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Mom and Pop Businesses that Made It Big

It's National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day, a day to honor family-run businesses. But they don't all stay small: Some popular national brands grew out of humble beginnings.

What Mark Zuckerberg Can Learn From Ben and Jerry

Facebook's first few days as a public company have been a rocky road. Moving ahead, Mark Zuckerberg would do well to recall the lesson of two other iconoclastic company founders: Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield. The tale of Ben & Jerry bears a bracing similarity to his own.

Some Stores Freezing Out Ben & Jerry's New Flavor

One of Ben & Jerry's newest ice cream flavors is getting a cold shoulder from some supermarket chains. The new Schweddy Balls limited-edition flavor featuring fudge-covered rum balls has brought chuckles from fans of the "Saturday Night Live" skit on which it's based. But some supermarket chains aren't laughing %u2014 or stocking the item.

Free scoop of Ben & Jerry's ice cream

Totally groovy tunes, dude! Ben & Jerry's is giving away a free scoop of ice cream from noon to 8 p.m. April 21 as a way of thanking customers...

Free tattoo removal on election day!

Tuesday is shaping up to be the biggest election in my lifetime and no matter who you plan to vote for there are plenty of freebies being handed out....