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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.
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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.
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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.
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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....
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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.
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The recession hits your local lemonade stand

Aug 26, 2011
Small businesses bore a lot of the consequences of the recession. Two pre-teen entrepreneurs talk about how their summer business took a hit during the recession.
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White House to eliminate redundant regulations

Aug 23, 2011
The Obama administration says that it's removing hundreds of unnecessary business regulations in hopes the changes will encourage hiring and create jobs.
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Small business tries to create jobs

Aug 17, 2011
Los Angeles company copes with economic uncertainty when it comes to hiring
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Market tremors cause real-world worries for Commerce businessman

Aug 12, 2011
The president of NicoNat furniture company in Commerce tells us how the stock market gyrations and the overall economy is affecting his company
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Lean manufacturing catches on with small businesses

Jul 7, 2011
The recession forced manufacturers to reconsider their business models. Now more are going "lean."
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