Small Business News
First Draft: Small-Business Lobbying Group Steps Into Supreme Court Fight Senator Mitch McConnell has noted that Judge Merrick B. Garland is opposed by the National Federation of Independent Business and that the small-business lobbying group has never before inserted itself in a high-profile court fight.
New York Times | Mar 25, 2016 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Regrouping After the Death of a Top Executive The loss of a founder or another crucial figure means those leading a small business must make important decisions while still in shock and grief.
New York Times | Mar 23, 2016 12:23 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Stay or Go? Cuban Entrepreneurs Divided on Where to Stake Futures While many leave for the United States, business owners opting to remain are creating an expanding class, optimistic despite serious challenges.
New York Times | Mar 21, 2016 9:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Wealth Matters: Protecting Your Business, and Your Bank Account, in Case Clients Don't Pay Credit insurance, also known as receivable insurance, can help smaller businesses withstand failed or severely late payments from customers.
New York Times | Mar 18, 2016 12:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
You've Bought a Small Business. Now What? A start-up sounds exciting, but the risks are great. Buying a successful business can help people become their own bosses with a bit of a safety net.
New York Times | Mar 16, 2016 8:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Fit City: With Black Ops Laser Tag, Going to War The game, as in an 8-year-old's birthday party at Indoor Extreme Sports in Queens, gets players off the couch and on to a bloodless battlefield.
New York Times | Mar 11, 2016 5:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Wealth Matters: When It's Time to Buy Out Partners, but Money Is Tight When a founder's money is tied up in the business, it can be challenging to get financing to buy out existing partners.
New York Times | Mar 11, 2016 3:22 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
A Lumber Executive Loses His Voice and Finds Balance Kevin Hancock, chief executive of a lumber company in Maine, found his life changed when a vocal cord disorder cost him his normal speaking voice.
New York Times | Mar 9, 2016 3:06 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sugru, a Versatile Glue From Ireland, Gets Help From Web After many hurdles in the downturn, an Irish entrepreneur used social media to drum up interest, and she expects sales to reach $60 million by 2020.
New York Times | Mar 2, 2016 4:06 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Prototype: Some Kids Sell Lemonade. He Starts a Chain. A Colorado organization is teaching financial literacy to those under 22, and thousands have participated in its entrepreneurship programs.
New York Times | Feb 26, 2016 5:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend