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Construction don’ts

6/19/2012

Hang on to customer complaints, and learn from them. More

A casting impression

6/19/2012

Scott Cohen uses his ceramic expertise in some of his design/build projects. More

Weathering the drought

6/7/2012

Bobby Jenkins likes his location, but it has its disadvantages. More

Smart expansion

6/7/2012

Adding businesses can be a smart move if you have the right people leading the group. More

Obama signs small business bill into law

9/28/2010

Republicans characterize the bill as a smaller version of the Wall Street bank rescue effort. More

Poll: most small-business owners worrying about weak economy

9/1/2010

More than 85% of small-business owners are worried about a double-dip recession, according to the latest quarterly survey by banking giant Citigroup. More

How a small employer preps for healthcare reform

8/27/2010

Gene Marks' insurance premiums and paperwork will mount, but he plans to take advantage of a new tax credit and a wellness program grant. More

Diving home sales stoke new worries about economic recovery

8/25/2010

U.S. sales fall for the third consecutive month to the lowest rate since 1999, pushing down stocks and fueling fears of a 'double dip' in the housing market. More

Private Employers Added 71,000 Jobs in July

8/6/2010

Private employers added 71,000 jobs in July, up from a revised 31,000 in June but below the consensus forecast of 90,000, the Census Bureau reported. More

Small business owners await Congress to loosen credit

8/5/2010

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SBA program proves a hit, but now it is in limbo

8/5/2010

Across the nation, many banks have turned to the SBA's so-called 7(a) program to help unfreeze credit. More

Employers get creative with incentives when money is tight

8/2/2010

Employee investments are becoming popular forms of indirect, or non-financial, compensation More

Survey: Companies in U.S. plan to boost hiring

7/30/2010

More U.S. companies plan to hire and buy new equipment during the next six to 12 months even as the recovery shows signs of cooling, according to a quarterly survey of economists. More

Small-business lending drops sharply in June after federal program runs out of money

7/13/2010

The reduction comes as officials scramble to stimulate the economic recovery. More

Sam’s Club to offer small business loans

7/7/2010

The actual lending in the new program will be done by Superior Financial Group, a federally regulated lender. More

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Top news

EPA settles with DuPont

The company will pay a penalty to resolve alleged violations of pesticide reporting and distribution laws.

The dangling carrot

Eric Barrett uses incentives to keep his workers motivated and his company growing.

Rebates for redesigns

To help water conservation efforts, a program is giving support for landscape conversions.

Free event at GIE+EXPO

Dixie Chopper is hosting a party for commercial contractors.

The fine art of family business

We talked to family-run operations about how they managed through ownership changes and leadership transitions.

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