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China: The Young Reluctant To Go Into Business

The commercial success of many high-profile Chinese entrepreneurs appears to have done little to encourage young Chinese college graduates to become their own boss.


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How Do Your Customers Prefer To Shop?

Online purchasing was rated the “Overall favorite” by 59 percent of those surveyed, as well as the “Easiest” (68%) and “Most convenient” (68%).


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From Cookies to Gelato

It was cookies — not frozen yogurt or lattes or food-truck food — that captured the attention and adoration of American tastebuds.


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Immigrant Entrepreneurs Good Source For Jobs

It’s an economic issue, and a pair of recent studies make clear just how important immigrants’ role is in creating new businesses in this country.


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Entrepreneur Goes From Fad To Bakery With Cupcakes

One minute Christina Moffat, 33, was working with RDG Planning & Design, working on a multi-million dollar health care project, and the next she was eyeball-deep in cupcake batter.


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McWeddings?

Sure, McDonald’s move doesn’t have immediate implications for hotels; initially, McWeddings will most likely lure couples who considered restaurant weddings.


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Beware Of The BYOD Trend

It’s called Bring Your Own Device, or BYOD, and it refers to the practice of allowing employees to use their own handheld devices (and in some cases, laptops or desktop computers) to access their work networks.


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Hands-On Entrepreneurs Get An Edge

Slathering mayonnaise and spreading fresh roasted turkey on a handmade sub can be a mundane task, but for Augustin Nemet it’s a symbol of ownership and purpose.


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Small Biz Using iPads More Often

As Apple gets set to launch the iPad 3, the study by The Business Journal’s parent company found that use of the tablet has jumped from 9 percent in 2010 to 34 percent in 2011, indicating that the iPad is the fastest growing technology among the SMB market.


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The Entrepreneurial Spirit Has No Borders

In the 1920s, architects designed the 23-story art deco Exchange Building in downtown Seattle to house a stock exchange.