WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris announced Tuesday that the Biden administration is distributing $1.25 billion to hundreds of community lenders in an effort to help boost the economic recovery from the coronavirus for small businesses and disadvantaged business owners.
Is unemployment going down? How many small businesses are still open? Find out with these charts and maps, updated weekly.
Small businesses that survived the COVID-19 pandemic still face a long road to recovery, but some of the innovations business owners adopted last year may outlast the pandemic itself.
While they may be an afterthought for restaurants elsewhere in the country, chicken wings are a must-have in the Buffalo Niagara region.
Find out how unemployment has changed over time, plus how small businesses are doing, and more economic indicators with these charts and maps, updated weekly.
Dads are tricky to shop for because they don't make as big of a deal and their reactions are more difficult to decipher, Samantha Christmann writes.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico state finance authorities have said that demand appears to be building for minimum-interest loans aimed at helping small businesses that lost income or experienced major disruptions during the coronavirus pandemic.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden wants to wrap up infrastructure negotiations soon with Senate Republicans and is looking ahead to June action in the House after finding their idea of tapping leftover COVID-19 relief funds to pay for the investment unworkable, a White House adviser said Friday.
After more than a year of navigating lockdowns, mandates and COVID-19 protocols, small-business owners are starting to see a light at the end of the tunnel. But the debt many needed to take on to weather the pandemic still casts an ominous shadow.
When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, communities around the U.S. rallied to help small businesses by launching “shop local” initiatives, purchasing gift cards and starting fundraising campaigns. Now that states have…
NEW YORK (AP) — Some small businesses forced to turn to online lenders for pandemic relief are making those niche players a bigger part of their financial game plan, and are even considering dumping their traditional banks altogether.
Americans are actively supporting small business during the pandemic. Buzz60’s Keri Lumm shares the results of a new study conducted by OnePol…
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers approved a corporate income tax cut Friday designed to bring the rate closer to the one paid by small business owners, despite objections that the lost revenue could be used for other purposes.
When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, communities around the U.S. rallied to help small businesses by launching “shop local” initiatives, purchasing gift cards and starting fundraising campaigns .
Is our economy doing better or worse? See recent changes in local employment, small business revenue and more in these regularly updated chart…
Houseplant sales have skyrocketed as the demand for plants has soared. Here are some shopping tips, along with advice on houseplant etiquette.
With a year of experience under their belts, restaurant owners are feeling more prepared and hoping for better fortunes.
Restaurants that cater to the office crowd have been hit with a double whammy since workers were sent home because of the pandemic.
If you've got stimulus money to spend, hit a local shopping district and make a day of it, Samantha Christmann says.
Beyonce's BeyGOOD, Adidas and Houston's Bread of Life have joined forces to offer financial assistance to anyone affected by the winter storms in Texas.
During Black History Month, we celebrate the achievements of African Americans and recognize the central role they, as individuals and communi…
For businesses that have tried everything, crowdfunding is a novel option that wasn't available during previous downturns.
Covid will keep transforming retail and consumer life. The only real question is how, and how much. Here are some good bets.
Only the $25 free gift cards will expire Wednesday, not the Shop 716 gift cards that were purchased.