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 11, 2012 Fewer than a million small-business owners would likely face higher taxes. And some would keep hiring anyway.
Jun 29, 2012 Some say cheaper insurance could help startup owners focus on business.
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.
Shereen Marisol Meraji
Jun 4, 2012 Beyond Pizza Patron’s marketing gimmicks, a plan to reach Hispanic customers.
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 11, 2012 Kids who are well-prepared for kindergarten have a better shot at making it all the way through high school. But in poor neighborhoods, there are lots of obstacles. One Cincinnati program is fighting to remove them.
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.