Posts Tagged "small businesses"

Where Buying Local Even Smells Better

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and I can’t think of a better time to show our local businesses some love. This V-Day, show that you care not only about your sweetheart but about your community – visit your locally owned jewelers, chocolatiers and florists like Good Old Days Eco-Florist in New Windsor, New York.

One City’s Struggle With Home-Based Businesses

A significant part of the locally-owned business community is made up of home-based businesses. Home-based businesses are the ultimate incubator that allows entrepreneurs to develop their company while keeping their first job and allows parents to raise their children while working at the same time.

SBA Changes: A Deeper Look.

President Obama announced Friday that he is elevating the head of the U.S. Small Business Administration, Karen Mills, to become a Cabinet member.

IWS Joins the Second Annual Small Business Saturday.

Independent We Stand today announced its participation in the second annual Small Business Saturday on November 26, 2011. Small Business Saturday is a day for dedicating a portion of holiday shopping to local, independently-owned small businesses.

Parent & Child, Inc.

Call it the ultimate test of the parent-child relationship: going into business together. We’re not talking about founders of established companies passing the reins to the next generation. We’re talking about Mom or Dad starting a company with the person whose diaper they’ve changed. Or kids getting a start-up off the ground with the person who taught them how to drive. Read more…

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