Growing up in the suburbs of Chicago, I always thought of escaping and pursuing adventure elsewhere. I think this is a common dream for everyone, regardless of where they are from. It’s not about escaping the small town; it’s about leaving the nest and setting out on your own. What […]

A second round of stimulus support — administered in response to the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic — has recently been passed, meaning much-needed funding is on its way to individuals and businesses who need it the most. The $900 billion stimulus package — the majority of which is currently being disbursed […]

Congress is about to unleash hundreds of billions of dollars in aid to small businesses, a long-awaited injection of relief that some employers, economists and advocates say won’t be nearly enough as the economy faces a worsening winter slowdown. Most of the $325 billion that lawmakers are proposing for small […]

A counterintuitive silver lining to the pandemic is developing: While droves of small businesses across the United States have been crushed by Covid-19 and its restrictions, others have been pushed to lift off. There has been a surge in new business start-ups this year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. […]

By Aditi Shah, Rajendra Jadhav NEW DELHI/MUMBAI (Reuters) – Manish Mehra, owner of Washex Hospitality, an industrial laundry service, recently flew from Delhi to Jodhpur, a city in north-western India, to win a contract to service a large, government-run hospital – a move essential to kickstarting his business. FILE PHOTO: […]

(Repeats Nov 29 story with no changes in text) * India GDP contracted 7.5% in July-Sept vs 23.9% in Apr-June * Small businesses contributed 35%-40% recovery in hotel bookings * Carmaker Maruti Suzuki’s rural sales up 10% in July-Sept * Strong farm income drives up demand for tractors By Aditi […]

This holiday season, consumers are shopping differently, using their dollars to reflect their values and have a greater impact. Experts argue that just as one day in the year doesn’t define a company’s success, one unofficial holiday is no longer the key to making your end-of-year sales.  Business Insider spoke […]

Today is Small Business Saturday. This year, more than ever with the coronavirus pandemic, it’s important for customers to remember to shop at the area’s small businesses during the holiday season, according to the Illinois Small Business Development Center at Danville Area Community College. Many small businesses make the bulk […]

(CNN) —   It’s been ten years since the first Small Business Saturday was celebrated here in the US, but in 2020, it’s an event that’s taking on outsized importance. Traditionally held on the Saturday between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Small Business Saturday is your chance to bring your […]

article ATLANTA – An Atlanta business owner has faced unexpected hardships this year, but she hasn’t let it get in the way of achieving her goal.  Tammy Gammon is the owner of Three Dream Designs, a business that sells handmade accessories, clothing, and paintings.  Gammon, a former educator, started creating […]

HuffPost may receive a share from purchases made via links on this page. Prices and availability subject to change. When you hear the words “Black Friday,” you probably first think of big-box brands (like Amazon, Target and Walmart) and department stores (including Macy’s and Nordstrom), which usually offer deep discounts […]

CLOSE Tucked away underground, across the street from the Hyatt Hotel, Kathy Young’s jewelry studio doesn’t attract throngs of casual window shoppers on Main Street. During normal times, she gets a slow, small, steady stream of people who stop in throughout the day.  “Now, I can literally go two days and not have […]