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.
Oct 11, 2012
Organizers say Endeavour's road trip through the neighborhood is an event; some locals and business owners say it's an inconvenience.
Oct 5, 2012
The Big Fun Toy Store, in the suburb of Cleveland Heights, Ohio, is a small business that has dealt with the ups and downs of the state's economy over the last several years.
Oct 4, 2012
Presidential debates are designed to help voters decide who to support, but if you run a small business that does political work, more often than not, you’ve got to pick sides too.
Sep 17, 2012
The second NHL lockout in less than a decade threatens to hurt small businesses in and around hockey arenas.
Sep 6, 2012
Two decades after he moved to North Carolina's Research Triangle from Russia, Dmitiri Moundous started a new business called Alera Labs, and his son Gene, is among his first employees. One intends to vote. The other...
Sep 5, 2012
Terry Coleman, a restauranteur from Lenoir, N.C., talks about who she's voting for this fall, and why.
Aug 28, 2012
The Republican National Convention is back on track today, with tens of thousands of visitors in Tampa. What kind of boost do the businesses of the Tampa Bay area get?
Aug 15, 2012
Some generation Y entrepreneurs are turning the idea of going into the family business on its head -- by hiring their parents to work at their fledgling companies.
Aug 14, 2012
The Grammy Award-winning trombonist Stafford Agee is moonlighting as an instrument repairman -- working out of his sweltering garage to make sure New Orleans-area high schoolers have working horns.