This is an opportunity to get many of the questions that are on your mind answered in one webinar. Officials from the state, local and federal government will provide updates on a variety of issues vital to the continued success of your business, including the CARES Act, PPP Forgiveness Guidance, and the Governor's recently released "Reopening Massachusetts" Plan. … [Read more...] about HELPFUL WEBINAR for Wilmington & Tewksbury Small Businesses
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Although smoke shops amount to half of the businesses charged so far, Feuer said they have not been deliberately targeted. “There have been a lot of complaints about smoke shops,” he said. “I don’t know why that particular sector of the business community appears to be flouting the rules.” … [Read more...] about Will small-business owners go to jail for breaking coronavirus rules? We’ll find out
Even with businesses slowly starting to reopen, a retail rebound is unlikely for months. Large and small retailers alike are thinking critically about an online presence (or increasing it) as shoppers change habits and continue to have concerns about the virus. Walmart and Target both announced earnings in May and reported massive increases in online sales, rising 74% and 141% respectively in April, compared to the same period a year ago. To meet demand, Walmart hired 235,000 employees since mid-March, with a good number headed to its fulfillment centers. Target also hired thousands of workers, training them for newer features like curbside pickups. … [Read more...] about Will e-commerce help small business survive coronavirus fallout?
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – There was a showdown on Staten Island Thursday, where the owner of a tanning salon ignored Mayor Bill de Blasio‘s edict to stay closed. Police showed up, but so did hundreds of other business owners who say they’ve had enough. … [Read more...] about Small Business Owners On Staten Island Challenge Mayor Over Staying Shut; ‘We’re In A Dead Phase’
Organizers say the event is open to all small business owners and are inviting them to bring a table and offer their goods and services to “make back some of the money our governor has taken from us,” according to the event flyer, “and have some fun, too!” … [Read more...] about Michigan Small Businesses to Throw ‘Sunday Funday’ to ‘Make Back Money Taken’ by Gretchen Whitmer