Small business

Small businesses say inflation is cutting into profits: new survey

If you’re a small business owner, you’ve probably had a tumultuous past few years. For companies that experienced the worst shutdowns due to the Covid-19 pandemic and supply chain issues, the economic recovery has brought back spending customers. But recently, business owners have had to contend with record inflation, which has increased the cost of …

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UPDATED: More than 50 companies are participating in the second annual Small Business Festival | Mid-Missouri News

COLOMBIA. The Columbia Chamber of Commerce held its second annual Small Business Festival on Thursday. Several hundred people attended the event, which featured food, live music and other family-friendly activities. “Small businesses are truly the soul of Columbia,” said Heather Hargrove, business development manager for Liberty Family Medicine. “We’re very fortunate to have a number …

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Virginia is taking steps to regulate high-cost small business financing

A complicated and often costly financing option for small businesses will be made easier with an order from the State Corporation Commission that dictates what providers must tell users. An option called sales-based financing is an advance of money to a small business that the small business pays back with a set portion of daily …

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More than 50 companies will participate in the second annual Small Business Festival Mid-Missouri News

COLOMBIA. The Columbia Chamber of Commerce will host its second annual Small Business Festival on Thursday. It will start in Clary Shea Park at 4:30 p.m. and run until 7:00 p.m. “Small businesses are truly the soul of Columbia,” said Heather Hargrove, business development manager for Liberty Family Medicine. “We’re very fortunate to have a …

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New funds strengthen MD small business assistance programs

Earlier this year, Gov. Larry Hogan announced that Maryland is providing up to $198 million in small business assistance through the state’s federal Small Business Loan Initiative, further confirming that Maryland remains “open for business” as part of the economic recovery from COVID-19 . -19 pandemic. The government’s Small Business Lending Initiative, established by Congress …

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As small businesses raise their prices, some customers turn away

NEW YORK (AP) — Inflation isn’t just costing small businesses money. It also costs them customers. At Bushwick Grind Cafe in Brooklyn, New York, Kimmy Williams-Davis has raised prices and diversified to keep up with rising prices for milk, coffee, paper products and plastic, and shortages of items like paper cups and plastic covers. She …

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Thursday afternoon update – Florida Trend

Tight races across the state are looking for elusive swing voters With the general election two months away, post-primary polls show the Florida gubernatorial and U.S. Senate races are close as battles to remain “convincing voters” brew. The poll, commissioned by the high-profile advocacy group AARP, showed Gov. Ron DeSantis leading Democratic challenger Charlie Crist …

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Head of Impact Investment, Laura Simao, will lead New

NEW YORK, Sept. 07, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Lendistry, an innovator in minority-led small business financing, today announced that Laura Simao, a leader in performance investing and asset management, will lead its efforts to expand access to equity and loan capital for entrepreneurs with insufficient capital as a promising small business investment company (SBIC). While …

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