Jul 17, 2012 The largest African-American bookstore in the country is closing its doors at the end of this month. The Hue-Man Bookstore in Harlem has been around for ten years, but rising rents and a changing industry have made it impossible for it to stick around.
Jul 16, 2012 Wages rose 13 percent for Chinese urban households so far this year and the boost in buying power is good for businesses, including American ones.
Jul 11, 2012 Fewer than a million small-business owners would likely face higher taxes. And some would keep hiring anyway.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Jul 5, 2012 The U.S. imports more flags -- mostly from China -- than it sells abroad. Coincidence or not, flag exports have fallen since the financial crisis.
Jul 2, 2012 Exports have been one of the few bright spots in the U.S. recovery, but they're slowing down.
Jun 29, 2012 Some say cheaper insurance could help startup owners focus on business.
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.