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Building a specialized business? Special Tomato and Adaptivemall Understand
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Building a specialized business? Special Tomato and Adaptivemall Understand

When Chairman Tim Bergeron started Adaptivemall.com in 1998, the notion of actually earning a profit doing e-commerce was a mere gleam in some... More »

Do Your Employees Believe That You Value Innovation? Probably Not
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Do Your Employees Believe That You Value Innovation? Probably Not

Bosses beware: Researchers say most of you are out of touch with your employees’ day-to-day work experience. A study of 1,200 employees, managers,... More »

Buying an Existing Business
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Buying an Existing Business

Maybe you’ve already owned or operated a small business. Perhaps this is your first. Sure, you have to review the numbers. But what else is important... More »

Targeting Health Clubs and Swanky Hotels, But Finding a Purpose in Flint
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Targeting Health Clubs and Swanky Hotels, But Finding a Purpose in Flint

Rich Razgaitis cofounded FloWater in 2013 on a mission to eliminate single use plastic water bottles and their destruction of the environment. Swanky... More »

U.S. Withholding Taxes on Overseas Payments: What Entrepreneurs Need to Know
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U.S. Withholding Taxes on Overseas Payments: What Entrepreneurs Need to Know

For small business entrepreneurs with foreign vendors, the U.S. withholding tax rules can sneak up on you if you’re not paying close enough... More »

Texas Doesn’t Mess with Business; Connecticut Kills It, Survey Says
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Texas Doesn’t Mess with Business; Connecticut Kills It, Survey Says

No one needs to tell entrepreneurs that it’s harder to start and grow a business in a place where government regulations make it complicated to... More »

Beach Reading for Bosses: Manage Tech Change at Work
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Beach Reading for Bosses: Manage Tech Change at Work

If your workplace is like most, every new technology implementation is undertaken with the promise of saved time, greater productivity, or reduced... More »

Diversity in SMB Ownership to Improve as Millennials Step In
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Diversity in SMB Ownership to Improve as Millennials Step In

Studies show that sales of small businesses to new owners remain steady. Who’s doing all the selling and buying? A report from BizBuySell.com... More »

Bill Would Protect Small Business Owners from Shady Credit Card Practices
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Bill Would Protect Small Business Owners from Shady Credit Card Practices

Nearly one in three small business owners relied on credit cards as a source of funding last year, according to the National Small Business... More »

How to Get a Business In Shape for Franchising
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How to Get a Business In Shape for Franchising

After stints at the helm of Straw Hat Pizza and then Rita’s Italian Ice, Jonathan Fornaci, a fitness fanatic, took a job franchising a business that... More »

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