How to truly help small businesses on Small Business Saturday

While family and friends finalize Thanksgiving weekend travel plans, businesses are bracing for the tsunami of holiday shoppers. Though Black Friday and its estimated 75 million shoppers will be the busiest shopping day of the year, Americans shouldn’t overlook the importance of Small Business Saturday the following day. This event… Read More

Small-business burdens are stark

While family and friends finalize Thanksgiving weekend travel plans, businesses are bracing for the tsunami of holiday shoppers. Though Black Friday and its estimated 75 million shoppers will be the busiest shopping day of the year, Americans shouldn’t overlook the importance of Small Business Saturday the… Read More

How to truly help small businesses on Small Business Saturday

While family and friends finalize Thanksgiving weekend travel plans, businesses are bracing for the tsunami of holiday shoppers. Though Black Friday and its estimated 75 million shoppers will be the busiest shopping day of the year, Americans shouldn’t overlook the importance of Small Business Saturday the following day. This event… Read More

How to truly help small businesses on Small Business Saturday

By Alfredo Ortiz Guest commentary While family and friends finalize Thanksgiving weekend travel plans, businesses are bracing for the tsunami of holiday shoppers. Though Black Friday and its estimated 75 million shoppers will be the busiest shopping day of the year, Americans shouldn’t overlook the importance of Small Business Saturday… Read More

How to truly help small businesses on Small Business Saturday

While family and friends finalize Thanksgiving weekend travel plans, businesses are bracing for the tsunami of holiday shoppers. Though Black Friday and its estimated 75 million shoppers will be the busiest shopping day of the year, Americans shouldn’t overlook the importance of Small Business Saturday the following day. This event… Read More

Message to new legislators: Address small business issues

As newly-elected legislators finish celebrating their Election Day victories and begin contemplating their legislative agendas, they should prioritize reforms that can generate bipartisan support. Early legislative victories with support from both sides of the aisle can set the stage for a productive and harmonious session – a welcome change from… Read More

Small Business Eye Ballot Measures On Election Day

While all eyes are on the Election Day matchup between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, small business owners across the country look on at various Election Day ballot initiatives that threaten their companies, employees, and communities. In four states – Arizona, Colorado, Maine, and Washington – voters face ballot initiatives… Read More

Employers Should Discuss Bad Government Policy With Employees

Alfredo Ortiz is the president and CEO of the Job Creators Network, where he has led the defense of small businesses from the onslaught of bad government policies. Ortiz has testified before legislative committees about the impact of bad government policy on job creation. He speaks frequently to business organizations… Read More