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Independent Businesses Launch Coalition to Fight Monopolies

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A new coalition of independent businesses is urging policymakers to rein in monopolies and level the playing field that has long left independents at a competitive disadvantage. Called Small Business Rising, the coalition includes a broad and diverse cross-section of …

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Register Now: ILSR to Host Webinar on Strengthening Antitrust Laws

Strengthening Antitrust Laws

On Feb. 22, from 1:00-2:15 p.m. EST, the Institute for Local Self-Reliance (ILSR) will host a webinar on the importance of strengthening antitrust laws. Register now to join leaders in the small business community as they discuss the critical role …

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NFIB Data Shows Small Business Optimism Rebounding

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New data from the National Federation of Independent Business shows the small business labor market continued to improve in September amid the COVID-19 pandemic. According to NFIB’s monthly jobs data, 10 percent of small business owners reported increasing employment an …

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Small Businesses Are the Essential Economy

Small Business Economy

Small businesses are often called the backbone of the American economy, but never has that truth been clearer than during this pandemic. In addition to sickening millions of people, the outbreak abruptly crippled much of the global economy. The downturn …

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Get Powerful Insights With the 2020 Cost of Doing Business Study

Cost of Doing Business Study

There are only days left to contribute your operation’s financial data to the annual Cost of Doing Business Study. Learn more about the study and submit your data before July 15. Tracking each aspect of your business’s performance is more …

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Canadian Headlines for Retailers: June 1

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Hardlines is keeping Canadian retailers informed on the ways COVID-19 is impacting their home improvement stores. Check back each week for an update on the latest headlines affecting home improvement retail in Canada. BSIABC Donates Meals to Health Care Workers The …

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House Passes Updated Paycheck Protection Program Legislation

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The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill May 28 that amends provisions of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to give small businesses more time to pay off the loans and more flexibility in how the money is used. The …

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Why Banking Local Matters Just as Much as Buying Local

Local Banking

As a small business owner, you practice what you preach. You buy local, eat local, and when you go on that hard-earned vacation, you even sleep local. But do you bank local? In honor of Community Banking Month this April, …

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