News and Articles About Downturn

Cities Should Market Their Problems to Entrepreneurs
Starting a Business

Cities Should Market Their Problems to Entrepreneurs

For small towns across the U.S. to grow again after the worst recession since the Great Depression, here's a suggestion: Ask entrepreneurs for help.
Mikal E. Belicove
The Six Biggest Downsizing Mistakes
Leadership

The Six Biggest Downsizing Mistakes

Whether you are trimming your operation to streamline your successful business or save your recession-affected enterprise, consider these tips.
Donald Todrin
Did the Recession Skip Your Business?
Growth Strategies

Did the Recession Skip Your Business?

A new study shows industries and states where business failure rates actually declined during the recession. See how your state stacked up.
Carol Tice
Has Your Business Benefited From the Downturn?
Growth Strategies

Has Your Business Benefited From the Downturn?

Business owners who've survived the downturn have gained some useful skills that could pay off as the economy improves.
Carol Tice