Biz2Credit financing match firm also finds loan approval rates 15% to 20% lower for female-owned companies.
eHealth poll of business owners show more than half still misunderstand the employee mandate.
Accounting, law firms among examples of private companies showing growth. So are medical practices.
Business owners see personal, local, national economies perking up.
At a time when more small businesses are looking for alternatives after being the shown the door by their longtime banks, one Arizona retailer recently went public with its frustrations.
Mills said she will stay on until successor confirmed.
Companies' Small Business Index shows growing optimism about revenues, capital spending and jobs.
The Cooperative Trust’s 2013 Crash the GAC event will focus on designing a new credit union product, service to help launch, run small businesses.
The SBA has been paying attention to the stalled season and said it is ready to assist small businesses nationwide.
Retailers with annual sales below $1 million have dropped year-to-date, while large retailers have seen sales hike.