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Small-business confidence is up, but owners won't hire

Sep 10, 2014
Small-business optimism is back to pre-recession levels, but owners are cautious.
Posted In: investor confidence, Small Business, hiring

A business with a taste for risk and honey

Sep 1, 2014
Despite tough odds, new small businesses like Wise Acre still try to make it.
Posted In: Small Business, Food

How the sharing industry gets insurance

Aug 25, 2014
Getting insurance coverage can be a challenge for sharing companies.
Posted In: sharing economy, Small Business

How police presence in Ferguson shut down one business

Aug 18, 2014
The Swiish Bar and Grill seemed far away from the violence. It was and it wasn't.
Posted In: Ferguson, missouri, protests, St. Louis, Small Business, police
Wal-Mart market

Why won't small firms work with Wal-Mart?

Aug 14, 2014
Some small firms find their deals with Wal-Mart more valuable than their worth.
Posted In: Wal-Mart, business, Small Business

Small Business remains hopeful during slow season

Jul 23, 2014
YellowWood Group CEO Olalah Njenga is hopeful about the future of her business
Posted In: hiring, Small Business, Unemployment

What Cleveland's winter did to a local toy store

Jul 10, 2014
The hard winter doesn't skip toy stores. Now, it's bouncing back.
Posted In: Small Business, weather, comeback

Are small businesses really our economic engine?

Jun 4, 2014
It's a line that's often repeated, but is it true?
Posted In: Small Business, dry cleaning

Small businesses create new jobs for autistic adults

Jun 3, 2014
Small business models across the U.S. ease young people with autism into work.
Posted In: autism, Small Business

Pattern making: A stitch in time?

Apr 16, 2014
A look at how one pattern maker in Chicago thinks about her profession.
Posted In: clothing, Small Business

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