Aug 1, 2012 A brewer in Oakland says he'd love to expand, if he could only get a loan. His story illustrates a common complaint among small business owners.
Jul 20, 2012 One parent wonders why many adults disapprove of where her son is putting his hard-earned lemonade stand money towards.
Jul 20, 2012 Small businesses find it harder to get credit, so they create fewer jobs.
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 25, 2012 One of the fastest growing segments of the cosmetics market is actually products geared towards men. According to the research firm Mintel, sales of men's toiletries could hit $3.2 billion by 2016.
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.