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Bankers bearish on U.S. IPO market: BDO

  While early  projections for IPOs in 2012 aren't promising, Lee Graul of BDO USA points out that investor confidence can change quickly. By Ann Meyer   The...

How to plan for and measure success in 2012

By Doug and Polly White Guest columnists The economy has been tough for businesses, especially small businesses. Funding is tight • OK, really tight....

Are customers always right? Applying the 80/20 rule to boost loyalty, profits

Business consultant Betsy Kruger tells why it's OK to give priority to your most profitable customers. Photo courtesy of Strategic Power. By Betsy Kruger Guest columnist In...

As small businesses grow, so goes the economy

By John Byrne Guest editorial Greece  and the worries of the European financiers dominate the news headlines these days.  To be sure, the problems are serious...

Top 7 customer service trends for 2012

By Richard Shapiro Guest columnist It the time of year when many people like to look back and reflect. I like to look...

Philanthropic Facilitation Act aims to stimulate economic growth, create jobs

By the Council on Foundations and the Americans for Community Development ARLINGTON, VA ”The  Council on Foundations ”a nonprofit membership association of grant-making...

How to break through business malaise

By Suzanne Ross Guest columnist It not news that people are tired of being marketed and sold to in the traditional manner. Yet...

More than half of Millennials want to start businesses: poll

Submitted by Young Invincibles KANSAS CITY, Mo.-- (Business Wire)--In a beleaguered economy, the country needs entrepreneurs “ the nation job...

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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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