Going out of business

Why Most Restaurants Featured on 'Kitchen Nightmares' Fail

British chef Gordon Ramsay supposedly turns things around for these business owners every episode, but they go out of business anyway. Here's an explanation.

Gene Marks

8 Iconic Brands That Have Disappeared

Remember these? Take a trip down memory lane.

Melissa Locker

Does the Franchise Industry Have a Turnover Problem?

For every 10 new franchises that open in the U.S., nine close, according to a new report.

Kate Taylor

Big-Name Startups Land on Most-Doomed Brands List

Some of the companies that are expected to falter next year are headed by entrepreneurs you're very familiar with.

Jason Fell

Is Small Business on the Rebound in Your Town?

A look at small-business bankruptcy filings reveals that economic conditions are looking up in some places.

Carol Tice