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Small-Business Optimism Inches Up, but Inflation Remains ‘Serious Problem’: NFIB
Small-business sentiment saw an improvement in August, but continued to remain depressed, according to a survey by the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB). The NFIB Small Business Optimism Index ...
September 13, 2022
45 Percent of US Small Businesses Freeze Hiring Amid Soaring Inflation, Labor Costs
About 45 percent of small-business owners in the United States are freezing the hiring of new workers because ...
July 23, 2022
Inflation Is Top Concern for 80 Percent of US Small Business Owners: Bank of America
Small-business owners in the United States are now more pessimistic about the future of the American economy, even ...
May 4, 2022
‘Upside Down Again’: Omicron Surge Roils US Small Businesses
LUBBOCK, Texas—Phillip Howard pointed toward a stack of black ski pants piled atop a counter in his winter ...
January 18, 2022
Victoria State Wakes to Fewer COVID-19 Rules
Victorians have woken to more freedom this morning after COVID-19 restrictions were eased but many are unhappy the ...
October 18, 2020
Canadian Businesses Worry About Increasing Debts Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
Canadian businesses are trying to clean up their balance sheet after seeing a drastic drop in revenues and ...
October 7, 2020
California Attorneys Exploit State Labor Law, Says Business Owner
Commentary A California law meant to protect workers from labor law infractions is being used by attorneys to ...
September 7, 2020
Martha Boneta’s Stand for Liberty
WASHINGTON—In 2006, Martha Boneta fulfilled a childhood dream when she purchased a small 65-acre property called Liberty Farm ...
August 22, 2019
Non-Tobacco Hookah Bar Owners Say They Face Closure Under New Smoking Laws
NEW YORK—A new regulation comes into effect at midnight on Oct. 22, banning New York restaurants and bars ...
October 22, 2018
Small Business Administration Ramps Up Its Disaster Assistance Program
WASHINGTON—In advance of Hurricane Florence making landfall, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced that it beefed up ...
September 16, 2018
Tax Reform and Deregulation Are Boosting Small-Business Optimism
WASHINGTON—Optimism within the nation’s small-business world has soared to the highest levels this year as a result of ...
May 23, 2018
Small Businesses Begin 2018 on a High Note
WASHINGTON—Small-business optimism in the United States soared last year, reaching the highest level in decades. Thanks to strong ...
January 11, 2018
Celebrating American Entrepreneurship
American small-business owners have many reasons to celebrate: They are the backbone of the U.S. economy, and they create nearly ...
May 4, 2017
Canada’s Family Businesses Growing, but Struggle to Compete
Canadian family businesses are growing steadily but will face unique challenges in the next five years says survey.
February 26, 2013
Business Owner Happy To Experience Shen Yun
Small business owner finds Shen Yun's dancers float on stage.
February 17, 2013
Small Business Owners More Confident in NY than Nation
Small business owners in New York City are feeling more confident with the local economy than the national ...
May 17, 2012
NY Not Friendly to Small Businesses
Small-business owners looking to set up shop in New York state may give a second thought after the ...
May 8, 2012
Plan to Limit Chain Store Growth Criticized by Business Associations
While some people worry chain stores will change the small-shop atmosphere of New York City’s streets, some business ...
March 5, 2012
Small Business Owners Seek Community Support
Small-business owners and supporters gathered in Bushwick on Dec. 20 to encourage the surrounding community to support them ...
December 20, 2011
Rep. Maloney Proposes Support for Startups
Representative Carolyn Maloney (D-Manhattan, Queens) announced on Saturday legislation to help provide small and new businesses with loans ...
December 11, 2011
Small Business Owners in the West Bank Struggle to Survive
Ibrahim Jaber's phones are constantly ringing and his office is a merry-go-round of staff and visiting clients who ...
July 6, 2009
Concealed Carry Insurance Providers Witness a Boom as More Americans Choose to Bear Arms
Rating System Reviews Obscene Books in School Libraries
Japan Warns Citizens to Shelter After Reports North Korean Missile Fired
‘Are the National Conservatives Winning, Son?’
New Details About Potentially Privileged Documents From Trump Resort Made Public
Defense Seeks Remote Deposition of Oath Keepers Expert on Group’s Longstanding Role Providing Security
Joseph M. Hanneman
Rein In EPA’s Authority Over Wetlands, Idaho Couple Urges Supreme Court
Supreme Court Declines to Hear Case on DOJ ‘Filter Teams’ Used After FBI Trump Raid
Trump-Endorsed Candidates Close In on Opponents in Key Senate Races
History: How the US Navy’s Ocean Systems Technicians Tracked the Soviets