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Manufacturing technology exhibitors show foreign strength

 By Michael Muth GlobalBiz Columnist I attended the International Manufacturing Technology Show at McCormick Place Sept. 10 through 15 with the intention of finding out...

Ifbyphone finds growth in call management

  By Ann Meyer If you think the  growth of the Internet and text messaging have wiped out the need for phone calls, think again. One...

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,...

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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...

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

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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

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