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FTC announces right to privacy principles

The Federal Trade Commission today released a report outlining principles designed to encourage   companies to respect  consumers' right to privacy pertaining to Internet...

Commentary: Tax reform must include small businesses

By the National Small Business Association WASHINGTON “ Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner announced Wednesday a broad plan to reform corporate taxes that includes...

Family Business Council migrates to DePaul

Submitted by the Chicago Family Business Council The Chicago Family Business Council will begin operating under the umbrella of DePaul University College...

Obama’s address short on small business

"NSBA had hoped that broad tax reform ”and not just those taxes focusing primarily on large, multinational companies ”would have been mentioned, given that the overwhelming majority of small business owners pay taxes at the individual income level."

State of the Union addresses key small business concerns

"We re also pleased the president focused on the need for small businesses to compete on a level playing field with big business. To thrive, small businesses need an economy that works for everybody." -- John Arensmeyer, Small Business Majority

Why companies want customer complaints — and how to handle them

  By John Tschohl Guest columnist No matter how good you are at what you do, what business you re in or where it ...

How to break through social media clutter

Consultant Suzanne Ross of the Aerie Group in Evanston offers tips on making social media communications more meaningful.

Five ways to focus on service

By John Tschohl Guest columnist If 2011 taught us anything, it that service is more important than ever. A small company must know that...

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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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