Small Business Stories

  • US to Share Internet Oversight with Other World Governments, Private Sector


    NEW YORK - As Internet use expands worldwide, the United States said Wednesday it will give other governments and the private sector a greater oversight role in an organization whose decisions affect how computers relay traffic such as e-mail and...

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  • An Entrepreneur Prepares to Pass the Torch


    It's a classic dilemma. A first-time entrepreneur creates a thriving company from scratch with the potential to be The Next Big Thing, but her investors thinks she needs an experienced CEO and management team to take it there. They also bet future...

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  • Wal-Mart to offer 100 toys for $10 during holidays


    BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the world's largest retailer, said Wednesday it will offer more than 100 toys at $10 during the key holiday season. Wal-Mart is offering the promotion to attract recession-weary shoppers during the crucial...

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  • UK Online Ads Beats TV Advertising Revenue for First Time


    The poor economy in the U.S. has caused hardships for many different companies from technology firms to the publishing industry. Ad revenues fell sharply in the print publishing industry leading to several publications being forced to close up sho...

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