Archive: Polls

Businesswomen Split in Support of Presidential Candidates

Women entrepreneurs are just about split regarding their support for the presidential contenders with 43 percent supporting John McCain, 41 percent for Barack Obama and 17 percent undecided, according to a new poll. Thirty-six percent of the 400 women business owners polled said that the economy is a major hurdle...

By Sharon McLoone | August 22, 2008; 03:00 PM ET | Comments (0)

Which Way Do You Slice It?

After a Sunday morning swim I often swing by a small bakery to grab a cup of coffee and a slice of bread. I became hooked on Great Harvest Bread after the store enticed me with its free, made-from-scratch slices. The free slices aren't skimpy - usually at least an...

By Sharon McLoone | February 20, 2008; 11:51 AM ET | Comments (0)

Poll: How Will You Spend Your Rebate Check?

President Bush is ready to sign the $168 billion economic stimulus package and small businesses could benefit. The new law will give companies a 50 percent bonus deduction on new equipment that would have been depreciated over many years. It also increases from $128,000 to $250,000 the limit in 2008...

By Sharon McLoone | February 13, 2008; 12:26 PM ET | Comments (32)


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