This holiday season, we're following several retailers from the end of November to the start of the New Year. This is part two of our series.
The Big Book
In Cynthia Anderson's "Home Now," Somalis and Congolese transform a former mill town. At a flower shop there, wariness turns to warmth.
One in four small businesses is having a hard time recruiting, according to the National Federation of Independent Business.
HubBub Bicycles specializes in something you can't easily buy online.
Owners were slightly less optimistic in August than the previous month.
One out of every 10 businesses in the U.S. is owned by veterans, and most of those are small businesses. But, like the rest of American workers, low unemployment is changing how they are entering the workforce.
Ford looked into why sales of its Transit van were higher among small businesses and found mobile storefronts replacing brick and mortar.
Businesses are struggling with hiring, access to capital and family separation.
Businesses in the Midwest are in the process of recovering from last month's floods.