Small Business

SmartBrief on Entrepreneurs

News for entrepreneurs to turn good ideas into great businesses

SmartBrief on Entrepreneurs

Poor hiring, planning can doom you

9/12/2014

  • BusinessNewsDaily.com

Failure is often caused by poor planning, flawed hiring habits or a failure to manage funds effectively, entrepreneurs say. "You can't be in control of your business if you don't know exactly what's g… Read More

SmartBrief on Main Street

News and advice for small-business owners

SmartBrief on Main Street

Greek immigrant is an icon in Charlotte, N.C.'s restaurant scene

9/12/2014

  • Charlotte Observer (N.C.), The

Pete Politis has opened several restaurants in Charlotte, N.C., beginning in 1953 with the Little White House Sandwich Shop. Politis came to the U.S. after a turbulent upbringing in World War II-era G… Read More

NAWBO® SmartBrief

Information and advice for women business owners

NAWBO® SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Women Business Owners

Survey: Women entrepreneurs flourish but avoid outside investment

9/11/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Women entrepreneurs experienced average revenue gains of 480% within 18 months of completing the 10,000 Women program offered by Goldman Sachs Group, according to a survey of 3,000 participants. More … Read More

SmartBrief on Small Business

Small-business news

SmartBrief on Small Business

How Apple Pay compares with Google Wallet

9/11/2014

  • BusinessNewsDaily.com

Apple's announcement that its new iPhones will have technology that will allow users to make in-store purchases sets up a mobile payments showdown with Google Wallet. Sara Angeles runs down the differ… Read More

IFA SmartBrief

The latest franchising news and trends

IFA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Franchise Association

Fight for higher minimum wage moves to another Wash. city

9/12/2014

  • Seattle Times, The

Strikes by quickservice workers in Washington state moved to Bellevue this week from Seattle, following the passage of Seattle's $15 minimum wage law this summer. Bellevue is seen as more business-fri… Read More