95 per pair. Co-founder and co-CEO Neil Blumenthal spoke about the company’s vision for growth and the potential for a future IPO.
The success of Smashburger has proven that there is room for an upscale market in the burger franchise business.
Forget what you see on TV’s “Mad Men.” Sometimes, it takes a village to write an advertising slogan.
Here are some ideas if you manage your businesse's Facebook page.
A new survey by Citibank finds that 23 percent of small business owners have gone without pay for at least a year as they work to keep their businesses afloat in a tough economy.
New research has found that only one in four emails is essential for work. And only 14 percent of work emails were considered critically important.
Yes, the NBA lockout is about millionaires fighting billionaires, but it's also about so many others whose livelihood depends on the game, here are a few of their stories.
Who says you can't play in a sandbox just because you're all grown up? That's the idea behind Dig This off the Las Vegas strip, a first-of-its-kind recreational heavy equipment playground.
For local business owners, the results of Google's new Google+ Local tab will go well beyond the social network's increased social features.
While the number of drive-in theaters in the U.S. has dwindled to about 300, according to the United Drive-in Theaters Association, there's something of a DIY revival today, the Christian Science Monitor reports.
Technology, the urge to go green, telecommuting and a generation of workers who grew up with smartphones in their hands and computers in their laps are revamping the work culture. The office of ""The Office" is fading and shrinking in the process.
When starting a business you'll likely end up accepting credit or debit cards, which means hiring a third-party processing firm to manage the transaction between you and the card giants. To prepare for this complex marketplace, here are five questions to ask to make sure you're getting the best deal.
Known as America's Main Street, Route 66 is undergoing a business resurgence of sorts as travelers search for a bygone era.
While it's true that the real estate drive-ins occupy are often more valuable than the business, many theaters are hanging tough.
While Hispanic business leaders are trying to slow a nationwide drive toward stricter regulation of payday lenders, a new model, Progreso Financiero sees itself as a home-grown remedy for the credit drought in Hispanic communities, with fairer terms and stricter lending requirements.
Naming a business is by far the hardest task for startups when it comes to branding. It’s permanent, or at least feels that way.
Low-cost franchise opportunities — those with an average investment of $150,000 or less — are among the most popular and sought-after.
The small business owner possess the engagement skill in spades — and can use it to grow their business. It's called Engagement Marketing.