The National Small Business Association recently released a new survey, The Politics of Small Business, which evaluated the opinions of small-business owners on topics ranging from Congress’ understanding of small business to which party best represents small-business issues. Conducted among more than 650 small businesses nationwide, the survey shows that, while the respondent’s political persuasion […]
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An IHOP restaurant in Bloomfield, NJ is catering to mourners. The restaurant already caters to schools, community groups and religious organizations and decided to reach out to those attending funerals with a place to book their after-service gathering.
Four out of 10 small-business owners are reporting positive business conditions, nearly doubling since 2010, according to a new survey by Citibank. The survey, which polled 750 small businesses across the country, reports that one-third of businesses are doing better than a year ago, with 33 percent expecting their business to grow by 10 percent […]
Three national workers’ compensation experts will discuss the importance of involving employees in helping to manage workers’ compensation programs during the August 19-23 Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference at the Orlando World Center Marriott. Tilted “Start Spreading the News! Getting Employees Involved in Work Comp,” the session will be moderated by Sam Friedman, Insurance Leader at […]
Lois Hamblet, CEO of Ziptip, Inc., a mobile payments solution designed specifically for the payment of tips and gratuities for service workers, has been interviewed by Alex Walsh of Pymnts.com as part of Pymnts.com’s Innovators Series. Pymnts.com is an online media channel that captures commentary, information, news and analysis on “what’s next” in the payments […]
“Business opportunities are like buses… There’s always another one coming.” ~Richard Branson (1950 - ) , British Entrepreneur, Adventurer, Philanthropist
Unitrends is proud to announce the collaboration with Natural World, a manufacturer from Spain. The main goal of Natural World is the production of quality and comfort footwear, respecting the planet from the beginning until the end of its production process. Daniel Portela, Director of Sales for the U.S. states: “We are really very excited […]
New research released today by CompTIA, the non-profit association for the information technology (IT) industry, suggests that businesses can improve communications, recruiting, customer relationships and other processes by expanding their social engagement beyond well-known public sites. “Social media and social networking are widely recognized terms associated with large public sites like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn,” […]
By Caron Beesley Small businesses are known for their philanthropic gestures. In fact, surveys suggest that 75 percent of small firms donate to charities each year, averaging a contribution of six percent of their profits. Women-owned businesses tend to donate an average of 10 percent of profits, and those with the highest revenues are, not […]
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has joined with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Department of Defense (DoD) to launch a training program for transitioning service members and veterans to help them become entrepreneurs and create jobs. Operation Boots to Business: From Service to Startup is a national initiative that will be […]