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Shark Tank's Lori Greiner on the No. 1 Mistake to Avoid When Manufacturing Your Product Overseas

Assembling your products outside of the U.S. can be a lot like driving blindfolded. But it doesn't have to be. Not if you steer clear of this all too common pitfall. Take it from the 'Queen of QVC.'

Apple Reportedly Delays Launch of Jumbo iPad

Though such delays likely sound familiar to even the casual Apple observer, they still raise the question: Is this just a marketing tactic to drum up demand?

How to Charge Ahead While in a Holding Pattern

While waiting for something to get complete can feel like an eternity, it is important to make the most of that time.

Why This Entrepreneur Launched in Record Time, But Kept Her Company a Secret Until Blastoff

Normal Founder Nikki Kaufman went from having an idea for a 3-D printed earphone company to opening the doors of her flagship store in New York City in less than a year.

How to Grow Your Art Into a Business: Move Beyond the One-Off Model

Jessica Banks, the founder of RockPaperRobot, a kinetic furniture business, explains how she has transitioned from artist to entrepreneur.

How This 3-D Printing Startup Is Pushing the Boundaries of the Retail Experience

Normal, a startup that produces 3-D printed earbuds, merges the online and offline world at its flagship location in Manhattan by providing an innovative retail experience to customers.

NFL Star Founds Fashion Brand for a Cause With Former TOMS Exec

Launched by this Philly Eagles tight-end, this online accessories line gives back.

Talent's Never Enough: Emerging Fashion Designers on Honing Business Savvy

With New York Fashion Week underway, freshmen designers discuss how they've honed their business-savvy and their eye for design.

Furniture Made by Bacteria? This Futuristic Design Firm Says It Will Happen.

David Benjamin, the founder of a design firm called The Living, talks about his next-generation architecture projects.

We Could Have a Winner: Nevada Will Likely Be Home to Tesla 'Gigafactory'

It looks like Nevada just hit the jackpot. Tesla could be coming to town, potentially along with 6,500 tech jobs, economic growth and bragging rights to boot.

How A Brooklyn Co-Working Space Is Looking to Compete on the Global-Manufacturing Stage

Marcel Botha, an entrepreneur working out of an innovative co-working space in Brooklyn, talks about how he was able to rapidly prototype an ergonomically designed baby spoon thanks to 3-D printing technology.

People Prefer Robot Bosses, Study Shows

A recent study from MIT took a look at the efficiency of robot/human team work.

Outsourcing Your Production? Here Are 3 Ways to Save Money.

While larger companies can afford lost products during production runs, startups can't. Here are a few tips on ensuring your supply chain is as efficient as possible.

Panasonic to Pour $5 Billion Into Tesla Battery 'Gigafactory'

The two companies are joining forces to build a battery megafactory somewhere in the U.S. The ambitious undertaking could lead to more affordable electric vehicles.

Customized Ecommerce Meets 3-D Printing in Amazon's New Online Store

Customers can design and create their own products in a new online shop announced by the Seattle-based ecommerce giant today.

Your One-Stop Guide to Royalty Rates (Infographic)

There are several important factors to consider before you license your invention. Here's a handy overview to help you out.

Technology Is Bringing Jewelry Making (And Other Manufacturing) Back to the States

Computer-aided design lets U.S. companies customize products domestically without a need for keeping a large inventory.

'If You Can Think It, We Can Make It': A Look Inside Brooklyn's New Lab

A technology and design center housed in New York’s historic Brooklyn Navy Yard is changing what manufacturing in the U.S. will look like for future generations.

Finding a Top-Notch Manufacturer for Your Startup

Finding manufactures is a daunting task, particularly when dealing with factories overseas. Here are a few tips on making it easier.

Why the Wallet Is the Perfect Product for Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding platform Kickstarter released a manifesto that explores why campaigns involving wallets, money clips and card holders are so popular on the site.

Connecting Entrepreneurs With Domestic Manufacturers

The Manufacturing Solutions Center is a one-stop shop for inventors and designers who need help getting their ideas through production.

American Apparel Ousts Controversial Founder for Alleged Misconduct

Dov Charney has been removed from his posts as chairman, president and CEO of the company he founded.

These 4 Pitfalls Could Crush Your Startup

If you're launching a product, avoid these business-derailing mistakes.

This Gadget Will Let You 3-D Print in Nutella

A Canadian company has developed a printer attachment called a ‘paste extruder’ that makes it possible to 3-D print with materials that were previously off limits.

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