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[ 0 ] Nov. 27, 2013

Consumers Plan To “Shop Small” on Small Business Saturday

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 […]

[ 0 ] Nov. 14, 2013

Million-Dollar Idea: Reselling Grocercies

Entrepreneur Suzanne A. Wells buys groceries, marks them up, and turns them around on Amazon. “This business model works on the concept of scarcity: The less there is of something, the more people will pay for it. I sell things like specific, hard-to-find flavors of Crystal Light drink mix, hard-to-find gluten-free products, or specialty baby […]

[ 0 ] Oct. 29, 2013

$1000 Scholarship To Teachers Who Promote Entrepreneurship

A new effort to honor and encourage educators who teach entrepreneurship was announced by the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Young Entrepreneur Foundation. A new Entrepreneurship Educator Award and $1,000 grant is now available for hard-working teachers who have distinguished themselves in their pursuit of entrepreneurial education. “We are so excited to provide our […]

[ 0 ] Jul. 23, 2012

How Entrepreneurs Make Key Decisions

Advisors play an important role in the decision-making process of many small-business owners, according to a study released by the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Research Foundation. More than two-thirds of small-firm owners rely on a single business confidante for such advice; the confidante is the most common and influential type of advisor, whom […]

[ 0 ] Jul. 11, 2012

How Did Women-Owned Biz Fair During The Recession?

New NFIB/Chase/CWBR study provides first in-depth look at how women-owned small businesses battled the recession Many of today’s women-owned businesses (WOB) are led by recession-tested entrepreneurs whose experiences provide valuable insight into the challenges that may await aspiring small-business owners. A new study, released by Chase Card Services, a division of JPMorgan Chase & Co. […]

[ 0 ] Dec. 19, 2011

New Labor Law Hurts Employers, Says NFIB

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 […]

[ 0 ] Oct. 19, 2011

Facebook/NFIB/U.S. Chamber of Commerce Give Boost To Small Biz

Facebook, the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce announced plans to help American small businesses grow and create jobs. The joint effort is designed to help small businesses acquire and retain customers, build a community around their business, and reach new customers among Facebook’s 800 million users. “Small businesses […]

[ 0 ] Sep. 12, 2011

NFIB Launches Campaign On Behalf of Small Biz

The nation’s leading small-business organization, the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), has launched a new campaign targeting the increasing number of regulations handed down by the Obama administration that are hampering small business’ ability to create jobs and economic growth.  The multi-year effort aims to give voice to America’s small businesses, which create two-thirds […]

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