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21 min ago | Detroit Free Press

Women reshaping the face of small business in Detroit

Rachel Leggs owns a vintage clothing store in Detroit's Corktown neighborhood. She worked in the auto industry until being laid off, and then decided to make a go at starting her own business, becoming part of a growing trend of female business owners in the city.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Personal Finance, Non-Profit, Opinion

21 min ago | Examiner

St Helens small business claims funding

FEDERAL Lyons MP Eric Hutchinson has commended two St Helens small business administrators, after the pair successfully applied for the Federal Small Business Advisory Services Program funding.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance

21 min ago | Examiner.com

Small businesses aren't hurt by Walmart's presence, but its departure

A giant Mother's Day card addressed to Wal-Mart rests near the Canon House Office Building on Capitol Hill April 26, 2005 in Washington, DC.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), St. Petersburg, FL, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bill Young

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Examiner.com

Small businesses aren't hurt by Walmart's presence, but its departure

A giant Mother's Day card addressed to Wal-Mart rests near the Canon House Office Building on Capitol Hill April 26, 2005 in Washington, DC.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), St. Petersburg, FL, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bill Young

Examiner.com

Utilizing social media in a small business

Technology is just part of life these days. People turn to social media outlets as a way to gather news.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance

Bplans Blog

The Latest Questions Small Businesses Are Asking

While there are no guarantees any startup business will be successful, a good first step to determine if an idea makes sense before proceeding with an investment of time and resources is to do a venture feasibility study.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Palo Alto, CA, Santa Clara County, CA

Hometown News

Small business group off to big start

No punching a clock or being chained to a desk in a beige office all day long, and no one micromanaging or bellowing orders.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Social Media Marketing

Sports of Yore

Small Businesses Must Track Their Dollars

Most small-business owners are not excited about handling the financial recordkeeping for the business , which should come as no surprise.

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Related Topix: Marketing

Forbes.com

Government Can Do More To Unfreeze Small Business Credit

HBS Working Knowledge offers an accessible look at the latest research and ideas from the faculty of Harvard Business School.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Marketing

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Small Business: Business planning - Dougal Paterson, RAWA

RAWA is a full service property company, which I started with co-owner Jeremy Waters in 2007.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance

Examiner.com

Small business owners discover management consulting for growth

Management consulting is a rewarding field. The rewards are not immediately obvious to recipients until momentum is apparent.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Boston Consulting Group, Consulting

The Independent

Lending to small businesses under Bank of England's FLS falls again

Lending to small businesses by the banks using the Bank of England's credit-boosting scheme shrank again between April and June, figures showed today.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Home, Mortgage

LongIsland.com

Governor Cuomo Launches East Harlem Small Business Emergency Loan Program

August 27, 2014 - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today launched the East Harlem Small Business Emergency Loan Program to assist companies that were impacted by the explosion that disrupted the local community earlier this year.

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Related Topix: Harlem (New York, NY), Personal Finance, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom

Triple Pundit

Small Business Survival: The Real Risks with Viral Success

Viral success is the dream of just about every small business these days. Whether the business model is a website where users can upload videos for free , or a special app that gives people the ability to share the cost of a rental car , the idea of overnight success is just plain intoxicating.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Marketing, Computer Security, Science / Technology

Business Times

Fewer UK small businesses use overdrafts, loans for financing

A survey of 65,000 small firms by market research company BDRC Continental in the second quarter of this year revealed that 30 per cent of small firms were using these traditional financing methods, down from 36 per cent two years ago.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Brandon Sun

Business Highlights

Insurers can no longer reject customers with expensive medical conditions thanks to the health care overhaul.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Maria Cantwell, Personal Finance, Home, Mortgage

Business Journal

Show me the money: Deal Day connects Dallas small business with potential lenders

Now in its 11th year, Deal Day is looking to connect more than 300 local small businesses with lenders during its event Thursday.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Dallas, TX

Business Journal

SBA administrator: Agency is expanding efforts to help small companies

Myla Ramos of SearchPros and U.S. Small Business Administration chief Maria Contreras-Sweet are at a forum for small businesses in the SearchPros Staffing office.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance

Cybercast News Service

Cantwell targets small business loan gender gap

Cantwell, chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship, introduced legislation in July that would make it easier for women-owned companies to get loans and government contracts.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, US Senate, US Politics, Mary Landrieu, Democrat, US News

Theboltonnews.co.uk

UPDATED: Scaffolding destroyed in suspected arson attack

Fire crews were called to the blaze at the industrial compound at the rear of Nortex Mill in Chorley Old Road at about 11pm.

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Related Topix: Fire, Personal Finance

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