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How Will Obama’s Second Term Look for Retailers?How will a second term for President Barack Obama play out for retailers? The National Retail Federation isn’t overly optimistic. The trade association forecasts higher costs from healthcare reform, among other things. Read More
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How Will Obama’s Second Term Look for Retailers?

How will a second term for President Barack Obama play out for retailers? The National Retail Federation isn’t overly optimistic. The trade association forecasts higher costs from healthcare reform, among other things. Read More

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With the election over, what small business owners can expect from President Obama’s 2nd term
President Barack Obama’s re-election to a second term takes away some of the uncertainty that small business owners have been carrying around. The question now is whether he can satisfy those who say he hasn’t done enough to help them expand and create jobs. Read More
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With the election over, what small business owners can expect from President Obama’s 2nd term

President Barack Obama’s re-election to a second term takes away some of the uncertainty that small business owners have been carrying around. The question now is whether he can satisfy those who say he hasn’t done enough to help them expand and create jobs. Read More

(via With the election over, what small business owners can expect from President Obama’s 2nd term - The Washington Post)

What do small businesses want from the president? Click here to find out.
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A Small Business Guide to the Presidential ElectionBoth Democratic President Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney pledge to create jobs and kickstart the economy, but differ on their methods. For those still on the fence, here’s a summary of their stances on issues affecting small business. Read MoreRelated posts:1. Presidential Candidates Spar Over Small Business (Again)2. Obama’s Plans for Small Business3. Poll: Small Business Owners Slowly Shifting to Obama4. Will Election Year Politics Destroy Your Culture?5. Top 5 Business Lessons from the Presidential Debates
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A Small Business Guide to the Presidential Election

Both Democratic President Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney pledge to create jobs and kickstart the economy, but differ on their methods. For those still on the fence, here’s a summary of their stances on issues affecting small business. Read More

Related posts:
1. Presidential Candidates Spar Over Small Business (Again)
2. Obama’s Plans for Small Business
3. Poll: Small Business Owners Slowly Shifting to Obama
4. Will Election Year Politics Destroy Your Culture?
5. Top 5 Business Lessons from the Presidential Debates

(via A Small Business Guide to the Presidential Election - OPEN Forum :: American Express OPEN Forum)

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Breaking the Growth Barrier for Women-Owned Businesses

Women are starting companies in droves, according to studies conducted by a variety of sources, including American Express and The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. But while the number of women-owned companies has increased 54 percent, and revenue has risen by 58 percent over the last 15 years, the news isn’t all rosy. Women still get far less funding, employ significantly fewer people, and are less likely to hit the million dollar revenue mark than their male counterparts. So what gives? Read More

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Click to see full infographic (via Women Presidents’ Organization)

Breaking the Growth Barrier for Women-Owned Businesses

Women are starting companies in droves, according to studies conducted by a variety of sources, including American Express and The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. But while the number of women-owned companies has increased 54 percent, and revenue has risen by 58 percent over the last 15 years, the news isn’t all rosy. Women still get far less funding, employ significantly fewer people, and are less likely to hit the million dollar revenue mark than their male counterparts. So what gives? Read More

(via Breaking the Growth Barrier for Women-Owned Businesses : Managing :: American Express OPEN Forum)

American-Made, Made Easy

If stateside shoppers spent only five percent more on American-made goods, nearly one million new U.S. jobs would be created — that’s one way to end a recession.
With this statistic in mind, [Boston-based small business] Ball and Buck founder Mark Bollman has curated the best of the best in domestic menswear for this [past] weekend’s inaugural American Field Movement pop-up market. Read More

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American-Made, Made Easy

If stateside shoppers spent only five percent more on American-made goods, nearly one million new U.S. jobs would be created — that’s one way to end a recession.

With this statistic in mind, [Boston-based small business] Ball and Buck founder Mark Bollman has curated the best of the best in domestic menswear for this [past] weekend’s inaugural American Field Movement pop-up market. Read More

(via American-Made, Made Easy, image via The Phoenix)

President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney have talked frequently about small-business owners and entrepreneurs in their stump speeches recently, suggesting they’re in touch with America’s nearly 30 million small enterprises. But, when it comes down to it, how strong of a voice do small businesses really have this election season?
        (via Are Small Businesses Being Heard This Election Year? | Entrepreneur.com)
President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney have talked frequently about small-business owners and entrepreneurs in their stump speeches recently, suggesting they’re in touch with America’s nearly 30 million small enterprises. But, when it comes down to it, how strong of a voice do small businesses really have this election season?

(via Are Small Businesses Being Heard This Election Year? | Entrepreneur.com)