Small Business Owners Optimistic about the Holiday Season; 92% Anticipating Sales Will Be Same or Better Than 2014, Says American Express OPEN Holiday Growth Pulse Small business owners are optimistic about holiday sales this year – with the majority saying they will be the same (55%) or better (37%) than last year – according to […]
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Small Business Saturday is an American shopping holiday held on the Saturday after US Thanksgiving during one of the busiest shopping periods of the year. First observed on November 27, 2010, it is a counterpart toBlack Friday and Cyber Monday, which feature big box retail and e-commerce stores respectively. By contrast, Small Business Saturday encourages […]
American Express OPEN Hosts New York’s Second CEO BootCamp Event for Women Entrepreneurs WHAT: American Express OPEN BootCamp On Monday, November 3rd, American Express OPEN will host OPEN Forum: CEO BootCamp, a free program designed to help women entrepreneurs grow their enterprises and reach their full potential as CEOs. Attendees will have the opportunity to […]
Women-owned businesses are launching at the rate of 1200 a day, according to the fourth annual state of women-owned businesses report. Women are starting 1,288 (net) new businesses per day, which is double the rate from only three years ago, according to the 2014 State of Women-Owned Businesses Report, commissioned by American Express OPEN. The […]
This year, more than ever before, consumers say they plan to rally around small businesses and “Shop Small” on Small Business Saturday, November 30. Consumers across the country say they’ll rally behind one of the most important shopping days on the calendar for small businesses – Small Business Saturday. A day created to address one […]
Opportunities for Women in Federal Contracting Friday, July 26, 2013 from 08:30am – 12:00pm for ChallengeHER—New Orleans, LA held at Lindy C. Boggs International Conference Center, University of New Orleans. The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP), and American Express OPEN (OPEN) have partnered to host women business owners for this […]