22, Aug, 2019
International trade is incredibly important to small businesses – Here’s why

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Right now, Congress has a big opportunity to help small business. And while the nature of the opportunity is tremendous, and historic, it may not fit with common perceptions about what type of policies really help local or family-owned companies. The issue before Congress? Approval of a major international trade agreement. […]

There is no longer a delineation between digital and traditional customers. Anyone with a smartphone traverses between online and offline activities without a second thought. As they do, they gain a penchant for modern conveniences, such as speed, utility and real-time assistance. Along the way, they also become more and […]

Source: Square Square is launching yet another banking product. The payments company announced a debit card for businesses on Thursday that lets Square sellers using its credit card processor get immediate access to money from sales. The product encourages merchants to keep funds with Square instead of depositing them into […]

When Jason Sherman decided to start his own company to make beer from micro-craft brewers more accessible, he never imagined that a federal government shutdown could affect his business. Until late December, everything was going as planned for the Brooklyn, New York-based company named TapRm. The company distributes beer to […]

As the U.S.government shutdown enters its third week, on the verge of becoming the longest in history, Main Street is getting creative to stay afloat. The partial closure is having ripple effects nationwide on companies that work with and rely on the federal government to do business. Small businesses nationwide […]

China’s push to encourage lending to smaller companies has created a business opportunity for large financial technology companies. As Beijing struggles to balance a crackdown on high debt levels with maintaining growth, President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang have both publicly announced support for privately-run companies. The central bank […]