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Putting golf out to pasture

Oct 6, 2006
Among cows and barbed-wire fences in farmers' fields, tens of thousands of people are taking to a game called "Farmer's Golf." Rico Gagliano traveled to The Netherlands to learn the origins and secrets of the game.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship, Sports

Bugs for retirement

Sep 29, 2006
There are plenty of ways to save for retirement. Pick an index fund. Or use a Roth. But what about a safety net of classic VW Bugs? Tom Kramer has the story.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship, Retirement

BYO business school

Sep 25, 2006
Here's a new one: Some college-bound kids are packing up and taking their businesses to school with them. Steve Tripoli has the story.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship

They'll write a jingle for a song

Sep 15, 2006
Cash Peters reports on a company that is trying to revolutionize the music you hear while on hold or on a website.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship

Jobs for seniors

Sep 15, 2006
Older Americans want to work. So Tim Driver set up a site to match employers with eager seniors. Goodbye retirement. Hello, timesheet.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship, Jobs, Retirement

Dunkin' Donuts escalates java wars

Sep 5, 2006
Coffee sales are so profitable that the java giants are thinking big. Dunkin' Donuts plans to triple its number of stores, stepping up the competition for a certain Seattle-based coffee specialist. Steve Tripoli has the story.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship

Repair shops sync up with broken iPods

Sep 1, 2006
Some entrepreneurs have come up with New York's latest cottage industry — iPod repair shops. Adam Allington reports.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship

Now playing: New books!

Aug 18, 2006
Film trailers form the backbone of the movie marketing machine. And some book publishers are starting to test the idea out on their upcoming titles. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship

Sustainability ball

Aug 18, 2006
To help bring environmentally-sensitive items to the mainstream market, one entrepreneur in Austin, Texas recently launched a monthly event called the Sustainable Shopper's Ball. Alex Cohen has the story.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship

Organic opportunities

Aug 16, 2006
Organic dairy farming is attracting newcomers and winning converts among traditional dairy farmers. Steve Tripoli has the story.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship