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Wausau Chamber Announces Small Business Winners

Finishing Touch Signs, Grebes, and Bridge Community Health Clinic were named as the Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce's 2014 Small Businesses of the Year winners at a breakfast on April 22, 2014.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Wausau, WI, Non-Profit

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Silver City Sun-News

Silver City MainStreet Project honors Kelly Trinkle-Thai

By Timothy Brown For the Sun-News Left to right: WNMU's Small Business Development Center business advisor Dora Alvarez, administrative assistant to the vice president for WNMU's external affairs Christine Staley, Curl Up & Dye Salon owner Kelly Trinkle-Thai, Mayor Mike Morones, Silver City MainStreet Chair Lucy Whitmarsh, director of WNMU's Small ... (more)


Related Topix: Silver City, NM, Personal Finance

Small Business Trends

What Do the New AdWords Changes Mean for Small Businesses?

Paid search can be a minefield for small businesses, and any time Google announces a big change to the AdWords platform, people tend to freak out - including experienced search marketers who really should know better.


Related Topix: ITA Software, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Personal Finance, Product Management

Business Journal

Did SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet take a wrong STEP?

Careful what you clap for: New SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet praised an export assistance program that President Barack Obama has targeted for elimination.


Related Topix: Personal Finance

Mid Devon Star

Business lending drops by 500m

A new Bank of England report has found that business lending contracted by 500 million in the three months to February Business lending continued to shrink in the three months to February despite the improving economy, according to a Bank of England report.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Home, Mortgage

The Detroit News

Startup competition awards cash, prizes to Michigan entrepreneurs

Detroit is one of three cities nationwide chosen for a new program that rewards entrepreneurs and is sponsored by A+E Network, Comcast Cable and crowd-funding site RocketHub.


Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Personal Finance

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Holtville Tribune

USDA Announces $150 Million Investment Fund to Grow Small Businesses, Create Jobs in Rural America

As part of the Obama Administration's new "Made in Rural America" export and investment initiative, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the creation of a new investment fund that will help propel the growth of small businesses across rural America.


Related Topix: US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Personal Finance, Agriculture, Science

The New Zealand Herald

Small Business: Changing tack - Brad Booysen

Former civil engineer Brad Booysen is the founder and CEO of Storkk , a software applications company that helps lawyers and other professionals plan and manage their professional development.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Marketing

Superstorm Sandy took large toll on small businesses, NY Fed says

John Huettemann III of Woodridge, left, Raheem Ward and Otis Bunting of Passaic working at the warehouse of JJ&K Distributors of Moonachie.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Passaic, NJ, Moonachie, NJ, Banking, Financial Services, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Bank of New York

The Washington Post

The Small Business Administration just made it a little easier to secure a loan

Small business loans are hard to come by these days. Not as hard to come by as they were during the recession, but still more elusive than before the economy collapsed.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Business News

National Public Radio

Report: Sandy's Fallout Affecting Small Business

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York says a third of small businesses in tri-state Superstorm Sandy disaster areas reported financial losses a year later.


Related Topix: Financial Services, Personal Finance, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Banking, Bank of New York

Staten Island gridlock snarls small business revenue

Tom Scarangello, general manager of the Richmond Valley-based Scaran Oil, says 25 years ago the company made 40 deliveries per day.


Related Topix: Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, Personal Finance


Canadian shoppers are still travelling to the United States despite...

The fluctuating loonie may actually have little impact on most Canadian businesses, suggests a new survey by the Bank of Montreal .


Related Topix: Financial Services, Bank of Montreal, Banking, Personal Finance


Article: Consumers Favor Small Businesses Because of Their Customer Focus

US consumers are choosing small businesses because of the personalized experiences they provide compared with larger businesses.


Related Topix: Personal Finance

Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Washington Post

The small business guide to success

In many ways, the ingredients you need to start a small business haven't changed much over the years.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Marketing, Business News

Banbridge Today

Maureen hopes to help farmers and small firms

Maureen Litter is throwing her hat into the political arena in the hope of helping small businesses and the farming community.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, United Kingdom, Down County, Northern Ireland,

Lexington Herald-Leader

Analysis: Mo. business tax break has wide reach

Accountants and doctors could benefit, too. And farmers and car dealers and architects.


Related Topix: Jay Nixon, US Governors, Tax, Ohio, Personal Finance

Crain's Cleveland Business

Entrepreneurs are feeling more optimistic

He's one of many local entrepreneurs who have become more optimistic lately, according to data from multiple sources.


Related Topix: Cleveland, OH, Personal Finance, Warrensville Heights, OH, Highland Heights, OH

The battle for Gauteng

What is the DA polling at now in Gauteng, with only three weeks to go before the voters go to the polls on May 7? We are polling in the late 30s.


Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Africa, Personal Finance

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Lockheed mentoring boosts growth at Endicott firm

Not often can you call a multimillion dollar venture a protege. Unless the mentor is a multibillion company.


Related Topix: Manufacturing, Aerospace-Defense, Lockheed Martin, Endicott, NY, Owego, NY, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Personal Finance, ISO 9000