Jun 27, 2012 The presidential campaign has returned to the issue of private equity and the outsourcing of jobs. President Obama has latched onto a Washington Post report that says private equity firm Bain Capital, which Mitt Romney used to run, helped pioneer the outsourcing of jobs.
Jun 21, 2012 As part of our weekly Attitude Check, we look at recent Gallup data on how Americans feel about big versus small business, government, and other institutions.
Jun 12, 2012 The index of Small Business Optimism fell by a tenth of a percent last month, but small businesses that weathered the recession may finally be beginning to hire.
Jun 11, 2012 Amidst the slew of gloomy economic indicators from China over the weekend there was one bright spot: May's overseas shipments from China are up more than 15 percent over last year.
Shereen Marisol Meraji
Jun 4, 2012 Beyond Pizza Patron’s marketing gimmicks, a plan to reach Hispanic customers.
Jun 4, 2012 American Apparel's CEO says he's getting pressure from other executives and members of the board to make clothes cheaper overseas.
May 18, 2012 Lulu DeCarrone was tired of laptoppers turning her New Haven coffee shop into a silent crypt, so she cut them off. And business has never been better.
May 18, 2012 The U.S. believes China is dumping solar panels at below-market prices in America and has hit back with a penalty of 31 percent. That tariff is surprisingly steep and many in China are not reacting well. Could they backfire?
Stacey Vanek Smith
May 7, 2012 Seven years ago Kiley Russell sold the car she received as a lucky audience member at The Oprah Winfrey show. Today, that seed money has grown into a thriving cosmetics business.
Apr 30, 2012 A small business incubator seeks to revitalize a neighborhood in Oakland through a handful of pop-up stores that have no plans to close.