Unless policies change, the economic outlook for 2016 has been painted as less than rosy. One key indicator is the number of self-employed entrepreneurs.
Keeping you up to date on the economy and how it impacts small businesses.
Different economies impact businesses in different ways. What's good for some isn't so good for others. Here are some industries and businesses that are struggling with the current economic state.
The Trans Pacific Partnership could open the way for small businesses to sell their products to overseas consumers without going through as much red tape but the historic agreement has its detractors, too.
Samsung remains optimistic after a positive earnings report last quarter. Despite losing some of the smartphone market share to Apple, the company still remains a leader in mobile technology hardware.
Today's small businesses need to master the art of sharing and harness its power. Here are several ways small businesses can take advantage of the sharing culture.
Square recently announced its IPO. The company, known for its unique card readers, seeks to replace traditional point-of-sale systems using tablets equipped with these little devices.
Earlier this year, the U.S. posted its lowest unemployment figures since 2008. Are these positive numbers a sign that the nation's economy is fully rebounded from the Great Recession.
The Chinese stock market has tumbled in recent months. Could this be a sign that the next recession has already begun? How should your small business prepare if that's the case?
A deal that has NOWDiagnostics acquiring ZBx Corp. could mean more on-the-spot healthcare testing and diagnoses. The deal could benefit small healthcare businesses that outsource much of their necessary lab work.
A recent NLRB vote gives more wage negotiating powers to workers at establishments that rely on contractors. The vote likely will make it harder for businesses to outsource their help.
The spinoff of PayPal from eBay as an independent company is now complete. Both companies have been important to small businesses in the past. Here's more about how the spinoff affects each.
The owner of a Baltimore eatery is passing on participating in the city's Restaurant Week in an effort to help feed the homeless.