Outlook for solar cells is sunny

Oct 28, 2008
Renewable energy has a tough battle these days against cheaper oil and difficult credit, but a solar-cell plant in Oregon is still pushing its product down the line. Mitchell Hartman looks closer into the solar industry.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship, Science

Small businesses have big concerns

Oct 24, 2008
Starting your own business, you have to expect to take a few hits at first -- and the current economic crisis doesn't make it any easier. Tess Vigeland sits down with three small business owners to talk survival strategy.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship

20 years of helping enterprising women

Oct 24, 2008
Twenty years ago, Congress passed the Women's Business Ownership Act to improve chances for women entrepreneurs. Entrepeneurship reporter Mitchell Hartman reports on accomplishments so far and what lies ahead.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship, Jobs

'Greening' up homes for sale

Oct 21, 2008
Everything seems to be going "green" these days, and now real estate brokers are joining the trend. Sustainability reporter Sarah Gardner takes an inside look at the growing group of "EcoBrokers."
Posted In: Economy, Entrepreneurship

For 'The Daily Show,' this is great

Sep 26, 2008
"The Daily Show" with Jon Stewart saw its highest ratings ever last week, finding the humor in the economic meltdown and presidential race. Stacey Vanek-Smith takes that up with entertainment editor Mike Speier.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship

Trickling down to Main Street

Sep 17, 2008
The owners of small businesses have the same concern many of us do -- Is my money safe? But they have the added worry that all of the bad financial news will discourage shopping. Rachel Dornhelm reports.
Posted In: Economy, Entrepreneurship, Retail

New site rates products for safety, etc.

Sep 11, 2008
GoodGuide.com gives consumers a fast and easy way to find product ratings in numerous categories from reliable sources like government and academic databases. Rachel Dornhelm tries it out.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship, Internet, Retail

Blogs are abuzz on Apple release today

Sep 9, 2008
Speculation is that Steve Jobs will announce several changes to iPods in a broadcast today. Some will also be looking for clues to the health of the reclusive CEO. Rachel Dornhelm has the story.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship, Internet, Retail, Science

Betting on premium chocolate lovers

Sep 5, 2008
These days, many Americans are saying good-bye to life's little luxuries. But one Minneapolis business owner is hoping consumers won't let the sinking economy beat their love of chocolate. Annie Baxter reports.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship, Food

NOLA businesses weather evacuation

Sep 2, 2008
Even though Hurricane Gustav wasn't as severe as expected, it still left billions in property damage behind it. But a bigger cost to business might turn out to be living with frequent mass evacuations. Dan Grech reports.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship