Sunday, November 23, 2014
Inquirer Daily News

Small Business

  • More Top Stories
  • Latest News
Dave Ramsey: I’ve had my own small business for a while. I love what I’m doing, but things aren’t going very well right now. On top of that, I’m committed to $14,000 in advertising over the next 12 months. Recently, I got a job offer from a company that would pay me twice what I’m making now. I’m not sure what to do.
The Street: One-third of family business owners say they'd be willing to offer short- to medium-term equity to investors who are high-net-worth individuals, while half are willing to provide a more long-term stake. So how do these two sides get together?
Talking Small Biz: Startup hopes to bridge disconnect between how men's-focused American artisans sell their goods and how guys shop.
After 83 years repairing shoes, since he was recruited off a Camden sidewalk at age 11, James Spinelli, 94, is retiring this month and closing Quaker Shoe Repair in Haddonfield.
Talking Small Biz: The startup creates a central hub for data analytics, personalized skills-based matching and an engagement platform.
He had a hunch there was a market for monocles
Dennis Berry said to his three kids a few years ago: "Which one of you wants this?" By "this," the longtime West Chester resident meant a home-based business that was more like a hobby - one that his children and friends had regularly razzed him about.
Talking Small Biz: When Breyers closed its West Philly plant in 1995, Coleman and Ilene Poses were concerned. They founded their company 3 years later.
Talking Small Biz: Two Wharton juniors get ready to launch website to sell five shades of blue denim.
Talking Small Biz: The Conshohocken firm Think Brownstone is fast-growing, has a diverse client base, focuses on long-term relationships.
The Street: Here’s a look at how small businesses can offer more work-from-home benefits to employees, and why they shouldn’t be afraid to embrace the change.
The journey of SugarHouse Casino from its selection for one of two Philadelphia slots licenses and its opening to gamblers was long, winding, and four years in duration - from December 2006 to September 2010.
David Danon tried to warn Vanguard Group it was illegally underpaying its income taxes while he was a tax lawyer for the company from 2008 to 2013 and was punished in return, according to an affidavit filed in his whistleblower lawsuit last week.
Gaming the Black Friday hype this week is a priority for many shoppers. A lot of holiday sales have already come and gone, but bargains will abound well into January, the experts say.
In Greek mythology, she is the goddess of war and wisdom. In Philadelphia's University City, Athena is a more earthly vessel, taking shape to make warriors of female entrepreneurs.
Held hostage for a year by hope that they might snag a casino license, two pieces of prime central Philadelphia real estate lost that gamble this week - but may yet cash in, as all eyes await Plan B for both locations in a hot downtown market.
ATLANTIC CITY - The Trump Taj Mahal casino is offering to restore health insurance to its workers as part of a last-ditch effort to keep the struggling Atlantic City casino open.
The Street: If you're like most people, you see adorable pictures of babies pop up in your feed all the time, from proud friends and family. If you're a parent, you may upload photos of your own beautiful brood – but just because sharing your child's image is an everyday occurrence doesn't mean it's safe.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Your local fun zone, amusement center and theme park is facing an existential challenge these days.
The Federal Communications Commission can move forward with its review of Comcast Corp.'s proposed $45 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable Inc. without disclosing confidential programming contracts, a federal appeals court said Friday.
The Street: Jim Cramer's tribute to his dad begins, "Pop loved seven things: his business, the stock market, his independence, his workouts, his country, the Eagles and his family. He talked about them until he died Wednesday night at a hospital in Philadelphia."