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Small Business Owners

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Nearly three-quarters (74 percent) of Minnesota small business owners believe the economy is in a recession, and nearly half (46 percent) report lower revenues this year compared to 2007, according to the U.S. Bank Small Business Survey in Minnesota conducted statewide in June. Despite this, most Minnesota small ...
and relatively low volume of sales. The legal definition of "small" often varies by country and industry, but is generally under 100 employees in the United States and under 50 employees in the European Union . In comparison, the definition of mid-sized business by the number of employees is generally ...
REVIEWS AND OPINIONS
Florida Governor to Invite Small Business Owners to Summit Meeting ...
Governor Charlie Crist today invited more than 20 small business owners from across Florida to participate in a statewide small business summit next month in Tallahassee. Governor Crist, Lt. Governor Jeff Kottkamp, the Governor’s Director of the Office of Tourism, Trade and Economic Development Dale Brill, and ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Harkin touts health reform advantages for small businesses « Iowa ...
CEDAR RAPIDS — U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin met with several small business owners this weekend to draw attention to the benefits of health care reform for those owners and the self-employed. U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin (right) met with Shawn Gallagher, owner of Cedar Rapids-based AdCraft Printing, and Sue Dinsdale, ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Majority of Ontario's small business owners optimistic about 2010 ...
The recession took its toll on small business owners in Ontario. Yet, despite the fact that the majority of Ontario’s small business owners were negatively affected by the recession, 55% are excited or optimistic about 2010, saying they believe it will be a good year for their business. These are the findings ... industry trends, business articles and survey research

SURVEY RESULTS FOR
SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS

Survey Shows 58 Percent of Small Business Owners Don`t Know the ...
Nearly 30 Percent of Respondents Plan to Sell Within Four Years PARK RIDGE, Ill.--(Business Wire)-- In today`s economy, knowing the value of your business is more important than ever. However, a new survey by management consulting firm George S. May International found that the majority of small business owners ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Seventy Percent of Small Businesses Anticipate Growth in 2009 ...
Constant Contact 2009 Small Business Attitudes & Outlook Survey with ACCE,SCORE and SBDC partners reveals optimistic outlook among small businesses Waltham, MA - June 18, 2009  S the Association of Small Business Development Centers (ASBDC), organizations dedicated to the success of small businesses. This ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Survey: Small business owners in tough spot on health insurance ...
Fewer than half of California small business owners carry health insurance for their employees, and of those who don't, 86 percent say it's because they can't afford to. That's according to a new survey of about 700 small business owners the Small Business Majority queried about health care ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
RELATED NEWS
Small Business Secrets Uncovered in Revealing Webinar:
CMIT Solutions Teams with Renowned Author and Inspirational Speaker Lisa Earle McLeod to Provide New Jersey Entrepreneurs Enlightening Tips on Organizing their Business FREE Educational Webinar Offers Glimpse at Peace, Productivity and Profits for Small Business Owners NEW JERSEY (August 23, 2010) - CMIT Solutions, the information technology partner to local small businesses with nine offices throughout North Jersey and three in Central Jersey, invites owners and management at area small businesses to participate in an enlightening discovery on Thursday, August 26, 2010 at noon CT. Promising to share the three secrets of ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Sprint Launches New Small Business Website to Simplify the Search for ...
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Aug 24, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Sprint has made the small business owner's reluctant trudge through overly complicated websites in search of the right communications solution a thing of the past. Sprint recently launched www.sprint.com/smallbiz , a one-stop, online destination tailored to the needs of small business owners. The site allows visitors to research, compare and buy products they want with instant gratification -- or click over to www.Sprint.com/business for more choices. According to research, a small business entrepreneur's go-to location ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

INFORMATION RESOURCES

Study Shows Small Business Owners Support Health Reform
telephone survey June 26–July 30, 2008 of 400 small business owners, chief executive officers and presidents of businesses who have 2–50 ... market research, surveys and trends
U.S. Small Business Office of Advocacy: The Small Business Economy ...
small business owners are struggling to maintain their work forces ..... survey found that nearly half of all small business owners had shopped around for ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Small Business Owners Information Sheet
Board of County Commissioners. Economic Development Department. S ta rtin g Y o u r. S m a ll B u s in e s s. C h e c k lis t. SMALL BUSINESS ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
Need advice from small business owners. What would you do? - Yahoo ...
Let's say you have a small retail store with 2 full-time employees and 3 part-time employees. One of the part-time employees that started two weeks ago lost his bicycle which he uses to come to work and go to school. His bike was parked outside the building on the street, and someone broke the lock and ... market research, surveys and trends
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Small business owners: What do you think about Obama's plan ...
We are the owners of a small business - for 16 yrs. We are thinking of shutting it down and retiring if Obama wins as it will ruin us. We cannot afford more gov regulation and more taxes - we certainly can't afford to pay for health insurance even for ourselves and our 2 employees. I don't see ... market research, surveys and trends