Small Business


Filling warehouse space in a down economy

Dec 27, 2011
Warehouses built in some parts of Arizona are unable to find the proper tenants, and are instead looking to alternative businesses to help fill their spaces.
Posted In: warehouse, Small Business, arizona, commercial real estate

Small businesses on the payroll tax cut

Dec 20, 2011
As Congress continues to debate over the payroll tax cut extension, we ask small business owners about how the decision might affect them.
Posted In: Small Business, payroll tax

Starbucks aims for job creation with new program

Nov 24, 2011
Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz discusses how the coffee company is going to tackle the U.S. jobs problem by helping finance microloans to American small businesses.
Posted In: starbucks, Howard Schultz, Small Business

Small businesses showing support for protests

Oct 21, 2011
Some small businesses are providing food and services for local Occupy Wall Street protests. But is it fully for the cause, or just good marketing?
Posted In: Small Business

Small biz lending fund is a bust

Oct 18, 2011
Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner went to Capitol Hill today to defend a $30 billion program to give community banks money to lend to small business. Only $4 billion made it out the door.
Posted In: Small Business

Knife maker hires amid U.S. economic woes

Sep 8, 2011
Oregon firm's workforce has grown 32% since 2008, showing that demand for products -- including overseas buyers -- is what creates jobs.
Posted In: Small Business

Small business owners on front lines in tough economy

Sep 7, 2011
Why exactly do companies not want to hire these days, even if given some incentives? We talk to one small business owner who has been struggling to stay afloat in the fragile economy.
Posted In: Small Business

For some businesses, Hurricane Irene a blessing

Aug 29, 2011
Many businesses on the East Coast closed down for Hurricane Irene this weekend. But for some that stayed open, the weather may have provided a boost.
Posted In: Small Business

Small businesses are hiring: survey

Aug 29, 2011
A survey from Intuit reports today that small businesses have created 35,000 jobs so far this month....
Posted In: Small Business

Insurance companies will feel the hurt from Hurricane Irene

Aug 26, 2011
When Hurricane Irene hits the East Coast this weekend, it will have broad economic impacts. Businesses from insurance companies to movie theaters will feel the sting of the storm.
Posted In: Small Business