Small Businesses

IDEA Works

New Partnership Aims To Help Small Businesses Grow

In one of the buildings of an old, renovated elementary school, a new service called IDEA Works opened its doors. Its business is helping other people grow their businesses.


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Fort Worth Emerging Business Program Begins

Fort Worth has kicked off an emerging small business program called IDEA Fort Worth, meant to help create jobs, hire workers and market products.


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Government Shutdown Creating Domino Effect

The domino effect of the partial government shutdown has hit small businesses in North Texas.

CBS 11–10/09/2013

In this photo illustration a man refuels his car at a gas station. (credit: Getty Images/Miguel Villagran)

High Gas Prices Hitting Small Businesses Hard

Cebolla Fine Flowers in Dallas prides itself on shipping in flowers from Holland. The bright-colored hues and beautifully-shaped flowers are the company’s signature. But the high cost of gasoline and air freight surcharges have doubled the mom and pop store’s expenses.