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IPO market recovers from summer doldrums

Press release submitted by PricewaterhouseCoopers NEW YORK “ Oct. 2, 2012 “ The continued strength in the equities markets, a healthy...

Why unleashing your inner entrepreneur is the only way out of this mess

When half of college graduates can t find jobs, and those of us who do have jobs can barely pay the bills, the system is clearly broken. The only solution is to shift to a whole new way of thinking about work and wealth. Here are 15 surprisingly simple laws that can help anyone become a successful entrepreneur.

Belly aims to bring personal touch to loyalty programs for small merchants

Big stores have loyalty programs. Little ones generally don't. But that's changing. Chicago-based Belly has convinced 2,300 businesses to try its digital loyalty platform, which...

Business reaction to health care ruling is mixed, but hard-to-insure owners express relief

By Ann Meyer While conservative business groups vowed to take their fight for a repeal of the Affordable Care Act to the polls in November,...

Business Owners Are Politically Active But Misunderstood: Survey

  Despite being among the most politically active, small business owners say they are misunderstood and often overlooked by lawmakers, according to a study released...

Steep slowdown in startups impacts economy

Submitted by the Kauffman Foundation (KANSAS CITY, MO.), May 2, 2012 “ Building on a long-term trend, the nation business...

Panzanzee incubator targets social enterprises

One of Chicago's newest incubators is aimed at social enterprises. Panzanzee offers co-working spots in its 2,200-square-foot space as well as the opportunity for...

Fast growing women-led firms employ 27,000

BrightStar Care, a Gurnee, Ill.-based staffing services firm owned by Shelly Sun, was named the fastest-growing woman-led business in North America in April. The...

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Masked merchants re-open Friday at Woodfield Mall after two-month hiatus

A security guard stationed at the entrance to Woodfield Mall was prepared...
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My view: Bring in the $600 weekly checks

If the federal government pledge to give unemployed workers an extra $600 a week has...

Women founders share war stories to inspire persistence

"You have what it takes to triumph. You may not know it....

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