Here are the 10 business books that intrigued me most this year. If you're looking for a little inspiration to kick-start 2012, make one of these a year-end read.
Control What You Can
With the weak economy, many owners are putting in more time at work -- and it's taking a toll on their health, a new study shows.
Small Business - Big Impact
Wondering what makes investors back an invention? The new History Channel show 'Invention USA' points out a key factor that can make the difference in landing funding.
Starting a Business
It's been a banner week for Zynga with its long-awaited IPO. But there was a time when its founder was criticized for proposing a free-gaming business model.
It's time to think about where to invest in your business next year. Here are three trends to pinpoint in 2012 that could pay off big.
Starting a Business
Here is a collection of next year's top trends for marketing, retailing, service businesses, mobile, social media and more.
What does it really take to service Wal-Mart as an account? A new report provides a rare, behind-the-scenes view into the inner workings of the big-box giant.
A new survey finds shoppers either stocked up on Thanksgiving weekend, or are waiting until the last minute to find their holiday gifts.
If your industry is full of sameness and you're having trouble figuring out how to differentiate your products, try to inject something fresh. Sometimes, all a product needs is a new name.
Jim Sinegal, the CEO of the third-largest U.S. retailer is retiring next year. Here are five key lessons entrepreneurs can take away from his legacy.
Early reports show that the big holiday weekend was actually big this year, but consumers are looking for deals. Will retailers still be able to turn a profit?
With just four weeks left to bank end of year sales, there are still ways you can maximize your 2011 income. Here are five tips.
Dell just aired a six-part series of Webisodes on the winner of its America's Favorite Small Business contest. Here's what the company got out of starring in the series.
As giant retailers open for business on Thanksgiving Day, small companies may also feel the pressure to open their doors.
Want more local customers to find your business? Here are five new tools from cutting edge Web developers.