• November 28, 2022

It’s An Omnichannel Holiday: Online Stays Strong As Shoppers Return To Stores

Americans embraced in-person shopping this Black Friday weekend, returning to stores and malls in big numbers. But early results for the weekend showed that consumers’ love affair with online shopping remains …

Holiday Inflation Watch: Thanksgiving Travel & Menus Took A Hit

The holiday inflation watch continues. This time, it’s Thanksgiving and plenty of consumers are feeling ungrateful for inflation as it slashed travel plans and slimmed down portions this year. In the …

First Legal Cannabis Retail Licenses Hit New York’s Massive Market

A mere 20 years after this article’s cover photo was taken, New York State is about to welcome its first-ever legal cannabis retail dispensaries. In November, New York’s Office of Cannabis …

Some Businesses Are Getting Booted From Facebook After Being Hacked…And Other Small Business Tech News This Week

Here are five things in technology that happened this past week and how they affect your business. Did you miss them? 1 – Meta keeps booting small business owners for being …

Small Business Saturday: An Important Holiday That Isn’t A Day Off

Small Business Saturday is a quintessentially American “holiday” created in 2010 by American Express to help spur purchases at small businesses that just mught happen to accept the credit card. This …

Three Actions Congress Should Take To Stabilize The Economy In The Lame-Duck Session

The midterm elections are over and an evenly divided 118th Congress will convene early next year, but the 117th Congress still has time to accomplish more. It can take these extra …

Inflation’s Impact On Small Business Has Been Tough And It’s Likely To Continue Into 2023

Economic growth in the U.S. has slowed significantly in 2022, and that slow growth is expected to continue into next year. After shrinking slightly in the first half of this year, …

8 Warning Signs That Your Workplace Is Becoming Toxic

By YEC A toxic workplace can lead to lower-quality work, a decrease in productivity, and employee dissatisfaction—all of which may lead to staff turnover. When you’re a leader, it’s important to …

Small Business Owners Mean What They Say!

In the late 1970s and early 1980s, small business owners were playing catchup to the surge in inflation that occurred. They appear to have been reacting to inflation as it occurred …

The 40 Best Google Tools For Productivity And Marketing …And Other Small Business Tech News This Week

Here are five things in technology that happened this past week and how they affect your business. Did you miss them? 1 – These are the 40 best Google tools for …

How I Did It: This Entrepreneur Launched A Successful Startup Without All The Risk

Bob Eisiminger is one of my favorite entrepreneurs, not just because he’s a smart, humble and gregarious guy, but also because his trajectory is a great illustration of the moneymaker-to-moonshot business …

Inflation, A Sneaky Tax On Everything And Everyone

While the Federal Reserve fights inflation, the Administration continues to push for more spending, the root cause of our inflation. The economy balances production by creating the income to buy it. …

Small Business Industry Study Finds IT Companies Performing Well In Most Financial Measures

Information Technology (IT) companies are outpacing businesses in other industries in most performance measures since the COVID pandemic hit in 2022. Biz2Credit analyzed 2021 industry trends among 30,000 small businesses, finds …