President Obama had a shinning moment on Thursday when the Senate pulled together (in barley bipartisan fashion) and passed the assistance package for small business. Now there will be a quickie conference with the House, which passed its own version in June. The bill basically puts billions of dollars into the hands of community banks …
Natural ingredients like Amazonian clay are just part of Tarte’s recent sucess, which includes a 50% jump in sales last year. The rest of its magic springs from young CEO Maureen Kelly, who possesses an uncanny sense of what …
First-time claims for unemployment insurance benefits headed higher last week—not a good sign for the strength of the economic recovery. Or should I say “recovery”? The Department of Labor numbers, out this morning, mark the fourth increase in the past five weeks and the highest rate of claims in nine months.
Another set of government …
What’s selling briskly at Starbucks and Whole Foods, makes cameo appearances on ‘Boston Legal’ and ‘Grey’s Anatomy’, and is a hit on Google’s campus? Hint: It’s tasty water, without all the calories
Green sentiment and tax incentives have lifted sales. But costs remain high, and manufacturers need more help from Washington
Jean Hoffman’s aging pet inspired her to found a generic drug company for animals, where growth potential is the cat’s meow
Brita sold the U.S. rights to its best product to Clorox. So it started Mavea to take on a familiar foe
Andy Dunn, CEO of Bonobos, is on a mission to end “khaki diaper butt” — and it’s possible he might upend men’s retail on the way
In a tough economy, Republic of Tea made itself a better place to work
The Amish have an enviable success record. Is it their lifestyle or the way they work?
A discovery in Mexico shakes up an Italian industry and creates new demand worldwide
Geospatial’s Smart Probe answers a century-old question in 3-D: Where are the pipes?