small business optimism

Consumers not confident about NYC’s economic future: analysis (New York Post)

By John Aidan Byrne April 14, 2018  A vacant retail space in New York. ZUMAPRESS.com Signs of this deepening malaise are everywhere: Boarded-up […]

Apr 15, 2018

What would tax reform mean for small businesses?

Tax reform took a big step last week. Here’s what small business owners stand to win or lose in the big tax battle brewing on Capitol Hill. 

Oct 25, 2017

3 reasons for small businesses to celebrate this Labor Day

This Labor Day, take some time to reflect on all the reasons it’s a great time to be in small business. 

Sep 04, 2017

What keeps small business owners up at night?

We polled nearly 3,000 small business owners in all 50 states and asked what worries them most. Here’s what we found out.

Aug 10, 2017

Even optimistic Kansans aren’t hiring or giving raises (The Wichita Eagle)

BY CARRIE RENGERS crengers@wichitaeagle.com AUGUST 09, 2017 5:00 AM Kansas small-business owners may be more optimistic than most, but that’s […]

Aug 09, 2017

Minnesota: #5 for small business hiring intent

In Minnesota, a very optimistic segment of the local merchant community may lead a hiring spree at the state’s small businesses.

Aug 09, 2017

Business Briefs (The Newnan Times-Herald)

By THE NEWNAN TIMES-HERALD Aug. 06, 2017 – 10:48 AM Nungesser attends retirement distribution and business insurance seminar Daniel Nungesser […]

Aug 07, 2017

Alabama small businesses weigh in on prospects and policy (Birmingham Business Journal)

Tyler Patchen Health and Technology ReporterBirmingham Business Journal Alabama business owners are overall optimistic about prospects for the rest of […]

Aug 04, 2017

Alabama: 49% of small business owners feel “very optimistic”

Despite economic and regulatory worries, local businesses in Alabama are riding a wave of confidence.

Aug 03, 2017

Washington: Business regulation concerns weighing heavy

Washington ranks #17 nationally for small business optimism, but local and federal regulations loom large.

Jul 27, 2017

Iowa: Business optimism means more jobs

Confidence is sky-high in the Hawkeye State, and it could lead to a major boost in job creation.

Jul 26, 2017

Business confidence remains high (Grand Rapids Business Journal)

Survey says small businesses statewide feel mostly hopeful; analysts say optimism in West Michigan rises despite talent crunch. A new […]

Jul 07, 2017

New Mexico: #8 for small business optimism

73% of local merchants are feeling good about business in the Land of Enchantment. What are their top reasons for optimism?

Jul 06, 2017

Michigan: National politics depressing SMB optimism?

Local businesses in the Wolverine State are feeling… pretty average, compared to national data. Could uncertainties around national business policies and the economy be to blame?

Jun 26, 2017

Wisconsin: Could SMBs create 136k new jobs this year?

If optimism holds, 31% of Wisconsin’s 440,000 small businesses plan to add staff this year.

Jun 19, 2017

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