Economy

Sharp decline in new business development across SC highlights impact of COVID-19 Recession

WBTW-TV September 26, 2020 Watch Video by: Dennis Wayman COLUMBIA, SC (WBTW) — The South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce (SCSBCC) has complied data showing a decline in new business license applications in numerous municipalities and counties in South Carolina. The data shows a worrisome trend in the health…

Sharp decline in new business development across South Carolina highlights impact of Covid-19 Recession on the state

Press Release Contact: Frank Knapp fknapp@scsbc.org 803-600-6874 cell Columbia, SC, September 26, 2020—The South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce (SCSBCC) has compiled data showing a decline in new business license applications in numerous municipalities and counties in South Carolina. The data shows a worrisome trend in the health of…

Sharp decline in new business development across South Carolina highlights impacts of Covid-19 Recession on the state

September 26, 2020 Introduction South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce (SCSBCC) has compiled data showing a decline in new business license applications in numerous municipalities and counties in South Carolina. The data shows a worrisome trend in the health of the economy, namely that new business development has declined…

Another Administration gift to Wall Street at the expense of small businesses

Some publicly traded companies that received taxpayer-backed small business loans to pay their employees during the early weeks of the pandemic paid out millions to Wall Street investors in dividends and share buybacks, publicly available financial disclosures reviewed by The Washington Post show. Under the Small Business Administration rules, a…

Misery on Main Street: COVID-19 takes a grim toll on America’s small businesses

NBC Today Show September 23, 2020 Watch Video, Pa. Brunetti’s Pizza and Deli of Scranton, Pa., was so beloved customers volunteered to shovel its sidewalk on snowy days. Then came the coronavirus pandemic. By Gretchen Morgenson, Didi Martinez, Kenzi Abou-Sabe and Cynthia McFadden Brunetti’s Pizza and Deli opened in Scranton, Pa.,…

Tele-Town Hall: Congress lack of action to support small businesses

You’re invited to join Small Business for America’s Future and other small business owners from across the country for a tele-town hall on Thursday, September 24th at 4:15 pm PT / 7:15 pm ET to discuss Congress lack of action to support small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic and what you, as a small…

New Strategic Alliance Will Significantly Boost Efforts to Remake & Revitalize the American Economy

(Frank Knapp, President/CEO of the SC Small Business Chamber, serves on the Board for ASBC) American Sustainable Business Council Social Venture Circle FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Chrystie Heimert 802.338.2556 cheimert@asbcouncil.org WASHINGTON, DC, September 16, 2020—The American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), the nation’s foremost business advocate for an environmentally safe and…

S.C. Small Business Chamber supports Henry McMaster’s CARES Act recommendations

Florence Morning News September 11, 2020 By Matthew Christian COLUMBIA, S.C. — Henry McMaster’s plan to spend the second phase of South Carolina’s Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security Act funding has the support of the South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce. Frank Knapp, president and CEO of the chamber,…