The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) is one of the most influential small-business advocacy groups in the country. They battle against government regulation, higher taxes and, perhaps most famously, Obamacare.
Most stocks finished in the red Thursday, but the one that everyone had their eye on closed firmly in green. Shares of Twitter surged in their debut on the New York Stock Exchange.
Dole Food Co. stockholders today approved a merger agreement under which Chairman and CEO David H. Murdock will acquire the 60.5 percent of the company’s outstanding common stock that he and his affiliates do not already own for $13.50 per ...
The Affordable Care Act is here. Knowing that nonprofits play a key role in connecting people to services, we asked a few questions of Dr. Clarence Davis, medical director, government business with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee.
Businesses along the June 2013 CicLAvia route experienced a 10 percent bump in sales on the day of the event, a new study from the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs has found.
A New York City-based private equity real estate firm announced today that it has bought a 49 percent stake in the 42-story California One tower in downtown Los Angeles for $295 million.
Rite Aid Corp. was ordered today to pay more than $12.3 million to settle a lawsuit that alleged employees at about 600 California stores unlawfully handled and disposed of hazardous materials, such as bleaches and pesticides, Los Angeles County District ...
Demand for Southern California apartments is expected to keep rents rising for two more years, according to a study released today by USC’s Lusk Center for Real Estate.
Fresh and Easy, the local chain of small grocery stores created by United Kingdom food giant Tesco that began with such promise in 2007, announced early last week that three-quarters of its 200 locations are being sold to the investment ...
A recent consumer survey shows that support for financial regulation including the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is strong.
Self-empowerment is one among many strategies people of African descent have employed to ensure our survival in the New World.
Despite a Bureau of Labor Statistics report that the national unemployment rate remained basically the same, (at 7.3 percent for August compared to 7.4 in July) and that 169,000 non-farm, private sector jobs were added to the economy, the percentage ...
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is the national public health institute of the United States operating under the Department of Health and Human Services and headquartered in Atlanta, Ga.
The equity firm controlled by billionaire Ron Burkle announced today it is buying Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market from U.K.-based Tesco, but terms of the deal were not released.
The newest resource to help small business owners more efficiently use technology to run their companies is the online course, The Business Technology Simplified series.