Small Business News
Craft Brewers Have to Compete for Beer Cans An explosion of popularity for craft brews in 16-ounce cans has led to a shortage of containers for some small breweries.
New York Times | Dec 18, 2015 02:25 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
A Handwritten Card, Signed and Sealed by the Latest Technology The start-up Bond uses robots to create personalized, handwritten notes and letters for people who want to send something special but dont have the time.
New York Times | Dec 16, 2015 2:27 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Laser Christmas lights are this year's frenzy Laser Christmas lights called Star Shower could be this year's hottest holiday item. The As Seen on TV product even outsold bananas at Wal-Mart during Thanksgiving week.
CNNMoney.com | Dec 11, 2015 6:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Celebrity endorsements: Worth the price? Nigerian-born Chris Aire built his jewelry business with the help of celebrity endorsements, but they often come at a price.
CNNMoney.com | Dec 10, 2015 12:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Entrepreneurship: A Bad Review Is Forever: How to Counter Online Complaints For small businesses that can live or die by word of mouth, an array of strategies helps track and respond to online ratings.
New York Times | Dec 9, 2015 3:08 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
This tiny plastic toy just sold for $21,500 How popular are Shopkins toys? Someone just paid $21,500 for one-of-a-kind Gemma Stone Shopkins character.
CNNMoney.com | Dec 8, 2015 7:57 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Entrepreneurship: Small-Business Owners Devise Creative Ways to Keep Workers A tightening labor market, a shortage of skilled workers and the willingness of young adults to leave a job have made retaining employees harder.
New York Times | Dec 3, 2015 4:47 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
How to make Americans care about refugees Hive, a startup funded by the UN, is tasked with getting more Americans engaged with the refugee crisis.
CNNMoney.com | Nov 27, 2015 4:13 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Entrepreneurship: Small Shops Take Pride in Turning Their Backs on Black Friday Some independent retailers are choosing closed doors over doorbusters and even forgoing all holiday discounts, saying that doing so makes smart business sense.
New York Times | Nov 25, 2015 12:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend