News and Articles About Disaster Recovery
Maria Contreras-Sweet was sworn into office just over two months ago and her very first concern was tackling one of the Small Business Administration's major sore spots.
Remember the meteor that broke every window in that Siberian city? Nobody can predict everything that might go wrong but some commonsense preparations are a good idea no matter what does.
These 57 newbies all started franchising in the past five years.
One in four organizations slammed by a natural disaster is unable to reopen its doors. Heres a look at how business owners can prepare and minimize potential losses.
Startups help typhoon-ravaged Filipinos, meet a 23-year-old YouTube media mogul, the Apple of grocery stores sprouts in SF, Nest's Tony Fadell on his life's work, Dropbox does business, startup lessons from the NASCAR…This week's notable news and tantalizing tidbits for entrepreneurs.
Here's a visual look at Hurricane Sandy's devastation and what's happened since.
With the anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, we've got the ultimate guide to help business owners like you prepare and navigate through future disasters, natural or not.
Locating a seafood restaurant by the water is a good idea, until a massive hurricane blows through. See how three hard-hit businesses are doing one year after the storm.
See just how brutal last year's superstorm Sandy really was.
Hard-hit cities have rolled out all sorts of business-recovery programs. We spoke with some of their mayors and small-business officials to get a peek at the details.
Hurricane Sandy brought devastation to businesses in New York and New Jersey, in the process teaching business owners some valuable lessons. It even sparked a new startup.
In a time of need, the efforts of tech 'treps who volunteer can go a long way toward charity, networking and pushing innovation.
Your company should document the technology it uses so that the information is available at critical times.
A look at how New York City businesses are getting back on their feet after the devastating impact of Hurricane Sandy.
From raising money to providing accommodations, entrepreneurs lend support to those impacted by the Boston Marathon bombings.
How your personal network can fuel your productivity, how confidence can defeat burnout, why your products need emotional content and more: our best tips of the week.
Franchises played a major recovery role in the wake of Sandy, with corporate parents rallying to get local units running so they could help communities in need. Here's how some companies banded together to weather the storm.
What you need to consider to keep your business up and running when forces beyond your control cause you to temporarily shut down your business.
A look at what the federal government's small-business agency could be up to this year and beyond.
When times got tough, these franchisees held their ground and didn't look back.
The stories of three resilient entrepreneurs who used strength and resourcefulness to keep their businesses going after the storm.
Special coverage can help you recoup profits lost during storms and other disasters. Here's what you need to know.
How Eric Casaburi's Retro Fitness and Let's Yo! franchise systems bounced back after the superstorm.
The hurricane devastated homes and businesses on the East Coast this week. Some small businesses rode out the storm; others weren't so lucky. Here's a look.
From local businesses to tech startups, a look at the creative ways some owners are keeping their businesses ticking along.