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Surveys Watch and Wait for the Small Business Vote
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Surveys Watch and Wait for the Small Business Vote

A majority of small business owners who plan to vote in the Republican primaries and caucuses will vote for Donald Trump, despite his second place... More »

Senate Committee Hears Strong Arguments for Expanding SBIR Program
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Senate Committee Hears Strong Arguments for Expanding SBIR Program

From artificial hearts to unmanned aircraft to robotic vacuum cleaners, thousands of technologies have been developed and commercialized with the... More »

A Gig Economy Platform Offers a Guide to Hiring Gig Workers
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A Gig Economy Platform Offers a Guide to Hiring Gig Workers

The legal grey areas surrounding reliance on contractors instead of full-time employees might scare some employers away from online freelancer... More »

How to Connect with Retail Customers? Good Management
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How to Connect with Retail Customers? Good Management

If you’re in retail, you know there’s no business intelligence more important than what makes your shoppers buy. You also know that what... More »

IPOs in 2016? 531 Tech Companies in the Pipeline
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IPOs in 2016? 531 Tech Companies in the Pipeline

With custom software to do the dirty work, predictive analytics company CB Insights recently issued its fourth annual list of tech businesses in the... More »

5 Places to Look for Legal Trouble in Your Business
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5 Places to Look for Legal Trouble in Your Business

If you made a New Year’s resolution to get your business on strong legal footing, here’s a cheat sheet. LegalZoom General Counsel Chas... More »

Product Damage En Route? Tap These Packaging Scientists for Help
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Product Damage En Route? Tap These Packaging Scientists for Help

If you’re busy shipping products this time of year, you know there’s a science to packaging. But did you know there are packaging... More »

Retail by the Numbers: When Bars Are Busiest, and More
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Retail by the Numbers: When Bars Are Busiest, and More

Ever wondered what minute of the day the average merchant starts making sales, what hour of the day bars sell the most drinks, or what day of the... More »

Most Charitable SMB Owners? Men, Immigrants, and Southerners
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Most Charitable SMB Owners? Men, Immigrants, and Southerners

Scrooge might have been a small businessman, but he’s not representative of the breed. A whopping 95 percent of small business owners plan to... More »

7 Ways to Make Year-End Reviews Merrier
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7 Ways to Make Year-End Reviews Merrier

Along with holiday cheer, the end of the calendar year brings a chore often despised by managers and employees alike: the performance review.... More »

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