- U.S. small businesses borrowed more money in January than they did a year earlier, signaling continued growth in the economy despite a spate of cold weather that has been blamed for weakness in many other indicators of activity.
WASHINGTON - Before attorney David Wasinger decided to take on two of the biggest global banks in federal court in New York, he had visited the city just twice: once when he was 6, and the second time on a tour bus with his children.
- Contemporary women's retailer Bebe Stores Inc is exploring a potential sale and is reaching out to private equity firms, according to people familiar with the matter on Friday.
BOSTON - Footwear maker Skechers USA Inc cultivates a hip and diverse image, but its all-male board of directors is insular and needs a "complete and immediate overhaul" to avoid potential missteps, according to shareholder CtW Investment Group.
BOSTON - A cyber criminal ring targeting small retailers in 11 countries stole data on 49,000 payment cards using a malicious software known as "ChewBacca" before the operation was shut down, according to a cyber research firm.
SAN FRANCISCO - Offering a twist on the learn-from-anywhere convenience of Internet classes, a new university is asking freshmen to take a large leap of faith.
NEW YORK - U.S. online lender Western Sky Financial LLC has agreed to pay a $1.5 million penalty and provide refunds to New York borrowers on loans for which it charged interest rates as high as 355 percent, the New York attorney general said on Thursday.
- U.S. small businesses increased their borrowing in November from a year ago, suggesting continued economic growth ahead even as the Federal Reserve begins to reduce its massive monetary stimulus.
BEIJING - China said on Thursday it will take steps to boost bank lending and subsidies to small and medium-sized businesses in labor intensive industries, many of which are facing a tougher business environment.
NEW YORK - GoDaddy, the company that provides website domain names, took a page from reality TV on Sunday night, and aired a commercial in which a 36-year old engineer quit her job in front of more than 100 million viewers tuning into the Super Bowl.
We caught up with Randy Goldberg over email who, along with David Heath, founded Bombas Socks. We asked him about running a successful crowdfunding campaign, bringing a product to market and conscious consumerism.