Wal-Mart likes to be considered the low-price leader -- but a new study shows customers no longer think it's true. Here are some tips for dodging the low-price trap.
Customers were downright irate when Netflix announced it would separate its DVD and streaming offerings. Here are some lessons to take away from that business bungle.
Sometimes the only way to save a business is to start over, even down to changing its name. Here's how bar owners learned that lesson on Spike TV's 'Bar Rescue.'
In the President's LinkedIn Town Hall, Barack Obama answered many questions about how to help the unemployed. But some small-business owners say he didn't discuss their needs enough.
President Barack Obama is currently taking questions on LinkedIn. The request brought more than 700 comments within hours, and lots of them aren't very polite.
A new reality TV show provides a behind-the-scenes look at how some fast growth businesses are able to land venture capital funding.
Just over half of business owners have a college degree. Here's why more might pursue higher ed in the future.
Bold movers are often just as scared as you are. Here are author Jonathan Fields' tips for conquering uncertainty to move forward.
Here's a look at the many ways the stars of 'Pawn Stars' have leveraged their fame.
The stock markets' sharp swings has perhaps derailed two major public offerings this summer. Here's what continued volatility could mean for other small companies seeking venture capital.
Starting a Business
In writing about business insurance for a home-based business, I realized I needed it. Here's the story of what I learned, and the type of insurance policy I got.
If you're emailing customers promotional offers, make sure they know that they can trust your messages to minimize potential concerns over spam or malware.
Inspiring Your Team
A new study shows 40 percent of small business owners plan to make a hire in the next six months. Could this be the start of a turnaround in unemployment?
With USPS nearing insolvency, prices may rise as service levels decline. Here are some suggestions for keeping mailing costs down.
How can we get the economy back on track and create jobs? Here are six ideas from the President, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and others.