Archive: Small Business

Morning Brief: Small Businesses Wary of Bailout

Chris Kelly, a 31-year employee, awaits customers at Champion Billiards & Barstools in Rockville, which is holding a going-out-of-business sale. (By Kevin Clark -- The Washington Post) Small businesses are concerned that the government's announcement this week of what amounts to a bailout attempt for consumers and small-business owners...

By Alejandro Lazo | November 28, 2008; 09:37 AM ET | Comments (0)

Morning Brief: Price At The Pump A Bright Spot

There is some bright business news these days. The recent plunge in gas prices from their historic highs this summer has meant relief for small business owners and drivers. Stacie Banks and her family use their van and two Honda Elements to deliver arrangements of orchids, chrysanthemums, carnations and Gerber...

By Alejandro Lazo | November 26, 2008; 08:14 AM ET | Comments (0)

At the Fair

Seemingly every federal department joined lenders big and small at Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton's fifth annual Small Business Access to Capital Fair at the Washington Convention Center yesterday. There were 52 exhibitors at the event; 275 people registered, and at least 200 more showed up. Most attendees have small businesses...

By Terri Rupar | April 9, 2008; 12:16 PM ET | Comments (0)

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