Small Business


Months after the unrest in Baltimore, the city's Economic Development Commission reports back on business recovering from the riots.

Baltimore businesses reopen with help from the city

Nov 25, 2015
A large number of business damaged in the Baltimore riots have reopened.
Posted In: Baltimore, baltimore riots, Small Business

Why Latina-owned businesses in Georgia are growing

Nov 15, 2015
Latinas seeking financial opportunity learn the basics about operating a business
Posted In: Small Business, Atlanta, Latina, latino

At this factory, the workforce is paid in pennies

Oct 2, 2015
Does prison labor represent unfair competition for private industry?
Posted In: prison labor, Small Business, North Carolina
A firefighter with the Marin County Fire Department's Tamalpais Fire Crew battles the Valley Fire on Monday near Middletown, California.

The Valley Fire leaves businesses at a standstill

Sep 14, 2015
Hardester's Market is one of few places open in Middletown, California.
Posted In: fire, wildfires, Small Business, firefighting

The Flora Bama bar does business on the state line

Sep 11, 2015
Walking from Alabama to Florida was convenient way to buy liquor in 1964.
Posted In: borders, Small Business, liquor sales

A tale of two small business exporters

Sep 4, 2015
How much would the Trans-Pacific Partnership help these companies?
Posted In: Small Business, exports, TPP, trade deals
An interior shot of Big Fun Toys in Cleveland, OH.

Big Fun Toys plays the niche card

Aug 31, 2015
Owner Steve Presser fights online shopping and price checking with kindness.
Posted In: childrens toys, Small Business, toys

What it's like to start a business on Instagram

Jul 7, 2015
Max Dower turned his goofy doodles into a successful clothing line.
Posted In: instagram, Small Business, art

Consumers cheer up as economy improves

Jun 12, 2015
Consumers, heartened by more secure jobs and fatter paychecks, are starting to spend.
Posted In: consumers, Small Business, surveys