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2 hrs ago | Sports of Yore

Using Data in Your Small Businesses

"Big data" and "mining big data" are terms that are appearing in business magazines and journals at lot these days.

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6 hrs ago | ComputerWorld

Small businesses seek to take off with the cloud

Cloud computing isn't just for the enterprise; it's likely to bring big changes to small businesses too, survey finds The co-owner of a small Florida-based company was about to have a baby so she sought a more flexible way to run her business.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Google, Startups, Marketing, Computers

11 hrs ago | Breitbart.com

Looting Decimates Small Businesses in Ferguson - Store Marked - Black Owned' to Deter Rioters

FERGUSON, Missouri-It's not easy running a business with riots going on. In the ten days since Michael Brown was shot in Ferguson, Missouri, the small businesses that line the streets have suffered a major financial blow from the constant rioting, vandalism, and looting, owners said.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Ferguson, MO

Wed Aug 20, 2014

International Business Times

Small Businesses Claim Positive Financial Situation but Negative on Outlook

In Washington, a pivotal battle over sugar is heating up. One small corner of the wider culture war over public health and sweeteners, this fight isn't about how much sugar should be in your food, but how much you should know about it.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Bowman unveils plan to help small biz by lowering tax burden

Mayoral candidate Brian Bowman said he'd increase the small business tax credit to $30,000 from the current $23,800.

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The Newberg Graphic

Marketing tips for small businesses

David Blanchard, owner of Cognesis Marketing Concepts, knows this better than most and will be sharing his expertise at the Christian Chamber of Commerce of the Northwest's monthly networking meeting from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Aug. 26 at the Windrose Conference Center.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Personal Finance

The Tribune

Women small business owners struggle to get loans

Women are a growing force in the business world, but if they own a company, they may still struggle to get a loan from a bank.

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Black Enterprise

Franchise Profile: Sean and Shannon Verdun Become A Small Business Success Story

When it comes to franchise concepts, one would be hard put to find one owned and created by an African American.

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The Jersey Journal

Small business owner returns to Bayonne with new flower shop

Natasha Bondaruk, 36, opened Blooms For You Floral Boutique with a ribbon cutting in Bayonne yesterday, as Mayor Jimmy Davis and Councilman Gary La Pelusa helped mark the occasion and welcome one of the newest additions to Broadway's business district.

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Potomac Local

Warner Stumping at Todos Supermarket in Woodbridge

The Democrat seeking a second term in the U.S. Senate will hold a discussion "focused on providing all Virginians with a fair shot at success," according to a press release: At the stop, Senator Warner will speak about the importance of supporting minority owned businesses as well as his work to advocate on behalf of small businesses.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Woodbridge, VA, Personal Finance

Hispanic Business

Paychex Identifies the Top Five Small Business Issues of the Election

'Even with sustained economic improvement, there's a lot of uncertainty among small business owners when it comes to the country's regulatory environment,' said president and CEO.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Paychex, SurePayroll, Human Resources, Outsourcing, Immigration Reform, Social Security

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Sutton Guardian

A multi-million pound regeneration project has breathed new life into two retail areas.

Small businesses in North Cheam and Worcester Park will benefit from the makeover, which has enhanced their shop fronts, widened paths, and introduced new trees and benches.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, United Kingdom, Surrey County, England, Greater London County, England

Business Journal

Family Health Hawaii CEO says lack of options keep small businesses away from the connector

The head of Family Health Hawaii says local companies are largely unhappy with the Hawaii Health Connector's small business section, or SHOP, because it offers few plan options and tax credits that don't go far enough.

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The Daily Caller

Small Businesses Weigh In Against Obamacare, EPA Ahead Of November

The National Federation of Independent Businesses announced the launch of its national "Vote for Main Street" campaign on Tuesday, which is designed to promote the legislative priorities of small businesses during the 2014 elections.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US News, Conservative Political News

Business Journal

Square Capital inks deal with Victory Park Capital to expand lending

Square Capital said Tuesday that Victory Park Capital will provide the capital to extend "hundreds of millions of dollars" in financing to more businesses.

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Sys-Con Media

2014 Ctia E-Tech Awards Select Voxox Mobile App and Cloud Phone Small Business Web App as Finalists

Voxox A , the most comprehensive cloud-based rich communication service for consumers and businesses, today announced that two of its products - Cloud Phone web app for small businesses and Voxox mobile app for consumers - were named as finalists in the Mobile Cloud category of CTIA's annual Emerging Technology Awards competition.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Las Vegas, NV

Crooks and Liars

Walmart Plunges The Knife Deeper, Targets Small Businesses With New 'Express Stores'

One of the primary arguments against allowing big box stores - such as Walmart, Lowe's, Target and Best Buy - to set up shop in small towns is that they take customers away from local family businesses that have existed in the community for years.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, US News, Liberal Political News

WBAL-TV Baltimore

'Is it safe to hire?' Business owners don't trust recovery

The economic recovery may be continuing, but small business owners aren't ready to put the rose-colored glasses back on.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Greenwood Village, CO

Deseret News

Small business survey results indicate positive outlook for the U.S. economy

For the most recent month, the NFIB's survey results show a slight increase in overall economic optimism among those businesses responding to the survey.

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KFMB-TV San Diego

City Council overrides mayor's veto on minimum wage

The City Council Monday overrode Mayor Kevin Faulconer's veto of an ordinance to increase the minimum wage in San Diego and give workers five paid sick days, almost certainly setting up a showdown with opponents in the business community.

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Related Topix: San Diego, CA, Barrio Logan (San Diego, CA), Personal Finance

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