In response to the federal government announcing its draft rule to require cars, SUVs and light-duty trucks to reach 54.5 mpg by 2025, Small Business Majority founder and CEO John Arensmeyer released the following statement: “Helping small businesses grow and put Americans back to work should be our No. 1 priority. Increasing fuel efficiency standards […]
While accepting credit cards at your small business should be a simple endeavor, many merchants quickly find that identifying the best merchant processor for their specific needs is a difficult process. CheapestMerchantAccounts.com, the leader in independent merchant account reviews, has recently revealed the best practices for small business owners searching for a merchant processor. By […]
In testimony before the House Committee on Small Business, a representative of the National Federation of Independent Business described the new environment employers must operate under thanks to anti-business policies from the Department of Labor and the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). “America’s small businesses, the backbone of our economy, are facing a huge challenge […]
Wave Secure Technologies releases a line of security camera products to help securely protect restaurant and retail shops. Having Remote eyes in your business will help catch unwanted loss from happening. Camera’s that talk to the POS systems can see what really is happening in your shop or restaurant. Remote camera’s are like having remote […]
The Ohio-based Lehmans makes and sells leather fly swatters in their low-tech Amish country plant. The old-fashioned and non-electric product is made from 1/8 inch think handsewn cowhide.
Traveling to a different city to attend a trade show can be hectic enough without having to worry about navigating the subway system. Now you can travel stress-free underground with the ALLSUBWAY travel app. You’ll find easy to use worldwide maps to negotiate the turns around the globe.
Hoping to generate more food and beverage sales and reduce the need for staffers, a growing number of hotels are providing an iPad to guests in their rooms. An app, developed by Orlando-based Intelity and downloaded on the device, allows guests to order food, browse hotel amenities and local attractions, request wake-up calls, schedule housekeeping, […]
Officials at the Mercedes Benz Superdome ‘flipped the switch’ on to illuminate the Louisiana landmark with a state-of-the art Martin Professional lighting show designed by Solomon Group, a multimedia production firm based out of New Orleans. The lights wash the building’s exterior in a spectrum of animated colors, patterns and images. The inaugural lighting event […]
Year-end tax planning is essential for every business. This year is no exception. As usual, certain tax law changes may influence tax-planning strategy. Paul Thompson, EA, ABA, ATA, ARA, Chair of the National Society of Accountants (NSA) Federal Taxation Committee, offers these business tax tips: Purchase New Business Equipment – Under Internal Revenue Service (IRS) […]
On Deck , the technology platform that connects Main Street businesses directly to capital announced it has delivered more than $150,000,000 to thousands of restaurants, retailers and other service providers nationwide. Previously, small business lending in the United States has relied primarily on the personal credit score, preventing millions of healthy Main Street businesses from […]
PRIVATE WiFi, a new and innovative company in the security software market, announced its cafe outreach program for local coffee shops and cafes around the New York City metro area who offer free WiFi to their customers. As most of us know, accessing the Internet is no longer confined to our home or office. The […]
Originally created in 1959 by Danish fisherman and woodcutter Thomas Dam, the dolls became popular in several European countries during the early 1960s, shortly before they were introduced in the United States. Dam, a poor woodcutter, could not afford a Christmas gift for his young daughter Lila and carved the doll from his imagination. When […]