Big Food Automation Is Making Its Way to Main Street's Menu
From restaurants to packaged food makers, software automation and robots are beginning to play a bigger role in small business economic decisions.
The Congressional Spending Bill Battle Had a Not-So-Great Message for Small Businesses
A majority of small business owners support more relief from the government, according to the CNBC|SurveyMonkey Small Business Survey. Don’t count on it.
The 30-Year-Old Female Founder at the Forefront of a Billion-Dollar Bet on CRISPR Gene Editing
Nathan Chen’s sister Janice co-founded Mammoth Biosciences while watching her brother skate in the Olympics. Her plan: get the CRISPR start-up to $100 billion.
Next to the Last Steel Mill in Town, a Robotic Farm Grows Backed by Pritzker Billions
Fifth Season, a vertical farming upstart in the heart of steel country is hoping that it can come to play a big role in a new era of urban-based agriculture.
Big February Job Growth for Economy, But on Main Street It's Still a Struggle to Find Workers
While job gains are being seen across the U.S., small business owners say that the hiring environment is not getting better and it’s hard to find good workers.
Ahead of State of the Union Address, President Biden's Approval With Main Street Is Underwater
President Biden is expected to highlight economic strength but also discuss inflation in his State of the Union address. Main Street will be listening.
On Main Street, the Need to Take on More Debt Is Rising With Inflation
Taking out loans as a small business isn’t easy, but supply chain, inflation and wage issues are making more on Main Street look to debt as Covid relief ends.
What to Know About Filing a 2021 Income Tax Return If You Own a Business
Some Covid tax relief has expired for the 2021 income tax filing season, but not all, and Main Street has been spared Build Back Better tax proposals.
A New Inflation Reading Shows the Small Business Tipping Point Has Been Reached
More small business owners say they need to raise prices and don’t expect inflation to decline, a signal that higher prices have overtaken Main Street.
The Latest Sign of President Biden's Inflation Politics Problem Comes From Main Street
Small business owners are more worried about inflation and President Biden’s approval rating is dropping among entrepreneurs, and not just the Republicans.