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Grocer, 70, gives stores to his employees for free Just in time for Christmas, a retiring Minnesota grocery store owner is giving his roughly 400 employees quite a gift: ownership of his three stores.
MSNBC | Nov 27, 2012 11:17 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Take that, Scrooge! Corporate giving on the rise Small businesses, which are defined as those with less than 100 employees, are dishing out an average budget of $958 on holiday gifts, up from $827 last year.
MSNBC | Nov 20, 2012 4:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Steakhouse settles male-harassment lawsuit A tony New York steakhouse that was the site of a legendary mafia murder in the 1980s is paying $600,000 to settle claims that a male manager sexually harassed nearly two dozen of the restaurant's male waiters, federal officials said Thursday.
MSNBC | Nov 15, 2012 7:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Christmas tree grower hard hit by Sandy Some Washington-area customers won't be getting the giant Christmas trees they ordered after Superstorm Sandy buried a Maryland farm in more than 2 feet of snow and snapped many of the 15- to 35-foot firs.
MSNBC | Nov 12, 2012 10:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Small businesses struggle to recover from Sandy After filling dumpsters with ruined inventory, many owners of New York City's shops and restaurants find themselves waiting on emergency loans and insurance companies or trying to personally finance their recovery from Superstorm Sandy.
MSNBC | Nov 11, 2012 5:57 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Subway-dependent businesses see traffic slow to halt The lengthy shutdown of the New York City subways has drained the lifeblood from hundreds of small business that depend on the foot traffic of the 5 million passengers who use the system daily. Outside the Newkirk Plaza subway stop in Brooklyn, nearly hal
MSNBC | Oct 31, 2012 8:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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SolarWinds tops list of best small US companies The U.S. economy is plodding along in its recovery from the recession that stretched from December 2007 to June 2009. The annual GDP growth rate has been a pitiful 0.5% on average during the past five years, but it is not all bleak.
MSNBC | Oct 28, 2012 5:06 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Program aims to help female vets-turned-entrepreneurs With one in five post-9/11 female veterans temporarily locked out of the job market, hundreds of ex-military women have discovered a promising financial side door: self-employment.
MSNBC | Oct 24, 2012 1:55 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Tips to help small businesses survive hard times Survival tips from the school of hard knocks Unlike Humpty Dumpty who took a fall and couldnt be put back together again, there are a lot of small business owners out there who seem to have a sixth sense about how to take a fall without breaking!
MSNBC | Oct 17, 2012 3:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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It's Your Business: Getting your company off the ground As the host of MSNBCs Your Business and a seasoned entrepreneur, JJ Ramberg provides the tools to lift your business to the next level in Its Your Business. Read an excerpt.
MSNBC | Oct 16, 2012 8:08 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend