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Former NBA player Kevin Willis is expanding his Willis & Walker clothing line — a line he started 24 years ago when he was playing forward for the Atlanta Hawks — from bespoke suits to the mass big and tall market.
Kowing which industries are in growth mode can give you ideas for new products, services or partnerships that could help you start or expand your business.
Residents are supposed to declare and pay sales tax on goods they buy from out-of-state retailers, but few do, which deprives states of tax revenue and gives Internet retailers an advantage over physical stores. Caught in the crossfire of the nationwide fight are a large but rarely examined part of the Internet economy, affiliate marketers.
Many roadside attractions were small, conventional businesses that grew into legendary, multi-generational family concerns over time. Here are some of the more outrageous ones!
Former HP CEO Carly Fiorina told Squawk Box today that the playing field isn't a level one for small business, but higher taxes are not the answer.
There is no shortage of surveys among companies servicing small businesses. Yet another survey was released preferences for presidential candidates. And, like the Republican primaries, each one tells a different story.
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor said on CNBC’s Squawk Box that the president's State of Union speech did not ease the minds of small business owners looking for fewer taxes and regulation.
Walmart's Get On the Shelf contest is about garnering publicity and social-media hits for the retailer. But for the winner , it's a chance to go from a virtual unknown to a distinguished product sold with roughly 150,000 others at more than 3,800 Walmart stores nationally.
One California-based technology company, TeamLogic IT, is offering veterans not just a job, but an opportunity to own a franchise, and potentially hire fellow veterans.
So the news is out. Mitt Romney's rich. He made more than $20 million in each of the past two years. Here's why small business should applaud Romney.
Guest columnist Joel Libava explains how to get the information you need to make the right decision about whether or not to buy a franchise.
Small business owners tell us what they hope to hear from President Obama in tonight's State of the Union address.
The story on CNBC.com published last week about Citi increasing their lending to small businesses in 2011 offered some numbers from Citi that did not make sense. Guest columnist Ami Kassar of Multifunding.com explains why.
In the Age of the Platform, companies that constantly reinvent themselves lead the pack. Here are six things to learn from the big guys.
By publicly posting their failures, employees at Dun & Bradstreet Credibility have become more successful at their jobs.
If you want great milk, you need happy and healthy cows. At Conrad's Dairy Farm, that means pampering their milk producers with waterbeds.
Franchising is the perfect fit for older Americans looking for a new career. Here are three reasons why.
Word on the street — Main Street, that is — is that credit remains tight since the financial meltdown of 2008. But on Thursday, Citi released some good news: It had met and surpassed its $7 billion lending goal to U.S. small business in 2011 by $900 million.
People in the lectorally crucial Southern state of South Carolina say the Republican presidential candidates are out of touch with Main Street, and that they are more occupied with the daily struggle to pay bills minus a paycheck than with the outcome of the election.
Two surveys taking the pulse of small business owners give conflicting results.