Small Business

Kilauea eruption: A reminder to businesses about insurance

May 21, 2018

The eruption of Mount Kilauea in Hawaii is a reminder to businesses that they can be vulnerable to nature's destructive forces

Business loan program aims to help 1st-generation immigrants

May 18, 2018

A New Hampshire nonprofit is helping first-generation immigrants achieve their American Dream of becoming business owners by providing them with microloans and technical assistance

US Attorney: Oregon has major pot overproduction

May 18, 2018

The top federal prosecutor in Oregon says the state has a thriving black market for marijuana and an oversupply of weed from growers that is flowing across state lines

NYC bill would let workers take a break from calls, emails

May 18, 2018

New York City could become the first in the nation to try to limit after-hours work emails and calls

Alaska fishermen: Sea otter comeback is eating into profits

May 17, 2018

Northern sea otters have made a spectacular comeback by gobbling some of Alaska's finest seafood _ and fishermen aren't happy about the competition.

San Francisco says couple illegally turned home into a hotel

May 16, 2018

The city of San Francisco is suing a couple for allegedly turning their home into an illegal hotel where a party held by guests last year ended in a shootout that sent partygoers fleeing from rooftop to rooftop and terrified neighbors

'If I could do it over' _ businesses learn from experiences

May 16, 2018

'If I could do it over' _ plenty of small business owners say they'd do things differently

How small businesses can navigate rising interest rates

May 15, 2018

Small businesses don't need to feel down just because interest rates are going up

Seattle backs tax on companies like Amazon to help homeless

May 15, 2018

Seattle leaders have unanimously approved a tax on large businesses such as Amazon and Starbucks to fund the fight against homelessness

Restrooms for customers only? In most cases, it's legal

May 14, 2018

Keeping restrooms at small businesses for customers only? In most cases, it's legal

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