Small Business Owners Expect Growth through Year-End, According to Insperity Survey 54% expect a sales increase for 2015, close to the 58% in July 2014 37% plan to add new employees versus 41% a year ago Overtime pay remains high at 11% of base pay, reinforcing a need for more employees Small business owners still […]
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75% of Small Business Owners Expect to Retire Soon but Have No Exit Strategies It can take years to create an exit for the right time, at the right price, with qualified successors Small business owners pump everything they’ve got into their companies. They might assume their years of hard work and substantial investments will […]
What is the DNA of American Entrepreneurs: Hiscox study reveals signs of growth and innovation. Majority of U.S. small business owners are optimistic for the year ahead and plan to launch new products. Here are some findings from the Hiscox study on the DNA of American Entrepreneurs: • Optimism leads – 51% of U.S. […]
We are always looking for a good story to post on our site or print in one of our three magazines. If you have a small business and want to share your story, email us a photo of you in your business setting (no headshots, please) along with a brief write-up on your company! Include […]
The Case For Collaborative Consumption In her talk, Rachel Botsman says we’re “wired to share” — and shows how websites like Zipcar and Swaptree are changing the rules of human behavior.
In an effort to save money, many small businesses purchase used vehicles. Let the buyer beware. A spring study conducted by CARFAX (www.carfax.com), the leading provider of vehicle history information, urges buyers of used vehicles to do their homework. The surprising finding? In 2011, there were more than 2.7 million used vehicles for sale online […]
New research from The American College, the nation’s largest non-profit educational institution devoted to financial services, reveals that while the overwhelming majority of small business owners are concerned about retirement, a third of the women and a quarter of the men surveyed have not estimated how much they are going to need when they retire. […]