Mar 26, 2013
Slate columnist Farhad Manjoo loves his hoodie from American Giant. But after he reviewed it online, all the sweatshirts sold out. And the company was forced to scale up before it was ready.
Feb 13, 2013
President Obama proposed a minimum wage increase to help the lowest-paid workers. Opponents say businesses will just eliminate jobs. We go to a restaurant to talk to an employee and employer.
Feb 13, 2013
In a twist, former employees who'd been duped out of overtime pay become part-owners of a Harvard Square pizzeria.
Jan 2, 2013
Steve Presser, proprietor of Big Fun toy store in Cleveland, says although the deal to avert the fiscal cliff eases uncertainty among consumers, the payroll tax increase raises a whole other list of issues.
Nov 7, 2012
Now that President Obama has been reelected, implementation of the Affordable Care Act will shift into high gear, which gives some small business owners a stomach ache.
Nov 5, 2012
With less than a day to go until the nation selects a new president, small business owner Brett Fry's vote will go to the party that will be good stewards of the armed forces.
Nov 2, 2012
Marketing strategist Olalah Njenga is hoping her candidate will give her the "how" so she can give him her vote.
Oct 29, 2012
It's been 20 years since NAFTA was signed. These days, the mantra is that more manufacturing plants in Mexico should be good for the U.S.
Oct 24, 2012
Business owners share friendship and a passion for dirt bikes, but are far apart when it comes to taxes and politics.
Oct 15, 2012
You might think all that political activity in places like Iowa, Ohio and Florida would be great news for the local economy. But campaign spending isn't trickling down to the local level.