Small Business

Business Angles for the Local Makers Movement

Artisans and small-batch food producers do much of their sales leading up to holiday gift-giving, so

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Small Business Saturday Story Ideas

The day after Thanksgiving is an almost-official holiday devoted to spending money, primarily at large corporate-owned

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10 Halloween Business Trends to Jumpstart a Story

Costume shops and vintage clothing retailers obviously get a surge in foot traffic as Halloween approaches.

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Paid Leave Facts to Jump-Start a Business Story

In the thick of summer, paid time off is a timely topic. In addition to traditional time off for

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Video: Stats and Facts on LGBT-Owned Businesses

LGBT-owned businesses can be a valuable topic for business reporters. While employee diversity has made headlines

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Covering Local Community Banks: Trends and Stats

Community banks are essential to the local economy and play a vital role in the nation’s financial

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Business Stories About ADA Compliance

In 1990, President George H.W. Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act, ushering in  sweeping changes

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How to Localize Export Stories

Conversation about U.S. exports generally centers on large multinationals such as car manufacturers and pharmaceutical companies. But according to

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4 New Movie Theater Trends

Facing competition from streaming services like Netflix, movie theaters have had a hard time in recent

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The Financial Impact of Homecoming

For millions of high schools and colleges, it’s homecoming season. The American tradition got its start on college

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