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Tue, 28 Dec 2010 12:05:19 ESTFor small businesses that hinge their success on holiday sales, it was another season of just getting by.
Mon, 05 Apr 2010 19:11:08 EDTSmall businesses, some of which had fought against the health-care reform bill, will now have to adjust to life with it.
Tue, 09 Feb 2010 13:36:58 ESTFor some Olympic athletes, training is so intense that running their own business often gets pushed to the side.
Tue, 12 Jan 2010 12:16:20 ESTSmall businesses are using the quiet holiday season to reflect on their business strategies and reposition their companies.
Mon, 21 Dec 2009 20:52:33 ESTAs entrepreneurs turn to employees in search of innovative ideas, many are discovering the usefulness of cash incentives or other rewards.
Mon, 14 Dec 2009 20:55:57 ESTGas-station dealers are lodging complaints with the major petroleum refiners over changes big producers want to make in the way they do business.
Mon, 07 Dec 2009 20:17:35 ESTAfter months of hunkering down, some small businesses are finding they're ill prepared for a sudden surge in business opportunities.
Mon, 16 Nov 2009 17:19:49 ESTSome small-business owners are cutting loose nonpaying or late-paying clients who divert resources away from more loyal or profitable clients.
Tue, 03 Nov 2009 16:06:40 ESTThe small, family-owned business Ignition Inc. has found success by making itself an expert in an unusual niche: organizing the Olympic Torch Relay.
Mon, 19 Oct 2009 20:36:48 EDTSmall business owners are getting helpful advice from advisory boards, yet organizations that create these volunteer programs say more businesses should take advantage.
Wed, 14 Oct 2009 23:53:46 EDTWith venture capital scarce, small-business owners find alternative financing.
Tue, 15 Sep 2009 09:37:57 EDTTwitter has turned out to be a useful tool for some small businesses coping with customer-service or public-relations crises.
Wed, 01 Jul 2009 10:52:40 EDTAs major corporations lay off employees, small businesses are benefiting from an unexpected windfall: Displaced talent that is now knocking at the door.
Tue, 30 Jun 2009 10:15:21 EDTAs the credit crunch makes raising financing more difficult, small business owners finding creative ways of raising extra cash.
Fri, 13 Mar 2009 09:51:21 EDTMany small businesses, buffeted by declining revenue and tight credit, have set their sights on a possible new customer: the government.
Thu, 12 Feb 2009 10:12:15 ESTEven as the recession is taking its toll, some small-business owners are adopting 401(k)s for their employees.
Fri, 21 Nov 2008 15:24:28 ESTFranchise restaurants are aggressively searching for alternative ways to slash costs, unable to pass on the higher costs to customers without losing business.
Mon, 15 Sep 2008 11:14:00 EDTSmall-business employees often are at a disadvantage compared with their counterparts at large companies when it comes to managing retirement-savings accounts.
Wed, 20 Aug 2008 22:13:00 EDTGreen products are becoming more affordable, giving some companies incentive to branch out into other eco-friendly wares. Full Article.
Thu, 28 Aug 2008 13:59:00 EDTMany municipalities are overburdened by time-consuming and complicated tasks like auctioning off unclaimed stolen goods and unloading unwanted supplies. So small companies have stepped in to take over parts or all of the process -- for a price.
Tue, 10 Jun 2008 02:50:00 EDTIn May 2007, Facebook invited software developers to create free software programs that members of the social-networking site could use to entertain and inform each other. A year later, it's time to ask: What has worked and what hasn't?