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US Labor Department Gives $2.1M to Washington State to Dampen Small Business Layoffs

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor last Thursday announced the award of $2.1 million to the state of Washington to aid small business owners in reducing employee work hours instead of laying them off during tough economic times.

So what is a Grocerant? Why are they stealing Restaurant Market Share?

Foodservice Solutions®  Grocerant Guru says this "Grocerant means any retail food item that is 

Amazon CEO Bezos on Being an Entrepreneur

Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos has a huge operation now, but it began in 1994 with his seeing a need and a new way of filling it, then putting together the necessary steps from there to where Amazon.com is now.

New Lawyers Learn to Start Affordable Law Firms

Recent law school graduates are facing two problems, writes John Tozzi of BloombergBusinessWeek. First, there are more graduating attorneys than big firms want to hire.

Who’s Accountable at the Government Accountability Office?

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) published a report in September 2013 reviewing SBA franchise loans, their failure rates and the causes of those defaults.

It’s Small Business Saturday!

Main Street, Kentucky
Main Street in Kentucky. Photo/bmm

LEXINGTON, Ky.—Small independent businesses today are offering discounts, promotions and sales to encourage consumers to make Main Street, USA ground zero for their holiday shopping this Small Business Saturday.

Veterans and their Families Invited to Participate in Turn-Key Military Franchise Program from IslandTime Treasures

Ultra-affordable, flexible new program welcomes veterans, active duty, Guard, Reserve, Coast Guard and spouses

5 Lessons Any Small Business Owner Can Learn from Watching CNBC’s ‘The Profit’

CNBC’s new show, The Profit, starring businessman Marcus Lemonis, should be required, must-see-TV for any small business owner.

America Might Be the Best Land for Entrepreneurs but That's Just Not Good Enough

Namdaemun gateway, Seoul, South Korea
Land of opportunity? New York New York Hotel & Casino on Las Vegas Strip, Nevada. photo: wikipedia

A new ranking of G20 countries on entrepreneurial climate was published last week by global accounting and consulting firm Ernst & Young.

Top Reasons Small Businesses Succeed

The infographic below details the top reasons for small business failure and success, according to studies organized by the firm All Business Loans. Not surprisingly, one top factor is access to funding.