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The 17 Small Businesses That Made Oprah's Favorite Things for 2013
Entrepreneurs

The 17 Small Businesses That Made Oprah's Favorite Things for 2013

In year's past, landing on Oprah's "Favorite Things" list could turn an unknown business into an overnight success. Will this year's entrepreneurs be as lucky?
Lindsay LaVine
R.I.P. Cupcakes: The 6 Most Exciting Food Trends for 2014
Starting a Business

R.I.P. Cupcakes: The 6 Most Exciting Food Trends for 2014

Say goodbye to the cupcake and the Cronut-- hospitality consultant Andrew Freeman predicts six fresh trends for the restaurant industry in 2014.
Kate Taylor
The 10 Biggest IPOs Ever
Growth Strategies

The 10 Biggest IPOs Ever

Twitter may be one of the most talked-about IPOs of the year, but it's nothing in size compared to these guys.
Kate Taylor
Mind Control Technology, Elon Musk's James Bond Submarine and a Real-Life Bionic Man
Technology

Mind Control Technology, Elon Musk's James Bond Submarine and a Real-Life Bionic Man

A roundup of the 10 most interesting new technologies that make us scratch our heads and say, 'What the heck?'
Jason Fell
Life Changers: 15 of the Most Inspirational Books For Entrepreneurs
Growth Strategies

Life Changers: 15 of the Most Inspirational Books For Entrepreneurs

Our expert contributors share the books that inspired and jump-started their careers.
Entrepreneur Staff
What's in the Stars this Month for Entrepreneurs?
Entrepreneurs

What's in the Stars this Month for Entrepreneurs?

For the month of November, famed astrologer Jennifer Angel provides an entrepreneur-focused horoscope for each astrological sign. What's in your sign?
Jennifer Angel
5 Stores That Have Already Started the Holiday Season
Marketing

5 Stores That Have Already Started the Holiday Season

Wal-Mart, Starbucks and more are getting a head start on the holiday season, with deals and promotions starting in early November.
Kate Taylor
9 Women in Tech Building Apps That Make a Difference
Technology

9 Women in Tech Building Apps That Make a Difference

To this day, women are far outnumbered by men in the tech world. Here are nine women helping to prove tech development isn't a man's world.
Rahul Varshneya
13 Hilarious Inventions We Can’t Believe Exist, and Are Real Businesses
Growth Strategies

13 Hilarious Inventions We Can’t Believe Exist, and Are Real Businesses

From a 'onesie' that lets your baby mop your floors to a mic-shaped sponge for rocking out in the shower, here are some wacky inventions from entrepreneurs.
7 Tips for Women Who Want to Own a Franchise
Growth Strategies

7 Tips for Women Who Want to Own a Franchise

In celebration of Women in Small Business Month, female franchise founders and CEOs share top advice and tips for women entering the franchise industry.
Kate Taylor
10 Chains Scaring Up Business With Free Food & Other Halloween Deals
Marketing

10 Chains Scaring Up Business With Free Food & Other Halloween Deals

For these businesses, Halloween is about more than trick or treating, with deals designed to pull costumed customers into restaurants.
Kate Taylor
The 16 Biggest Tech Intern Fails
Growth Strategies

The 16 Biggest Tech Intern Fails

From being rude to Mark Zuckerberg's wife, to burning down an office building, to inadvertently disabling the internet across large stretches of the Ukraine, these interns messed up in style.
12 Highly Successful People With Bizarre Eating Habits
Entrepreneurs

12 Highly Successful People With Bizarre Eating Habits

From actors to athletes to business owners, a look at strange daily rituals that keep these successful people consistent and free their minds to think about more important things.
Vivian Giang
From Chickens to Caskets -- 8 Unique Rental Businesses
Starting a Business

From Chickens to Caskets -- 8 Unique Rental Businesses

People have been renting movies and cars for years, but what about borrowing a wedding dress? Here's a look at the innovative and bizarre things that can be yours for a short time.
Kathleen Davis
10 Highest-Earning Female CEOs
Starting a Business

10 Highest-Earning Female CEOs

Which female CEOs earn the most? Check out how much Marissa Mayer, Irene Rosenfeld and the rest of the top 10 are paid.
Alison Griswold