Tag Archives: Small business

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Square extends platform to simplify accounting for small businesses

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Square launched its software partner platform on Monday that will simplify accounting for small businesses by automatically transmitting point-of-sale data to back-office accounting software. The launch extends Works with Square, a program launched earlier in the year to provide customers … Read More…

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

FairPaymentChoice.org launches to advocate for small businesses

Fair Payment Choice

FairPaymentChoice.org recently launched as an online resource for information and advocacy for small businesses regarding payment treatment. The site allows small businesses to join with other entities around the country to advocate for and support fair payment practices. It is … Read More…

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Small business employment continues slow upward climb in December

Small Business Owner Woman

Intuit’s Small Business Employment and Revenue Indexes revealed that small business employment grew in December for the second consecutive month, following flat performance from May to October. In December, small business employment rose 0.1 percent, a gain of 20,000 jobs. … Read More…

Thursday, December 5, 2013

Small Business Saturday contributes to 3.6 percent sales increase


Small businesses reported a 3.6 percent increase in sales at the beginning of the holiday shopping season—the result of increased awareness of Small Business Saturday. According to a survey released by the National Federation of Independent Business and American Express, … Read More…

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

RBI provides $800 million refinance facility for micro, small businesses

Reserve Bank of India

The Reserve Bank of India said on Monday that it would provide $800 million in liquidity support to the Small Industrial Development Bank of India to ease the stress on micro and small businesses. The refinance will be provided to … Read More…