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The 15 Best-Run Cities in America
Lifestyle

The 15 Best-Run Cities in America

We'll help you decide where to go, but you have to pack the boxes.
Grace Reader
Why Small Business Is Personal -- Not Local
Small Businesses

Why Small Business Is Personal -- Not Local

In this global economy, success has no boundaries or geographical limitations -- no matter how small or large your company.
Clate Mask
6 Benefits for You and Your Community From Supporting Local Entrepreneurs
Entrepreneurs

6 Benefits for You and Your Community From Supporting Local Entrepreneurs

Locally owned businesses give communities a unique character but those businesses need loyal customers to survive.
John Rampton
Amazon, Ecommerce Rivals Fuel Commercial Property Boom in India
Real Estate

Amazon, Ecommerce Rivals Fuel Commercial Property Boom in India

The Internet retailer and its fast-growing local rivals are driving a boom in property leasing in India as their storage needs rise.
Israel's High-Tech Boom Is Double-Edged Sword
Israel

Israel's High-Tech Boom Is Double-Edged Sword

While the country's high tech industry is a major growth engine and investment magnet, increasingly startups acquired by foreign buyers are then either shut down or turned into R&D centers.
Judge Confirms Detroit Plan to Exit Historic Bankruptcy
Detroit

Judge Confirms Detroit Plan to Exit Historic Bankruptcy

The ruling comes more than two months after the start of a hearing to determine whether the plan was fair to creditors and feasible for the city to implement.
Business as Usual in NYC Despite First Ebola Case
Ebola

Business as Usual in NYC Despite First Ebola Case

New York City residents and professionals seemed to take news of the city's first case of Ebola in stride.
Economic Conditions

Data Show U.S. Economy's Pulse Is Still Strong

A 14-year low on jobless claims reinforced expectations that slack in the labor market was being reduced.
The 5 Most Powerful Economic Empires of All Time
Economic Conditions

The 5 Most Powerful Economic Empires of All Time

Over the course of human history, certain civilizations developed huge advantages against their rivals. In chronological order, here are the five most dominant economic empires the world has seen so far.
Chris Matthews
NYC Landmark Prohibits Chain Stores From Leasing Vacated Space
Real Estate

NYC Landmark Prohibits Chain Stores From Leasing Vacated Space

When a Starbucks lease ends in May, the independently-owned Café Grumpy is slated to move into Grand Central Terminal.
Geoff Weiss
In New Orleans, 'Tis the Season for Startups
New Orleans

In New Orleans, 'Tis the Season for Startups

With New Orleans Entrepreneur Week underway, the event's co-founder discusses the state of small business in the Big Easy.
Jason Fell
Artists Are Job-Creating Entrepreneurs, Too.
Ready To Launch

Artists Are Job-Creating Entrepreneurs, Too.

As part of Global Entrepreneurship Week, the Kauffman Foundation released a report today on how cities can encourage cultural entrepreneurs.
Catherine Clifford
FOX's 'Sleepy Hollow' TV Show Is Scary Good for Local Businesses
Marketing Bootcamp

FOX's 'Sleepy Hollow' TV Show Is Scary Good for Local Businesses

The New York town that bears the same name is enjoying a solid tourism boost this Halloween thanks to the hit show.
Jason Fell