Small Business

Blazes light up California pot farms ahead of legalization

Oct 18, 2017

Some Northern California marijuana farmers whose operations were destroyed by wildfires don't have crop insurance because the drug is still illegal under U.S. law

Forest-thinning project saved homes but highlights obstacles

Oct 16, 2017

A forest-thinning project saved homes from a wildfire this summer near Sisters, Oregon, but also highlighted the challenges of replicating such work across the U.S. West.

Residents seek normalcy in California city hit hard by fire

Oct 14, 2017

With some neighborhoods turned to ashes, patrons belly up to bar as life goes on in Northern California city

The Latest: Ivanka Trump offers herself as business mentor

Oct 14, 2017

White House adviser Ivanka Trump is offering herself as a global mentor to women in the business world

Redesign, move, declutter _ businesses fix workspace issues

Oct 11, 2017

An uncomfortable workplace, due to space, noise or aesthetics, can hurt morale and make it harder to work

After massacre, Las Vegas gets back to beers, slots, shows

Oct 5, 2017

Just days after a gunman killed dozens at an outdoor concert, the party in Las Vegas seems to be back on

Once an obscure device, 'bump stocks' are in the spotlight

Oct 4, 2017

Once an obscure device, 'bump stocks' are in spotlight after Las Vegas massacre

ADP: Small businesses cut jobs as hurricanes shut retailers

Oct 4, 2017

Hurricanes that swept the southern U.S. last month shut many retailers and put hiring on hold at small businesses

Learning curve: Hard lessons for businesses in hurricanes

Oct 4, 2017

Hurricanes of the past few months have given many small business owners new lessons about disaster preparation

US travel warning troubles Cuba's small-business operators

Oct 4, 2017

A U.S. travel warning for Cuba following mysterious attacks that harmed nearly two dozen American diplomats has come like a bucket of cold water for thousands of private entrepreneurs on the island

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