Small Business

3:43am

Thu October 10, 2013
Business

When It Comes To Jobs, Not All Small Businesses Make It Big

Originally published on Wed October 16, 2013 2:38 pm

Sweetgreen co-founders Nathaniel Ru (from left), Jonathan Neman and Nicolas Jammet at the opening of a Virginia location last year.
Courtesy of Sweetgreen

Part of a series about small businesses in America

When it comes to job creation, politicians talk about small businesses as the engines of the U.S. economy. It's been a familiar refrain among politicians from both major parties for years.

But it obscures the economic reality. It makes a nice slogan, but it's not really accurate to say that small businesses produce most of the nation's new jobs, says John Haltiwanger, an economics professor at the University of Maryland.

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12:59am

Thu October 3, 2013
Shots - Health News

Small Businesses May Find Insurance Relief In Exchanges

Originally published on Thu October 3, 2013 12:11 pm

An employee of Covered California works in the newly opened call center in Rancho Cordova, Calif. Covered California is the state's new health insurance exchange.
Rich Pedroncelli AP

Walk down the carpeted hallways of Westwind Media in Burbank, Calif., and it's common to hear the odd explosion, the hum of traffic or a burst of gunfire.

It's here in these edit bays that small feature films and TV dramas like the ABC hits Grey's Anatomy and Scandal and CBS's Person of Interest get primped and polished for prime-time viewing.

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3:11am

Tue September 24, 2013
Business

When It Comes To Businesses, How Big Is Small?

Originally published on Wed October 16, 2013 2:41 pm

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First in a series about small businesses in America.

Small businesses are celebrated and exalted as the hard-working, most deserving members of the political economy. They get tax breaks, and they're touted as the engines of job creation.

But a basic question: What is a small business? It turns out there is no one definition.

Classifications Of Small

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4:13pm

Mon April 29, 2013
Business

Colorado Is The 8th Friendliest Small Business State

Screencap of the 2013 United States Small Business Friendliness map
Thumbtack.com

5:30am

Thu April 18, 2013

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