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Would an income tax hike hurt hiring?

Jul 11, 2012
Fewer than a million small-business owners would likely face higher taxes. And some would keep hiring anyway.
Posted In: income tax, business, Small Business

Will health care law spur entrepreneurs?

Jun 29, 2012
Some say cheaper insurance could help startup owners focus on business.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship, Small Business, startup, health insurance

How Americans view institutions, big and small

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.
Posted In: big business, Small Business, government, apple

Hesitant outlook for small business owners

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.
Posted In: Small Business, recession, net worth

Free pizza -- if you order en español

Jun 4, 2012
Beyond Pizza Patron’s marketing gimmicks, a plan to reach Hispanic customers.
Posted In: Latino community, Hispanics, Small Business

At Lulu's: No Wi-Fi for you!

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.
Posted In: coffee, wifi, Small Business, technology

Big Girl Cosmetics owes its glow to Oprah

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.
Posted In: Entrepreneur, Small Business, cosmetics, Oprah

'Popuphood' aims to bring new business to Old Oakland

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.
Posted In: Oakland, pop-up stores, Retail, Small Business

Credit unions push for bigger loans to small biz

Apr 12, 2012
Credit unions have increased small business loans in recent years. Now they want Congress to raise the cap on these loans.
Posted In: Small Business

JOBS Act boosts startups through 'crowdfunding'

Apr 5, 2012
With the JOBS Act, small companies can now get off the ground by selling stock on the Internet to everyday people -- without going through the hassle of a stock exchange.
Posted In: Small Business, kickstarter, startup, JOBS Act

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