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  COVER STORY

The China Code
Manufacturing in China seemed like a good idea. Then came poisonous pet food, faulty tires, and toxic toys. What to do now


  FEED BACK

Web Designers Fed Up with Web Designers

The Family That Plans Together

Universal Coverage? Good Idea

Take a Partner, But Don't Get Taken

You're Nowhere Without Networks


  EDITOR'S MEMO

Unsure Offshore
Recent headlines raise doubts about outsourcing


  CONTRIBUTORS

Contributors


  QUICK TAKE

Hogwarts Ho!
A Potter park looms in Florida, and entrepreneurs are ready

Regulations, Simplified

Pileup At The Taxi Stand
Can cabbies make rivals unconstitutional?

First Lady Of The Airwaves
Lady Bird Johnson's unsung entrepreneurial bent


  FRONT LINE

Carbon Trading
How companies are cleaning up their acts

Now Hatching
A new type of incubator with extra oomph

A Gift Of Health
Iowa offers newbies an insurance break

Slide Show: One Thing
Senior correspondent Amy Barrett asks Joan Barnes: What's the one thing you wish you had known before starting Gymboree in 1976?

Good Feedback
Turning chatter into cash

A Brainstorm Kit
Getting the most from your team's think sessions takes technique and planning

Private Equity's Feeding Frenzy
A growing appetite for small businesses

Shout It Out
An artist seeks new markets; a son's special needs


  MACRO MICRO

Diminished Returns

Small Business' Big Payoff

Alone In The World, And Hurting


  JUMP START

What Reality TV Taught Me
O.K., it's TV. but dig down and you'll uncover valid business lessons


  DIGITAL MANAGER

Data Lost, Data Found
Recovery services can undo white-knuckle crashes


  FAMILY INC

Stranger In A Strange Land
Expanding abroad has risks, but you can minimize them


  FINANCE

Room To Grow
S corporations, C corps, LLCs—wading through the alphabet soup of incorporation options is one of your move important early business moves


  BUYBACKS

How To Beat Seller's Remorse
They realized they'd made a mistake. Then these entrepreneurs buckled down and bought their businesses back


  CHAMPIONS

Slide Show: Game On
Pro athletes who become entrepreneurs often have scant business experience. They do know something about what it takes to win


  WEBSMART

Make Some Noise
How web 2.0 tools can help you communicate with customers more effectively

Online Extra: Video: Marketing with New Web Tools
BW SmallBiz Editor Nick Leiber talks to Greg Verdino, marketing blogger and chief strategy officer at marketing firm Crayon, about how small-business owners can use new, low-cost Web tools to market their products and services

Online Extra: Slide Show: Web Tools to Watch
Analysts, tech gurus, and small-business experts tell BusinessWeek readers about the hottest trends in Web-based marketing and innovation


  HEALTHCARE

Get Well Soon
A wellness program can help your company save money on health-care costs


  FIRST PERSON

Course Of Action
How accountant Michael Lehrer mastered another green


  TIME OUT

Mmm…Sour Grapes
The artisanal vinegar invasion


  BOOKSHELF

Growing Pains

Online Extra: Author Q&A: No Man's Land
An upcoming book charts the danger zone a small company must cross to grow bigger. BusinessWeek's Stacy Perman interviews author Doug Tatum


  MY OFFICE

Slide Show: My Beautiful Balloon
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  Online Features

Build-A-Bear with Wheels

Ridemakerz is off to a fast start, offering kids the chance to build customized model cars, and giving parents a much-needed pit stop

Buy Local—With Town Currency

Dollar alternatives, such as BerkShares in Massachusetts, are shoring up local economies by keeping money in the community

The Greatest Entrepreneurs of All Time

To compile our top 30, we sought the selections of professors and authors, whose criteria included mass commerce and distribution of wealth

After the $54M Dry Cleaner Lawsuit

Tort reform advocates cite small-business legal woes in their push to reduce lawsuits. But entrepreneurs aren't worried, research suggests

  Special Reports

Hot Growth Companies

This year's top 100 small companies to watch include a startling number of outfits that measure their years in centuries

Family-Owned Business

Go behind the scenes at guitar maker C.F. Martin & Co., download a podcast on putting innovative practices to use in succession plans, and much more.

  Interact

Smart Answers

Get advice from experts in Karen E. Klein's twice-weekly columns

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Explore our database of more than 300,000 private companies. Start by simply entering the name of a company you're interested in researching.

Savvy Selling Podcasts

How do you sell more? Leading sellers share their secrets

Entrepreneurs' Notebook

Watch videos on individuals turning ideas into full-fledged businesses.

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